My staff toured the Shasta College Truck Driving Program on Wednesday afternoon. They had the opportunity to observe students participating in the program and discuss the program with Truck Diving Instructor‚ Clancy Mitchell.
Shasta College is a registered training provider for entry level driver training requirements and is one of only three public entities which provide this service in the state. The Shasta College Truck Driving Program is an accelerated approach to earning a California Commercial Driver’s License.
Students come to the program from a large geographic region across Northern California and Southern Oregon. The first eight weeks of the program is offered online as theory classes and the second session is an eight week practical course‚ which requires students to be on campus twice a week. The program has several truck driving simulators which allow students the opportunity to get comfortable with the skills required of the driving systems prior to getting behind the wheel of one of the Shasta College trucks. Learn more about the Shasta College Truck Driving Program here.
Assemblywoman Megan Dahle
|Truckee Donner PUD-CARB Meeting|
The Truckee Donner Public Utility District hosted a meeting convened by the California Municipal Utilities Association for staff of the California Air Resource Board to share the challenges the District and surrounding areas face in meeting the Advanced Clean Fleets proposed rule. The day began with brief introductions and overview‚ followed by a tour of the District’s corporate yard and fleet. Participants departed the facility and toured the local topography‚ road access obstacles‚ as well as how the seasonal changes impact the District’s ability to serve currently as well as if the proposed rule would be put in effect. The meeting concluded with a discussion on possible solutions and how the District is working to make the anticipated changes while balancing the reality of serving their unique area.
|Forest Thinning and Ellison Property Tour w/ Nevada County Supervisor Cindy Gustafson|
Placer County Board of Supervisor‚ Cindy Gustafson‚ recently invited my staff to attend a meeting with agency personnel from Caltrans‚ Cal Fire‚ Highway Patrol‚ and the Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council to discuss the ever present fire danger along the Highway 80 corridor in Placer County.
Property owners‚ Daniel and Rhonda Ellison‚ shared their very personal story from the Dutch Flat Fire and the importance of vegetation management. The meeting participants shared working solutions and next steps on moving forward for the benefit of the surrounding properties.
Stay in the know on important updates for this area via CHP – Gold Run’s Facebook page‚ linked here. CHP – Gold Run Dutch Fire video (left) linked here.
|Election Day Resources|
Election Day is Tuesday‚ November 8th. In case you missed last week’s newsletter‚ I shared information on how to find your polling place in each county. Click here to view last week’s newsletter and the included Election Day resources.
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Assemblywoman Dahle is Honored to Serve
Butte County‚ Lassen County‚ Modoc County‚ Nevada County‚ Placer County‚ Plumas County‚ Shasta County‚ Sierra County‚ & Siskiyou County.