Media Inquiries

Caltrans Office of Public Affairs disseminates public information regarding Caltrans, its operations and activities. The office handles media relations, develops internal and external communications, coordinates media campaigns, and oversees the Department's awards programs.

Caltrans District 1 - Eureka

District 1’s region is comprised of Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, and Mendocino Counties.

General Information:

Phone: (707) 445-6600
TTY: 711
Fax: (707) 445-5330

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 1
1656 Union Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 1
P. O. Box 3700
Eureka, CA 95502-3700

District 1 Website

  • Phil Frisbie, Jr.
    Chief Chief, Public and Media Affairs
    Phone: (707) 445-6444
  • Myles Cochrane
    Chief, Public and Media Affairs - Humboldt/Del Norte
    Phone: (707) 445-6312
  • Andrew Goetz
    Chief, Public and Media Affairs - Social-Media
    Phone: (707) 441-3998
  • Bonnie Kuhn
    Chief, Public and Media Affairs - Lake/Mendocino
    Phone: (707) 441-4678
  • Janna Hollifield
    DDDA
    Phone: (707) 445-6447

Caltrans District 2 - Redding

District 2 includes the counties of Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity Counties. District 2 also services portions of Butte and Sierra Counties.

General Information:

Phone: 530-225-3426
Fax: (530) 229-0502

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 2
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001

District 2 Website

  • District 2 Main Phone:
    (530) 225-3426
  • Denise Yergenson
    Chief Public Information Officer
    Phone: (530) 225-3260
  • Lupita Franco
    Public Information Officer - Special Projects
    Phone: (530) 225-3013
  • Mario Montalvo
    Public Information Officer
    Phone: (530) 229-0520
  • Chris Woodward
    Public Information Officer, Customer Service Liaison
    Phone: (530) 229-0511
  • Melissa Rose
    DDDA
    Phone: (530) 225-3430

Caltrans District 3 - Marysville/Sacramento

Serving the Counties of Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba.

General Information:

Phone: (530) 741-4572
Fax: (530) 741-4111

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 3
703 B Street
Marysville, CA 95901

District 3 Website

  • Deanna Shoopman
    Chief Public Information Officer
    Phone: (530) 741-4572
  • Dennis Keaton
    Public Information Officer
    (Sacramento/Yolo)
    Phone: (530) 741-5474
  • Gilbert Mohtes-Chan
    Public Information Officer
    (Butte/Colusa/Yuba/
    Glenn/Sutter)
    Phone: (530) 741-4571
  • Steve Nelson
    Public Information Officer
    (El Dorado/Tahoe/Placer)
    Phone: (530) 741-4566
  • Raquel Borrayo
    Public Information Officer
    (Placer/Nevada/Sierra)
    Phone: (530) 634-7640
  • Diana Cogner
    Customer Service Liaison
    (All counties but Sacramento)
    Phone: (530) 741-5390
  • Stevey Sparks
    Customer Service Liaison
    (Sacramento County)
    Phone: (530) 741-5391
  • Susan Elkins
    DDA
    Phone: (530) 741-4234

Caltrans District 4 - Oakland

Serving the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Franciso, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.

General Information:

Phone: (510) 286-4444

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 4
111 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94612

Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 4
P.O. Box 23660
Oakland, CA 94623-0660

District 4 Website

Bay Bridge Information: Bay Bridge Website

  • Bart Ney
    Chief Public Information Officer
    Phone: (510) 715-7212
  • Rocquel Johnson
    Branch Chief A
    Public Information Officer:
    [Sonoma/Santa Clara/Contra Costa/Alameda-West]
    Phone: (510) 501-0446
  • Vince Jacala
    Branch Chief B
    Public Information Officer:
    [Alameda-East/San Mateo/San Francisco/
    Marin/Solano/Napa/Bridges]
    Phone: (510) 385-7069
  • Alejandro Lopez
    Public Information Officer:
    [Contra Costa & Bay Bridge]
    Phone: (510) 385-6856
  • Chiconda Davis
    Public Information Officer:
    [Alameda West]
    Phone: (510) 715-7906
  • Victor Gauthier
    Public Information Officer:
    [Santa Clara]
    Phone: (510) 290-5116
  • Marcus Wagner
    Public Information Officer:
    [Alameda-East]
    Phone: (510) 622-8758
  • Jeff Weiss
    Public Information Officer:
    [San Mateo]
    Phone: (510) 715-8770
  • Janis Mara
    Public Information Officer:
    [Solano/Napa]
    Phone: (510) 715-9291
  • Vacant
    Public Information Officer:
    [San Francisco]
  • Lori Clanton
    Customer Service Liaison [Santa Clara]
    Phone: (510) 286-1436
  • Dennis Federinko
    Customer Service Liaison [All counties, except Santa Clara]
    Phone: (510) 286-6438
  • Michael McGrath
    Customer Service Liaison [All counties, except Santa Clara]
    Phone: (510) 286-1437
  • Cheryl Chambers
    DDD External Affairs

Caltrans District 5 - San Luis Obispo

District 5 is made up of Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz Counties.

General Information:

Phone:

  • Monterey Peninsula area:
    (831) 372-0862
  • Salinas area:
    (831) 753-0187
  • San Luis Obispo area:
    (805) 549-3111
  • Santa Barbara area:
    (805) 568-0858
  • Santa Cruz area:
    (831) 423-0396

Email:
Public Information Officer

Physical/Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 5
50 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5415

District 5 Website

  • Colin Jones
    Chief Public Information Officer
    Phone: (805) 549-3189
  • Susana Cruz
    Public Information Officer
    [Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz]
    Phone: (805) 549-3138
  • Jim Shivers
    Public Information Officer
    [Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo]
    Phone: (805) 549-3237
  • Heidi Ruiz
    Public Information Officer
    AV/Newsletters/Outreach
    Phone: (805) 549-3318
  • Autumn Woolworth
    Webmaster/California Public Records Act
    Phone: (805) 549-3461
  • Julia Bolger
    DDD-A
    Phone: (805) 549-1388
  • Nancy Cross
    Maintenance Customer Service Liaison
    Phone: (805) 542-4741

Caltrans District 6 - Fresno

District serves Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, and Tulare Counties.

General Information:

Phone:

  • Madera/Kings Counties:
    (559) 488-4067
  • Fresno County:
    (559) 444-2518
  • Kern/Tulare Counties:
    (559) 444-2409

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 6
1352 W. Olive Avenue
Fresno, CA 93728

Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 6
1352 W. Olive Avenue
P. O. Box 12616
Fresno, CA 93778-2616

District 6 Fresno Offices Map:

District 6 Website

  • Tami Cox
    Chief Public Information Officer
    Phone: (559) 488-4082
  • Christian Lukens
    Public Information Officer
    [Kern/Tulare]
    Phone: (559) 444-2409
  • Elizabeth Yelton
    Public Information Officer
    [Madera/Kings]
    Phone: (559) 488-4067
  • Larry Johnson
    Public Information Officer, Customer Service Liaison
    [Madera]
    Phone: (559) 444-2518
  • Lori Guinan
    DDDA
    Phone: (559) 488-4060

Caltrans District 7 - Los Angeles

Serving Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

General Information:

Phone: (213) 897-3656
Fax: (213) 897-3836

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 7
100 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

District 7 Fact Sheet

Caltrans District 8 - San Bernardino

Caltrans District 8 covers Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in Southern California, which includes 49 incorporated cities.

General Information:

Phone: (909) 383-4631
Fax: (909) 383-1009

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 8
464 W. 4th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 8
464 W. 4th Street
Attn: Public Affairs
San Bernardino, CA 92401

District 8 Website

  • Terri Kasinga
    Chief, Public and Media Affairs
    Phone: (909) 383-4646
  • Mario Maala
    Multi Media Audio/Visual
    Phone: (909) 383-4553
  • Joy M. Schneider
    Public Information Officer
    Phone: (909) 383-6291
  • Emily Leinen
    Public Information Officer
    Phone: (909) 383-1910
  • Shane Massoud
    Maintenance Public Information Officer
    Phone: (909) 383-4416
  • Kimberly Cherry
    Public Information Officer
    Phone: (909) 383-6290
  • Ron Akers
    Public Affairs and Map Files
    Phone: (909) 383-6799 or (909) 383-4828
  • Philip Havins
    Public Information Officer
    Phone: (909) 383-6799
  • David Knudsen
    External Affairs Manager
    Phone: (909) 383-4657
  • Tammy Roberts Acting DDDA
    Phone: (909) 653-3657

Caltrans District 9 - Bishop

Caltrans District 9 encompasses the central-east portion of the State with its headquarters in Bishop. The District is responsible for all of the State Highway Systems in Inyo, Mono and eastern Kern Counties.

General Information:

Phone: (760) 872-0601
FAX: (760) 872-0678

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 9
500 S. Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514

District 9 Website

Caltrans District 10 - Stockton

Covering Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties.

General Information:

Phone: (209) 948-7543
Public Information Office:
(209) 948-7977
Fax: (209) 948-3895
Email: District 10 PIO

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 10
1976 East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Stockton, CA 95205

District 10 Website

  • Greg Lawson
    Acting Chief Public Information Officer
    Phone: (209) 942-6062
  • Warren Alford
    Public Information Officer
    California Public Records Act
    [Amador/Alpine/Calaveras]
    Phone: (209) 948-3849
  • Skip Allum
    Public Information Officer
    [San Joaquin]
    Phone: (209) 948-7176
  • Rick Estrada
    Public Information Officer
    [Stanislaus/Tuolumne]
    Phone: (209) 941-6562
  • Vacant
    Public Information Officer
    [MER/MPA]
  • Gary Ellenbolt
    Customer Service Liaison
    Phone: (209) 948-7977
  • Athena Cline
    DDDA
    Phone: (209) 948-7896

Caltrans District 11 - San Diego

Serving San Diego and Imperial Counties.

General Information:

Phone: (619) 688-6699
Fax: (619) 688-2508
Email: District 11 Public Information

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 11
4050 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110

Small Business Liaison:

Cheri Gouthier
Phone: (619) 220-7343

Jenny Cordova-Cardenas
Phone: (619) 688-3151

District 11 Website

Public and Legislative Affairs:

Report a Traffic or Maintenance Issue

Caltrans District 12 - Irvine

Serving Orange County.

General Information:

Phone: (657) 328-6000
Fax: (657) 328-6511

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 12
1750 East 4th Street, Suite 100
Santa Ana CA 92705

District 12 Website

Contact Us

To report maintenance and operation concerns use our Customer Service Request form.

For Media Inquiries please contact Chief PIO David Matza at (949) 279-9024.

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  • General Information
    Please call (916) 654-2852
  • Media Inquiries
    Please call (916) 657-5060
  • Public Record Requests
    Please call (916) 657-5060

Public Affairs Media Inquiries

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  • Steve Breen
    Public and Media Affairs II
    Phone: (916) 653-9157
  • Reed Parsell
    Staff Writer
    Phone: (916) 654-5820
  • Dan Defoe
    Graphic Designer
    Phone: (916) 653-3040

California Public Records Act

Photo, Video, and Equipment

  • Jim O'Brien
    Director of TV Communications, Ctr.
    Phone: (916) 654-3296
  • Tony Arias
    TV Specialist
    Phone: (916) 654-3295
  • Lee Drake
    TV Specialist
    Phone: (916) 654-4034
  • Scott Lorenzo
    Senior Photographer
    Phone: (916) 651-1261
  • John Milne
    TV Specialist
    Phone: (916) 653-2027

Media Relations

  • Lindsey Hart
    Media Relations
    Phone: (916) 873-0566
  • Chantel Vernon
    HQ-Special Assignment
    Phone: (916) 603-3930
  • Angela Daprato
    Public and Media Affairs
    Phone: (916) 654-3442
  • Angela Tillotson
    Reasearch Writer/Awards Coordinator
    Phone: (916) 654-5374
  • Loren Magana
    CSO/Social Media
    Phone: (916) 654-2936
  • Alisa Becerra
    Public and Media Affairs
    Phone: (916) 654-3633
  • Kyle Simerly
    Public and Media Affairs
    Phone: (916) 654-5485
  • Jeff Burdick
    Speech Writer/Public and Media Affairs
    Phone: (916) 653-5451
  • Media line: (916) 657-5060