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Cervantes Honors Peppermint Ridge as 2018 Nonprofit of the Year

(SACRAMENTO) - Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes honored Peppermint Ridge of Corona as the 60th Assembly District 2018 Nonprofit of the Year at the State Capitol. Since 1959, Peppermint Ridge has worked toward empowering individuals with developmental disabilities.

Proposal wouldn’t let California public officials earn more than the Governor

The pressure to match competitors’ pay has contributed to more than 28,000 public executives in California bringing home more salary than the state’s governor, who makes $195,803 a year. That includes city managers — responsible for implementing elected officials’ policy decisions and running cities day-to-day — and many police and fire chiefs, heads of county departments and public university officials.

The portion of each of those salaries that exceeds the governor’s pay costs taxpayers $1.8 billion a year, said Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes, D-Riverside.

Inspiring STEM Education: Assemblymember Cervantes, Senator Roth Look to California’s Future Workforce

(JURUPA VALLEY) – Today, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes and Senator Richard D. Roth welcomed Tesla to Jurupa Valley High School’s Innovation Center. Engineers and representatives of the automaker spoke to students about their work with the hopes of inspiring them to seek out careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Students also had the opportunity to visit stations exhibiting Tesla’s solar energy, battery storage, and electric vehicles.