Valley Magazine – August 2023

VC Republicans host Carl DeMaio

Valley Center Republicans hosted a Town Hall Tuesday, July 25 at The Country Trader.  Over 175 residents attended to hear KOGO conservative radio talk show host and Reform California chairman, Carl DeMaio, speak on issues that have a huge impact on Valley Center residents. Some of the topics:  Housing First Homeless Policy:  According to DeMaio, California wasted over $20 billion […]

Supporting local firefighters


Local fire departments are essential for public safety. By responding rapidly to wildfires and other emergencies, they save countless lives. Ensuring they have the means to perform this critical task has been a big priority for me in Sacramento. Through recent budget cycles, I have obtained almost $14 million for fire agencies in many parts of San Diego County. For […]

SANDAG CEO Hasan Ikhrata to leave in December

SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments) CEO Hasan Ikhrata submitted his notice to the Board of Directors Friday evening. His last day with the agency will be December 29. SANDAG is the regional agency that controls national and state traffic funds. Its board of directors comes from city mayors and members of the Board of Supervisors. It has an annual […]