Millions allocated toward Butano Creek restoration

Just as an abysmally short commercial salmon season concluded in the region, federal officials recommended a $1.4 million grant toward a creek restoration project aimed at rejuvenating the dwindling species and reducing flooding in Pescadero.

Fish die-offs and road closures have plagued the coastal area for years, prompting a local nonprofit to begin a dredging and sediment reuse project along a nearly 8,000-foot stretch of riparian habitat.

Savvy Self-Driving Car Regulators: Spotlight on Assemblyman Marc Berman

I recently served on a panel of speakers at a self-driving car event in Silicon Valley and met a fellow panelist, Assemblyman Marc Berman, known for his savvy awareness about self-driving cars. During the panel, Marc offered numerous insights that showcased his prowess in understanding the nature of where self-driving cars are today and where they are heading.

Berman Secures Funding to Combat Flooding in Pescadero

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) is pleased to announce that Governor Brown signed the 2017-18 budget today, which allocates $4 million from the General Fund to the Butano Channel Restoration and Resiliency Project in coastal San Mateo County.

Around Town: state recognition

STATE RECOGNITION ... Ada's Cafe was selected by state Assemblyman Marc Berman as the 24th Assembly District's Small Business of the Year. Representatives from the coffee shop went to Sacramento on Monday, June 5, where they received the award during a lunchtime ceremony attended by about 500 people. Berman recognized the business for its commitment to hire adults with developmental disabilities and its research in best practices to provide "meaningful employment" for them.