Jewish Community Center reopens following threatening phone call

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center campus was closed for about two hours this evening after staff at the facility received a threatening phone call, the organization said on Twitter. The call contained a bomb threat, an email from the JCC to its members stated. The site at 3921 Fabian Way was evacuated and parents were notified of where to pick up their children, according to a tweet posted at 5:25 p.m.

Palo Alto state assemblyman addresses climate change

California Assemblyman Marc Berman’s first month in office has been a mix of routine and adjustment to a new national political landscape.

Berman has been appointed to serve on the following committees: Elections and Redistricting; Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy; Legislative Ethics; Privacy and Consumer Protection; and Transportation.

Day on, not off

Kaiser Permanente Redwood City's project for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day of service was to clean up the gardens at Taft Elementary School in Redwood City. Two of the more distinguished gardeners helping Kaiser Permanente's 60 volunteers were Assemblymen Kevin Mullin, lef, and Marc Berman. Kaiser Permanente deems the MLK holiday a "day on, not off," working on service projects to improve our neighborhoods.

Berman Appointed to Assembly Committees Key to Bay Area

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) has been appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) to serve on the following Committees: Elections and Redistricting; Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy; Legislative Ethics; Privacy and Consumer Protection; and Transportation.  

Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Announces 2017 Assembly Committee Assignments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /— Today, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) announced the members of Assembly committees. Among the changes this year, the number of women committee chairs has doubled under Speaker Rendon, and women hold membership on every committee. “With 80 members who have different interests and backgrounds and who represent diverse districts, putting together the Assembly Committee membership is an interesting challenge,” Rendon said. 

Assemblymember Berman Introduces First Bill to Combat Sea Level Rise

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) introduced legislation, Assembly Bill 184, to permanently continue California’s Planning for Sea Level Rise Database and ensure California remains a leader in responding to climate change.