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  • Soup ban about overfishing, not culture attack (sfexaminer.com)
    Jul 25, 2012
    But California’s law is part of a growing awareness that ... and rather tired — particularly since the law in question was introduced by Chinese-American Assemblyman Paul Fong of Cupertino. In fact, this month, even the Chinese government announced ...
    San Francisco Examiner
  • Exclusive: Mary Hayashi discusses shoplifting conviction, run for Board of Supervisors (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 22, 2012
    She doesn't seem to be seen as political poison: She hosted a fundraising reception in June at her home for Assembly Speaker John Perez and Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino. The co-hosts included Fiona Ma, D-San Francisco; Warren Furutani ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Exclusive: Mary Hayashi discusses shoplifting conviction, run for Board of Supervisors (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 22, 2012
    She doesn't seem to be seen as political poison: She hosted a fundraising reception in June at her home for Assembly Speaker John Perez and Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino. The co-hosts included Fiona Ma, D-San Francisco; Warren Furutani ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Exclusive: Mary Hayashi discusses shoplifting conviction, run for Board of Supervisors (contracostatimes.com)
    Jul 21, 2012
    She doesn't seem to be seen as political poison: She hosted a fundraising reception in June at her home for Assembly Speaker John Perez and Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino. The co-hosts included Fiona Ma, D-San Francisco; Warren Furutani ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Shark fin ban faces lawsuit (sfexaminer.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 376, which was proposed by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Sunnyvale ... But Pius Lee, president of California Realty and Land Inc. and a member of the association, said these claims are false and misleading, and discriminate ...
    San Francisco Examiner
  • High-speed rail: Historic moment or blunder? (smdailyjournal.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    Jerry Brown and the California High-Speed Rail Authority nearly missed building ... D-San Francisco, Jim Beall, D-San Jose, Paul Fong, D-Mountain View and Nora Campos, D-San Jose. In the state Senate, Sens. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, Mark Leno, D-San ...
    San Mateo Daily Journal
  • Community fights to beat cancer with annual Sunnyvale Relay for Life (mercurynews.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    Among the highlights of this year's event were the live bands, opening and closing speeches from Sunnyvale Mayor Tony Spitaleri and state Assemblyman Paul Fong, respectively, and a visit from Sharkie, the San Jose Sharks' mascot, Bonham said.
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Assemblymember Fong Selects Sunnyvale’s Commander Otto Lee as District’s Veteran of the Year (asianweek.com)
    Jun 27, 2012
    SACRAMENTO — Today, Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) selected Sunnyvale resident ... Each year the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs and the California State Council of the Vietnam Veterans of America (CSC/VVA) asks each ...
    AsianWeek.com
  • Letters to Insight, June 24 (sfgate.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    Kudos to Rep. Judy Chu, who spearheaded this effort, and Assemblyman Paul Fong, whose work in 2009 in the California Assembly spurred national action. I support the social justice involvement of the Catholic nuns ("Nuns on bus tour to protest ...
    San Francisco Gate
  • Mission Viejo suspends E-Verify law (ocregister.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    The law does not prohibit cities from using E-Verify in their hiring efforts. Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, introduced the law, saying local laws and policies like Mission Viejo's "contradict the original intent that the program be ...
    Orange County Register
  • Sea Turtle Awareness at Academy of Science's Nightlife (examiner.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    Nichols, remarks from Assemblyman Paul Fong who sponsored a bill protecting Leatherbacks off the California coast, and, of course, interpretive dance. Nightlife, an event held every Thursday at the San Francisco Academy of Science, opens a portion of the ...
    Examiner
  • Lawmakers target violence at community colleges (latimesblogs.latimes.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Sunnyvale) said 46 community college students ... "It is to provide protection to the student body and personnel at California community colleges," Fong told the Senate Education Committee this week before it voted ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Calif. Panel OKs Workers' Comp Bill Despite Opposition (law360.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    The Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee voted 6-0 to pass Assembly Bill 1687, authored by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, that proposes to require the administrative director of the state Division of Workers' Compensation to notify injured workers...
    site.law360.com
  • Chinese For Affirmative Action Celebrates 43 Years Of Social Justice Achievements (asianweek.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    Prominent individuals who attended the event included California Supreme Court Associate Justice Goodwin Liu, Assemblymember Paul Fong, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, Supervisor Eric Mar, Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting, City College ...
    AsianWeek.com
  • Craig Huey's Return: A Post-Primary Look At The California Assembly Elections (dailykos.com)
    Jun 7, 2012
    This is a relatively quick diary looking at the (current) results of the June Primary election in California ... Assemblymember from this area, Cathleen Galgiani, came out as a lesbian. AD-28 (San Jose): Democratic incumbent Paul Fong only ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Only five independents win spots in November runoff election (blogs.sacbee.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Only five independent candidates in California legislative or congressional races survived ... Independent candidate Chad Walsh, as the challenger to Democratic incumbent Paul Fong in the 28th Assembly District, won the right Tuesday to advance to the ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Dems headed for November matchups in Peninsula, South Bay (mercurynews.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    The district includes eastern and southern San Jose. In the 28th Assembly District, Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Mountain View, was waging a tighter battle with attorney and West Valley-Mission Community College District board president Chad Walsh ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • 1-34-4 headline hereyyy shdf sdhf (dailybreeze.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    The district includes eastern and southern San Jose. In the 28th Assembly District, Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Mountain View, was waging a tighter battle with attorney and West Valley-Mission Community College District board president Chad Walsh ...
    Daily Breeze
  • Mission Viejo expects vote to repeal E-Verify (ocregister.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, noted that ordinances such as Mission Viejo's "contradict the original intent that the program be voluntary and place a financial and administrative burden on employers." "This bill will protect California's ...
    Orange County Register
  • Assemblyman Paul Fong and challenger Chad Walsh both aiming for independent voters (mercurynews.com)
    May 31, 2012
    Assemblyman Paul Fong should have been sitting pretty in the June primary ... Los Gatos and San Jose. Under California's new open primary system, the top two finishers -- regardless of party or the percentage of the vote they win -- will ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Solar for All-Quick Like a Bunny!-Call Beth Gaines--no more wars for oil! (my.auburnjournal.com)
    May 30, 2012
    healthier neighborhoods.Our friends at the California Environmental Justice Alliance are leading the work to pass the "Solar For All" bill. The Sierra Club strongly supports this effort and the leadership of Assemblymember Paul Fong -- the author of the ...
    Auburn Journal
  • Mercury News editorial: Real races for state lawmakers this fall will be welcome (mercurynews.com)
    May 25, 2012
    They're the only ones on the ballot in California's ... and Fremont Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski may face Milpitas' Pete McHugh in the new 25th Assembly District. In Assembly District 28, Democrat Paul Fong will be in a race with community college ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Palo Alto fundraisers support DISCLOSE Act (paloaltoonline.com)
    May 21, 2012
    California Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), the bill's principal co-author, said he was optimistic about AB 1648's passage. "It's been tweaked, and we've refined it a bit better with lots of strong co-authors," he said. The main difference between the ...
    Palo Alto Online
  • Palo Alto fundraisers support DISCLOSE Act (paloaltoonline.com)
    May 20, 2012
    California Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), the bill's principal co-author, said he was optimistic about AB 1648's passage. "It's been tweaked, and we've refined it a bit better with lots of strong co-authors," he said. The main difference between the ...
    Palo Alto Online
  • The Little Old Legislator from Pasadena: A Guide to the 2012 California Assembly Races (Part 2) (dailykos.com)
    May 14, 2012
    Previously on Darth Jeff's Guide to the California Assembly Races ... AD-28 features a contest between a Democrat (my old boss Paul Fong) and an independent (former Republican Chad Walsh). This is the only race I think an independent has ...
    DAILY KOS
  • I Left My Assembly Seat in San Francisco: A Guide to the 2012 Elections to the CA Assembly (Part 1) (dailykos.com)
    May 9, 2012
    California's 26th Assembly District: Connie Conway (Republican, represents 76% of district), Visalia, Porterville. (Disclosure: I used to intern for Paul Fong and will be ... of the district had a Democratic Assemblymember from 2000-2006 ...
    DAILY KOS
  • I Left My Assembly Seat in San Francisco: A Guide to the 2012 Elections to the CA Assembly (Part 1) (dailykos.com)
    May 9, 2012
    California's 26th Assembly District: Connie Conway (Republican, represents 76% of district), Visalia, Porterville. (Disclosure: I used to intern for Paul Fong and will be ... of the district had a Democratic Assemblymember from 2000-2006 ...
    DAILY KOS
  • The Buzz: How long do Californians have in the voting booth? It depends (sacbee.com)
    May 7, 2012
    California law says voters have up to 10 minutes on ... Assembly Bill 1724, by Cupertino Democratic Assemblyman Paul Fong, would repeal the five-minute limit, thus setting the bar at 10 minutes. Under current law, neither limit could be enforced ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Mark, get set, go -- bill targets time limit for marking state ballots (blogs.sacbee.com)
    May 2, 2012
    California law says voters have up to 10 minutes to mark ... Assembly Bill 1724, by Cupertino Democratic Assemblyman Paul Fong, would repeal the five-minute limit, thus setting the bar at 10 minutes. Under current law, neither the five- nor the 10-minute ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • League of Women Voters is set to host a series of candidate forums (mercurynews.com)
    May 1, 2012
    Main St. A third forum for California State Assembly District 28 is scheduled for May 23. Paul Fong, the Democratic state assemblyman representing the 22nd District who was displaced from his current district by redistricting, is running against ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • League of Women Voters is set to host a series of candidate forums (mercurynews.com)
    May 1, 2012
    Main St., Los Gatos. A third forum for California State Assembly District 28 is scheduled for May 23. Paul Fong, the Democratic state assemblyman representing the 22nd District who was displaced from his current district by redistricting ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Critics slam California deal on auto chargers that ends allegations (thereporter.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    "We are convinced that the NRG settlement is a bad deal for California ratepayers." Felli said the company was considering all legal and legislative options. Similarly, Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, had issued a resolution seeking further review.
    Vacaville Reporter
  • Critics slam California deal on auto chargers that ends allegations (thereporter.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    "We are convinced that the NRG settlement is a bad deal for California ratepayers." Felli said the company was considering all legal and legislative options. Similarly, Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, had issued a resolution seeking further review.
    Vacaville Reporter
  • Some slam Ca. charger deal that ends allegations (sfgate.com)
    Apr 28, 2012
    "We are convinced that the NRG settlement is a bad deal for California ratepayers." Felli said the company was considering all legal and legislative options. Similarly, state Assemblyman Paul Fong had issued a resolution seeking further review.
    San Francisco Gate
  • Some slam Ca. charger deal that ends allegations (fresnobee.com)
    Apr 28, 2012
    "We are convinced that the NRG settlement is a bad deal for California ratepayers." Felli said the company was considering all legal and legislative options. Similarly, state Assemblyman Paul Fong had issued a resolution seeking further review.
    Fresno Bee
  • California Caves to Illegals (americanthinker.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    The author of the bill, Assemblyman Paul Fong (D), was quoted thus: "This bill will protect California's workers and businesses." However, Assemblyman Donnelly feels it is protecting only those who have broken the laws, since E-Verify requires ...
    American Thinker
  • Our View: Open energy settlement hearing (mercedsunstar.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    A California Public Utilities Commission settlement with ... and probably won't until the deal is final. Assemblyman Paul Fong, a Silicon Valley Democrat, and Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-San Ramon, are raising concerns, urging that the ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • PUC should open hearing on energy crisis settlement (modbee.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    A California Public Utilities Commission settlement with ... and probably won't until the deal is final. Assemblyman Paul Fong, a Silicon Valley Democrat, and Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-San Ramon, are raising concerns, urging that the ...
    Modesto Bee
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials (newsok.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    A California Public Utilities Commission settlement with ... sometime later this month. Assemblyman Paul Fong, a Silicon Valley Democrat, and Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-Alamo, are raising concerns, urging that the commission release the full agreement ...
    Daily Oklahoman
  • Bill requiring peripheral canal cost-benefit analysis clears committee (blogs.alternet.org)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Berryhill), while agribusiness groups, the California Chamber of Commerce and southern California water agencies opposed the bill. Assembly Members Jared Huffman (D), Bill Berryhill (R), Bob Blumenfield (D), Nora Campos (D), Paul Fong (D), Beth ...
    AlterNet
  • Bill requiring peripheral canal cost-benefit analysis clears committee (indybay.org)
    Apr 23, 2012
    Berryhill), while agribusiness groups, the California Chamber of Commerce and southern California water agencies opposed the bill. Assembly Members Jared Huffman (D), Bill Berryhill (R), Bob Blumenfield (D), Nora Campos (D), Paul Fong (D), Beth ...
    Bay Area Indymedia
  • Pizarro: San Jose State president Mohammad Qayoumi lays out academic plans (mercurynews.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    After being sworn in by California State University Chancellor Charles ... San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed; state Assembly members Paul Fong, Jim Beall and Nora Campos; and Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager. Yeager, Fong and Beall all graduated ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Editorial: Will energy pact stifle competition? (sacbee.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    A California Public Utilities Commission settlement with ... sometime later this month. Assemblyman Paul Fong, a Silicon Valley Democrat, and Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-Alamo, are raising concerns, urging that the commission release the ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Party-Line Vote On Transparency (mymotherlode.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Sacramento, CA -- Assemblymember Kristin Olsen's legislation calling for ... The vote was; Tim Donnelly (R) and Dan Logue (R) voting in favor, Paul Fong (D) and Susan Bonilla (D) voting against, and two other democrats absent or not voting.
    MyMotherLode.com
  • California Bill aims to provide renewable solar energy to poor communities (examiner.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    "Unfortunately, California's most vulnerable communities - those that have suffered first and worst from pollution - have not benefited much from existing renewable energy policy," Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) said in a statement ...
    Examiner
  • California Solar Energy: Bill Would Provide Renewable Rooftops To Poor Communities (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Bill author Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Mountain View, said the legislation would create jobs and build "cleaner, safer, and healthier neighborhoods." "Unfortunately, California's most vulnerable communities - those that have suffered first and ...
    Huffington Post
  • Giant turtle swims toward official recognition (santacruzsentinel.com)
    Apr 13, 2012
    Carried by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, the bill could raise the profile ... Monterey-based Oceana's California program director. "This is raising the visibility of the species so that we recognize and take ownership of what is an ...
    Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Cupertino Courier Calendar (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    Free Business Expo: Assemblymember Paul Fong with state and federal agencies ... Cupertino, 408-777-3150 or www.cupertino.org. Family/Youth California Theatre Center: The company presents its annual series of theater productions for families.
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Cupertino Courier Calendar (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    Free Business Expo: Assemblymember Paul Fong, along with state and federal agencies ... Cupertino, 408.777.3150 or www.cupertino.org. Family/Youth California Theatre Center: The company presents its annual series of theater productions for ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Cupertino Courier Calendar (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    Free Business Expo: Assemblymember Paul Fong, along with state and federal agencies ... Cupertino, 408.777.3150 or www.cupertino.org. Family/Youth California Theatre Center: The company presents its annual series of theater productions for ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • State lawmakers order San Jose pension audit (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 8, 2012
    Assembly members Jim Beall, D-San Jose; Luis Alejo, D-Salinas; Paul Fong, D-Mountain View; Rich Gordon, D-Los Altos; and Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, as well as state Sens. Elaine Alquist, D-San Jose, and Ellen Corbett, D-San Leandro, requested ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • State lawmakers order San Jose pension audit (sgvtribune.com)
    Mar 7, 2012
    Assembly members Jim Beall, D-San Jose; Luis Alejo, D-Salinas; Paul Fong, D-Mountain View; Rich Gordon, D-Los Altos; and Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, as well as state Sens. Elaine Alquist, D-San Jose, and Ellen Corbett, D-San Leandro, requested ...
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune
  • State lawmakers order San Jose pension audit (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 7, 2012
    Assembly members Jim Beall, D-San Jose; Luis Alejo, D-Salinas; Paul Fong, D-Mountain View; Rich Gordon, D-Los Altos; and Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, as well as state Sens. Elaine Alquist, D-San Jose, and Ellen Corbett, D-San Leandro, requested ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Deadly Expansion of Shark, Swordfish Fishery Planned for California Sea Turtle Protected Area (commondreams.org)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Assembly member Paul Fong (D-Mountain View), who passed last year’s shark fin ban, recently introduced legislation (A.B. 1776) that will designate the leatherback sea turtle as California’s official state marine reptile. At the Center for ...
    Common Dreams
  • California Fishery Kills Two Whales; Plans Expansion into Sea Turtle Protected Area (indybay.org)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Assemblymember Paul Fong (D- Mountain View), who passed last year’s shark fin ban, recently introduced legislation (AB 1776) sponsored by SeaTurtles.org that will designate the leatherback sea turtle as California’s official state marine reptile.
    Bay Area Indymedia
  • Reed says call for audit of San Jose pension estimate is politically motivated (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Elaine Alquist and Ellen Corbett and Assembly members Luis Alejo, Paul Fong, Richard Gordon and Bob Wieckowski ... in San Jose is very similar to several other cities in California, Beall said. When asked about the San Jose ballot measure ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Reed says call for audit of San Jose pension estimate is politically motivated (marinij.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Elaine Alquist and Ellen Corbett and Assembly members Luis Alejo, Paul Fong, Richard Gordon and Bob Wieckowski ... in San Jose is very similar to several other cities in California, Beall said. When asked about the San Jose ballot measure ...
    Marin Independent Journal
  • Reed says call for audit of San Jose pension estimate is politically motivated (insidebayarea.com)
    Mar 5, 2012
    Elaine Alquist and Ellen Corbett and Assembly members Luis Alejo, Paul Fong, Richard Gordon and Bob Wieckowski ... in San Jose is very similar to several other cities in California, Beall said. When asked about the San Jose ballot measure ...
    Inside Bay Area
  • Lawmakers call for state audit of San Jose's pension problems (contracostatimes.com)
    Mar 5, 2012
    State Sens. Elaine Alquist, D-San Jose, and Ellen Corbett, a San Leandro Democrat and Senate majority leader, have joined in the audit request, along with Assembly members Luis Alejo, Paul Fong, Rich Gordon and Bob Wieckowski. Council committee ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Internal Affairs: Possibilities for redrawing Board of Education districts endless -- it seems (mercurynews.com)
    Feb 12, 2012
    A recent telephone poll appeared to be pushing a pro-Fong message: "Assembly member Paul Fong has served our community ... millions to back the successful 2010 initiative that gave California a citizen-led redistricting commission, which ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Internal Affairs: Possibilities for redrawing Board of Education districts endless -- it seems (mercurynews.com)
    Feb 12, 2012
    A recent telephone poll appeared to be pushing a pro-Fong message: "Assembly member Paul Fong has served our community ... millions to back the successful 2010 initiative that gave California a citizen-led redistricting commission, which ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Internal Affairs: Possibilities for redrawing Board of Education districts endless -- it seems (mercurynews.com)
    Feb 12, 2012
    A recent telephone poll appeared to be pushing a pro-Fong message: "Assembly member Paul Fong has served our community ... millions to back the successful 2010 initiative that gave California a citizen-led redistricting commission, which ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Rally at City Hall celebrates Prop 8 ruling (mv-voice.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against California's gay marriage ban was met with ... field representative for Assembly member Paul Fong's office. "We are equal again, sort-of, kind-of, but we have to wait," Mike Eller told the crowd.
    Mountain View Voice
  • Shark fin soup faces extinction in California (edition.cnn.com)
    Jan 9, 2012
    California, home to 1.1 million Chinese-Americans ... "It's time to stop serving a soup that is driving sharks to extinction," says Assemblymember Paul Fong, one of the bill's sponsors. "The cultural issue is very minor compared to the major ...
    CNN
  • California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Endorses Phil Ting’s Campaign for State Assembly (asianweek.com)
    Jan 6, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative ... Assemblymembers Warren Furutani, Mike Eng, Paul Fong, State Senator Ted Lieu and scores of other API community leaders in San Francisco have all added their ...
    AsianWeek.com
  • Greenlining Institute joins CA Clean Money Campaign for disclosure of funders on political ads (asianjournal.com)
    Jan 5, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO - The Greenlining Institute recently endorsed Assembly Bill 1148, the California DISCLOSE Act, to improve funder disclosure on political advertisements. Authored by Assemblymember ... 20), Rich Gordon (AD-21), Paul Fong* (AD-22), Jim Beall ...
    Asianjournal.com
  • Gary Bogue: Yipes! The dog caught a squirrel's tail! (insidebayarea.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) is Paw PAC's "Legislator of the ... For a free copy of the chart, your readers should contact Paw PAC at P.O. Box 20425, El Sobrante, CA 94820, or call 510-222-2236. Please visit our website at ...
    Inside Bay Area
  • Gary Bogue: Yipes! The dog caught a squirrel's tail! (insidebayarea.com)
    Dec 6, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) is Paw PAC's "Legislator of the ... For a free copy of the chart, your readers should contact Paw PAC at P.O. Box 20425, El Sobrante, CA 94820, or call 510-222-2236. Please visit our website at ...
    Inside Bay Area
  • Gary Bogue: Yipes! The dog caught a squirrel's tail! (mercurynews.com)
    Dec 6, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) is Paw PAC's "Legislator of the ... For a free copy of the chart, your readers should contact Paw PAC at P.O. Box 20425, El Sobrante, CA 94820, or call 510-222-2236. Please visit our website at ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • ASI wants warning for CSU tuition hikes (daily49er.com)
    Dec 6, 2011
    Assembly Bill 970, also known as the Working Family Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act, authored by Assembly Member Paul Fong and the California State Student Association, attempts to give students a period of time to financially ...
    Daily 49er
  • SJ City Employees Release Plan for "Zero Service Cuts" Budget (newsblaze.com)
    Dec 2, 2011
    Who: California State Assemblymember Paul Fong Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Dave Cortese Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa A coalition of San Jose city employees What: Press Conference to release "Zero Service ...
    Newsblaze.com
  • City Of Toronto Latest To Pass Shark Fin Ban (zimbio.com)
    Nov 2, 2011
    The California bill was proposed and championed by Assemblymember  Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), who is himself of Asian descent. “It is time to stop serving a soup that is driving sharks to extinction,” said Assemblymember Fong in September. ”
    Zimbio
  • October 2011 Ballot Access News Print Edition (ballot-access.org)
    Oct 30, 2011
    On September 7, the California legislature came close to removing write-in space from the general election ballot, but at the end of the day write-ins survived. Assemblymember Paul Fong, chair of the Elections Committee, had recently eliminated ...
    Ballot-access.org
  • New California law pre-empts E-verify requirements (examiner.com)
    Oct 27, 2011
    The U.S. Government Accountability Office reports that the E-Verify system flags eligible U.S. workers as ineligible to work," said Assembly Member ... Paul Fong at a rally of United Farm Workers earlier this year. Fong is the author of a new California ...
    Examiner
  • Jerry Hill Proposes Plastic Pipeline Safety Legislation (millbrae.patch.com)
    Oct 12, 2011
    Hill—who represents San Bruno, the site of last year's massive pipeline explosion—was joined by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino ... The proposed legislation would hold the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) accountable for making ...
    Patch
  • Animal Attraction: California Becomes Fourth State to Ban Shark Fin Trade (khou.com)
    Oct 10, 2011
    Introduced by Assemblymembers Paul Fong, D-Cupertino ... The HSUS and HSI thank Assemblymembers Fong and Huffman for introducing this important legislation, and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, and State Sens. Christine Kehoe ...
    KHOU
  • Governor to take action on 600 bills before midnight deadline (news10.net)
    Oct 10, 2011
    AB 1236 by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) - Employment ... For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html.
    KXTV News10Net
  • Gov. Signs Shark Fin Ban ... Feds Determined to Roll Back Medical Pot Industry (kqed.org)
    Oct 7, 2011
    Governor Jerry Brown today signed a bill banning possession or sale of shark fins in California. The legislation, first proposed by Assemblymember Paul Fong of Cupertino, aims to help end the killing of sharks for their fins, considered a delicacy in Chinese cuisine.
    KQED
  • Conservation Groups Praise Gov. Brown for Signing Shark Fin Ban (kqed.org)
    Oct 7, 2011
    Governor Jerry Brown today signed a bill banning possession or sale of shark fins in California. The legislation, first proposed by Assemblymember Paul Fong of Cupertino, aims to help end the killing of sharks for their fins, considered a ...
    KQED
  • Schools and education (lakeconews.com)
    Sep 29, 2011
    Assembly Bill 1056, authored by Paul Fong (D-Mountain View), requires community ... Jerry Brown on Oct. 8 signed the California Dream Act. AB 131, authored by Assemblymember Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) allows top students who are on the path to citizenship ...
    Lake County News
  • Good Government or Political Power Play? (blogs.kqed.org)
    Sep 9, 2011
    Well, the state of California doesn't have one ... the law has always said initiatives were to be on general election ballot, with Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) calling the current system an "administrative error" allowed by ...
    KQED
  • Political Notebook: Lee targets Castro voters in mayor's race (ebar.com)
    Sep 8, 2011
    He made the decision after state Assemblyman Paul ... and when Fong made it clear he would not run for a Senate seat, Yeager opted to put his ambitions for state office on hold. "So, where before there was going to be no incumbent Assembly member on ...
    Bay Area Reporter
  • Shark Fin Ban Passed in California State Senate (blogs.sfweekly.com)
    Sep 7, 2011
    According to staffers in the office of Assemblymember Paul Fong, the California Senate just passed AB 376, the statewide ban on selling or importing shark's fin, with a vote of 25 to 9. California may soon become the nation's fourth state to enact the ban ...
    SF Weekly (blog)
  • Shark Fin Soup Faces Extinction in California (ktla.com)
    Sep 5, 2011
    The California Shark Protection Act would make it illegal ... "It's time to stop serving a soup that is driving sharks to extinction," says Assemblymember Paul Fong, one of the bill's sponsors. "The cultural issue is very minor compared to ...
    KTLA.com
  • Shark Fin Soup Faces Extinction In California (clickondetroit.com)
    Sep 5, 2011
    California, home to 1.1 million Chinese-Americans ... "It's time to stop serving a soup that is driving sharks to extinction," says Assemblymember Paul Fong, one of the bill's sponsors. "The cultural issue is very minor compared to the major ...
    ClickOnDetroit.com
  • Influential California Legislator Amends Bill to Delete Write-in Space from California General Election Ballots (ballot-access.org)
    Sep 4, 2011
    On September 2, Assemblyman Paul Fong, chair of the California Assembly ... ballots for Congress and partisan state office. Or e-mail him at Assemblymember.Fong@assembly.ca.gov. If Fong wants to eliminate write-in space, he should have the ...
    Ballot-access.org
  • Shark Fin Soup Faces Extinction in California (fox40.com)
    Sep 4, 2011
    California, home to 1.1 million Chinese-Americans ... "It's time to stop serving a soup that is driving sharks to extinction," says Assemblymember Paul Fong, one of the bill's sponsors. "The cultural issue is very minor compared to the major ...
    Fox40
  • Will a new plan save the burrowing owls? (mv-voice.com)
    Sep 1, 2011
    But the study needs approval by the Sacramento staff of the California Fish and Game department ... "We didn't hear anything, which is why we asked Assembly member (Paul) Fong to get involved," Kleinhaus said. "We have to do something quickly.
    Mountain View Voice
  • Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update (thepinetree.net)
    Aug 8, 2011
    AB 1343 by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View ... For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html.
    Pine Tree
  • Santa Maria Sun / Cover Story (santamariasun.com)
    Jun 27, 2011
    The dorsal delicacy is pricy; a bowl of it can range from $30 to $100. State Assemblymember Paul Fong, who represents California’s 22nd District, is familiar with the soup. He grew up eating it, and said it’s a sign of affluence. To serve it is to ...
    Santa Maria Sun

Blogs

  • Join the APA Alliance To Ban Shark Fin In California (brightlight4.amplify.com)
    May 21, 2011
    The legislation will be authored by Assemblymembers Paul Fong and Jared Huffman and is supported by environmental organizations that include the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Humane Society of the United States, Heal the Bay, Oceana, ...
    brightlight4's Illuminations
  • How Can We Ask Others to Ban Shark Finning If We Won't Outlaw it ... (blog.ifaw.org)
    May 20, 2011
    This irony may soon be corrected in California, where state assembly member, Paul Fong, recently introduced a bill that would ban the sale of shark fins in the state. Similar legislation is also advancing in Oregon and Washington state. ...
    AnimalWire.org
  • Shark fin bill amended to push back ban start date for some ... (oaklandnorth.net)
    May 20, 2011
    State Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), who introduced the bill in February, wants to “grandfather in” restaurants and distributors which are already selling shark fin products by pushing back the bill's effective date for those ...
    Oakland North
  • A Victory for Sharks! (idablog.org)
    May 20, 2011
    This bill was introduced by Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael). A similar ban in Hawaii passed in 2010 has help start a much needed cascade effect of legislation on the coast of the Western United ...
    IDA Blog
  • Culture Is No Defense for Cruelty | Crazy Sexy Life (crazysexylife.com)
    May 18, 2011
    The author of the shark protection bill is California State Assembly Member Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, one of only a handful of Chinese-American lawmakers in the state legislature. He's called the killing of sharks for their fins “a ...
    Crazy Sexy Life » Blog
  • Shark Fin Soup to be Banned in California? « International Fund ... (mywhaleweb.com)
    May 18, 2011
    This irony may soon be corrected in California, where state assembly member, Paul Fong, recently introduced a bill that would ban the sale of shark fins in the state. Similar legislation is also advancing in Oregon and Washington state. ...
    International Fund for Animal Welfare: Whale Division
  • California Considers Shark Fin Soup Ban | channelAPA.com (channelapa.com)
    May 10, 2011
    California lawmakers are considering a bill that would make the sale of shark fins in the state illegal. Assemblymembers Paul Fong and Jared Huffman co-wrote.
    channelAPA.com - Broadcasting Asian America
  • Stories From Chinatown, Stories From The Sea: A Personal ... (storiesfromchinatown.wordpress.com)
    May 9, 2011
    By talking to Chinatown activists and leaders, as well as prominent political figures in the Bay Area, including Senator Leland Yee and Assemblymember Paul Fong, I've gained a broader perspective of the neighborhood as a close-knit ...
    storiesfromchinatown
  • California Shark Finning Bill Faces First Assembly Vote This Week ... (defendersblog.org)
    May 9, 2011
    This week bill AB 376, introduced by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to ensure that California ceases to be both a major supplier and consumer of shark fins through a ban on the ...
    Defenders of Wildlife Blog
  • Reality (of shark finning) bites : Mike Sweeney : City Brights ... (hand-embroidered.org)
    May 8, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong newport short monster beats solo,newport cigarettes ny stamp the author of the shark fin ban at the state level,beats headphones gave especially poignant testimony about how the proposed ban could be used as a ...
    hand-embroidered blog
  • Shark Coalition » Blog Archive » Reality (of Shark “Finning”) Bites (coaliciontiburones.org)
    May 6, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong, the author of the shark fin ban at the state level, gave especially poignant testimony about how the proposed ban could be used as a tool to leverage trade policy because of California's market influence. ...
    Shark Coalition
  • SILVAR REALTOR® bring issues to state legislators in Sacramento ... (siliconvalleyrealtorsblog.com)
    May 6, 2011
    SILVAR members met with State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) and Assembly Members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), Jim Beall, Jr. (D-San Jose) and Rich Gordon (D-Menlo Park). SILVAR's leadership also met with the staff of State Senator ...
    Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS® says ...
  • Sea Notes: Californians Sharks! (montereybayaquarium.typepad.com)
    May 6, 2011
    The poll found overwhelming support among Californians of all ages and backgrounds for AB 376, authored by State Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman. The bill (heading to the Assembly floor for a vote) would end California's ...
    Sea Notes
  • Californians express vast support for proposed shark-fin ban ... (petethomasoutdoors.com)
    May 6, 2011
    The poll was conducted to gather opinion regarding Assembly Bill 376, authored by State Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman. It found that 76% of registered voters surveyed in a random sampling supported the proposed ban. ...
    Outdoors, action and adventure
  • Reality (of Shark Finning) Bites | California Progress Report (californiaprogressreport.com)
    May 6, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong, the author of the shark fin ban at the state level, gave especially poignant testimony about how the proposed ban could be used as a tool to leverage trade policy because of California's market influence. ...
    California Progress Report
  • Reality (of Shark Finning) Bites (zikkir.com)
    May 5, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong, the author of the shark fin ban at the state level, gave especially poignant testimony about how the proposed ban could be used as a tool to leverage trade policy because of California's market influence. ...
    zikkir
  • Reality (of Shark Finning) Bites | GREENDUMP (greendump.net)
    May 5, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong, the author of the shark fin ban at the state level, gave especially poignant testimony about how the proposed ban could be used as a tool to leverage trade policy because of California's market influence. ...
    GREENDUMP
  • Reality (of shark "finning") bites : Mike Sweeney : City Brights (celebritybusinesses.r8tr.com)
    May 5, 2011
    Assembly member Paul Fong, the author of the shark fin ban at the state level, gave especially poignant testimony about how the proposed ban could be used as a tool to leverage trade policy because of California's market influence. ...
    Celebrity Businesses
  • No Fins, No Future – New shark education exhibit opens in San ... (diverwire.com)
    May 2, 2011
    In addition, they have a signature campaign with a goal to obtain as many cards as possible to present to the authors of the bill, California Assembly Members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman by September, which is when the vote is expected. ...
    Diverwire
  • Yao Ming says “NO” to Shark Fin Soup. – The Blue Project (malibublueproject.org)
    Apr 28, 2011
    With California's Asian American population standing at 55% of the entire nation's, assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman have introduced an historic bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in California – one of the largest ...
    The Blue Project
  • Yao Ming says “NO” to Shark Fin Soup. – The Blue Project (malibublueproject.org)
    Apr 28, 2011
    With California's Asian American population standing at 55% of the entire nation's, assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman have introduced an historic bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in California – one of the largest ...
    The Blue Project
  • No Fins, No Future Exhibition | Stop Shark Finning (stopsharkfinning.org)
    Apr 21, 2011
    Co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman, the bill has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly Committee on Appropriations on April ...
    Stop Shark Finning
  • Bad Bill Mill, Part Deux | CalWatchDog (calwatchdog.com)
    Apr 21, 2011
    AB 19 by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Mountain View): This bill requires newly constructed commercial structures, apartments, multi-plexes and condos to install water meters for each unit, ostensibly “so consumers will be able to save water ...
    CalWatchDog
  • Anti-Shark Finning Exhibition Opens in Support of AB 376: “No Fins ... (tigertailfoods.com)
    Apr 20, 2011
    AB 376, co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael) has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly ...
    Tigertail Foods
  • San Francisco aquarium opens exhibit to highlight need for Shark ... (diverwire.com)
    Apr 19, 2011
    AB 376, co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael) has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly ...
    Diverwire
  • San Francisco aquarium opens exhibit to highlight need for Shark ... (dwir.es)
    Apr 19, 2011
    AB 376, co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael) has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly ...
    Diverwire
  • Anti-Shark Finning Exhibition Opens in Support of AB 376: "No Fins ... (msnmoneypennystocks.com)
    Apr 18, 2011
    AB 376, co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael) has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly ...
    Msn Money Penny Stocks
  • Anti-Shark Finning Exhibition Opens in Support of AB 376: "No Fins ... (environmental-expert.com)
    Apr 18, 2011
    AB 376, co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael) has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly ...
    Latest News & Press Releases - Monitoring & Testing
  • Anti-Shark Finning Exhibition Opens in Support of AB 376: "No Fins ... (up.zachshouse.org)
    Apr 18, 2011
    AB 376, co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael) has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly ...
    The Up Blog
  • InPark Magazine - News: Anti-Shark Finning Exhibition Opens in ... (inparknews.blogspot.com)
    Apr 18, 2011
    AB 376, co-authored by California Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael) has successfully passed the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee with a 13-0 vote on March 22, and passed the Assembly ...
    InPark Magazine - News
  • Mindy Pennybacker: Support Bans on the Shark Fin Trade (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 15, 2011
    A special thank you to Assemblymember Paul Fong (author of AB 376) for your vision and courage. Thanks to Assemblymember Jared Huffman (joint author), Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (co-author), and everyone who supports AB 376. ...
    Green on HuffingtonPost.com
  • The Santa Clara Weekly: Marine Lance Cpl. Harry Lew Remembered and ... (scw.tearn.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    He was someone people could count on and was always able to put a smile on anyone's face," writes California District 22 Assemblymember Paul Fong in an e-mail. "He will be remembered on the Assembly Floor [in Sacramento this] week ...
    The Santa Clara Weekly
  • Humane Lobby Day today in Sacramento - South Bay Pets (insidesocal.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    AB 376, authored by Assemblymembers Paul Fong, D-Cupertino and Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael. Prohibits the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins. SB 425, authored by Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello. ...
    South Bay Pets
  • Animal Advocates Gather in Sacramento to Lobby for - GreenWink (greenwink.net)
    Apr 13, 2011
    AB 376, authored by Assemblymembers Paul Fong, D-Cupertino and Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael. Prohibits the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins. SB 425, authored by Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello. ...
    GreenWink ; )
  • California's proposed shark fin ban stirs up debate over global ... (gadling.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    The California legislation, Assembly Bill 376, introduced by Assemblymembers Paul Fong (D-Cupertino, himself of Chinese descent) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael). The bill would ban the possession and sale of shark fins. ...
    Gadling
  • Calif. Assembly Passes Bill For June 2012 Presidential Primary ... (sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    Authored by Democratic Assemblyman Paul Fong of Cupertino, AB80 would align California's next primary with the revised rules of both major political parties. The Democratic National Committee will assign delegates to states in ...
    CBS San Francisco
  • Demand global ban on shark finning (spryhut.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    In an try to curb this inhumane and harmful practice, California Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman launched a bill banning the possession, sale and consumption of shark fins. The potential ban has elicited angry accusation ...
    SpryHut.com
  • Demand global ban on shark finning | The Daily Aztec (thedailyaztec.com)
    Apr 6, 2011
    In an attempt to curb this inhumane and destructive practice, California Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman introduced a bill banning the possession, sale and consumption of shark fins. The potential ban has elicited angry ...
    The Daily Aztec
  • California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Prevention Program ... (preventionprogramcpedv.blogspot.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    Authored by Assembly Member Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), AB 1373 would authorize schools to provide education to promote healthy relationships and prevent teen dating violence in grades 7 to 12, and direct the Superintendent of Public ...
    California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Prevention Program Blog
  • Chinese restaurants in a stir about proposed shark fin ban ... (politricks.geterous.com)
    Apr 2, 2011
    The bill was introduced in the state Legislature earlier this year by two Northern California Assembly members, Paul Fong (D-Sunnyvale) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael). Fong is a Chinese American who grew up eating the delicacy but has ...
    Politricks
  • A Shark Fin Ban - California Bytes (californiabytes.com)
    Apr 2, 2011
    The bill was introduced in the state Legislature earlier this year by two Northern California Assembly members, Paul Fong (D-Sunnyvale) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael). Fong is a Chinese American who grew up eating the delicacy but has ...
    California Bytes
  • Chinese restaurants in a stir about proposed shark fin ban - Jeremy's (jeremywright.geterous.com)
    Apr 2, 2011
    The bill was introduced in the state Legislature earlier this year by two Northern California Assembly members, Paul Fong (D-Sunnyvale) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael). Fong is a Chinese American who grew up eating the delicacy but has ...
    Jeremy's
  • Northwest Asian Weekly | Man eats shark: With California on its ... (nwasianweekly.com)
    Mar 31, 2011
    California's Assembly Bill 376, introduced by Assemblymember Paul Fong (himself of Chinese descent) recently passed the Assembly Water, Parks & Wildlife Committee unanimously, by a vote of 13:0. It is expected to do equally well in ...
    Untitled
  • California Campus Safety Month — CALCASA - California Coalition ... (calcasa.org)
    Mar 29, 2011
    Assembly Member Paul Fong (D-Cupertino). The State of California is vast and diverse; the most populous state in the country. As the 8th largest economy in the world, California educates more college students than any other state in the ...
    CALCASA - California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Shark finning - inhumane and unethical - it's like cutting off ... (blog.blueturtlespa.com)
    Mar 29, 2011
    Please help Assembly member Paul Fong and Assembly member Jared Huffman, the Sea Stewards, the Humane Society US , The California Academy of Sciences, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and a host of others get this bill passed. ...
    BLOG.BLUETURTLESPA.COM
  • California Catholic Daily - What about 'death penalty' of abortion? (calcatholic.com)
    Mar 28, 2011
    Pro-abortion Assemblymember Paul Fong stated the problem succinctly in the CYAD video: "I stand for everything that you guys stand for. I really appreciate your advocacy." He stands for what we stand for? No. But he does appreciate the ...
    California Catholic Daily
  • Put The Spoon Down And Step Away From The Bowl: Bill Aims To Ban ... (greenroots.pcl.org)
    Mar 25, 2011
    Assembly Bill 376, authored by Assembly Members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D- San Rafael) seeks ban the possession, sale and distribution of shark fins used in the traditional Chinese dish aptly name, shark fin soup. ...
    Untitled
  • The Santa Clara Weekly: Tabitha E. Kappeler-Hurley Named 22nd ... (scw.tearn.com)
    Mar 24, 2011
    It's not just any day that California's District 22 Assemblymember Paul Fong shows up on your doorstep with flowers. And it's not just any woman that he presents them to. But then, Tabitha E. Kappeler-Hurley is not just any woman. ...
    The Santa Clara Weekly
  • Heart Center raises $200000 thru Scarlet Night | IndiaPost (indiaget.com)
    Mar 22, 2011
    ... that South Asians are doing to identify the fact that they are four times greater risk of heart disease than the normal population so its good that they are trying to address that issue,” Assembly member Paul Fong told India Post. ...
    IndiaPost
  • Shark-Fin Legislation Moves to Committee Next Week - Mountain View ... (mountainview.patch.com)
    Mar 19, 2011
    Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) announced today that he and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will present Assembly Bill 376, legislation which specifically bans shark finning, to the Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee next Tuesday. ...
    Mountain View Patch: Latest Articles
  • Over 50000 Sharks Poached in the U.S. Gulf, but Some Good News for ... (switchboard.nrdc.org)
    Mar 18, 2011
    In California, Assembly Bill 376, introduced by Assemblymember Paul Fong (himself of Asian descent), will be heard before the Assembly Water, Parks & Wildlife Committee on March 22, 9:00 a.m., room 437 in the state capitol. ...
    Switchboard, from NRDC
  • Put the planet before profits – Say No to Shark Fin Soup! | White Mike (whitemike.org)
    Mar 17, 2011
    On February 14, Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) unveiled landmark legislation, Assembly Bill (AB) 376, to ban the shark fin trade in California. Federal law does not ban the shark fin trade, ...
    White Mike
  • California Proposes to Ban Shark's Fin Soup--Is it Anti-Chinese ... (blogs.ocweekly.com)
    Mar 9, 2011
    And thanks to Assemblymember Paul Fong (himself of Chinese descent) for putting environmental protection and animal welfare ahead of a brutal and unsustainable cultural practice. Charges of "racism" are bogus and completely out-of-line. ...
    Stick a Fork In It
  • A proposed statewide ban on shark fins elicits disapproval in ... (oaklandnorth.net)
    Mar 9, 2011
    “Culture” and “tradition” should NEVER trump environmental protection or animal welfare, and kudos to Assemblymember Paul Fong (of Chinese descent) for recognizing this. Hawaii passed this legislation last year, and just this week the ...
    Oakland North
  • Paul Festa's Archive Fever: California residents: Save sharks ... (blog.paulfesta.com)
    Mar 6, 2011
    The bill, supported by a consensus of environmentalists, scientists and animal advocates, is cosponsored by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), which should lend at least some comfort and cover to those of us concerned about the ...
    Paul Festa's Archive Fever
  • Natural Resonance Revolution: Will Buddha no longer Jump Over the ... (naturalresonancerevolution.blogspot.com)
    Mar 6, 2011
    California Assemblymembers Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) recently unveiled their landmark legislation Assembly Bill (AB) 376 to ban shark finning, a process where the fins and tails are cut from living sharks, ...
    Natural Resonance Revolution
  • The Planeteer: March 2, 2011 | San Francisco Bay Area News ... (kalwnews.org)
    Mar 3, 2011
    In Governor Schwarzenegger's now former hometown of Sacramento, a group of state legislators, including Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), introduced a package of six bills designed to enshrine access to clean, safe water as a ...
    San Francisco Bay Area News - Crosscurrents from KALW
  • Dan Bacher - Aquafornia (aquafornia.com)
    Feb 26, 2011
    Speakers will include Assembly Member Mike Eng, Assembly Member Paul Fong, Assembly Member V. Manuel Pérez, United Nations Independent Expert on the Human Right to Water, Catarina de Albuquerque, community advocates, and affected ...
    Aquafornia
  • Support California's Shark Fin Ban (idablog.org)
    Feb 25, 2011
    Introduced by Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), this bill follows a similar ban in Hawaii passed in 2010 and could help start a much needed cascade effect of legislation to protect the top ...
    IDA Blog
  • Internet Watch: Support California's Shark Fin Ban (gido2a.blogspot.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    Introduced by Assembly members Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), this bill follows a similar ban in Hawaii passed in 2010 and could help start a much needed cascade effect of legislation to protect the top ...
    Internet Watch
  • SeaStewards » Blog Archive » Take Action in Support of the ... (seastewards.org)
    Feb 24, 2011
    With Assemblymembers Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) Sea Stewards is one of the original sponsors to launch landmark shark protection legislation, Assembly Bill 376, to ban the shark fin trade and shark finning. ...
    SeaStewards
  • California State Assembly Pushes A Ban on Shark Fins -- Grub ... (losangeles.grubstreet.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    Northern California-based state assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman are pushing a movement against the consumption of shark fins. The two lawmakers recently introduced Assembly Bill 376 in an effort to make it illegal "to ...
    Grub Street Los Angeles
  • California bill aims to ban fin sales to protect sharks, Edward ... (thisdishisvegetarian.com)
    Feb 23, 2011
    Two California Assembly members, Paul Fong and Jared Huffman, have introduced a bill to eliminate the sale of shark fins in the state. With 73 million sharks culled annually to make shark fin soup, a delicacy in Asian cuisine that can ...
    This Dish Is Veg - Vegan, Animal Rights, Eco-friendly News
  • Musings - Help save sharks from extinction! (g-na.livejournal.com)
    Feb 22, 2011
    California Assembly Members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman today introduced a bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in California to the State Assembly. California is one of the largest sources of demand for shark fin outside Asia and ...
    Musings
  • CALIFORNIA MOVES TO PROTECT SHARKS - Fong/Huffman Bill would end ... (stokereport.com)
    Feb 19, 2011
    San Francisco— California Assembly Members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman today introduced a bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in California to the State Assembly. California is one of the largest sources of demand for shark fin ...
    StokeReport Surf Rants Feed
  • KQED's Forum: Shark Finning Legislation | Bay Area Bites | KQED Food (blogs.kqed.org)
    Feb 17, 2011
    A new bill introduced by state Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman sinks its teeth into the sale and distribution of shark fins in California. Environmentalists say AB376 would help stop the torture and slaughter of endangered ...
    Bay Area Bites
  • metakeys.com: Your support is needed: California shark fin bill (metakeys.com)
    Feb 17, 2011
    On February 14, Assemblymembers Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) unveiled landmark legislation, Assembly Bill (AB) 376, to ban the shark fin trade and shark finning, a process where the fins and tails are cut ...
    metakeys.com
  • California Lawmakers Propose Shark Fin Ban (care2.com)
    Feb 16, 2011
    California Assemblymembers Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) revealed a landmark proposal to make it illegal to possess or sell shark fins, on Monday. Assembly Bill (AB) 376 would essentially ban shark finning, ...
    Protect Wildlife & the Environment
  • Edward Norton Supports Bill To Stop Sale Of Shark Fins (looktothestars.org)
    Feb 16, 2011
    California Assembly Members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman have introduced a bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in California to the State Assembly, with the support of Edward Norton. California is one of the largest sources of demand ...
    Look To The Stars News: Latest
  • Fight Over Shark Fin Soup | Street Blog | San Francisco City and ... (street.sfstation.com)
    Feb 15, 2011
    In an effort to stem this cycle, State Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman have introduce a ban on the soup. However, Senator Leland Yee objects to the ban. KGO News reports that, “State Senator Leland Yee says that while he is ...
    Street Blog | San Francisco City and News | SF Station
  • California bill would outlaw Chinese delicacy, protect sharks ... (petethomasoutdoors.com)
    Feb 15, 2011
    Kudos to Assemblyman Paul Fong for putting environmental protection and animal welfare above greed and profit. Senator Leland Yee needs to get with the program. Or is this just "politics as usual," in his run for SF mayor? ...
    Outdoors, action and adventure
  • Support the California Assembly Bill 376 to ban shark fin sale in ... (wetpixel.com)
    Feb 15, 2011
    This bill, introduced by Assembly Members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman, moves to end one of the largest markets for shark fin outside of Asia. We ask Californian members to take the time to write to that Assembly Members in their ...
    Wetpixel.com
  • Paul Fong, Leland Yee: Shark Fins in a Soup of Cultural ... (hyphenmagazine.com)
    Feb 15, 2011
    Shark Fins - Assemblyman Fong's AB 376. With all due respect, this IS a "black and white issue." Cultural traditions should NEVER trump environmental degradation or animal welfare, and kudos to Assemblyman Paul Fong for realizing this ...
    Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics
  • Daily Kos: Overnight News Digest: Sec. Clinton expresses US ... (dailykos.com)
    Feb 15, 2011
    California Assembly Members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman today introduced a bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in California to the State Assembly. California is one of the largest sources of demand for shark fin outside Asia and ...
    georgia
  • California Bill To Ban Shark Fin Soup | Current Events | 8Asians.com (8asians.com)
    Feb 14, 2011
    Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Mountain View, plans to introduce a bill that would ban the sale of shark fin soup in California. But the effort to phase out this traditional Chinese delicacy could cause a rift among the eight members of the ...
    8Asians.com
  • Oceana Commends Action to Protect Sharks (yubanet.com)
    Feb 14, 2011
    San Francisco, CA February 14, 2011 - Protection of sharks and ocean ecosystems is the focus of new legislation being introduced by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) today. Assemblymember Fong held a press event this morning at ...
    YubaNet.com
  • Sea Notes: Save Sharks, Save Oceans (montereybayaquarium.typepad.com)
    Feb 14, 2011
    Two California state legislators Assemblymembers Paul Fong and Jared Huffman, have introduced legislation (AB 376) that would ban the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins in California. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is ...
    Sea Notes
  • SeaStewards » Blog Archive » Press Release California Legislators ... (seastewards.org)
    Feb 14, 2011
    Assemblymembers Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) and Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) unveiled their landmark legislation Assembly Bill 376 at the California Academy of Sciences,to protect the ocean's shark populations from extinction by ending ...
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  • Reactions to Limbaugh's 'ching chong' mockery | Multi-American (multiamerican.scpr.org)
    Jan 21, 2011
    Several Asian American political leaders, among them Democratic California Assembly member Paul Fong of Cupertino, have demanded an apology. From AsianWeek: “His remarks are, frankly, ignorant,” said Assemblymember Fong. ...
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  • Assemblymember Fong Demands Rush Limbaugh Apologize to Chinese ... (asianweek.com)
    Jan 21, 2011
    SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) demanded today that conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh immediately apologize for his racist remarks that mocked the Chinese language. “His remarks are, frankly, ...
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  • Assemblymember Fong Demands Apology to Chinese Community For Rush ... (asianweek.com)
    Jan 21, 2011
    SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) demanded today that conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh immediately apologize for his racist remarks that mocked the Chinese language. “His remarks are, frankly, ...
    asianweek
  • CSU Employee Update Oct. 4 - Humboldt State Now (now.humboldt.edu)
    Oct 5, 2010
    Chancellor Reed and California Community College Chancellor Jack Scott joined the governor and Sen. Alex Padilla and Assembly Member Paul Fong for a ceremonial bill signing ceremony Oct. 4 at Los Angeles Mission College in Sylmar. ...
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  • Assemblymember Paul Fong on Local Edition (mortgagec.net)
    Sep 13, 2010
    Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) discusses his bills: ACR 42 apologizes to Chinese Americans for past discrimination and unjust laws, AB 1160 requires mortgage loan documents to be translated into the language the verbal ...
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  • Daily Dose: 07/21/10 (asianweek.com)
    Jul 21, 2010
    >>Assemblymember Fong's Bill Passes Both Houses. Assemblymember Paul Fong. Sacramento- Assemblymember Paul Fong's (D-Cupertino) bill to jumpstart local roadway projects, and thus create jobs, passed both houses and became law. ...
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service with Assemblymember Paul ... (foundasian.org)
    Jan 12, 2010
    For this reason, NBC and Assemblymember Paul Fong have chosen Ulistac Natural Area. Ulistac, the last 40 acres of open space in the City of Santa Clara, teaches people of all ages about the Santa Clara Valley's natural and human history ...
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  • CA Assembly Member PAUL FONG fights E-VERIFY for more illegals ... (mexicanoccupation.blogspot.com)
    Jul 21, 2009
    CONTACT SELLOUT FONG – send a copy of this! He'll get the point just as he's stuffing special interest money that benefits from more illegals into his pockets! Assembly Member Paul Fong 245 Castro St, No. 202. Mountain View, CA 94041 ...
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  • Paul Fong: California, Apologize for the Persecution of Chinese ... (8asians.com)
    Jun 18, 2009
    paul_fong Paul Fong, “Godfather” of Silicon Valley's Asian American's political community and current California State Assembly member, last week introduced resolution ACR 42 calling on the state of California to offer the first formal ...
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  • Mountain View Online : Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year' (mv-voice.com)
    Mar 10, 2009
    Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as 'woman of the year' of the 22nd state assembly district.
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  • Paul Fong - Sacramento Wiki (sacwiki.org)
    Mar 6, 2009
    Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) grew up in Sunnyvale and was elected as the representative of the 22nd Assembly District in 2008. His district, located in the southern Bay Area, is made up of Cupertino, Mountain View, ...
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