Past Events

Friday, April 21, 2017

Breakfast Club: Good MorningI pledged to serve with a commitment to maintain an open and consistent dialogue with my constituents and to that end am hosting a series of Breakfast Club meetings for community, local government, business and labor leaders in Orange County. This will allow us to have a firsthand perspective about the issues that are impacting our state.

I would be honored to have you in attendance at our inaugural Breakfast Club meeting.  I believe you will find the invited speakers’ insights on what’s happening in California both interesting and timely.  I hope you will attend this free Breakfast Club gathering and enjoying a continental breakfast as we bring Sacramento to Orange County.

Breakfast Club Meeting:
Featured Speaker: Dave Jones, California’s State Insurance Commissioner

Friday, April 21
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

North Orange County Community College District
Anaheim Campus - School of Continuing Education

1830 W. Romneya Drive, Anaheim

No charge

Space is limited. RSVP is suggested.

To RSVP, please email Claudia.Pena@asm.ca.gov, or call (714) 521-6505.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cup of Coffee with the California State Assembly sealCome enjoy a cup of coffee, maybe a pastry (or two) and bring any questions you have regarding state and legislative issues that affect the community. For more information or to RSVP, please call the District Office at (714) 521-6505 or email Claudia.Pena@asm.ca.gov.

Saturday, April 22nd
10 – 11:30am
Buena Park Liberty Hall
8150 Knott Ave. Buena Park, CA 90620

Saturday, April 22nd
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Hot Donuts
2500 W. Lincoln Ave., Suite #1
Anaheim, CA

Saturday, March 25, 2017

My office is now accepting nominations for the "Women of Distinction - 65th Assembly District" recognition ceremony. I would like your help in identifying exceptional women from our district. The ceremony will take place in March, commonly recognized as "Women's History Month."

I respectfully ask you to take the time to nominate an exceptional woman who lives or works within the 65th Assembly District; someone who has made a significant contribution in one of the below areas to our community or has had a meaningful impact in your life.

Categories include:

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Community service
  • Education
  • Health services
  • Military
  • Under 30
  • Sports

The deadline to nominate someone is March 17, 2017 and forms can be submitted via post mail, email, online, fax, or in-person. A reception honoring the 65th Assembly District Women of Distinction will be held in the Fullerton Public Library on March 25, at 2 p.m.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please visit my website or contact Amy Ramos in my office at (714) 521-6505 or by email at amy.ramos@asm.ca.gov.

Nomination Form (PDF) +

Online Nomination Form

Nominee Information
Contact Information
Biography Information

Nominees must live, volunteer, or work in the 65th Assembly District, which includes the Orange County communities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, Garden Grove, La Palma, and Stanton. To confirm the nominee lives or works in the district, visit http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Red RoosterLunar New Year celebrations focus on shedding bad luck from the previous year, and welcoming the good luck the New Year brings. In observation of the Lunar New Year, the California Legislature recognizes January 28 as the beginning of the Year of the Rooster (ACR 4). The Lunar New Year is celebrated by millions of people throughout the state!

Tet parade

Honoring Veterans of the Vietnam War, the Little Saigon Tet Parade is organized by the Vietnamese American Federation of Southern California.

Saturday, February 4
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bolsa Ave & Saigon St (Little Saigon)
Westminster

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Red RoosterLunar New Year celebrations focus on shedding bad luck from the previous year, and welcoming the good luck the New Year brings. In observation of the Lunar New Year, the California Legislature recognizes January 28 as the beginning of the Year of the Rooster (ACR 4). The Lunar New Year is celebrated by millions of people throughout the state!

The following is a list of events in and around our Orange County community.

Little Saigon Cho Hoa Flower Festival 2017

Free entry into Flower Market; plant prices vary

Firecracker Celebration January 28, 2017 at Noon
Friday, January 6 - Thursday, January 26

10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday, January 28
Noon Firecracker Celebration

Asian Garden Mall
9200 Bolsa Ave.
Westminster

Lunar New Year Celebration at Haskett Library Storytime Theater

Free. Learn about the Lunar New Year through stories, craft, and a special dance performance.

Thursday, January 26
3:30  - 5 p.m.

2650 W Broadway
Anaheim

Vietnamese New Year Celebration in the City of Stanton

Children will learn about special holiday foods, games and customs for this joyful celebration. They will also make their own crafts to take home and learn about symbolic meanings behind traditional symbols. Light refreshments will be served. This activity is appropriate for children ages 6-12 years. The fee to participate is $10. For additional information please call (714) 890-4270.

Friday, January 27
5  - 7 p.m.

Stanton Central Park
10660 Western Ave.
Stanton

36th Annual Tet Festival

Attractions include the Miss Vietnam of Southern California Pageant, music and dance performances, food vendors and games. One-day general admission, $6; three-day general admission, $12; children 2 and younger, free; those wearing military dress, traditional Vietnamese or other cultural clothing, free before noon Saturday.

Friday, Jan. 27
4 – 10 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 28
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 29
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Orange County Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa

2017 Chinese New Year Celebration

Fullerton Chinese Cultural Association and Fullerton Chinese School. There will be student performances, dance performances, a chicken culinary competition, and much more.

Saturday, January 28
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Sunny Hills High School #112
1801 Warburton Way
Fullerton

2nd Annual Tet Concert

Mile Square Park Event, sponsored by Supervisor Andrew Do and OC Parks.

Saturday, January 28
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

16801 Euclid St.
Fountain Valley

UCI Anteater celebration of the 2017 Lunar New Year

Join UCI for a Street Festival, Lion and Dragon Dance Parade, formal ceremonial program, and a Closing Light and Sound Fireworks celebration.

Monday, January 30
3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

UCI Campus
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway Plaza
Irvine