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Happy November - For many of us, this is the time of the year when we are reminded how fast time flies. November is as a month of gratitude and recognition. For starters, November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to remember and bring awareness of Native American history.




It is officially fall as we feel the crisp air in the mornings. Last month, the Legislature adjourned for the rest of the year, and I have been in the district, attending community events, and enjoying having fruitful conversations with many.




Are you interested in serving your community and the state of California? Do you have an expertise in a particular subject area? The Governor appoints individuals to serve in both full and part-time positions on boards and commissions to advise on public policy and act on a wide range of subjects.




Esta mañana nos despertamos con el incendio Alisal que ha quemado 6,000 acres en el condado de Santa Bárbara. En el momento de escribir este mensaje, el incendio Alisal no está contenido. Las órdenes de evacuación y las advertencias permanecen vigentes. El fuego puede extenderse rápidamente, no dude evacuar si se encuentra en el camino del incendio.




This morning we woke up to the Alisal Fire burning 6,000 acres in Santa Barbara County. At the time of writing, the fire the Alisal Fire stands at a 0% containment with an estimate of 8,000 acres burning. Evacuation orders and warnings remain in place. Fire can spread quickly, do not hesitate if you are in the path of any of the fires, you will need to evacuate.




As we begin autumn, I think about how fast this year and specifically the month of August flew by. The Legislature has adjourned the 2020-2021 Legislative year, and I am pleased to announce that eleven of my bills are heading to the Governor for his consideration. The Governor has until October 10th to sign, veto or take action on bills.
As someone who lost my grandmother to Alzheimer’s Disease, this month is important for me to recognize and increase the awareness of early detection and resources for caregivers who are highly impacted by the disease.




As we continue through the summer months, I have been pleased to be in the district for a couple of weeks attending community events and reconnect with groups while practicing physical distance.

As someone who lost my grandmother to Alzheimer’s Disease, this month is important for me to recognize and increase the awareness of early detection and resources for caregivers who are highly impacted by the disease.




The Legislature has passed the Build Back Boldly budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 to combat homelessness, improve broadband access, and strengthen prevention and response efforts to wildfires, all while setting aside a historical reserve of $25.2 billion.
As someone who lost my grandmother to Alzheimer’s Disease, this month is important for me to recognize and increase the awareness of early detection and resources for caregivers who are highly impacted by the disease.