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Yellow Traffic Lights in California

Yellow Traffic Lights in California

On paper, it’s a simply concept. When you see a flashing yellow traffic light it means you have the right of way, but that you should stay alert and use caution while going through an intersection. A solid yellow light means that the light is about to change to red and you should plan on

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Can you Stay Open for Business Even Though the California Governor Says Otherwise

Can you Stay Open for Business Even Though the California Governor Says Otherwise

COVID-19 has done more than simply worry that we’re dying each time we cough. It has also triggered some pretty intense discussions about how much power the government has when it comes to shutting down your business. Most business owners never imagined that a day would come when the Governor would say what businesses could

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California’s Video Taping Laws

California’s Video Taping Laws

There was a time when no one worried about what would happen if they videotaped someone. Prior to cell phone cameras, it was nearly impossible for the average person to videotape someone without the person being taped knowing about it. Now that everyone has a video camera on their cell phone, many people have accidentally

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California’s Peeping Tom Laws

California’s Peeping Tom Laws

The problem with California’s “Peeping Tom” laws is that they aren’t written as clearly as they should be. There is a great deal of room for interpretation which makes the case difficult for both sides to prove. Peeping Tom laws are covered in California Penal Code Section 647(i) PC. The code states that a peeping

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Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel in California

Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel in California

We’ve all done it. Gotten behind the wheel and driven when we were tired. Most of the time rolling down the window, cranking up the radio, and indulging in a massive amount of caffeine is enough to get us safely where we need to be. The problem is that some people don’t make it to

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California’s Attitude Toward Vandalism

California’s Attitude Toward Vandalism

Vandalism is often an act of passion. Most of us are angry or hurt. We want to strike back at the person we believe treated us badly. We might choose to do this by smashing their mailbox, spray painting a crude message on the side of their house, or slashing their tires. Normally, we feel

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What is Housing Discrimination

What is Housing Discrimination

I t is incredibly difficult to find affordable housing in California. The average price of a home in California is $600,000 which is double the national average. There are several reasons for the housing crisis, including: ✦ The number of homes/apartment buildings that have been destroyed by wildfires in recent years ✦ High construction costs

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Unwritten Camping Rules to Remember

Unwritten Camping Rules to Remember

C amping is wonderful. Camping provides you with the means to connect to the earth and nature while also bonding with family and friends. The best thing about camping is all the great memories you collect during each camping trip. The next time you’re about to hit the woods for an epic camping trip, keep

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Will the Police Cite me for Not Wearing a Mask When Shopping?

Will the Police Cite me for Not Wearing a Mask When Shopping?

Covid-19 has brought about many changes. One of the newest additions to our lives is the wearing of face masks while in public. Why are Face Masks Required in California The hope is that wearing masks will slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The idea is that the masks keep the droplets contained to

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California’s Regulations Regarding Car Seats

California’s Regulations Regarding Car Seats

All parents know that infants should be contained in a car seat, however not all parents know what California’s laws are regarding car seats. Infants and Car Seats Any child that is two or under must be confined to a rear-facing car seat while they are in a vehicle. Failing to have your child properly

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