Bay Area Reporter: Sacto LGBT staffers form association

LGBT legislative staffers and their allies have formed their own association in Sacramento, believed to be the first in the country based at a statehouse. They are publicly launching the group Monday (May 22) at an event being held to mark Harvey Milk Day.

Dubbed the Capitol LGBT Association, the employee affinity group is open to anyone working in the Statehouse, whether for legislators or state officeholders, at state agencies and departments, or at advocacy groups with offices in Sacramento. Membership is also open to those staffing the district offices of state lawmakers.

Los Angeles Times: California state legislator introduces resolution calling for Trump's resignation or impeachment

The California Legislature has readily embraced its status as vanguard of the "resistance" against President Trump. Now, a Silicon Valley Democrat is ramping up that opposition with a formal measure calling for Trump's removal from office.

Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell) introduced a resolution on Wednesday asking the president to resign from office — and if he doesn't, calling on Congress to impeach him.

Assemblymember Evan Low Calls on Trump to Resign or Face Impeachment

SACRAMENTO—California Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced a resolution today that urges President Donald Trump to resign from office and if not, calls on Congress to impeach him. Assembly Joint Resolution 17 cites Trump’s obstruction of justice, classified leaks, and violation of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause as grounds for impeachment.

Local Leaders Host Senior Scam Stopper Seminar

SAN JOSE — Senator Jim Beall, Assemblymember Evan Low, Councilmember Donald Rocha, and the Contractors State License Board will host a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar on Friday, April 28 at the Camden Community Center to inform residents about common scams targeting seniors as well as provide tips to avoid fraud. The seminar will cover scams ranging from home and auto repair to insurance fraud.