Press Releases

Santa Fe Restaurant Awarded Small Business of the Year by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) proudly announces Santa Fe Restaurant, with locations in Coachella and Cathedral City, as his 2022 Small Business of the Year honoree. On Wednesday, August 17, restaurant owner Pedro Padilla traveled to Sacramento to receive the award from Assemblymember Garcia at an event hosted by the California Small Business Association.

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s Tribal Water Infrastructure Bill Celebrates Victory in the State Assembly

(Sacramento, CA) – This week, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s (D-Coachella) AB 2877, Tribal Water Infrastructure, celebrated successful passage in the California State Assembly and will advance to the Senate. The legislation would dedicate Safe and Affordable Funding for Equity and Resilience (SAFER) program resources for California Native American tribes and importantly, ensure that a limited waiver of tribal sovereignty is not required for a tribe to utilize these grants.