Assemblymember Tasha BoernerThis Memorial Day, join me in remembering and honoring our fallen soldiers who have given their greatest sacrifice for our country.

To the families of fallen soldiers - we see you, we honor your sacrifice, and we stand with you. Your loved ones' bravery and selflessness will never be forgotten. We are forever grateful for their dedication and courage.

Let us take a moment today to honor their extraordinary service and to express our heartfelt gratitude.



Assemblymember Tasha Boerner
Assemblymember, 77th District

P.S. My office is available every day to talk with you about your concerns or help connect you with resources. You can reach us at (858) 481-7704 or Assemblymember.Boerner@assembly.ca.gov.


Dr. Preeti Mehta

ad77 aapi heritage month Dr. Preeti Mehta

Dr. Preeti Mehta grew up in Mumbai, India, before moving to Boston to complete her internal medicine residency training at Tufts. She later worked and taught at Harvard before moving to San Diego.

She is a Hospitalist and Chair of Medicine at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. She has been voted Top Doc of San Diego by her peers for several years. Clinical medicine is her passion, and she is devoted to her patients. She is also the president-elect of the San Diego County Medical Society. She is very vocal in supporting the medical community in caring for their patients. She always supports her peers and encourages them with opportunities for personal and professional growth whenever possible. She is also active in the Physician Health and Wellbeing Committee at Scripps and the Medical Society.

She is also the incoming President of the San Diego Del Norte chapter of the National Charity League, a mother-daughter volunteer organization. As a way of giving back to the community, she volunteers with several local charities with her teenage daughters, Maya and Nila.


Bills Headed to the Senate

ad77 Bills Headed to the Senate

These bills made it out of the Assembly and are headed to the Senate:

AB 1992 - Blue Carbon Projects in Coastal Developments: This bill would authorize the California Coastal Commission to add blue carbon demonstration projects to the suite of factors it considers for potential mitigation when approving coastal development permits.

AB 2234 - E-Bike Safety Training: The bill would authorize the County of San Diego to establish a pilot program banning e-bikes for anyone under the age of 12.

AB 2259 - Bike Smart Handbook: The bill would direct the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) to develop and post online, on or before September 1, 2025, the Bike Smart Handbook, a bicyclist and e-bike safety handbook based on evidence-based practices and emerging trends.

AB 2564 - Fairness for Senior and Disabled Homeowners Act: The bill would secure a permanent funding source to help seniors and individuals with a disability pay property taxes through the Property Tax Postponement (PTP) program.

AB 2666 - Utility Rate Adjustment: The bill would require the California Public Utilities Commission to determine if rates were unreasonably set and adjust accordingly.

AB 2715 - Brown Act Cybersecurity: The bill would allow local governments to discuss threats to cybersecurity in a closed session.

AB 2756 - Preventative Postpartum Pelvic Floor Treatment: The bill would authorize a three-year pilot program in the county of San Diego for preventative pelvic floor and core conditioning group exercises within the six to twelve-week postpartum window to help birthing people rebuild their pelvic floor after pregnancy.

House Resolution 100: Bike to School Day

ad77 House Resolution 100: Bike to School Day

This week, I presented House Resolution 100 on Bike to School Day. May is Bike Month, and it is important to recognize the benefits biking offers. It is great for the environment and helps improve our students' mental and physical health.


Solana Center's 40th Anniversary

ad77 EcoLiteracy Showcase

Congratulations to the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation (Solana Center) on the organization's 40th anniversary! The Solana Center has prided itself on its ability to empower innovative solutions to climate change through education, community engagement, and research. #TeamTasha and I are looking forward to what the future will bring for you!

2024 San Diego Equality Awards

ad77 2024 San Diego Equality Awards

On Friday evening, I attended the 2024 San Diego #EqualityAwards. This year marks Equality California's (EQCA) 25th anniversary, and I recognized their Executive Director, Tony Hoang, for the incredible work EQCA has done in advocating for LGBTQ+ civil rights. It was fantastic celebrating this milestone with such a great community, including other Assemblymembers and city leaders from across San Diego.


Join us at Ecofest!

ad77 Join us at Ecofest!

EcoFest is the longest-running environmental fair in North County San Diego County, showcasing various ways to go green. Join local green businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and schools who will be showcasing multiple ways to "go green"!

Are you interested in volunteering for Ecofest? Sign up below.

Sign Up

Assembly District 77: Fall 2024 Internship Program

Assembly District 77: Internship Program

My office is accepting applications for our Fall 2024 Internship Program, located at my District Office in Solana Beach. The internship is open to all individuals with an interest in learning more about state government and public service while building professional skills.

Interns will work as unpaid volunteers with flexible part-time hours. This role requires a three-month commitment, with flexible part-time hours and flexible start/end dates.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to my Field Representative, Mariah Kallhoff, at Mariah.Kallhoff@asm.ca.gov with the subject line "AD77 Fall Internship Application: [Last Name]."

Applications will be accepted year-round. Please share this opportunity with anyone you think may make a good fit!

California State Parks Week

ad77 California State Parks Week

California State Parks Week is June 12-16! California State Parks will be hosting daily events at all state parks so you and your family can enjoy your time outdoors.


Mental Health Apps for Families

ad77 Mental Health Apps for Families

There are two free mental health apps available to all children, youth, young adults, and families in California. BrightLife Kids and Soluna are two free apps to help families raise happy, healthy young minds. BrightLife Kids is for families whose children are 0-12 years old, and Soluna is for teens and young adults between ages 13-25.


Tax Deadline Extended - June 17th

Assembly District 77: Internship Program

The tax deadline has been extended for individuals and small businesses affected by the January storms. For more information on the extension, please visit the California Office of Emergency Services website.

CA Tax Service Center

Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation

Home Start is providing free tax preparation for federal and state taxes if people make $64,000 or less. For more information on this service, or to make an appointment, please call (619) 229-3660.

Claim Your California Earned Income Tax Credit

Claim Your California Earned Income Tax Credit

The California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) offers financial support for low-income, working Californians. It has boosted the incomes of hundreds of thousands of families since it began. If you were self-employed or have an Individual Tax ID Number, you can now qualify for the CalEITC.

To find out if you qualify for the CalEITC, Young Child Tax Credit, or Foster Youth Tax Credit, visit the Franchise Tax Board's website for more information.


Metrolink Discount for EBT Cardholders

Metrolink Discount for EBT Cardholders

NEW DISCOUNT: California EBT Cardholders qualify for 50% off any Metrolink ticket or pass. Travel to school, work and anywhere else you need to be for less when you #takethetrain.

MetroLink Discount

CA Department of Consumer Affairs Licensed Business Search Tool

CA Department of Consumer Affairs Licensed Business Search Tool

Look for the license! Don't jeopardize your safety, money, or peace of mind - use DCA's free online search tool to double-check.

DCA Search

Rebates Available for Water-Saving Upgrades

Rebates Available for Water-Saving Upgrades

California residents and business owners can do their part to help the state conserve water by switching to more water-efficient appliances, and there are many rebates available to help with these upgrades.

If you don't need to replace any appliances right now, you can help out by replacing turf and other retrofitting projects - click the link below to learn more about rebates and ways you can be more water wise.

Browse Rebates

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