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Norco College gets $6 million for childcare, workforce development centers

Norco College plans to use $6 million in state dollars to build a childcare center for veterans’ families and a workforce development center.

The $6 million allocation, advocated by Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes, D-Riverside, was included in the state budget adopted earlier this month, a college news release states.

Cervantes Honors Brenner-Fiedler as 2018 Small Business of the Year

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes honored Brenner-Fiedler of Riverside as the 60th Assembly District 2018 Small Business of the Year at the State Capitol. For over 70 years, Brenner-Fiedler has been a leader in providing automation and pneumatic solutions to improve technology, efficiency, quality, and safety in a variety of industries.

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.