Press Releases

$750,000 in State Funding Secured For Illegal Dumping Pilot Program for Contra Costa and Alameda Counties

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Funding secured by efforts of Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Alameda District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton

(Oakland) Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) joined Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and Contra Costa County Supervisor Burgis to announce funding for a one-year pilot program to combat illegal dumping in the two counties.

PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff 10.26-28

Friday, October 25, 2019

Due to potential wildfire inducing conditions, PG&E has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Warning for a large portion of Contra Costa and Alameda counties beginning on Saturday evening on October 26, and estimated to last through Monday, October 28. My office is in constant communication with PG&E as well as cities, school districts, public safety agencies and utilities in our district. We will continue to actively monitor the situation and share relevant updates via social media.

$4 Million in State Funding Secured For McCosker Creek Restoration and Public Access Project By Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan

Monday, October 21, 2019

The Project Ensures Wildlife and Habitat Are Protected and Expands Public Access

(Orinda) Today, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) alongside East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Board Member Beverly Lane and representatives from EBRPD, toured the McCosker Creek Restoration and Public Access Project site at Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve.

Environmental Setback for California as Governor Gavin Newsom Vetoes AB 1086

Monday, October 14, 2019

AB 1086 would have authorized the sale of the Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area near Livermore, creating the pathway for ecological preservation

(Sacramento, CA) – In a frustrating setback for local environmental preservationists and land stewards, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed one of the Sierra Club of California’s priority bills, Assembly Bill 1086 by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan. 

Resources for PG&E Power Shut Off

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Due to potential wildfire inducing conditions, PG&E has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Warning for a large portion of Contra Costa and Alameda counties beginning on Wednesday morning October 9th, and estimated to last through Thursday, October 10th or possibly longer. My office is in constant communication with PG&E as well as cities, school districts, public safety agencies and utilities in our district. While the exact locations of the possible shut off are still to be determined depending on conditions, it’s important to do several things to prepare: