The State Water Resources Control Board is set to vote Tuesday on tough new rules that would allow any public employee empowered to enforce laws to write tickets for wasting water.
The new rules would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located and would also force them to grow their own marijuana.
The proposed ordinance would place strict restrictions on how medical marijuana dispensaries can operate in San Jose.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said the city can require handgun owners to secure weapons in lockers, keep them on their bodies or apply trigger locks to the guns when stored at home. The three-judge panel also upheld the city’s sales ban on ammunition that expands on impact and is often referred to as hollow point bullets.
The San Jose City Council will once again take up the thorny issue of regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday evening, including an ordinance that could severely limit where the cannabis clubs can operate.
The controversial Gold Club is set to open next week.
The measure is intended to restrict dispensaries that federal prosecutors say had grown out of control in California, where voters first supported legalizing cannabis to treat illness in 1996.
Two pieces of legislation addressing smoking in San Francisco will come before the city’s Board of Supervisors at its first regular meeting of the new year Tuesday.
While the seemingly ubiquitous food trucks in San Francisco continue to cook up success, the City’s regulations governing them have not kept up. That’s why Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing legislation that will allow the trucks to operate closer to schools, limit their proximity to restaurants and cite violators.
The buses are used by tech companies in Silicon Valley to shuttle employees from San Francisco.