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SACRAMENTO, Calif | Northern California authorities arrest alleged serial rapist

SACRAMENTO, Calif  — Sacramento authorities have arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of committing at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006. The Sacramento Bee reports Roy Charles Waller was arrested Thursday by Sacramento police. Waller is a safety specialist at the University of California-Berkeley’s office of environment, health and safety. District Attorney … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | Northern California authorities arrest alleged serial rapist

United States | Rep. Peters Celebrates Constitution Day at Mira Mesa High School

Visit highlighted how the Constitution guides Congress United States – Earlier this week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) visited Mira Mesa High School to share how Congress has evolved since our Founding Fathers established the Constitution and how it shapes our laws today. He was invited to participate as part of the school’s Constitution Day … Continue reading United States | Rep. Peters Celebrates Constitution Day at Mira Mesa High School

Walnut Creek, CA | Congressman DeSaulnier Unveils Bipartisan Bill to Support Patients Before, During, and After a Cancer Diagnosis at East Bay Biden Cancer Summit

Walnut Creek, CA – Today, while hosting the East Bay Biden Cancer Community Summit, one of more than 450 across the globe, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) unveiled his bill to better support patients before, during, and after a cancer diagnosis. The bipartisan Patient Navigation Assistance Act (H.R. 6808), authored with fellow cancer survivor and co-chair … Continue reading Walnut Creek, CA | Congressman DeSaulnier Unveils Bipartisan Bill to Support Patients Before, During, and After a Cancer Diagnosis at East Bay Biden Cancer Summit

Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Announces Wastewater infrastructure Funding for Mount Shasta

Richvale, CA – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced a grant of $1,608,000.00 and an additional loan of $1,309,000.00 to replace sewer collection mainlines and install additional manholes in downtown Mount Shasta. LaMalfa said: “Inadequate wastewater infrastructure has been a serious problem for … Continue reading Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Announces Wastewater infrastructure Funding for Mount Shasta

SACRAMENTO, Calif | California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

SACRAMENTO, Calif — If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids’ meal at a California restaurant, you’ll need to ask for them starting next year. A law signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the first state to bar full-service restaurants from automatically giving out single-use plastic straws. … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

Thousand Oaks, CA | CONGRESSWOMAN BROWNLEY VISITS SMITHS INTERCONNECT IN THOUSAND OAKS AS PART OF “JULIA AT YOUR JOB” TOUR

Thousand Oaks, CA – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) toured Smiths Interconnect, located in Thousand Oaks, a company that designs, manufactures, and tests precision antennas and antenna systems, on Tuesday. She met with Smiths Interconnect employees and saw firsthand the critical role local manufacturers play in our region’s economy as part of her “Julia at … Continue reading Thousand Oaks, CA | CONGRESSWOMAN BROWNLEY VISITS SMITHS INTERCONNECT IN THOUSAND OAKS AS PART OF “JULIA AT YOUR JOB” TOUR

Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Urges Strong Forest Management in Final Farm Bill Conference Report

Richvale, CA – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after sending a letter to Agriculture Committee Conferees requesting they include strong forest management provisions in the final Conference Report of the Farm Bill. The letter was sent along with other members of the Congressional Western Caucus. LaMalfa said: “Wildfire season is at its … Continue reading Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Urges Strong Forest Management in Final Farm Bill Conference Report

Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Announces Grant Funding to Combat Sexual Assault in Red Bluff

Richvale, CA – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Violence Against Women announced $500,000 in grant funding will be awarded to Alternatives to Violence in Red Bluff, CA. The funding is part of the Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program, … Continue reading Richvale, CA | LaMalfa Announces Grant Funding to Combat Sexual Assault in Red Bluff