CalSTA Announces Award To Improve Rail Services, Reduce GHG Emissions

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today applauded the California State Transportation Agency’s (CalSTA) announcement of a $41 million grant award toward the purchase of nine fuel-efficient locomotives for Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) Commuter Rail Service.

Legislature's Budget Strengthens Working Families, Communities in California

Monday, June 15, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today issued the following statement after the California State Senate passed a state budget by the June 15th constitutional deadline:

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) recognized Riverside Grill in Chino as the 2015 20th State Senate District “Small Business of the Year”.

First opening in 1997, Riverside Grill has remained a popular family-run Inland Empire eatery for almost two decades.  Founded by brothers Rodrigo and Al Avila—as well as a third brother that is no longer affiliated with the restaurant—Riverside Grill started as a counter service restaurant though was renovated to sit 80 people with a full service bar known for its extensive local craft beer selections.

SB 334 Requires Water Testing for Lead, Access to Clean Water in Schools

Thursday, June 4, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) announces that the California State Senate today approved critical legislation which will require the testing of drinking water at schools to ensure water quality and safety.  Moreover, SB 334 requires that—when water provided at school is not clean—school districts must provide alternative sources of clean water.