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Press Release

July 8, 2019

The cost of diapers is taxing on vulnerable young families, especially those dealing with poverty. Diaper Banks are beginning to emerge in progressive communities to help address that need.  Outside of food requests, diapers are probably another one of the biggest requests Food Banks receive.  Last year, four Food Banks in California successfully received State funding to establish Diaper Banks in their communities.

Press Release

June 27, 2019

(Orange County, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana), Chair of the Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments, issued the following statement regarding the sentencing in Vietnam of American citizen Michael Nguyen to 12 years in prison.

Press Release

June 21, 2019

Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana), Chair of the Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments, announced today his introduction of Senate Bill 696 (SB 696), which would prohibit the name of a political party from including the terms “independent,” “decline to state,” or “no party preference” or any variation of those words.

Press Release

June 19, 2019

(Annual Ceremony Recognizes La Casa Garcia; above photo with owner and founder Frank Garcia, and his wife and operator Silvia Garcia)