San Francisco: $2.5 million bail set for Mountain View man suspected of ramming officer with BMW

A 25-year-old Mountain View man who was arrested after reportedly hitting a San Francisco police officer with a BMW in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood on Monday remains in custody Thursday, with bail set at $2.5 million.  
Senate Bill 178, authored by Sens. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, and Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, was among a raft of bills Gov. Jerry Brown acted on Thursday -- including his veto of a law to help thousands of students stranded by the collapse of Corinthian Colleges -- as Sunday's midnight deadline approaches.  
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed 23 new environmental bills into law, banning tiny plastic beads in cosmetics that scientists say are polluting the ocean and San Francisco Bay, toughening oil pipeline laws and requiring the state's massive pension funds to sell off their coal stocks.  
Embattled insurer Blue Shield of California won state approval for its $1.2-billion acquisition of a Medicaid health plan, but regulators extracted several concessions from the nonprofit company.  
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One of the strongest El Niño winters ever recorded since modern records first began in 1950 continues to grow in the Pacific Ocean, federal scientists reported Thursday.  
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John Stamos reportedly took date rape drug

The “Grandfathered” and “Full House” actor is accused on being on GHB when arrested in June, he claims he was using the drug to “lean out body mass.”