English learners now eligible for child care assistance

Source Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 273 by Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Solano, a priority bill for the California Legislative Women’s Caucus this year. The governor signed it during a public ceremony held at Women’s Empowerment in Downtown...

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Ceremony starts Anderson Springs project

By Tammy Murga | Source ANDERSON SPRINGS >> About 80 people gathered in Anderson Springs Saturday morning to mark the start of a recovery project by breaking ground on a new wastewater system and homes for the area. The celebration was co-hosted by Senator Mike...

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Local reps secure funding for farmworker housing

Source The California State Legislature approved the 2017-18 State Budget, with $250,000 included to support farmworker housing in Napa County. Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Solano, and Senator Bill Dodd, D-Solano, championed this funding proposal, which will...

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Aguiar-Curry Wins Assembly Seat

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | Source Winters Mayor Cecilia Aguiar-Curry will represent the 4th Assembly District in the state Legislature for the next two years, having defeated Republican Charlie Schaupp in Tuesday’s general election. Aguiar-Curry had received 63.6...

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Aguiar-Curry Thankful For the Support

Source I am gratified and overwhelmed by the supporters across District 4 that came out to vote for me for Assembly on June 7th. I want to thank them and the many volunteers and individual donors who helped make our campaign possible. And I want to congratulate all my...

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St. Helena Star Endorses Cecilia Aguiar-Curry for Assembly

By the Editorial Board | Source Winters Mayor Cecilia Aguiar-Curry is an energetic, accomplished, down-to-earth candidate who would be an effective advocate for rural communities in the State Assembly. Aguiar-Curry, a Democrat, is competing with Republican Charlie...

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Photo by Joel Rosenbaum-The Vacaville Reporter

Photo by Joel Rosenbaum-The Vacaville Reporter

Winters Mayor Cecilia Aguiar-Curry has entered into the race for the open 4th District Assembly seat created by Bill Dodd’s run for Senate.

Also seeking the post are Democrats Davis Mayor Dan Wolk and Yolo Supervisor Don Saylor; as well as Republican and Esparto farmer Charlie Schaupp.

Aguiar-Curry, a Democrat, is the first woman mayor of Winters, a businesswoman, and co-owner of her family’s farm.

She is a former Planning Commissioner and City Councilwoman who currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Sacramento Council of Governments, as chairwoman of the Yolo Housing Commission, and Vice Chairwoman of the Yolo County Water Association.

As Mayor, Aguiar-Curry worked to bring an agricultural innovation hub to western Yolo County, build a state of the art senior housing development, secure computers for local schools, and encourage downtown economic development.

Her leadership helped bring a $75 million PG&E training center to Winters and helped achieve the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument designation.

Other awards and recognition include: “Women Who Mean Business” award from the Sacramento Business Journal; one of Congressman John Garamendi’s 2015 “Women of the Year”; “California Emerging Technology Broadband Champion” for her leadership in promoting improved, affordable broadband access throughout the region; Winters Chamber of Commerce “Woman of the Year” in 2015; and California State Fair “2015 Champion of Technology Award.

Aguiar-Curry is a lifelong resident of Winters and an alumnus of San Jose State where she earned degrees in business administration and accounting.