Red Cross Urges Safety and Preparedness as Busy, Drought-Fueled Wildfire Season Continues

Red Cross Urges Safety and Preparedness as Busy, Drought-Fueled Wildfire Season Continues

SACRAMENTO, Ca – As California continues to endure an historic drought, summer heat and exceptionally dry conditions have given way to numerous wildfires throughout the state. In the Capital Region, firefighters continue to battle the Bully Fire in Shasta County, which has burned more than 8,700 acres.   Red Cross volunteers are currently operating an evacuation […]

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Los Angeles, Ca — Attorney General Kamala D. Harris commemorated the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at a celebration at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. The event featured a diverse group of civil rights leaders who discussed the significance of the Act and the challenges […]

Free Small Business Tax Seminar in Rancho Cordova

Free Small Business Tax Seminar in Rancho Cordova

Sacramento, Ca – Business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals who would like to start a business and learn how to comply with California’s complex tax laws are invited to attend a free small business tax seminar in Rancho Cordova on Thursday, July 10, 2014. California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Member George Runner is sponsoring this […]

Kristin Olsen Next Assembly Republican Leader

Kristin Olsen Next Assembly Republican Leader

Dear friends, constituents and supporters, Today, I was unanimously elected by my colleagues to be the next Assembly Republican Leader.  During a time of transition, I will begin serving as Leader-Elect immediately, partnering with the current Republican Leader Connie Conway through the end of Session until I become Leader on a to-be-determined date this fall. […]

Covered California Accepting Applications for $16.9 Million in Grants for New Enrollment and Education Program

Covered California Accepting Applications for $16.9 Million in Grants for New Enrollment and Education Program

Sacramento, Ca — Covered California™ has announced its intent to award up to $16.9 million in grants for the launch of its Navigator Program, the next phase in the agency’s outreach, education and enrollment efforts. Covered California will award grants to educate consumers about Covered California health insurance plans and about how to obtain financial […]

Red Cross Issues Top 4th of July Safety Steps for Travel, Grilling and Fireworks

Red Cross Issues Top 4th of July Safety Steps for Travel, Grilling and Fireworks

Sacramento, Ca — This Fourth of July weekend, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend.   “Everyone looks forward to having fun over the Fourth of July, and the Red Cross […]

Betty T. Yee Announces Simpler Sales Tax Regulation for Food Trucks

Betty T. Yee Announces Simpler Sales Tax Regulation for Food Trucks

San Francisco, Ca – Tired of digging in your pockets for change when it comes to buying from your favorite food truck? Well, the next time you step up for that bacon-encrusted, grilled-cheese sandwich, you might not have to thanks to a newly amended regulation from the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) announced Betty T. Yee, […]

Overwhelming Response to Call for Project Applications Promoting Biking, Walking, and a Healthier California

Overwhelming Response to Call for Project Applications Promoting Biking, Walking, and a Healthier California

Sacramento, Ca – Caltrans is in the process of reviewing hundreds of applications due to an overwhelming response to its call for applications for projects that promote biking and walking. The 770 applications – more than half benefiting disadvantaged communities – have been received from cities and counties throughout California, totaling nearly $1 billion in project […]

California Fair Share, Public School Officials Praise Investment in Early Childhood Learning; Call on Gov. Brown to Sign Budget Agreement

California Fair Share, Public School Officials Praise Investment in Early Childhood Learning; Call on Gov. Brown to Sign Budget Agreement

Sacramento, Ca – California Fair Share today praised state lawmakers for passage of a budget that significantly boosts funding for early childhood education as well as early childcare. More than 50 public school superintendents, school board members and trustees joined California Fair Share in calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to sign the budget legislation as […]

BOE Chairman Horton Responds to Budget Passage

BOE Chairman Horton Responds to Budget Passage

El Segundo — California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton issued the following statement Monday, June, 16, 2014, in response to the Legislature’s approval of the state budget.   “I’m happy to see that the Legislature worked together to get an on-time budget done so we can continue the business of California without any delays […]