East San Fernando Valley: A ‘perfect storm’ for alarming coronavirus spread

The largely Latino working class community fits all the hallmarks of higher coronavirus infection rates.

PACOIMA >> Janet Marinaccio watched as the stream of people wrapped around the block. Alongside, the line of cars stretched for more than 2 miles. Why the clamor? At the end of the lines sat 500 boxes of free food from the nonprofit she leads.

Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Alert

Resources to Prepare

Due to potential wildfire inducing conditions, Southern California Edison (SCE) has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) warning for portions of our region today and tomorrow. Depending on weather conditions, the PSPS may be longer. My office is in constant communication with SCE as well as cities, school districts, public safety agencies and utilities in our district.

Assemblywoman Rivas Applauds the Supreme Court’s Decision on DACA

SACRAMENTO – Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled against the Trump Administration’s abhorrent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). DACA is a program established by the Obama Administration in 2012 that provided young undocumented immigrants the opportunity to live and work in the United States without any fear of deportation.