Caltrans Releases 2018 California State Rail Plan

By Caltrans District: Headquarters – Sacramento Contact: Thomas Lawrence Phone: (916) 654-3633 Contact: Tamie McGowen Phone: (916) 657-5060 SACRAMENTO — Today, Caltrans released the 2018 State Rail Plan – a bold vision for state rail that aims to boost the economy, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve safety statewide over the next 20 years. “Rail is a key part of […]

Gov Signs 27 Bills Into Law, Including No Marijuana Use In Cars

By Anthony Saude   Sacramento – It’s was a busy week for California’s lawmakers as Friday marked the last day for any bills to be passed ahead of their recess. Any Bill that the governor has in his possession that was previously passed on or after September 15 must be signed or vetoed by October […]

SB 130 Restores Funding to Eastvale

By Marissa Mitchell SACRAMENTO – Early this month, Senate Bill 130 was approved by the California State Senate (34-0), thus restoring vital funding to for the newly incorporated cities of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Menifee, and Wildomar. The bill was later approved by the California State Assembly on a bipartisan vote of 72-1. Senator Richard Roth […]

Luke Skywalker Supports Bill

AB 1570 helps ensure fans purchase only authentic memorabilia By Chris Wangsaporn  Sacramento – Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) announced her AB 1570 passed out of the Assembly Privacy & Consumer Protection Committee.  Mark Hamill – also known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars – has been a strong advocate for the bill. In […]

Legislation Approved For State Cyber Security

Establishes Strong Foundation for Securing the Most Sensitive Information Systems  By Chris Wangsaporn Sacramento – Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) announced that her legislation to put California’s troubled cyber security system back on track was approved by the Assembly Privacy & Consumer Protection Committee. On the heels of a troubling audit of the state’s […]

Californians Meet Water Goals

Courtesy of CA Water Board SACRAMENTO– Californians have reduced water use by 25.5 percent since June, and are continuing to meet Governor Brown’s 25 percent mandate, despite a decline in the statewide water-savings rate during the last three months of 2015. In December, the statewide conservation rate was 18.3 percent, down from 20.4 percent in […]

CHP Receives Federal Funding to Improve Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety

Courtesy of CHP SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has received a federal grant to improve the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists throughout California. The grant furthers the Department’s mission to help save lives, with a focus on the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists. “We are asking drivers to be courteous and alert to […]

Huff’s Attempts To Veto Bill In Vain

Senator calls Mandatory Vaccination SB 277 an “Unwarranted Insertion of Government” – Brown makes it a law   Staff Reports Sacramento – Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) called on Governor Jerry Brown to veto mandatory childhood vaccination legislation headed for the Governor’s desk after passing off the Senate Floor on Mon., June 29.  […]