Press Release

Friday, January 31, 2020
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) introduced legislation, Assembly Bill 2011, that would lay the groundwork to extend the Metro Gold Line all the way to Ontario Airport.

“Light-rail is playing a critical role in reducing our carbon footprint, improving air quality, and connecting communities throughout the region,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “These benefits will expand into San Bernardino County once the Metro Gold Line Extension to Montclair is completed, and have a greater impact if extended to Ontario Airport.”

The current Metro Gold Line extension is already set to reach San Bernardino County with new stations in the cities of Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, Claremont, and Montclair. The current terminus planned for Montclair, however, is just six miles short of the Ontario International Airport – a critical airport and economic driver for San Bernardino, Riverside, and parts of Los Angeles Counties.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) wants the Gold Line to go just a little farther.

Current plans, call for the light rail route to stop in Montclair, just miles away from the Ontario Airport.

So now, the former Pasadena City Councilman has introduced legislation that would lay the groundwork to extend the Gold Line to the Ontario Airport.

“Light-rail is playing a critical role in reducing our carbon footprint, improving air quality, and connecting communities throughout the region,” Holden said. “These benefits will expand into San Bernardino County once the Metro Gold Line Extension to Montclair is completed, and have a greater impact if extended to Ontario Airport.”

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) introduced legislation, Assembly Bill 2011, that would lay the groundwork to extend the Metro Gold Line all the way to Ontario Airport.

“Light-rail is playing a critical role in reducing our carbon footprint, improving air quality, and connecting communities throughout the region,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “These benefits will expand into San Bernardino County once the Metro Gold Line Extension to Montclair is completed, and have a greater impact if extended to Ontario Airport.”

The current Metro Gold Line extension is already set to reach San Bernardino County with new stations in the cities of Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, Claremont, and Montclair. The current terminus planned for Montclair, however, is just six miles short of the Ontario International Airport – a critical airport and economic driver for San Bernardino, Riverside, and parts of Los Angeles Counties.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden (AD – 41) introduced legislation, Assembly Bill 2011, that would lay the groundwork to extend the Metro Gold Line all the way to Ontario Airport.

“Light-rail is playing a critical role in reducing our carbon footprint, improving air quality, and connecting communities throughout the region,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “These benefits will expand into San Bernardino County once the Metro Gold Line Extension to Montclair is completed, and have a greater impact if extended to Ontario Airport.”

Friday, January 24, 2020

Last fall, an assembly bill was signed that ensures that high school students can continue to take community college classes on high school campuses.

This legislation recognizes the importance of enabling innovative partnerships between K-12 districts and community colleges – partnerships such as the longstanding one between Citrus College and the Claremont Unified School District (CUSD).

Over the years, the two educational institutions have worked together to prepare students for college, helping them stay on track toward achieving their career goals. One way they have done this has been by providing dual enrollment opportunities.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom presented his proposed 2019-2020 Budget. Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement:

“Governor Newsom’s proposal lays out a balanced and responsible budget that also reflects California’s progressive gains in these challenging times.

I look forward to working with Governor Newsom and my colleagues in the legislature to expand our reserves – now at $21 billion – while making strong investments in shared priorities such as education, affordable housing, and our environment.