Past Events

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Please join Assemblymember Ash Kalra and community leaders in a dialogue on impacts and implications of today’s administration on immigration policy, and what we can do to protect our residents.

This event is free and open to the public, and will also include resource tables from various community partners offering immigration rights information. Light refreshments will also be provided.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mayfair Community Center - Chavez Banquet Hall
2039 Kammerer Avenue
San Jose, CA 95116

Panel Speakers:

  • Ash Kalra, State Assemblymember, 27th District
  • Beatrice Ann M. Pangilinan, Staff Attorney with Asian Law Alliance
  • Priya Murthy, Policy Director of Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network
  • PACT: People Acting in Community Together
  • Assistant Chief Dave Knopf , San José Police Department
  • Teresa Castellanos, Immigrant Rights Activist & San Jose Unified School Board Member

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact the District Office at (408) 277-1220.

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Spanish and Vietnamese translation available.


Community Town Hall on Immigration Hosted by Assemblymember Ash Kalra

Community Town Hall on Immigration Hosted by Assemblymember Ash Kalra - Spanish

Community Town Hall on Immigration Hosted by Assemblymember Ash Kalra - Vietnamese

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28
6 - 8 p.m.

Vyne Bistro
110 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose CA 95112

We will honor our 2017 Woman of the Year Nuria Fernandez and 2017 Women of Distinction Amanda Hawes, Evangelina Sangalang, Jamie Foberg, Jane Dobui and Myra Nava.

To RSVP, please call my office at (408) 277-1220 or email Light refreshments will be served. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Please join me to learn more about how my office can assist you with state agencies, bill ideas, and other state-related matters. This informal gathering will be the perfect opportunity to meet your assembly member and the staff who serve you. Light refreshments will be provided!

Thursday, March 16, 2017
4:00 pm—6:00 pm
100 Paseo de San Antonio, Suite 319
San José, CA 95113

RSVP For This Event +

For more information or to RSVP, please call Stacie Shih at (408) 277-1220 or email

Please note: Street and garage parking only. Validation not provided.

Ash Kalra District Office Open House Invitation

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Black History MonthPlease join me and the African American Community Service Agency as we recognize some of San Jose's dedicated leaders during our Black History Month Recognition Event.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

African American Community Service Agency
304 N. 6th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Leader In Justice: Judge Sharon Chatman

Leader In Public Service: Curtis Jacobson, SJFD Fire Chief

Leader In Business: Minority Business Consortium

Leader In Community Advocacy: Linda Alexander

Leader In Community Service: Coy Garrett, President NPHC of SCV

Should you have questions, please call my district office at (408) 277-1220 or email

Friday, February 24, 2017

While the heavy rains of the recent storm have passed, more rain is expected this weekend and continued emergency preparedness is critical as flooding remains a concern. Many areas are still unsafe to access and it is advised that residents should not return to their homes until authorities determine that it is safe to do so. Flood water and homes, cars, and belongings that have been flooded should be treated as contaminated.

  • To report downed trees and flooding, call (408) 794-1900 (24-hour number)
  • If you have an emergency or a tree is in the roadway, please call 911 immediately
  • To reach PG&E to report lines down and obtain updates on power outages in your area, please call (800) 743-5000

Residents and businesses are encouraged to visit the Santa Clara Valley Water District for more information resources,

Map of affected areas:

Please stay informed:  Register your mobile phone for emergency notifications through the Alert Santa Clara County (SCC) system at

Evacuation Centers - Now Open
Evacuation centers offer a location for residents to connect with family and friends in a safe, dry place. They are not intended as overnight shelters, but are drop-in centers, open 24/7. Water and snacks are available.

  • Roosevelt Community Center - 901 E Santa Clara St 95116
  • Mayfair Community Center - 2039 Kammerer Ave 95116
  • Shirakawa Community Center - 2072 Lucretia Ave 95122

Overnight Shelters (Red Cross) - Now Open
The overnight shelters are operated by the Red Cross and the San José Department of Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services. These shelters cannot accept pets, but residents can take their pets to the San José Animal Shelter for safekeeping (2750 Monterey Road,

  • Evergreen Valley High School, 3300 Quimby Rd 95148
  • James Lick High School - 57 N. White Rd 95127 (this location is unable to take supplies or food at this time)

Road Closure Update
For list of roads that been closed due to flooding:

Sandbags locations (sandbags available 24/7)

  • San Jose Happy Hollow Park , 1300 Senter Rd (this is 1/2 mile north of the Central Service Yard, which is no longer accessible because of road closures) 
  • San Jose Mabury Service Yard, 1404 Mabury Rd 
  • San Jose: Santa Clara Valley Water District Winfield Warehouse, Winfield Boulevard between Blossom Hill Road and Coleman Avenue 
  • For more locations,

Emergency Radio Stations
The following radio stations broadcast emergency information:

  • KCBS - AM 740
  • KGO - AM 810
  • KLIV - AM 1590
  • KQED - FM 88.5
  • KSOL - FM 98.9 (Spanish)
  • KSJX - AM 1500 (Vietnamese)

How You Can Help
No donations of clothing, food, or products are needed at this time.
Red Cross (volunteers and monetary donations)
(877) 727-6771

San José Flood Victims Relief Fund - Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Those who wish to volunteer can help spread the latest information by sharing

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  • Inundaciones, incendios y evacuaciones posteriores
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