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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Currently, there are no medical exemptions for the so-called Public Safety Power Shutoffs.

It’s something that state legislators are hoping to change.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

East Bay State Senator Steve Glazer wants to keep cell towers powered up when PG&E shuts off the power.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Sen. Steve Glazer today proposed new legislation that would help Californians deal with some of the worst effects of power outages until PG&E and other utilities can ensure that they can keep the lights on during dangerous high-wind conditions.

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

PG&E has announced that they will be conducting a Public Safety Power Shutdown (PSPS) in Alameda and Contra Costa counties on Wednesday morning in response to weather conditions that are forecast for the East Bay from Wednesday 4:00 a.m. to Thursday 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Inmate & Crime Victim Spoke About Experience via Live Video Feed

SACRAMENTO – A ground-breaking Restorative Justice program will be created as part of the new California state budget, giving victims a chance to heal by engaging with perpetrators of crimes.

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
More than a third of BART employees called in sick on Christmas Eve, costing BART 406 hours of overtime

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) --

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The California Senate passed a bill last week to allow BART to develop housing on station parking lots it owns throughout the Bay Area. Supporters of AB 2923 say it could generate up to 20,000 residential units and alleviate commuter traffic.

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Backers of a statewide system will be looking to Gavin Newsom for action should he be elected governor in November

California needs a statewide system that tracks student performance from pre-school to college and beyond, several experts and lawmakers said at a state Senate hearing on Tuesday.

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Sen. Glazer: census is important to understand the depth of homelessness

Monday, January 29, 2018
Sen. Glazer helps out with gathering census

The annual homeless count in Contra Costa County has begun. Workers and volunteers traipsed through brush and visited transients on the streets, encampments and at shelters to get an accurate tally of how many people may be in need of resources.