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September 22, 2021

CalMatters: California Can Help Vulnerable Communities Prepare for Blackouts

California’s prolonged wildfire season and concerning drought conditions threaten to subject hundreds of thousands of residents to a new round of power blackouts if our state government doesn’t take meaningful action. Since the devastating 2017 and 2018 wildfire seasons, California utilities have frequently relied on public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) as a tool to reduce the risk of sparking wildfires. Unfortunately, these …

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July 15, 2021

KQED: Suzette Martinez Valladares on the Reagan Legacy and Why ‘We Need More Moms’ in the Legislature

Before the Friday deadline for candidates to enter the recall election, Marisa and Guy Marzorati discuss the state of the race and the challenge of turning out voters for a summer election. Then, Suzette Martinez Valladares, Republican Assemblywoman from Santa Clarita, joins to discuss her family’s history in California and how it has shaped her views on issues like criminal …

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July 15, 2021

The Signal: Vaccine clinic, food-distribution event helps community

COVID-19 vaccinations and bags of foods were available at no cost last Friday morning at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley in Canyon Country thanks to an event organized by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita. “It’s been important to me because this is a more densely Latino area, so we know what Latinos have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic,” Valladares told The Signal, noting many …

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