Neil Kitchens and Robert Rivas at the Oct. 18, 2018 election forum hosted by BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau and Youth Alliance. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Government / Politics

Former state Assembly candidate faces probation for violating elections code

Neil Kitchens lived outside the district and used his office address when filing.

Robert Rivas and Gregory Swett.

Government / Politics

Election 2020: 30th Assembly District

Incumbent Robert Rivas and challenger Gregory Swett face off Nov. 3.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. Photo provided by the office of Robert Rivas.

Government / Politics

Assemblyman Rivas urges Governor for more relief

Letter sent following reports of COVID-19 cases among farmworkers in District 30.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo.

Agriculture

Assemblyman Robert Rivas and UFW announce Farmworker Housing Act

"We must ensure that California's farmworkers and their children have the chance at a better life, and a brighter future," Rivas said.

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Government / Politics

Candidates speak and measures are discussed at forum

In a show of growing interest, residents came to hear from county and state candidates and about the measures. Political forum was almost closed down, but with some rearranging, most were permitted to hear the 27 candidates speak.