700+ Job Seekers Attend Assemblymember Nazarian’s First Annual Job Fair

Sherman Oaks (CA) – Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian along with the Economic Development Department (EDD) hosted a very successful job at Church on the Way. Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian’s 1st Annual Job & Career Fair was attended by over 700 members of the local community and 52 employers. 

“I am very pleased that over 700 people from the community were able to attend our Job Fair,” said Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian. “These job fairs provide excellent opportunities for members of our community to walk away with new contacts and interview opportunities that can lead to employment.”

Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian Highlights $200,000 in Tax Credits Awarded to Local Van Nuys Business

Over $20 Million Awarded Statewide

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian today announced that $200,000 in tax credits was awarded to Sentry Control Systems, LCC in Van Nuys.  With the support of the tax credit, Sentry Control Systems will add 35 additional full time employees in the 46th Assembly District through the California Competes Tax Credit program.

“I am thrilled Sentry Control Systems has received a $200,000 tax credit to help them expand their excellent local business.  I will continue fighting for small businesses in Sacramento,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.    

Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian Pushes Through Longer Yellow Lights

Caltrans Establishes New Rules for Setting Yellow-Light Times; Creating Safer Streets

Sherman Oaks (CA) – For all those motorists struck with the dilemma of slamming on the breaks or potentially running a red light, there is good news!  Thanks to the efforts of Assemblymember Nazarian, Caltrans released its California Traffic Control Device Manual with updates to increase yellow light timing up to .05-.07 of a second by using the actual speed of flowing traffic rather than the posted speed limit in state engineering calculations.

Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian Proud of Successful, Productive Year

46th District Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian marks successful year in the California Legislature.

Sacramento (CA) – Last week, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian marked the end of a very successful and highly productive year in the California State Assembly.  The Assemblymember passed nine bills from both the Assembly and State Senate; three of which have already been signed into law.

“This session, we reaffirmed California as a leader of forward-thinking policy. We passed vital legislation to help our film and aerospace industries become competitive and bring jobs back home.  We passed a landmark ban on single-use plastic bags and passed the first ever kill switch for smartphones – protecting consumers from identity and property theft.  We also passed legislation providing paid sick days and ensuring rental units remain affordable to help hard working families,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.

Special Revenue Fund for the Arts Council

Governor signs legislation to allow a Continuous Revenue Fund in the State Budget

Sacramento (CA) – On July 9th, Governor Brown signed AB 1625 to establish a continuous Special Revenue Fund within the state budget, for the California Arts Council (CAC). AB 1625 authored by Assembly Member Nazarian (D- Sherman Oaks) allows the CAC to properly leverage private and public donations and more effectively finance special arts projects throughout the state.

Under the Arts Council’s statutory authority, the CAC is able to receive gifts and donations. In order to receive donations the CAC must first request and the Department of Finance (DOF) must approve a Special Deposit Fund account where these donations can be stored.

Light Rail in the San Fernando Valley

Governor signs legislation to allow Light Rail on the Orange Line

Sacramento (CA) – Today, Governor Brown signed AB 577 to allow the installation of above-ground rail transit along the Los Angeles Metro Orange Line. AB 577 authored by Assembly Member Nazarian (D- Sherman Oaks) provides the flexibility needed to address the growing demands of public transportation in the Greater San Fernando Valley.

Assembly Member Nazarian notes, "By repealing the ban of light rail installation along the Orange Line, AB 577 allows the Valley to take the first step toward a 21st Century transit system, which will lead to greater connectivity to the red line and other transportation lines, throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley."