In the Media

Press Releases

January 9, 2019

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:

Press Releases

November 8, 2018

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

June 7, 2018

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

June 6, 2018

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.

Press Releases

May 31, 2018

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.  

Press Releases

May 23, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Yesterday, the California Public Utilities Commission released a report on the health impacts from well-control activities after the Aliso Canyon gas leak.

Press Releases

April 24, 2018

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.