Proposal Would Allow Some Medical Cannabis Use In California K-12 SchoolsSenate Bill 1127, by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would not permit smoking or “vaping” cannabis products at school, however.
Lawmakers Look at PG&E Test Equipment as Possible Cause of Wine Country FiresPG&E sent a letter to state senator Jerry Hill saying that PG&E test devices, known as reclosers, could easily start fires if they’re not deactivated. Only three were disabled before the North Bay wildfires broke out.
Peninsula Lawmaker Presses To Fire Top State Regulator Over PG&E E-MailsState Senator Jerry Hill said Thursday he would ask the Legislature to remove Michael Peevey from the California Public Utilities Commission because the regulatory agency has been too lax in its oversight of Pacific Gas and Electric.
Bay Area Legislator Proposes Changing Standards For ‘Made In The USA’ LabelState senator Jerry Hill has proposed a bill that would ease those standards.
California Debates Enhancing Parental Rights For Sperm DonorsThe rights of California sperm donors were put into law 20 years ago. Now a Bay Area state legislator is involved in revising those rules with a new bill to be presented in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Limo Fire Mourners Asked Not To Place Memorials On San Mateo BridgeThe California Highway Patrol is asking those who want to honor the five women who were killed in a limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last Saturday to refrain from putting memorial items on the bridge.
Limousine Fire Prompts Questions About Safety RegulationsWhile the cause of Saturday night’s fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge remains under investigation, questions are now being raised over how the limo industry is regulated.
Bill Ties Caltrain Modernization To High-Speed Rail ConstructionA proposal unveiled by State Senator Jerry Hill on Friday would tie together the future of Caltrain and high-speed rail in the state.
PG&E Customers To Foot $299 Million In Pipeline Safety CostsPacific Gas and Electric Co. rates are set to increase by $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.