In the Media
SACRAMENTO — Senator Henry Stern, Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, Assemblymember Christy Smith, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin and Assemblymember Richard Bloom today issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s comments regarding FEMA emergency aid:
Thousand Oaks – California State Senator Henry I. Stern (D- Thousand Oaks) issued the following statement on the shooting in Thousand Oaks, California:
“We never think a mass shooting will happen in our community...until it does. Today, we mourn with anger and unwanted grief the loss of those who were taken from the Thousand Oaks community far too early.
In the News
Almost 50,000 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized and seven people arrested over the last two weeks following a years-long investigation into an illegal fireworks ring operating throughout the state, Cal Fire announced Thursday.
The seizure, which is one of the largest in Cal Fire history, is the result of an investigation spanning three years and involving 80 investigators who performed "significant surveillance," said Shane Cunningham, Cal Fire's chief of law enforcement.
In the News
While one man’s trash is another man’s treasure... one man’s treasure made of trash will be kept out of our ocean’s waters. That’s just one take on a beautiful new art installation—”Straws,” by James Paterson—on view at the Malibu Country Mart made of trash. Straws—a whopping 12,000 of them, all recovered from our local beaches—are the medium for the colorful art structure. It stands 15 feet tall and can be viewed from the shopping area’s lawn or even underneath it to get a closer perspective.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday afternoon, the California State Senate voted unanimously to pass SB 1045, a bill authored by State Senator Henry Stern (D-Canoga Park) to help local governments reduce chronic homelessness and address threats to public safety by expanding and strengthening California conservatorship laws.
SACRAMENTO — Yesterday, the California Public Utilities Commission released a report on the health impacts from well-control activities after the Aliso Canyon gas leak.
SACRAMENTO — Today the Senate Public Safety Committee approved SB 1487, the Iconic African Species Protection Act by Senator Henry Stern (D-Canoga Park) in a 5-2 vote.