In the News

April 12, 2021

CalMatters: In the fall of 2019, in five separate incidents, Alameda residents saw five school children hit by vehicles in the course of a few months. The children were all walking in close proximity to their schools.

March 18, 2021

“As a vice principal for three years, my job … at times was to manage traffic,” Rubio said. “People are trying to drop off their kids as cars are speeding through.”


March 5, 2021

“Our teachers are struggling tremendously. I think the best way we can support them is having students go up the grade levels being prepared,” Rubio said. “I also know as a teacher that the disparity only grows exponentially as kids go to third, fourth and fifth grade. So I definitely want to make sure that we capture these students early in the years.”

February 17, 2021

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

INGLEWOOD — L.A. Unified announced a collaboration Wednesday with the Los Angeles Rams, Hollywood Park and the city of Inglewood to operate a large-scale vaccination site on the grounds of SoFi Stadium that could serve teachers and school staff in L.A. County.

February 16, 2021

Los Angeles Times

Certain essential workers in Los Angeles County, including teachers, will become eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 1, but will probably face competition as supplies are expected to remain limited.

January 22, 2021

New York Times: The Congresswoman Cori Bush and the musician FKA twigs describe how manipulative, isolating conduct known as “coercive control” helped trap them in abusive relationships. Lawmakers are starting to listen.


October 20, 2020

After talking to hundreds of Domestic Violence victims and their families, the stories I hear are uniquely heartbreaking and yet alike in so many devastating ways. Someone saw the violence. Someone saw the abuser’s manipulation. Everyone kept believing that it would get better. It never did. Sometimes a victim is able to escape. Sometimes they are murdered.

September 2, 2020

New York Times: As wildfires burn homes across California, the state is also grappling with a different kind of climate predicament: How to stop insurers from abandoning fire-prone areas, leaving countless homeowners at risk.