Summer arrived in our beautiful district this month and I hope you are able to get outside and enjoy! Please continue to take appropriate precautions to avoid the spread of the coronavirus, which remains a significant public health threat.
Although the coronavirus has caused great hardship this spring for public health and the economy, there is cause for optimism. Social distancing has kept our infection rate low, allowing us to begin reopening our state. I’m confident that as the summer approaches, the outlook will continue to brighten, and we will get back on track.
The coronavirus pandemic is causing a public health crisis like never before, forcing us to pause our daily lives. Thanks to you, California is slowing the infection rate by social distancing and staying home, ensuring we get through it as quickly and safely as possible. Please keep it up.
Coronavirus has impacted many of our daily lives. It’s no time to panic but we must take the threat seriously. Read how to protect yourself along with recommendations from state health experts in this newsletter.
February is Black History Month, which is a time to reflect on the vast contributions African Americans have made and continue to make to our nation, as well as the ongoing struggle for civil rights, equal opportunity and prosperity.
As families prepare to give thanks this week, our thoughts turn to neighbors across the state who have endured public safety power shutoffs to prevent wildfires. Our hearts go out to them as well as the first-responders who have risked everything to keep Californians safe.
Fall is here, marking the end of another busy legislative session. And early next month we’ll reflect on the resiliency and continuing needs of our community as we mark the two-year anniversary of the devastating 2017 wildfires.
One of California's most important waterways is right here in our district - the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. It spans 45,000 square miles and is a source for drinking water for two-thirds of the state.
It is also is home to 500,000 people and a vast array of fish, birds and wildlife. Farmers and businesses alike depend on it and it attracts more than 12 million visitors each year.