September 27, 2018

Dear Friend,

Come to a Town Hall to learn about our accomplishments in Sacramento and share your concerns and ideas regarding what the state can further do to improve San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.

Thursday, October 4, 2018
6:00 - 7:30 pm

September 18, 2018

The legislative year is over, and while there’s still work to do, I’m proud of our accomplishments. About a dozen of my bills were sent to the Governor for his approval or veto, and my bills to fund emergency homelessness solutions, including $27 million for San Francisco...

September 10, 2018

You are invited to a special gathering that I will be holding at Off the Grid's Presidio Picnic on Sunday, September 23, 2018.  The setting will be fun and casual with food trucks and outdoor activities.

We will be meeting on Sunday, September 23, 2018...

August 30, 2018

You are invited to a special gathering that I will be holding at Off the Grid’s Presidio Picnic on Sunday, September 23, 2018.  I’m taking the opportunity to give an update to friends and constituents about what we accomplished in Sacramento this year. The setting will be fun and casual with...

August 27, 2018

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August 21, 2018

Dear Friends,

Now that it’s September and our kids are back at school, we can welcome fall. Many cultures mark the change in season in a variety of different ways. One tradition many San Franciscans of Chinese descent observe every September is the Mid-Autumn Festival.


August 14, 2018

As my constituent, I understand your frustration with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). I recently needed to replace my driver license. To my surprise, the lines at the San Francisco office were unbelievably long, snaking down the block and around the...

July 30, 2018

I hope you’re having a great summer. These popular community events in our district are just around the corner:

National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 7, millions of Americans across the country will gather to demonstrate their support for anti-crime programs by...

July 11, 2018

I was honored to be with Governor Jerry Brown when he recently signed his last state budget as California’s chief executive.

As Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, I am pleased that the $200 billion spending plan makes the right investments and reflects our...

June 19, 2018


After more than 100 years of service, the Twin Peaks Tunnel, which carries Muni’s K-Ingleside, L-Taraval and M-Ocean View light rail lines between Castro and West Portal Stations, is in need of major maintenance.

Starting Monday, June 25th and continuing for approximately...

June 14, 2018

The Legislature just sent Governor Brown a $200B state budget that’s balanced and on-time. As Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, I can tell you it makes the right investments while setting aside money that can help us weather an economic downturn in the future. The highlights include:...

June 7, 2018

Relief from long waits at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is on the way. Starting this month, forty field offices throughout the state will now offer Saturday service, including the San Francisco location at 1377 Fell Street.

Saturday appointments can be made up to 90...

June 1, 2018

Dear Friend,

As your California Assemblymember, I am proud that the Assembly recently passed House Resolution 109, declaring June 2018 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month in California.

In celebration of California’s diversity and support for the LGBT...

May 23, 2018

Traffic relief, safer roads and better air quality are on the way. The Bay Area received great news from the California Transportation Commission (CTC) this month when it announced $660 million for thirteen projects in the region. Close to home, the funding includes...

May 17, 2018

In releasing his state budget revision last week, Governor Brown proposed to allocate $250 million in emergency funding to help cities and counties address homelessness, which has reached crisis levels in California. 

Earlier this year, I proudly stood with the mayors of the state’s...