A 17-year-old Petaluma driver, suspected of being high on marijuana, crashed head-on into another car on Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma police said Monday.
The girl was driving with a passenger at 6:40 p.m. Saturday near East Washington Street when the crash occurred, Lt. Tim Lyons said.
The girl was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana.
She and her passenger suffered minor injuries and were taken to Petaluma Valley Hospital. People in the other car weren't injured.
Changes under Judy Sakaki
Key actions were taken by SSU President Judy Sakaki during her first five months:
- Pulled the plug on plans for $10 million outdoor concert pavilion at the Green Music Center.
- Declared her intention to hire more full-time faculty.
- Began beefing up SSU’s Student Affairs division by consolidating services in multiple departments under one administrative umbrella. Brought in Michael Young as interim vice president for student affairs. Young recently retired as chief of student affairs at UC Santa Barbara. Matthew Lopez-Phillips, who held the job previously, was named as his associate.
- Brought in a new team of interim cabinet members with national reputations to help her in the transition. Created a new permanent chief of staff post filled by Bill Kidder, former associate provost at UC Riverside. Announced the retirement of Larry Furukawa-Schlereth as vice president of administration and finance and co-executive director for the Green Music Center. She replaced him with Stan Nosek, retired vice chancellor for administration at UC Davis.
- Announced plans to move graduation for the first time to Weill Hall in 2017 and to split up commencement ceremonies by departments.