September 15, 2014

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES CONTACT: Savannah Badalich, UCLA Student & Founder of 7000 in Solidarity (805)732-9240/


Campus Sexual Assault Survivors Descend on the Capitol

Demand Governor’s Signature – SB 967

June 24, 2014

What:  What if California could reduce air pollution, improve health and save working families money?  We can!  The Charge Ahead California campaign and Senator Kevin de León are working together to put 1 million electric cars, trucks and buses on our roads in the next decade and make sure that all Californians can access clean transportation.

June 05, 2014

 Joint Informational Hearing

Senate Committee on Natural Resources and WaterSenate Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight and Bonded Indebtedness

Pavley and De Leon, chairs

Friday, June 6, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Marsh Park, 2960 Marsh Street, Los Angeles, California

October 08, 2014

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore-elect Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) today announced the appointment of Anthony Reyes as Communications Director, effective October 13, 2014.

October 03, 2014

LOS ANGELES – The Honorable Michael A. Ybarra will be laid to rest following a funeral mass honoring his life and dedicated public service to the City of Vernon on Monday, October 6 at Calvary Cemetery (4201 Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90023). The viewing will be held from 9-10:30 a.m., followed at 10:30 a.m. with a Funeral Mass.

September 30, 2014

SACRAMENTO – In an effort to prevent further tragedies involving toys being mistaken for real firearms, Governor Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill 199, the Imitation Firearm Safety Act, which amends California law to help law enforcement distinguish toy guns from the real thing when they are confronted with youngsters brandishing play firearms. 

September 30, 2014

Sacramento – Governor Jerry Brown today signed into law Senate Bill 270 which will phase out single-use plastic bags in the state of California.  The bill was joint authored by Senators Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Kevin de Leόn (D-Los Angeles) and Ricardo Lara (D-Huntington Park/Long Beach).  The bill goes into effect on January 1, 2015.

September 28, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Enacting critical policies and procedures to change the way colleges prevent and treat sexual assault, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 967 (De León/Jackson). Known nationally as the yes-means-yes bill, SB 967 makes California the first state in the nation to define affirmative consent and require institutes of higher education to educate students about consent and sexual assault.

September 26, 2014

SACRAMENTO— With the September 30th bill signing deadline looming, education leaders are encouraging Governor Jerry Brown to combat sexual assault on college campuses by signing SB 967. With California Community College Chancellor Brice Harris officially declaring support for SB 967, all three segments of California’s public higher education system are now asking for the Governor’s signature.