Senator Leyva attends Community meeting in Chino

By Racine Guajardo

Photo courtesy: Vanessa Wiarco Senator Leyva with residents and Cal Poly Pomona students.

Photo courtesy: Vanessa Wiarco
Senator Leyva with residents and Cal Poly Pomona students.

Chino – On September 24, Senator Connie M. Leyva attended a Community meeting that was held at the Chino Community Building from 10 a.m. to 1130 a.m. which also featured Scott Bros. Creamery and Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Agriculture.

About 30 residents from her district attended the meeting, where Senator Leyva had the opportunity to have an informal community chat with the individuals. Senator Leyva provided a brief legislative update that included information about her bills that were signed by Governor Brown, which included SB 1000 related to Healthy Communities and Environmental Justice and SB 66 related to Career Technical Education.

After Senator Leyva’s presentation, residents were able to share their thoughts and concerns about various issues related to telemarketing scam calls, job creation, and promoting smart growth development in the specified region. Among the presentation and concerns, the Scott Brothers Creamery based in Chino provided the event with delicious rich fresh chocolate milk and orange juice for all to enjoy. Also in attendance, was Cal Poly Pomona students from the College of Agriculture who had a community resource booth that contained information about the various programs offered through their college including opportunities to purchase free produce at the Cal Poly Pomona student-run Farm Store or through the purchase of a Community Support Agriculture Box (CSA box).