KQED News:Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to develop a statewide earthquake early warning system in California, after devoting $10 million to the program in the state budget he signed this year.
NBC Bay Area: Drunk driving offenders in California will be required to install an ignition interlock on their vehicles that connects to a breathalyzer under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday.
Mercury News: California lawmakers say they will push for extensive reforms — including a possible amendment to the state Constitution — after efforts to revamp the troubled agency failed in the recently concluded legislative session.
East Bay Times: Restoring public trust in the California Public Utilities Commission should have been Michael Picker’s primary mission when he was appointed president by Gov. Jerry Brown nearly two years ago.
Northern California Record: Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 814 into law to crack down on excessive water use during droughts. The law, effective Jan. 1, 2017, penalizes the state's biggest water wasters and could result in public disclosure of their names.