Virus and the Valley

Virus and the Valley: You Never Know What You’ll Find

March 28, 2020

You never know what you’ll find until you look.

We scoured our Van Nuys office for anything that might be useful to the people on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus, and came up with gold – in the form of nearly 80 N95 masks.

Virus and the Valley

Virus and the Valley: We Can’t Let Fear Win

March 26, 2020

It’s okay to be scared. We just can’t let fear win.

Yes, the number of cases here in the Valley is growing, and it’s likely to keep growing for some time. Unsettling? Sure. But this is no time to let our worst fears get the best of us.

Virus and the Valley

Virus and the Valley: More Cases, But More Help Too

March 24, 2020

Even as the number of communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, the response in the Valley and across California is growing as well.

Virus and the Valley

Virus and the Valley: Cabin Fever Ahead

March 21, 2020

We’re not used to this. There are plenty of places in the world where the weather routinely imposes stay-at-home orders in the form of snow drifts and ice storms. Thankfully, the Valley’s not one of them.


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January 17, 2019


About Senator Hertzberg

Senator Bob Hertzberg

Senate Majority Leader Robert Hertzberg was first elected to the California State Assembly in 1996.  He then served as the 64thSpeaker of the California State Assembly, unanimously elected by both parties in 2000 and 2001.

After his tenure as Speaker, Hertzberg set out to the private sector as a clean energy entrepreneur and in 2014, he returned to state government when he was again elected to represent nearly 1 million people in the San Fernando Valley in the California State Senate. This made Hertzberg one of only six lawmakers in California history to serve as Assembly Speaker and subsequently win a seat in the Senate, where he now serves as Majority Leader.

Sacramento columnist, he is “an intense bundle of energy, an all-night negotiator.”

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