Conserving Electricity This Summer

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Since May, various people have expressed concern that the power grid won’t be able to provide enough electricity to meet everyone’s needs. According to a May 6, 2022 article that was posted by CBS Sacramento, the California Independent System Operator (Cal ISO) was already seriously concerned about whether supply would meet demand. At the time, […]

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Drunk Driving in California Over the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is one of those holidays when everyone likes to cut loose and really relax. Most of us get to enjoy a long weekend which means we tend to drink a little more than we normally would. The fact that many of us are hanging out with a large group of our […]

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Selling Fireworks to a Minor in California

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California lawmakers aren’t thrilled about fireworks and have created laws to restrict their use. The reason such tight fireworks laws exist in California stems from a few underlying concerns that include: Worry about wildfires Safety concerns Trying to keep noises down out of respect to those who can’t handle flashing lights and a great deal […]

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Getting Caught with Counterfeit Items in California

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Getting caught in possession of a counterfeit item in California isn’t a laughing matter. The counterfeit item is considered forgery and can be the reason you spend some time in jail. California lawmakers understand just how much trouble counterfeit items are to the state’s economy. The more counterfeit items there are in circulation, the more […]

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Music Piracy and The Consequences of Digital Piracy

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The cost of living is rising at the speed of light, which has most of us looking at ways we can reduce our discretionary spending. For many of us, that means reducing what we spend on music. The problem is that while not spending money on CDs and music downloads keeps some cash in our […]

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5 Things You Can Do to Save Gas While Driving

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Gas prices have hit historical highs and it doesn’t seem like we’re going to get much relief this summer. While there isn’t anything you can do that will lower the cost per gallon, you can alter your driving habits so that you get the maximum amount of mileage from each gallon you put into your […]

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Can I Sue My Neighbor for Harassment in California?

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In a perfect world, you have great neighbors who you not only like and respect but who are also willing to step up and lend a hand whenever needed. The problem is that we don’t live in a perfect world. While some of us are blessed with fantastic neighbors, others have neighbors who seem determined […]

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Detecting Early Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

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The longer, warmer days inspire all of us to spend more time outdoors. The problem is that the California summer heat quickly climbs. The hotter it gets, the greater the risk of heatstroke. The problem many people discover is that while there are warning signs that they’re starting to overheat, most either ignore these signs […]

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What is Defamation of Character?

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One of the great things about living in the United States is that we have freedom of speech. That allows us to freely speak our minds without having to worry about facing legal consequences. What some people don’t realize is that while we do enjoy the freedom of speech, the right to speak freely doesn’t […]

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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in California?

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No one likes DUI checkpoints. Not only do they make many of us nervous, even when we haven’t been drinking. There’s just something about getting caught in a checkpoint and seeing a police officer walking towards us that tends to activate a guilt complex, they also drastically extend the length of time it takes you […]

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