Do you own a business or are thinking about starting one?

Come to this small business workshop to learn about:

  • Best practices for small businesses
  • Business plan development
  • Start-up basics
  • Access to capital
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Money management
  • Hiring and retaining employees
  • And more

Hear presentations from the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, Alameda County Small Business Development Center, the City of Oakland Economic Development Office, Alameda Chamber of Commerce, San Leandro Chamber of Commerce, and Clark Construction Group.

Monday, September 26, 2016
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Elihu M. Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Oakland CA 94612
Room 15, Second Floor

For more information and to RSVP, call (510) 286-1670 or email Reina Lopez-Navarro at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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I invite you to join me and celebrate the diversity, generosity, and tremendous contributions of individuals and organizations in the 18th Assembly District. Let’s gather to recognize these honorees and their great accomplishments as leaders in our community. I look forward to providing an update on State legislation and to the opportunity to discuss issues that impact you and your family.

In cooperation with a local literacy organization, please bring a new or gently used book for children.

Monday, September 26
6-8 p.m.

21st Amendment Brewery
2010 Williams Street
San Leandro, CA 94577

Event is free but space is limited.

To RSVP today please call (510) 286-1670 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Mind Your Money
  • Struggling with debt, mortgage payments or student loans?
  • Want to buy a home?
  • Considering starting a small business?
  • Concerned you will run out of money in retirement?
  • Need help planning for you or your children’s education?
  • Confused about your employee benefits?
  • Want to know general financial planning practices?
  • Don't know how to protect your credit after an eviction?

I encourage you to attend “Mind Your Money.” A free financial planning day, where these and many more questions will be presented and answered.

Saturday, October 15
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
(14th St. between Broadway & Clay St.)

Join Assemblymember Tony Thurmond; Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf; Alameda County Supervisors Keith Carson, Nate Miley, and Wilma Chan; and me for one-on-one financial planning, workshops and more. We will also be hosting informational clinics on general financial planning practices and protecting one's credit after an eviction. Professionals will be on hand at this free clinic to address your specific questions and concerns.

Please call (510) 286-1670 or contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP or for more information.

During Neighborhood Office Hours, constituents will have the opportunity to meet with Assemblymember Bonta's staff to access legislative information or to receive assistance with a state-related matter.

San Leandro

San Leandro Main Library
300 Estudillo Avenue, Conference Room B
San Leandro, CA 94577

Fruitvale District

(Se habla Español)
Ayuda con servicios del Gobierno de California
César E. Chávez Library
3301 East 12th Street, Meeting Room
Oakland, CA 94601
EVERY FIRST WEDNESDAY, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Cada primer Miercoles, 10 a.m. a 12 p.m.

East Oakland

Eastmont Library
7200 Bancroft, Suite 211, Meeting Room
Oakland, CA 94605


Alameda Main Library
1550 Oak Street, Administration Conference Room
Alameda, CA 94501

Capitol Office
State Capitol
P.O. Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0018
Tel: (916) 319-2018
Fax: (916) 319-2118

District Office:
1515 Clay Street, Ste. 2204
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 286-1670
Fax: (510) 286-1888