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CONGRESSMAN BECERRA ANNOUNCES $1.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL JOB TRAINING GRANTS FOR HOMELESS VETERANS

Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) announced that Volunteers of America – Los Angeles (VOALA), People Assisting The Homeless (PATH), and New Directions, Inc. received $1.8 million in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to help homeless veterans in Los Angeles overcome homelessness and secure employment

DWR Announces Final Funding Awards for Grants to Save Water and Energy

The grants will help California respond to the immediate drought while building resiliency to cope with future droughts and climate change. They are DWR’s first grants using proceeds from California’s cap-and-trade program for combating climate change.

THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $730,000 WATER CONSERVATION GRANT FOR LOS CARNEROS WATER DISTRICT

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $730,000 water conservation grant for Los Carneros Water District. The grant will go towards funding the water district’s Irrigation Efficiency Partnership Project. The funds are part of a $6.5 million Department of Interior grant package for more efficient management of California’s water.

Bill Would Improve California’s Dams and Provide Relief From Drought

H.R. 2749; the Dam Authorization, Maintenance, and Safety (DAMS) Act would authorize the Secretary of the Interior to repair or modify aging dams and evaluate whether additional modifications could be made to the dam facility to increase water storage capacity. Water storage has been a long standing issue in addressing California’s drought crisis, and by restoring and improving California’s existing dams, the Golden State could dramatically increase its storage capacity at little cost to taxpayers.

Garamendi Expresses Strong Opposition to Fast-Track Trade Bill and the Trans-Pacific Partnership “Free Trade...

During his appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal this morning, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) reiterated his strong opposition to the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, which is currently scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives this Friday.

Agencies Hold Two-Day Tribal Government Consultation on Proposition 1 Water Bond

The Proposition 1 water bond is legislation for all California citizens, including Native American Tribal Governments that are eligible grantees for funding under this initiative. This week, several state agencies will host a forum to share information about the $7.45 billion general obligation bond approved by voters last November and designed to improve the state’s water supply, quality and infrastructure.

2015 HUD SECRETARY DESIGN AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Two model affordable housing developments in California are the recipients of the 2015 HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award, each recognized for excellence in affordable housing design. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected Step Up on 5thin Santa Monica, California; and Co-Op Plaza Redevelopment in Brattleboro, Vermont as national affordable housing models.

THOMPSON, GARAMENDI ANNOUNCE $467,000 BROWNFIELDS EPA GRANT TO SOLANO COUNTY WATER AGENCY

U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-5) and John Garamendi (CA-3) today announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Solano County Water Agency, in collaboration with the Westside Sacramento Integrated Water Management Group, a $467,378 federal grant to assess contamination from abandoned mines in Lake, Napa, Solano, and Yolo counties.

Congressmen Garamendi, Thompson Announce $467,000 Brownsfields EPA Grant to Solano County Water Agency

Congressmen John Garamendi (CA-3) and Mike Thompson (CA-5) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Solano County Water Agency, in collaboration with the Westside-Sacramento Integrated Water Management Group, a $467,378 federal grant to assess contamination from abandoned mines in Lake, Napa, Solano, and Yolo counties.

California State Parks Announces Grant Awards for Local Recreation Projects

California State Parks Director Lisa Ann L. Mangat announced recommendations to the National Park Service for $6,142,673 in funding for ten local park projects under the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) program.  Grant funding is made available if the National Park Service approves the recommended projects

Mayor Garcetti Announces Great Streets Challenge Grant

Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the Great Streets Challenge Grant program, which will award a total of up to $200,000 to community groups who find innovative ways to enhance the city's efforts along the initial 15 streets of Mayor Garcetti's Great Streets Initiative

Wells Fargo HomeLIFT program to help Central Valley homebuyers

Announced with Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, Modesto Mayor Garrad Marsh, and Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva, Wells Fargo launched the new HomeLIFT program to help boost homeownership and strengthen Central Valley neighborhoods.

Torres Presents $300,000 Grant to NPHS to Advance Sustainable Homeownership and Financial Education

Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) and Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services (NPHS) proudly announced the awarding of $293,000 to advance sustainable homeownership and financial education throughout the Inland Empire. The much-needed funding was provided by NeighborWorks® America to NPHS, a congressionally chartered non-profit community development organization dedicated to revitalizing local neighborhoods through homeownership and wealth building.

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON VA GRANTS TO COMBAT VETERAN HOMELESSNESS

Visual Text WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 8, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement in light...

THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $4.9 MILLION HEAD START GRANT FOR COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF SONOMA COUNTY

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $4,965,527 Head Start Grant for Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Sonoma County. The funding will be used to provide Head Start and Early Head Start services to 552 children and their families at 12 center based sites throughout Sonoma County.

Congresswoman Susan Davis Announces $1 Million for San Diego to Combat Homelessness Among Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 19, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of $300 million in grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) announced that $1.02 million would go to fight homelessness among veterans in San Diego. Vietnam Veterans of San Diego will be the recipient of the VA grant

Congressman Garamendi Congratulates Yuba, Sutter & Glenn Counties on Economic Development & Transportation Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) congratulated Yuba, Sutter, and Glenn counties after they secured a number of federal grants this week. Sutter County Airport and Yuba County Airport received almost $170,000 from two Federal Aviation Administration grants. The Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation and 3CORE, Inc. which operates in Glenn, Butte, and Tehama counties, both received $75,000 from the Economic Development Administration

Reps. Huffman, Thompson Announce $1.5 Million Grant For North Bay Water Recycling Infrastructure

WASHINGTON D.C. - May 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-2) and Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $1.5 million WaterSMART grant to the North Bay Water Reuse Authority for its North Bay Water Reuse Program. This funding will help provide recycled water for agricultural, environmental, industrial, and landscape uses throughout Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties

BROWNLEY INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP VETERANS WITH TERMINAL ILLNESSES

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) introduced the Guarantee Housing for Terminally Ill Veterans Act, legislation intended to improve the Specially Adapted Housing Grants program.

Dr. Ruiz Announces $1,500,000 in Grants to Restore Infrastructure Damaged by Wildfire

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced $1,500,000 in funding for the repair or reconstruction of Federal-aid highways and roads that have suffered serious damage as a result of wildfires in Riverside County. This grant comes after Dr. Ruiz and other federal lawmakers sought a formal disaster declaration making the State eligible for the funds.

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AGUILAR RESPONDS TO TRUMP’S PLAN TO SLASH FUNDS SUPPORTING SAN BERNARDINO...

Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump’s “skinny budget,” which outlines the priorities of the federal budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The president’s proposal would gut funding for critical federal programs affecting San Bernardino County residents, such as affordable housing, after school and summer programs, work-study aid, and transportation and infrastructure projects including the Redlands Passenger Rail, which is funded through the TIGER grant program

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Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced for Rigging Bids at Public...

A Northern California real estate investor was sentenced yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced.