Oct 10, 2019
Governor Newsom has just signed Senator Bob Wieckowski's bill that would jump-start construction for ADUs in California. In this episode from earlier this summer, Senator Wieckowski discusses ADUs as 'informal housing,' with UCLA Professor Vinit Mukhija.
Oct 8, 2019
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019, is the 2nd anniversary of the North Bay Fires in Northern California. State Senator Bill Dodd & Napa County Fire Chief Geoff Belyea discuss their own memories of the devastating blazes of October, 2017, lessons learned and policies changed in the wake of the fires...and praise for the resilience...
Sep 23, 2019
Senator Jim Beall and Anthony Portantino, co-authors of SB 5, discuss plans for renewing a state & local government partnership to fund and build affordable housing in California.
Sep 4, 2019
One of California's newest state senators, Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), talks about her love of family - and baseball(!), a career in tech...and being 'battle-tested' as a local government leader for her future as a policy advocate in the state legislature.