Padilla Promotes Plan for Earlier Primaries

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla promotes a plan for earlier primaries yesterday at Cal Poly. Senate Bill 568 would move California’s presidential primary to the third Tuesday in March. State Senator Ricardo Lara of Bell Gardens introduced the legislation in February.. Padilla told students at Cal Poly yesterday, “California should be third (behind Iowa…

Firefighters Contain Spill off HWY 101

A truck spilled 5-10 gallons of hydraulic fluid into San Luis Creek yesterday afternoon. Firefighters used a boom and pads to contain the spill. It occurred off Highway 101 between Santa Rosa and California Boulevard. Cal Trans Jim Shivers says the fluid came from a cement truck that malfunctioned.