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Salton Sea: A Brief History and Looking Ahead

The current effort by the California Resources Agency is the latest attempt to develop a permanent solution to continued degradation of the environmental values of the Sea.

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Honoring California's Valiant Veterans

Veterans exemplify the best values of our country and have earned our respect and thanks. California is home to nearly two million veterans, more than any other state in the country.

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Supporting California Agriculture

Agriculture is a critical part of our California economy. This $43 billion industry employs over 400,000 people and generates approximately $100 billion in related economic activity.

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Latest News

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Lauds Momentum for the New River Improvement Project

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – This week, the California Senate Budget Subcommittee 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation and the California Assembly Budget Subcommittee 3 on Resources and Transportation both voted to approve the $28 million proposed for the New River in the Governor’s initial budget draft; $18 million one-time General Fund and $10 million from Proposition 68.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Introduces Clean Fleet Program Legislation

(SACRAMENTO, CA) — Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister), and Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) stood alongside the California Advanced Biofuels Alliance and Imperial Western Products a Coachella based company, to promote Garcia’s AB 2866, Clean Fleet Program.

Mecca sports park secures $5.8 million in state funding, lawmakers announce

Mecca is among three communities in the 56th Assembly District that have acquired funding to develop or enhance their regional parks.

The proposed 6.7-acre sports park is receiving $5.8 million for development at the corner of Avenue 66 and Dale Kiler Road, next to the Mecca Boys & Girls Club lawmakers announced this week.

It will include a jogging path, exercise equipment, a covered picnic area, sports fields and lighting with public art.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Applauds Over $15 Million in Prop 68 Funds for Local Parks

(SACRAMENTO, CA)— Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is proud to announce and celebrate the successful acquisition of over $15 million in Proposition 68 funding for parks in his district. Today, California State Parks released the latest recipients of the Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant Program, including projects from Mecca, Calexico, and Heber.