PG&E offered the money as a settlement, but refused to admit that it failed to maintain a safe gas system.
Google has submitted a proposal aimed at avoiding a showdown with European regulators threatening to crack down on the some of the Internet search leader’s business practices.
After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.
City leaders in Berkeley are considering Tuesday night whether to put a measure before voters this November that bans sitting on public sidewalks, a plan backed by the city’s mayor.
Berkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city’s commercial sidewalks.
First-term Democratic lawmaker Luis Alejo of Watsonville surprised his girlfriend during Monday’s floor session when he took the microphone and proposed as his Assembly colleagues looked on.
The Board of Regents rejected a proposed fee hike that could have raised basic tuition for California residents to more than $22,000 by the 2015-16 academic year.
It was Johnson who in January 2007 helped Boise State stun 10th-ranked Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl and then proposed to his cheerleader girlfriend on national television.
San Jose residents were invited to a community meeting Wednesday to weigh in on the mayor’s proposal to sell the Rancho Del Pueblo golf course.
Gov. Jerry Brown has released a revised state budget that calls for a 5 percent increase in spending over the plan he released in January but said a renewal of expiring tax increases is still needed.