Gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom and incumbent House representative Anna G. Eshoo, both Democrats, swept their respective California state races on Tuesday.
World leaders convened Thursday and Friday at the Hoover Institution for the inaugural Global Energy Forum to discuss the future of energy worldwide as the field continues to undergo major changes.
The new laws approved by Gov. Brown guarantee stricter sentences in future cases similar to Turner’s: AB 701 expands the legal definition of rape to include forcible penetration by “foreign objects” (Turner penetrated the woman with a finger), while AB 2888 requires prison time for sexual assault of an unconscious or intoxicated victim.
Governor Edmund Brown issued a historic mandate last week that the California State Water Resources Control Board pass measures to reduce the amount of water used across the state by 25 percent.
It’s time for Stanford to wake up and smell the wild roses and lupen, and get rid of our obsession with green lawns. We urge the university to start xeriscaping campus with drought tolerant native plants, especially at new green spaces on campus like the one to replace Meyer Library. We can keep Stanford a gorgeous campus, preserve vital local ecosystems, and save campus resources during this severe California drought.
In response to the extreme drought in California, Stanford has implemented an array of water-saving devices and programs throughout campus, including restricting irrigation and offering the Stanford community devices to monitor water usage.
Last weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 551, which was initiated by the research of two Stanford Law School (SLS) graduates, Nicholas Reed ‘02 JD ‘12 and Juan Carlos Cancino ‘02 JD ‘08.
California Governor Jerry Brown announced a proposal last week for a balanced 2013-14 state budget, directing more funding into education.