Rebuild SoCal Partnership consists of 2,750 contractors, 90,000+ union workers, along with 3 unions and numerous construction trade associations. The Partnership is dedicated to working with elected officials and educating the public on the continued need for essential infrastructure funding including airports, bridges, ports, rail, roads and water. Located in Anaheim, CA. The podcast will discuss up and coming construction trends and projects in Southern California that will affect your community and your life.
Infrastructure Investment in San Bernardino County with Dr. Ray Wolfe
In this episode, host Jon Switalski spoke with Dr. Ray Wolfe. He is currently the Executive Director of San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). Dr. Wolfe joined SBCTA in April 2012 after spending more than 20 years with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). We discuss current infrastructure needs in San Bernardino County, road and highway needs related to the goods movement and what that means for cars, and upcoming projects such as the Redlands Passenger Rail.
Please note this episode was recorded on October 25th, 2022.
Our Conversation with Senator Robert Hertzberg
In this episode, host Jon Switalski spoke with Senator Bob Hertzberg. He is currently running for Los Angeles County Supervisor in District 3, which covers much of the San Fernando Valley and the Westside of LA. Hertzberg has been a part of state government for years and returned in 2014 when he was elected again to represent nearly 1 million people in the San Fernando Valley in the California State Senate. We discuss the roll-out of Measure W projects, Hertzberg's affordable housing plan, the implementation of Measure M projects that are critical to District 3, creating union jobs, and more!
Please note this episode was recorded on September 22nd, 2022.
Our Conversation with Councilwoman Lindsey Horvath
In this episode, host Jon Switalski spoke with Councilwoman Lindsey Horvath. She is currently running for Los Angeles County Supervisor in District 3, which covers much of the San Fernando Valley and the Westside of LA. Horvath is presently on the West Hollywood city council and was first elected in March 2015. We discuss Horvath's transportation plan for SD3, the roll-out of Measure W projects, the implementation of Measure M projects that are critical to district 3, and more!
Please note this episode was recorded on September 7th, 2022.
Checking in with The California High-Speed Rail Project
We're back with another episode focused on the California High-Speed Rail Project. The final state budget negotiations had excellent news for the project since we last touched base in May. In this episode, host Jon Switalski spoke with LaDonna DiCamillo, the Southern California Regional Director for the California High-Speed Rail Authority. We discuss how the project is progressing in Southern California, what is next for high-speed rail, and more!
NOTE: This episode was recorded on August 30th, 2022. To learn more about the project, please visit hsr.ca.gov
Talking Careers in Construction with LAUSD
"I would encourage students to understand this industry is in high demand."
In this episode of The Rebuild SoCal Zone, we spoke with Colin Brooks, the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Coordinator (CTEIG Coordinator) at the Los Angeles Unified School District. Host Marci Stanage talks with Mr. Brooks about LAUSD's Building and Construction Trades Virtual Speaker Series, the value of a career in construction, and more.
Click here to learn more about Career Technical Education in L.A. Unified School District. To learn more about the Speaker Series or for any other inquiries, reach out to Colin Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: This episode was recorded on August 3rd, 2022. For any questions or inquiries, please reach out to email@example.com
California Water Crisis: Discussing Water Solutions with Deven Upadhyay of Metropolitan Water District
In the second part of our mini-series focused on California's water crisis, we spoke with Deven Upadhyay, the Chief Operating Officer and Assistant General Manager at the Metropolitan Water District. Host Marci Stanage talks with Mr. Upadhyay about water reuse, the many benefits of recycled water, and conservation efforts.
To learn more about MWD's Pure Water Southern California click here.
Note: This episode was recorded on June 15th, 2022. For any questions or inquiries please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
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