Governor Newsom Announces Golden State Stimulus, a Budget Proposal to Help Low-Income Californians through $600 Rapid Cash Payments, and Calls for Extension of Eviction Moratorium

SACRAMENTO – As millions of Californians struggle to make ends meet as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced two immediate action items in his 2021-22 State Budget proposal to help low-income Californians.

First, the Golden State Stimulus would provide a $600 rapid cash support directly to roughly four million low-income Californians who, coupled with federal stimulus, could receive at least $1,200 of direct relief.

Assemblywoman Blankets, Socks, and Gift Cards Donation Drive

As we all celebrated the season of giving, I ask that all of us continue to help those in need during this pandemic. This year many have been affected by COVID-19. I am organizing a Blankets, Gift Cards, & Socks Drive to provide our local families with items they need for this winter season.

If you would like to join us by donating items, you may call our office to schedule a time to drop off items or you can mail your donations to 1440 N. Harbor Blvd. Ste. 270 Fullerton, CA 92835.

If you have further questions please review the flyer or call our District Office at (714) 525-6515

Fullerton Observer Phase 2 Construction at the Fox Paves Way for Certificate of Occupancy/Opening in 2021

Phase 2 Construction at the Fox Paves Way for Certificate of Occupancy/Opening in 2021

Utilizing a state of California grant of $2.5 million, acquired with the help of Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva and federal historic tax credits of approximately $625,000, the Fox will get crucial infrastructure and more restoration work completed. 

In order to get a “certificate of occupancy” from the City to have regular events at the Fox without special permits (as has been the case over many years), this next phase will address the items the City requires. Included in this will be a completely new HVAC system, a new main power supply, improved ADA access, and, perhaps the most exciting item for those who have been to recent Fox events, completed bathrooms.

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Introduces Resolution to Commemorate Korean American Day

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Introduces Resolution to Commemorate Korean American Day

Sacramento, CA - Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) participated in the most unique Organizational Session in our State’s 170-year illustrious history, due to the surging COVID-19 pandemic. The State Assembly held their first meeting at Sacramento’s Golden One Arena to allow for social distancing capabilities. Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva was thrilled to introduce Assembly Concurrent Resolution 2 in recognition of Korean American Day.  Every January, California celebrates Korean American Day to honor Korean American's immense contributions to every aspect of society.

The history of Korean immigration to America began when 102 courageous Korean adults and children landed in the State of Hawaii aboard the S.S. Gaelic on January 13, 1903.  By 1907, approximately 1,000 Korean Americans entered the United States mainland through San Francisco which has since been the center of the Korean American Community.  Today, with over 1.7 million Korean Americans across our nation, Southern California is home to two of largest Korean American communities in the United States.

"Korean Americans are the largest and fastest growing citizens of Orange County, making my district the second largest Korean American community in the nation," said Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva.  "I am honored to represent a district that includes a Korean American community that continues to contribute to the fabric of our nation in the fields of finance, technology, law, medicine, education, sports, media, the arts, the military, government, science, business, and entertainment.”

December 7, 2020 Swearing-In Ceremony

I am honored and privileged to be sworn-in to serve Assembly District 65 as your California State Assemblywoman.

Today, I took my oath along with the 80 member State Assembly in the most unique Organizational Session in our State’s 170 year illustrious history, in Golden One Arena. Due to social distancing and COVID-19 protocols family and friends were unable to attend.

I want to sincerely thank all of the residents of Assembly District 65 for your support and confidence in me. I am excited and ready to serve the needs of all our residents and thank you for this distinct honor.

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Responds to Governor Newsom's New Stay-at-Home Guidelines

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Responds to Governor Newsom's New Stay-at-Home Guidelines

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Governor Newsom provided an update to the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Governor dedicated most of his update for the need to issue new stay-at-home orders in the next week that will be centered on Regional areas.

"California is in its third and hopefully last surge of this devastating pandemic with the promise of vaccines this month and into the new year," said Governor Newson.  "We are reaching dangerous levels of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) capacity and I will be issuing stay-at-home orders by region when their ICU capacity falls below 15 percent."

Stay-at-Home Order

  • The five regions comprises of Northern California, Greater Sacramento, Bay Area, San Joaquin, and Southern California and each region encompasses multiple counties.

  • The Stay-at-home order will go into effect when a region's ICU capacity falls below 15 percent and will remain in place for at least three weeks.

  • After a Region is no longer under the order, counties will return to the state's current tier system.

"The Legislature and the Governor has been working to do everything in our power to help hospitals prepare for a surge while also supporting families, businesses, and essential workers," said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva.  "In the last month we have made funding available for small and medium-sized businesses; including non-profits and enacted one of the strongest worker protections with continued funding for housing-related needs."