In the News

February 12, 2013

Everything South City: Four hundred handmade valentines created by South San Francisco seniors are on their way to members of the California Air National Guard 129th Rescue Wing who were recently deployed to Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. State Senator Jerry Hill joined seniors at South San Francisco’s Magnolia Center to complete their annual valentine crafts project and present their handiwork to members of the Rescue Wing.

February 01, 2013

San Bruno Patch - For his fifth consecutive year, Hill plans to join a group of South San Francisco seniors to create nearly 400 heartfelt Valentine cards, which will be sent to recently deployed California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing, based at Moffett Federal Airfield.

January 30, 2013

Mountain View Patch: Approximately 200 service members will assist with airlifts and rescue missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Senator Jerry Hill joins South San Francisco seniors to send troops handmade Valentine's Day cards.

January 25, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle: Mountain lions that wander into backyards or other human- populated areas would get a reprieve from state game wardens under a bill introduced Friday by a Peninsula state senator.

January 25, 2013

Daily Journal: Gov. Jerry Brown announced that “California is back” in his State of the State address yesterday morning and local lawmakers serving in Sacramento agree, although they cautioned the state must stay true to Brown’s call of exercising fiscal restraint.

January 24, 2013

CBS SF Bay Area: Less than two months after state game wardens fatally shot two mountain lion cubs in Half Moon Bay, environmentalists, politicians and the public are pushing for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to develop new standards for handling cougars that come into contact with humans.

January 24, 2013

Foster City Patch, San Mateo Patch and Half Moon Bay Patch: Following the fatal shooting of two mountain lion cubs in a Half Moon Bay neighborhood last year, Sen. Jerry Hill plans to introduce legislation that would urge state officials to use nonlethal options when responding to similar incidents.

January 24, 2013

Half Moon Bay Review: State Sen. Jerry Hill intends to put forward legislation ordering state wardens to avoid using lethal force on mountain lions, almost two months after a pair of cubs were shot and killed in Half Moon Bay. Hill’s office announced the new legislation in the press release sent out Thursday afternoon.

January 14, 2013

CBS Sacramento: CBS13 recently reported that more stores are tracking returns in an attempt to weed out fraud, which the industry claims is a $17 billion problem annually. But the practice raises question about the data being collected and how it is used.

January 13, 2013

CBS 5: State Senator Jerry Hill discusses the governor's proposed balance budget in a televised interview with Anne Makovec and Phil Matier.