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Rep. Walters’ Staff To Host Mobile Office Hours in Tustin & Mission Viejo

Representative Mimi Walters (CA-45) today announced that staff will host mobile office hours in Tustin and Mission Viejo on December 1st. Rep. Walters’ staff will meet with constituents and assist them with federal casework issues dealing with Veterans Affairs, Social Security, IRS, immigration/passports, housing, grants, D.C. tours, and more. To schedule an appointment, please contact Donovan Higbee at (949) 263-8703 or Donovan.Higbee@mail.house.gov. Please note appointments are encouraged but not required.

LEGACY OF DEDICATED LAND PARK HEALTH CARE ADVOCATE STEVEN M. THOMPSON TO BE CELEBRATED...

Sacramento County Supervisor Phil Serna and other local elected officials along with Sacramento community health care advocates will participate in a ribbon cutting celebration Thursday, November 3, at 11 a.m. at 752B Revere Street to officially unveil a new health clinic named in honor of longtime Land Park health care advocate Steven M. Thompson who passed away in 2004 at age 62. The program will be held in the Community Center of the Alder Grove housing community across from the health clinic.

FIVE FAMILY MEMBERS CONVICTED OF DEFRAUDING OVER $100,000 IN GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES BY FALSIFYING INFORMATION...

Five family members were convicted yesterday of defrauding over $100,000 in government subsidies by falsifying information to receive housing assistance.

Mayor Garcetti, Councilman O’Farrell, State Dignitaries and Local Leaders Join Abode Communities, Los Angeles...

On November 3, at 4:00 pm, Mayor Garcetti, Councilman Mitch O’Farrell, state and local leaders will join affordable housing developer Abode Communities, land owner Los Angeles Unified School District (District) and residents for the grand opening celebration of Selma Community Housing in Hollywood

PROMISE ZONE HOSTS LARGEST CONTINGENT OF FEDERAL PARTNERS IN SACRAMENTO TO ASSESS NEEDS AND...

In a historic event of its kind for Sacramento, a contingent of more than 30 federal partners from a variety of departments and programs will visit Sacramento to see firsthand how they can fill the gap of need for local partners that are working to enhance the lives of residents in the Promise Zone.

C.A.R. releases its 2017 California Housing Market Forecast

Following a dip in home sales in 2016, California’s housing market will post a nominal increase in 2017, as supply shortages and affordability constraints hamper market activity, according to the "2017 California Housing Market Forecast," released today by the

REPS. THOMPSON, GARAMENDI ANNOUNCE LOW-INTEREST SBA LOANS TO HELP BUSINESS OWNERS AND HOMEOWNERS RECOVER...

U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and John Garamendi (CA-03) today announced that low-interest Small Business Administration (SBA) loans have been made available to business owners and homeowners impacted by the Clayton Fire. While there are no official estimates as to how many businesses and homeowners are eligible to receive these loans, we do know that the owners of the 189 homes and 8 commercial structures that were destroyed may be eligible to receive these loans should they choose to apply and meet SBA criteria. In some situations, renters may also be eligible to receive loans for personal property damages
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San Luis Obispo Celebrates Grand Opening of New ROEM Affordable Apartments

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the City of San Luis Obispo celebrated the grand opening of South Hills Crossing, a new affordable apartment community by ROEM Corporation in partnership with the Housing Authority of the San Luis Obispo (HASLO). The grand opening celebration was held at 1:00 p.m. at 309 South Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.

SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF RAILYARDS ROADS

All the Railyards roads and bridges will officially open with a celebration this Friday. Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Caltrans, and Downtown Railyard Venture, LLC will join City leaders at a grand opening celebration of the Railyards Roads Friday, August 19 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Honda Welcomes U.S. HUD Secretary Castro To Sunnyvale

U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley, Calif.) will welcome U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Julián Castro to the Silicon Valley this FRIDAY for a tour of a new affordable housing facility that will help recently homeless Veterans.

DWR Presents Key Draft Groundwater Regulations and Solicits Public Comment

Historic legislation enacted by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. last year empowers local agencies to bring groundwater basins into sustainable patterns of pumping and recharge. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will hold three public meetings this week to present draft regulations that include how it will evaluate the development and implementation of Groundwater Sustainability Plans, alternatives, and coordination agreements by local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies

State Parks Announces Deadline for the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program

California State Parks today announced the application deadline for the $15 million nationwide Land and Water Conservation Fund’s Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program (ORLP) – Friday, Apr. 15, 2016

REALTORS® WILL ASSIST SENIORS WITH HOUSEHOLD TASKS MAY 2-6

Seniors and the homebound residing on the Peninsula and in the South Bay may request free assistance with household tasks through the REALTOR® Service Volunteer Program (RSVP) during the week of May 2-6. RSVP is offered each year in the month of May by REALTOR® and affiliate members from the Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS® (SILVAR) and neighboring REALTOR® associations to qualified seniors who cannot perform certain household tasks due to physical or financial constraints. The deadline for seniors to apply for this free assistance is April 8.

Old Florin Town Streetscape Improvement Project

Supervisor’s Patrick Kennedy, Phil Serna and Don Nottoli, the Sacramento County Department of Transportation (SACDOT), and Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) are hosting a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate construction completion for the Old Florin Town Streetscape Improvement Project. The project includes various roadway improvements, and streetscape enhancements that help create an attractive pedestrian and bicycling friendly environment that will encourage and support new development along this corridor. 

U.S. EPA to Announce Millions to Improve Local Water Infrastructure, Water Quality Statewide

Tomorrow, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will be joined by City of Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall to announce millions of dollars in funding to the state that will improve local water infrastructure and control water pollution statewide resulting in significant public health benefits.

HUD PRINCIPAL DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY LOURDES CASTRO RAMIREZ TO MAKE MAJOR FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO...

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing Lourdes Castro Ramirez will join local leaders in Sacramento, CA on Monday, September 28, 2015 to announce a major funding award that will revitalize distressed neighborhoods and increase opportunity for low-income residents.

WITH TEMPERATURES ON THE RISE, CITY ISSUES SPARE THE WATER ALERT

The City of Sacramento Department of Utilities announces a Spare the Water Alert through Saturday, September 12. Spare the Water Alerts are typically declared when three consecutive days of 100+ degree temperatures are forecasted. With these extreme temperatures over the week, the City is asking customers to cut back on their non-essential water use, only water on their scheduled watering days, and to water only before 10 a.m. and after 7 p.m.

Residents Invited to “Lunch & Learn” About Santa Clarita 100 Greener Homes Project

The City of Santa Clarita, along with The Energy Network, will host a free “Lunch & Learn” workshop regarding The Santa Clarita 100 Greener Homes Project on Friday, July 17, 2015. The event will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce, located at 27451 Tourney Road

Rep. Paul Cook To Host Mobile Office Hours in Inyo County

Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced today that his office will conduct mobile office hours in Inyo County on July 13. Rep. Cook’s staff will be at the Inyo County Government Building located at 163 May St., Bishop, California from 1:00PM to 4:00PM in the County Administrative Officer Conference Room.

DWR to Hold Public Meeting Webinar on Turf Replacement Initiative

In response to California’s continuing drought and the Governor’s April 1 drought executive order, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) invites the public to a July 2 meeting to comment on the design of a statewide initiative, in partnership with local agencies, to collectively replace 50 million square feet of lawns and ornamental turf with drought tolerant landscapes

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