Santa Ana, CA—In an effort to bring health awareness to the community, Senator Lou Correa will be collaborating with the Vietnamese Community Health organization of UCLA, to host the Community Health Fair for residents of Orange County on May 5th, 2013 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Board room of Rancho Santiago Community College District – 2323 North Broadway, Santa Ana (at the corner of Main and Santa Clara). Continue reading
Heritage Museum of OC has been invited to participate in the 2013 Business4Better Expo to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center on May 1-2, 2013.
Join thousands of people who are embracing their social responsibility and partnering with non-profit organizations around the globe! Continue reading
SACRAMENTO, CA – In his continued outreach and assistance to small businesses, Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) announced that the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) will host a series of statewide workshops to help certify small businesses that want to participate in the statewide high-speed rail project. The Authority will provide small businesses with hands-on technical assistance which includes on-the-spot certification that can be completed online. Participants will also receive pertinent information on upcoming procurement opportunities around the state that would be of interest to their businesses. Continue reading
State Senator Lou Correa, April 24, 2013
Sacramento, CA –Supported by coalition of state-wide manufacturers, local agencies, and independent businesses, State Senator Lou Correa (D–Santa Ana) announced the passage of Senate Bill 376 from the Senate Governance and Finance Committee.
“Manufacturing in California is in a crisis and I applaud the members of the committee for recognizing the need to incentivize businesses to remain and expand in California,” said Correa. “SB 376 is about keeping businesses open and people working,” added Correa. Continue reading
Sacramento, CA – Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) made the following comment with the passage of Senate Resolution 13 (Correa, 2013”), which declares April 2013 as Autism Awareness month:
“I am proud that my colleagues in the Senate joined me in support of bringing greater awareness to Autism. As we have learned, Autism Spectrum Disorders are on the rise and new data suggests that Autism now affects 1 in 50 children. Families, especially in underserved communities, feel helpless and distressed by the lack of resources,” said Correa. “We must enact policies that expand needed supports and services and help families understand what programs are available to them,” he added. Continue reading
Sacramento—Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) joined NFL legend and national chairman of 9-1-1 for Kids, Tim Brown, to honor youth heroes and dispatchers heroes at the State Capitol in recognition of those who gallantly and intrepidly called 9-1-1 to help save a life or report a crime.
“As a parent, I appreciate how important it is to teach our young children on how and when to call 9-1-1 in an emergency. Teaching parents, children and senior citizens about 9-1-1 correctly can and does save lives,” said Correa. Continue reading
Calling all princesses! Time to dust off the tiara because you are invited to a princess tea under the shade pavilion at Heritage Museum of Orange County. Both a children’s and adult’s tea menu will be offered. Come dressed in your favorite princess attire and expect all things grand including a visit from our very own Fairy Godmother! Of course princes and Prince Charming’s are also welcome! After all, where would we be without them? Finally, our tea will end with a royal parade. Continue reading
Curated by Martha Lourdes Rocha & Emily D. A. Tyler
Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, July 14, 2013
Saturday, May 4, 2013, 6 – 7 p.m.
Join the curators for an informal discussion with the artists as part of GCAC’s ongoing public program event series Conversations. Continue reading
April 04, 2013
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, State Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 34 which designates April 23 through April 30, 2013 as “Black April Memorial Week,” in commemoration of the countless American and Vietnamese lives lost during the Vietnam War era.
“Nearly 60,000 U.S. service members and millions of Vietnamese lost their lives during the Vietnam War. It is imperative that we recognize their sacrifice and never forget this tragedy,” said Senator Correa. Continue reading
(SANTA ANA, CA) – Various community leaders and non-profit organizations are working together to hold a forum for parents of children with disabilities to talk about the rights from birth through the education process. For parents who have children with disabilities, the moment they realize that their child has a disability; parents face a new adversity in learning about all the possible resources to help their son or daughter. Sometimes state program or the education system does not provide thorough information concerning the rights of a child with disabilities and parents have many questions their rights as a parent.
This is why Senator Lou Correa in collaboration with Angels of Hope, The Regional Center of Orange County, AbilityFirst Anaheim, Anaheim Union High School district and Dr. April Lopez with Stadium Chiropractic & State Council Developmental Disabilities Board will hold several “Parents of Children with Disabilities Forums”: Continue reading
Santa Ana, CA – In an effort to address Autism and related disorders, Senator Lou Correa with the Orange County Autism Regional Taskforce (OCART) invite you to an Autism Town Hall Meeting on April 18, 2013 6pm-8pm at the Regional Center of Orange County, located at 1525 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92705.
This Town Hall will include a public forum for legislative recommendations that OCART will submit to the California Senate an effort to change how the state provides services to people with Autism and related disorders. Continue reading
William H. Spurgeon, the founder of the City of Santa Ana, purchased seventy-six acres of land from the Yorba heirs in 1869 and laid out what was to become the Orange County seat. With only six or eight homes in the place and about one hundred fifty souls, thirteen people organized First Baptist Church of Santa Ana on a Saturday in March of 1871, at the local school house.
Services were held in the school house until the first church was built in 1876. The cost was $4000 and it was located on four lots donated by Spurgeon at the corner of Main & Church Streets. The interior was unfinished for a number of years and financial problems were so severe during the first 10 -12 years, that the property was sold for taxes several times. At one point, members mortgaged their homes to pay off the church obligations and one member lost his home because of this. And Santa Ana developed, so did the church. As many members were from surrounding area, certain groups took their letters and established in neighboring cities. Continue reading
March 04, 2013
Santa Ana, CA- Senator Lou is accepting entries from artists residing in the 34th Senate District who artwork interested in having their original art displayed at the upcoming California Contemporary Art Collection for the 2013-2014 Art Exhibit at the State Capitol. In 1997, the California State Senate’s Contemporary Art Collection program was initiated to recognize and celebrate contemporary art created by the wide variety of artists throughout the state. Every two years, members of the Legislature are therefore asked to select an artist who they feel best their district. Continue reading
For Immediate Release: March 7, 2013
SACRAMENTO, CA –Senate Bill 140, legislation aimed to better protect communities from illegal gun ownership, passed the Senate today with bi-partisan support. Following its passage, Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) released the following statement:
“SB 140 is about accountability and preventing gun violence by ensuring that illegally possessed firearms are taken off the streets and out of the hands of potentially dangerous people who are barred from possessing them, “said Correa. Continue reading