Wednesday, June 6, 2018

State Assemblyman Marc Berman selected Community Services Agency as the Nonprofit of the Year for District 24.

CSA – which provides social services to Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View residents – is scheduled to be recognized today, California Nonprofits Day, in Sacramento.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( – With record enrollments set each year, panelists made the point for increased state support during a May 4 hearing hosted by the Assembly Select Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education in California. The Master Plan is a plan for affordable access to higher education in California.




Thursday, May 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO - California's lawmakers have passed a bill aimed at combating what supporters claim is misleading advertising by plaintiffs' attorneys.

The bill, AB 3217, targets advertisements by law firms wanting to attract business by claiming certain drugs are dangerous or medical devices defective. The bill passed committee last week, and the full Assembly approved the bill Thursday.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

San Mateo County lawmakers were left wondering how a larger portion of the unanticipated revenue padding California’s budget can be dedicated toward homelessness and education after Gov. Jerry Brown included upticks in the state revenue and surplus in his revised state budget Friday.


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

California officials are trying to prevent a possible undercount of the state’s population in the next census. They worry that fear in immigrant communities will depress response rates, which could cost California federal funding and Congressional representation.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

In this week's Around Town column, a Girl Scout troop persuades the City Council to take action against plastic straws, the family of Frank Greene Jr. reacts to news of a school getting named after him and a Holocaust survivor from Palo Alto gets recognized at a state ceremony.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

STATE HONORS ... Luisa Buada has seen Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto grow from 13 employees to more than 200, transform from a modular building into a 38,300-square-foot facility on Bay Road and see an expansion of medical services for the undocumented, uninsured and low-income residents in East Palo Alto and neighboring communities. Her past 15 years as the medical center's CEO caught the eye of Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, who recognized her with the 24th Assembly District's Woman of the Year award on Monday.