Press Releases

June 24, 2024

(Anaheim, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana), together with local officials and 46 community organizations from Orange County held an incredibly successful health fair and resource fair in Anaheim over the weekend attended by more than 350 people.

The fair, held at Loara High School on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00am to 2:00pm was hosted by State Senator Tom Umberg and Anaheim Councilmember Carlos Leon.

June 20, 2024

(Santa Ana, CA) – Today, in cooperation with the Office of Anaheim Council member Carlos Leon and Loara High School, Senator Thomas J. Umberg announced a partnership with over thirty community organizations to provide free healthcare services and resources to residents at an upcoming community health fair. At this event, residents will be able to receive free dental screenings, mammograms, asthma screenings, general health screenings, vision screenings and glasses, healthcare information and much more.

Senate Bill 99 outlaws equipment banned by US Government to avoid spying

June 19, 2024

(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced the introduction of legislation to strengthen national security by preventing military equipment and technology that is banned by the U.S. Armed Forces from being used in California. 

June 13, 2024

What: Senator Umberg is hosting a ceremony to celebrate the receipt of critical funding for the City of Orange’s HRC – Hub Resources Center. Other Orange County leaders, advocates, and stakeholders are also invited.

Who: Local dignitaries scheduled to attend include:

June 11, 2024

(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced that yesterday his measure to combat extremism in California’s National or State Guards passed out of the Assembly Military & Veterans Affairs Committee on a bi-partisan vote of 9-0.

June 5, 2024

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Senator Tom Umberg (D-Orange County), and the California State Senate, announced that the Mariposa Center in Orange has been honored as the 34th Senate District 2024 Nonprofit of the Year.

May 6, 2024

(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) participated in the 46th Annual California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation Ceremonies held yesterday and today in Sacramento.  Senator Umberg, the Legislative sponsor of the event, also presented his Senate Concurrent Resolution 110 declaring today (May 6th) as California Peace Officers Memorial Day on the Senate Floor on Monday.

May 1, 2024

(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced that earlier today his measure to require social media companies to cooperate with law enforcement agencies in a regular and timely fashion advanced through the Legislature.  Senate Bill 918 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee (of which Umberg is chair) by a vote of 11-0.

March 26, 2024

(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced the introduction of Senate Bill 359 which extends the Vehicle Dismantling Strike Team for a period of three years.  The measure attacks California’s recent massive spike in catalytic converter thefts.

March 21, 2024

(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced today that he is introducing legislation to enhance substance use disorder treatment facilities’ accountability and service quality across California. Senator Umberg’s Senate Bill 913 focuses on reinforcing the regulations surrounding the operation of sober living homes and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities.