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Covered CA’s Peter Lee to Participate in Press Conference

Peter Lee

Peter Lee

WHO: Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown, 47th AD; Peter Lee, executive director, Covered CA; Edith Lara-Trad, regional public information officer, Covered CA; and Trustee Joseph Williams, San Bernardino Community College District

WHAT: State and local officials will convene at San Bernardino Valley College to give a status report of the Covered California enrollment figures for San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Additionally, state officials will announce upcoming efforts to promote Covered California throughout the Inland Empire.

WHERE: Business Conference Center at San Bernardino Valley College, 701 S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino.

WHEN: Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10 a.m.

LA Galaxy signs Youth Player, Raul Mendiola

Raul Mendiola

Raul Mendiola

According to the LA Galaxy Insider, Raul Mendiola, was signed to the team to homegrown player contracts by Bruce Arena after the first two rounds of the Major League Soccer (MLS) Super Draft. The article also stated that there could be another signing in the near future will be Jose Villarreal, brother to Jamie Villarreal.

Mendiola has been a rumored signing for LA since last summer, and is known to be wanted by several foreign clubs. He’s a five star rated prospect by Top Drawer Soccer, and has experience at the youth levels of the US national team.

Source: LAG Confidential 

Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown to Launch Re-election Campaign


SAN BERNARDINO, CA- Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) is proud to announce that she is running for re-election to the California State Assembly’s 47thAssembly District. The 47th Assembly District encompasses the cities of Colton, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Rialto, the southwest parts of San Bernardino and the unincorporated communities of Bloomington and Muscoy. Her re-election campaign is set to launch on Sunday, February 16 at the Hampton Inn, 250 North 9th Street in Colton, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. During her first year in office, jobs, economic development, small business growth, education and public safety were among her top priorities. She also sponsored and supported various bills to promote economic development, spur small business growth, support student success and assist homeowners and veterans.

The California State Legislature approved four of her bills last year, two of them, AB 379 and 1094, becoming laws. AB 379 protects financing for manufactured home owners and AB 1094 increases CalWORKS benefits for veterans, allowing them to receive the financial assistance they need to care for their families.

Additionally, she hosted 16 community events that brought resources into the District, including a back to school giveaway, where she distributed 400 free backpacks to students in Bloomington and Muscoy; a green collar jobs fair; and a business summit to help small businesses gain access to resources to further their development. Assemblymember Brown has already won the pre-endorsement of the delegates from the California Democratic Party. To RSVP contact Ashley Jones at 909-645-3853.