Governor declares emergency regarding loss of trees in California

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – With millions of trees in San Diego County and statewide being ravaged by pests and the drought, Calif. Governor Brown declared an emergency today, Fri., Oct. 30, and requested federal assistance in a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “A lack of precipitation over the last four years has made trees in many regions […]

Governor signs bill to modernize schools serving military families – includes Mary Fay Pendleton and San Onofre

Governor signs bill to modernize schools serving military families – includes Mary Fay Pendleton and San Onofre

SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced yesterday, Fri., October 2, that Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 111 by Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) into law, a measure that will help secure federal funding for California schools serving military families. Bates is a co-author of this bipartisan law. “I’m glad Governor Brown […]

San Diego and 14 other counties in Calif. declared disaster areas due to wildfires

SAN DIEGO – San Diego and 14 other counties in California were declared disaster areas yesterday, July 31, by Gov. Jerry Brown because of a series of wildfires that have burned thousands of acres. The declaration will help mobilize additional firefighting and disaster response resources. “California’s severe drought and extreme weather have turned much of the state into a […]

Governor Brown supports Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriages

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today, June 26, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states. “With the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots this weekend, we’re reminded of how long and winding the road to equality has been. Today, our highest court […]