Cal State University Channel Islands is celebrating funding for a child care center on campus.
Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin made the announcement while speaking at the first ever “Channel your Network” event on Friday.
Irwin presented a state check for $5-million to the CSUCI President Erika Beck.
A day before the one-year anniversary of the Borderline mass shooting that claimed the life of Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus and 11 others, a 3.4-mile stretch of nearby Highway 101 was officially named after him Wednesday.
The “Ventura County Sheriff Sergeant Ronald Lee Helus Memorial Highway" stretches from Hampshire Road to Lynn Road in Thousand Oaks, Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said at a somber dedication ceremony at the Gardens at Los Robles Greens golf course, about a half-mile from the Borderline Bar & Grill.
Local policymakers are calling for state and federal laws to require gun packaging to include suicide prevention information.
Two measures to require the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number on labels have been proposed – the first in California and a second nationwide.
SACRAMENTO – A bill protecting victims of natural disasters from an unexpected property tax increase was approved by the California Legislature last week and is now awaiting signature by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Sacramento – Back in February, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) introduced Assembly Bill 645, a bill to reduce firearm related suicides.
(Sacramento, CA) – “The Trump administration’s decision to redirect necessary funding from the military is short-sighted and unnecessarily risky,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin. “I’m disappointed that the president did not keep his promise to secure funding from elsewhere for his wall project.