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State leaders remain at odds on gas relief, drivers continue to suffer

As drivers in Southern California continue to pay near $6 per gallon of gas, state Democrats continue to debate the best way to get relief to as many people as possible. 

"The fights in California are fights between Democrats," said Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson. "We're seeing now the fault lines between the governor and the legislature."

According to Triple AAA, a gallon of regular gas in Los Angeles County costs an average of $5.85 a gallon compared to just over $4 a gallon a year ago. 

California Moving Legislation to Expand Reproductive Health Services

AB 1918 Builds a Reproductive Health Service Corps
SACRAMENTO — Legislation to support and expand California’s reproductive health and abortion care workforce, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, has passed the State Assembly’s Health and Higher Education Committees, and is now being considered by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. 

Women of Distinction Legacy Award Celebration honored Dr. Ginger Osborne, Laguna Beach among the awardees

On Thursday, April 21, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris along with Girls Inc. co-hosted an event where six women were recognized for their distinguished service and leadership within our communities. Among them was Dr. Ginger Osborne, Laguna Beach.

The event was held at Marina Park Community and Sailing Center Event Room in Newport Beach. In addition to Petrie-Norris, Laguna Beach Mayor Sue Kempf was in attendance.

Women of Distinction Legacy Award Celebration honored Judge Frances Muñoz among the awardees

On Thursday, April 21, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris along with Girls Inc. co-hosted an event where six women were recognized for their distinguished service and leadership within our communities. Among them was the Honorable Judge Frances Muñoz, Newport Beach, who was recognized in absentia.

The event was held at Marina Park Community and Sailing Center Event Room. 

The Cliff — Local Restaurant Spotlight

Laguna Beach-The Cliff has been honored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris as the Local Restaurant Spotlight for April. The Cliff sits on a hill, overlooking the beautiful Laguna Beach Coast. The Cliff is known for its signature cocktails, oceanfront dining, live music, and the gorgeous views.

RELEASE: Six Women Honored for 2022 Women of Distinction

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris held a celebration to honor and recognize the incredible women for their service in their communities

Newport Beach- Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie Norris has named Dr. Marnie Baker (Irvine), Dr. Ginger Osborne (Laguna Beach), Dr. Bonnie Castrey (Huntington Beach), Ms. CeCe Sloan (Laguna Woods), Ms. Debora Wondercheck (Costa Mesa) and Judge Frances Muñoz (Newport Beach) as the 2022 Women of Distinction for the 74th Assembly District. (VIDEO)

California Company that Helped Clinicians During COVID-19 Demonstrates New Technology Designed to Combat the Opioid Crisis

R&D Tax Credit Reinstated in California & Spurring Innovation

IRVINE – At the Orange County headquarters of Masimo, state officials celebrated the company’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic and their new innovations designed to combat the opioid crisis. New technology includes Bridge™ - a small electrical nerve stimulator device – that provides opioid withdrawal symptom relief in as little as 20 mins (85% reduction in 1 hour).  With over 600 patents and many firsts in medical innovation, Masimo is