Steven Tavares, East Bay Citizen
A secret software program created by Ticketmaster to help buyers purchase large quantities of tickets to sporting events and concerts and then later re-sell them on the secondary market with huge mark-ups in price has caused an uproar in the ticket-selling industry ever since the practice was highlighted in an investigative report last year.
SACRAMENTO – A bill introduced by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) to prevent ticket scalpers from purchasing large quantities of tickets and reselling them at inflated prices, sometimes up to thirty times the ticket’s face value, has been signed into law.
HAYWARD - In honor of Child Vision Awareness Month, Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), in partnership with Hayward Promise Neighborhood (HPN), provided 40 VSP vouchers for FREE vision exams and glasses to children and families during HPN’s Fresh Food for Families Program at Eden Greenway Park in Hayward.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Quirk (D-Hayward) selected Buffalo Bill’s Brewery as his 2019 Small Business of the Year Honoree. On June 19, Geoff Harries, owner of Buffalo Bills Brewery, joined the Assemblymember for a ceremony and luncheon in Sacramento.
Ruth Schneider, Eureka Times-Standard
A new California law aims to make it easier to offer forever homes to kittens. The bill is among the first signed into law by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.