E-Newsletters

August 2015 Newsletter

August 31, 2015

FREE CAR SEAT SAFETY CLINICS

Three out of four child car seats are not properly secured, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To ensure that your child is safe while riding in their car seat, I am sponsoring two free Child Car Seat Safety Clinics in September. Trained professionals will examine your child's car seat to ensure it is installed as it should be.

July 2015 Newsletter

July 31, 2015

SCHOOL RESOURCE FAIR

 

Join Telemundo 48 and me for a Back 2 School Resources Fair to provide students from low-income families with free school supplies and educational materials. The fair is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Washington Elementary School, 100 Oak St., San Jose.

 

June 2015 Newsletter

June 29, 2015

MEET ME

 

Join me for one of my community coffee meetings. These informal get-togethers allow people with questions or concerns about state issues to meet with me for a one-on-one dialogue.

 

May 2015 Newsletter

May 29, 2015

 

A NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANED UP

A united effort by my office and authorities has ended a neighborhood eyesore and public health hazard that festered for years.

April 2015 Newsletter

April 24, 2015

LEXINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GETS $3.9 MILLION IN STATE FUNDING

After working with the Los Gatos Union School District for more than two years, I am glad to report that I was able to help persuade the State Allocation Board to reimburse the district for $3.9 million in hazard mitigation costs related to the construction of the new Lexington School District.

March 2015 Newsletter

March 30, 2015

MEET ME

I am continuing my series of informal community coffees with the residents of Senate District 15. The coffees allow people with a state-related question or concern to meet with me for a one-on-one dialogue.

February 2015 Newsletter

February 19, 2015

Community Coffee

My series of community coffees continues on Friday, Feb. 20, at Maple Leaf Donuts, 6473 Almaden Expressway, San Jose. I'll be there from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

These meetings help me understand what issues are important to the residents of Senate District 15. Also, residents who are having a problem with a state agency can seek a clarification through my office.

January 2015 Newsletter

January 15, 2015

COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP'S NEW DATE

I have re-scheduled this month's litter and graffiti clean-up of the Arbuckle Elementary School neighborhood to Saturday, Jan.31, 9 a.m.-noon.

December 2014 Newsletter

December 12, 2014

SENIOR SCAM STOPPER

I am sponsoring a Senior Scam Stopper Town Hall in January to alert seniors on how to spot and avoid swindles. Representatives for local, state, and federal agencies will discuss how to identify theft, auto repair, investment, and construction-related scams.

November 2014 Newsletter

November 17, 2014

TRANSPORTATION TOWN HALL

I will be convening a town hall meeting on transportation in December to investigate how California can finance highway maintenance as the gas tax revenue, the main funding source for road improvements, continues to fall. This hearing will consider the pros and cons of various strategies to increase the amount of funding available for transportation projects.