Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Celebrate the holidays and give back.

In the spirit of the holidays, we are partnering with Shoes That Fit to provide shoes and socks to local children in need. I would like to invite you to our Holiday Open House & Shoe Drive. You can make a difference by donating a new pair of athletic shoes or socks in youth size 10 through adult size 12.

Tuesday, December 3
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

41st Assembly District Office
600 North Rosemead Blvd., Suite 117

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Light refreshments will be served.

Discuss legislative and community issues, and learn more about services offered through the district office.

We hope you will celebrate and make a difference this holiday!

Saturday, August 3, 2019

An Invite to the 20th Annual District Block Party and Resource Fair!

Saturday, August 3
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

500 Block of East Jackson Street in Pasadena

The 20th Annual District Block Party and Resource Fair is right around the corner. We invite you for an open discussion on legislative and community issues, while enjoying live music, a classic car show, and so much more!

Below is a list of local and state resources participating to provide useful information about their programs and to help answer your questions:

  • The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz),
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Department of Developmental Services
  • California Office of Emergency Services
  • Department of Insurance
  • Covered California
  • Employment Development Department
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Governor’s Office Business and Economic Development
  • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire)

I look forward to seeing you there!

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Engage in our community discussion on the “Los Angeles County Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness” (Measure H).  

Saturday June 29, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Alexander Hughes Community Center
1700 Danbury Road
Claremont, CA 91711


During the San Gabriel Valley Housing and Homelessness Summit, we will discuss the promise of Measure H, which created a one-quarter of a cent sales tax to generate funds for homeless services and short-term housing. Not to mention, it will raise approximately $355 million a year over the next 10 years for Los Angeles County to fund services for homelessness prevention, mental health care, job training, and non-profit homeless service providers.

A team of expert panelists, stemming from diverse backgrounds will chime in with the importance of the Measure H policy.

Representatives to attend:

  • Scott Chamberlain, San Gabriel Valley Consortium on Homelessness
  • Jan Cicco, San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments
  • Rev. Karen Davis, City of Glendora
  • Peter Lynn, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
  • Chris Ko, United Way Greater Los Angeles
  • Jerry Ramirez, LA County Homeless Initiative
  • and a representative from Union Station Homeless Services

In addition, a legislative update on current and statewide issues that affect San Gabriel Valley will be presented.

This event is sponsored by the San Gabriel Valley Consortium on Homelessness in partnership with the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Please join me, and your neighbors, for a Wildfire Town Hall on Saturday, April 27 at the Mt. Baldy Joint Elementary School. 

The biological diversity of the San Gabriel Valley, especially Mt. Baldy, makes it one of the most alluring places to live in Los Angeles County. Unfortunately, the region is severely prone to destructive wildfires with limited escape routes. That's why I am bringing experts to discuss:

  • How residents can protect their homes from wildfires.
  • How to navigate fire insurance.
  • How to be prepared for evacuation.

Our expert panelists include:

  • Daryl Osby, Fire Chief for the Los Angeles County Fire Department
  • Donald W. Trapp, Interim Fire Chief for the San Bernardino Fire Department
  • Representative from the California Office of Emergency Services
  • Representative from the California Department of Insurance

Saturday, April 27
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Mt. Baldy Joint Elementary School
1 Mt. Baldy Rd
Mt. Baldy, CA 91759

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Wildfire Prevention Town Hall with hillside on fire near homes.

Thursday, Februrary 21
5:00 p.m - 7:30 p.m.

Pasadena High School Gymnasium
2925 East Sierra Madre Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107

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Legislators representing communities at risk of wildfires along the San Gabriel Foothills from La Canada to Upland will host a wildfire town hall in Pasadena on Thursday February 21st 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the Pasadena High School Gymnasium.

Expert panelists will discuss how residents can protect their homes from wildfires, what wildfire prevention measures the utilities are implementing, and how the State of California is preparing for and responding to catastrophic wildfires.

The town hall is spearheaded by Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD-41), Chair of Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee, and will be joined by Assemblymembers Laura Friedman (AD-43), Blanca Rubio (AD-48), Ed Chau (AD-49), and State Senator Anthony Portantino (SD-25).

The event is free, open to the public, and will be live streamed at

Please RSVP at (626) 351-1917 or email