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June 20, 2017

Celebrity Net Worth: For five years now, billionaire Indian-American entrepreneur Vinod Khosla has been embroiled in a legal battle over Half Moon Bay, California's Martins Beach. Khosla bought Martins Beach for $32.8 million in 2008. The beach's previous owners had always allowed the public to access the beach. For the first two years, Khosla played along and allowed access to the beach. Then he restricted access...

June 20, 2017

East Bay Times: Patients deserve to know when their doctors are on probation, one misstep away from losing their licenses to practice medicine. Credit the state Senate with finally pushing for transparency. Even the California Medical Board, the regulatory agency led by doctors, has begun to recognize this is a legitimate issue.

June 19, 2017

Sacramento Bee: A bill from state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would allow the State Lands Commission to direct $1 million into a new fund set up solely for the Martins Beach land acquisition, and possibly use eminent domain to take control of 6.4 acres sought to guarantee public access.

June 16, 2017

ABC 10: In January, the Dental Board of California released a final report on a pediatric anesthesia study, at the request of Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) and as a requirement of Caleb's Law.

June 16, 2017

Mercury News: Hooray for Jerry Hill, the Democratic state senator from San Mateo, who continues to hold moneyed-interests, such as PG&E and Vinod Kholsa, amongst others, accountable and their feet to the fire when they try and walk over the public’s best interests.

June 15, 2017

The Almanac: The public is invited to grab a coffee and have a talk with California Sen. Jerry Hill on Saturday, June 17, at the Woodside Bakery & Cafe in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center, 325 Sharon Road in Menlo Park.

June 15, 2017

Mercury News: When a police or sheriff’s department wants to buy new technology — maybe a drone, or a facial recognition device — that can spy on people, shouldn’t it have a public policy in place for how the latest gadget will be used and how to protect the collected personal data from misuse? We think it should. Santa Clara County has a sensible law requiring this, thanks to the persistence of Supervisor Joe Simitian. But as State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, tries to pass a state law modeled on the county’s, the blowback has been more like a jet engine than a drone’s buzz.

June 15, 2017

Orange County Register: State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, introduced Senate Bill 273 several months ago proposing that California declare 18 as the minimum marriage age. Since 18 coincides with legal adulthood, it made sense. But some disagreed...

 

June 14, 2017

Los Altos Town Crier: Walter and Marie Singer Award recipients Liz and Paul Nyberg accept congratulations and plaques from Los Altos Mayor Mary Prochnow, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, Los Altos Hills Mayor Gary Waldeck and State Sen. Jerry Hill.

June 12, 2017

Mercury News: State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, saw his bill to create a pot of money that could be used to buy a 6.4-acre swath of land — by force if necessary — across tech titan Vinod Khosla’s coastside property pass through the senate on a May 31 partisan vote.