Archived Multimedia

June 26, 2015
Had the opportunity to tour Learn4Life Charter School in Highland. Great program that is changing the lives of so many students. Pictured here are staff Chris Hodges, Ann Abajian, and Heather Barnhart along with myself and our district representative David Matza.
June 20, 2015
I’m continuing to make my way around the 23rd Senate District for community coffees. In June, we had one in Rancho Cucamonga. It was a good discussion with great questions. Thanks to everyone who made it out!
June 10, 2015
This month I had the privilege of recognizing Jensen’s Foods as the 23rd Senate District Small Business of the Year, represented by company vice president Matt Zack. Family-owned and operated for 75 years now, they are an important partner in the mountain and desert communities they serve. Read...
June 5, 2015
The Menifee Valley Chamber held its 38th Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony earlier this month. I had the opportunity to swear in the new officers and visit with members who are all committed to seeing area businesses thrive. A great (western-themed) event!
June 4, 2015
I opposed SB 406 (Jackson) when it came to the Senate Floor for a vote because I believe it would place an undue burden on both small and large employers. California already has a reputation as one of the least business-friendly states in the country. SB 406 would add to this narrative and make it...
May 26, 2015
We owe the men and women of our Armed Forces a debt we can never repay. In this video, we interviewed some of the individuals honored at this year’s Patriots of the Past, Present, & Future, held on Friday, May 15, at Cable Airport in Upland. Their stories are inspiring examples of patriotism.
May 26, 2015
On Friday, May 15, I joined with over 300 members of our community at Cable Airport in Upland to honor our men and women in uniform for their service to our country. The evening included a presentation of colors by the Chaffey High School Navy Junior ROTC, a medley of military songs sung by Inland...
May 15, 2015
Clockwise beginning at top left: Photo 1: With the attendees from Lake Arrowhead: Rick Gavigan and son Liam (Patriot of the Future Finalist), Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Polly Sauer, Gary Condurachi and Patrick Graham of American Legion Post 360 (Patriot of the...
May 12, 2015
I enjoyed the opportunity to talk with University of Redlands students taking Dr. Renée Van Vechten’s California Politics May Term class. Great questions and discussion with some of California’s up-and-coming young leaders!
April 30, 2015
In mid-March, we held our first town hall in Phelan. The discussion covered a wide range of issues including the status of the fire prevention fee and legislation that I have introduced to repeal it ( SB 198 ).