The Blog of Francisco Leal, of Leal-Trejo LLP

The two most relevant factors affecting local government as a result of the newly signed State of California budget package are: The state’s borrowing of $1.935 billion from Proposition 1A local government property tax revenues in 2009-10 A funding shift of $2.05 billion in redevelopment...

Francisco Leal of Leal-Trejo, PC, held a recent fundraiser at his house for Ricardo Lara, candidate for Democratic Assembly, 50th district. Though Leal supports Ricardo wholeheartedly because of his stance on key issues regarding education, Lara is also an ideal candidate for his district because he...

Verdict Search California has published an article about an employment case that questioned race issues in which the defense, Sandra J. Garcia and Charles David Trejo, all attorneys of the firm Leal-Trejo, PC, won. In Hammond vs. Lynwood Unified School District, No. 2:07-cv-05039-DDP-CT, Hammond sued the...

Latino alumni from all over the world gathered at Yale University on April 3-5 for the first Latino Alumni Reunion, which centered around the theme "Uniting Yale Latinos: From Nuestra Casa to Contributions Around the World." As a dedicated member of the Yale community, Francisco Leal...

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has issued a proclamation that the current Legislature convene for a special session in Sacramento in which he wants lawmakers to consider and act upon legislation to address a current-year budget shortfall of approximately $11.2 billion. The governor is asking that lawmakers propose...

Francisco Leal, principal for Legislative Advocacy Group, was recently invited to participate in an educational field trip to the Colorado River Aqueduct Facilities. Leal, along with other distinguished guests, were taken on a three-day tour sponsored by Willard H. Murray Jr., Director of the Metropolitan Water...