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$1.15 Million Allocated for Restoration of West Hollywood Log Cabin

Los Angeles Blade

WEST HOLLYWOOD – Recently published State Budget Bill SB 102/AB 102: Budget Act of 2023 (2023-24 "Budget Bill Jr.") shows $1.15 Million will be allocated to restore the West Hollywood Log Cabin once the bill is adopted by the State.

California State Assembly Member Rick Zbur and Senator Ben Allen put the allocation for the Log Cabin in their State Budget (Zbur for $650K and Allen for $500K). If passed the dedicated funds will help with badly needed renovations for the Log Cabin.

Push to Diversify Educational Textbooks in California

CBS News 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — For the first time, the state's task force on inclusive education met in the Capitol. The topic of the meeting was how to diversify textbooks in California.

Thurmond called on publishing firms to pledge to diversify their textbooks and resources and to work with the task force. Thurmond said representatives from Benchmark Education, CPM Educational Programs, The College Board, and Studies Weekly provided examples of what their companies are doing to provide broader narratives and depictions that are inclusive of stories and histories of often-underrepresented groups.

Horvath, Zbur, Unveil Progress Pride Lifeguard Towers

Los Angeles Blade

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath was joined by Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur, Tony Valenzuela, Executive Director of the ONE Archives Foundation and Los Angeles County officials on Friday to celebrate and unveil Ginger Rogers Beach's newly painted Progress Flag lifeguard towers.

Key Zbur Bills Move to the Senate after Assembly Approval

Nine bills authored by Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-West Hollywood/Santa Monica) have been approved by the Assembly and are now headed to the Senate, tackling the issues of climate change, preventing homelessness, protecting affordable housing, and expanding and upholding civil rights for LGBTQ+ and all Californians.