District Reports

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

We’re experiencing record wildfires and a continuing coronavirus pandemic as we head into September. The dual emergencies make for a challenging fall.

But there are steps we can take to protect ourselves from infection and the devastating blazes. During Emergency Preparedness Month, please take a moment to review the basics such as creating defensible spaces around our homes, registering for emergency alerts and forming evacuation plans.

Monday, August 24, 2020

It will be a school year like never before as students begin online-only classes this month in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Distance learning is a necessary step to curb the infection rate and prevent further loss of life. To help you navigate this new reality, the state Department of Education offers resources for parents and teachers included below.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

It’s been a summer - and Fourth of July - like never before as we face the ongoing challenge of the coronavirus pandemic. Please continue to avoid large gatherings, wear face masks in public and practice frequent hand washing. These are the keys to avoiding infection and getting our lives and the economy back on track.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

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.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dear Neighbor,

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.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Dear Neighbor,

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.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Dear Neighbor,

Here’s to a happy new year and a productive decade!

Monday, December 23, 2019

Dear Neighbor,

With the holidays upon us, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for allowing me to represent you in the California Senate. And I wish you and your loved ones a safe and happy new year.