Assemblymember Quirk Recognizes National Small Business Week with Local Event

UNION CITY – Assemblymember Quirk (D-Hayward) celebrated National Small Business Week with his second annual Small Business Breakfast at Mexico Tipico in Union City. According to Assemblymember Quirk, “Small businesses are truly the backbone of the state’s economy. California’s small businesses employ half of the state’s private workforce.

Lead poisoning afflicts neighborhoods across California

Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three times higher, blood testing data obtained by Reuters shows.