Bill Looks to Prevent Insurance Companies from Dropping Customers After Wildfires
A new bill in Sacramento would protect homeowners from losing their insurance due to fire risk.
Reporter: Sukey Lewis
We still don't know what caused the deadly October fires that broke out in wine country north of San Francisco, but new information released this week shows that state investigators seized damaged power equipment near the suspected start points of several of the fires.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos
Hotel Workers Could Get 'Panic Buttons' with New Bill
Hotel workers in California may get added protection against sexual harassment by hotel guests.
California Legislature Reevaluating How it Handles Sexual Harassment Claims
The Sacramento non-profit WEAVE provides crisis intervention for domestic violence and sexual assault. Now they’re working with the state Senate to provide counseling to sexual harassment victims.
Guest: Beth Hasset
The Trump administration wants to open up oil drilling off the California coast. They’re proposing to offer new oil leases for the first time in 30 years, something California’s elected officials strongly oppose. We find out whether new drilling is likely.
Reporter: Lauren Sommer
California Marijuana Business Owners React to End of Cole Memo Pot Policy
Reaction was swift yesterday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' guidance rescinding most Obama-era memos that paved the way for legalized medical marijuana. Top California politicians condemned the move. But the reaction from those most affected, some of the state's prominent cannabis retailers, was more of a shrug.
Reporter: Julia Scott
The author of the Cole memo tells The California Report that letting U.S. Attorneys use their discretion could mean that two marijuana suppliers, operating in the exact same manner in the exact same state, could face two radically different legal fates. Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole spoke to us yesterday, and he explained that the memo bearing his name was written to bring clarity to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Guest: James Cole