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Summer is finally here. For many of us, that means long, lazy weekends and evenings at our favorite beaches. We can’t get enough sun, sand and surf. The big question is, can you bring a cooler full of beer to your favorite California beach? The answer...

For many of us, the long days of summer means a chance to take long and scenic road trips. We use the time to drive to beaches, visit out-of-the-way hiking trails and drive to distant relative's homes for long weekends. We love the sun and...

Camping is a great way to enjoy both the fantastic summer weather and breathtaking beauty California has to offer. The great thing about camping is that it’s also affordable and usually something you can do at the spur of the moment. The key to getting...

There has been a surge in the number of Asian hate crimes during the past few months. Georgia has been hit particularly hard by these crimes, as have other states. California hasn’t been able to escape this particular brand of crime. Just a few days ago...

It often seems like as soon as you figure out California’s COVID-19 laws, they change. Some of the changes make sense and are either easy to follow or they don’t pertain to you. Others are just complicated. The Easy-to-Follow New COVID-19 Laws In California Below are...

Summer is finally here which means long days and lots of freedom for your kids. While you want your kids to have a great time and make lots of good memories this summer, you also want them to stay safe. The good news is that it’s...

Every parent has been there. They need to quickly run into town for something such as a gallon of milk, an emergency dental appointment, or to pick up something from work. You don’t want to bring your child with you, but you’re not sure if...

When you look at one of the sites that cover news in a major California city, you’ll likely see at least one leading story that is connected to a hate crime. Most of the articles talk about someone who was injured because of a hate...

Resisting arrest is usually an additional charge individuals discover they have to deal with after they’ve been arrested. What Is Resisting Arrest? The easiest way to think of resisting arrest is to consider it a catchall phrase/charge police use to describe basically any situation where a suspect...

The advantage of having a year-long contract for a rental property is that you know that you’ll be collecting rent for the space for at least a year, something that isn’t guaranteed when you rent the unit on a month-to-month system. The biggest advantage to...

Most of us know that grand juries and trial juries aren’t the same thing, but many of us don’t know exactly what the difference between the two is. The California legal system is set up in such a way that the grand jury is supposed to...

Everyone’s excitement about having pets back in the White House has dimmed considerably following reports that President Biden’s rescue dog, Major, allegedly bit someone. The immediate reaction to the incident was to relocate both presidential dogs. Dog bites are the biggest fear many dog owners have....

Fireworks are a fun and memorable way to celebrate the Fourth of July, but they can also be dangerous and in some cases have even been deadly. If you plan on setting off your own fireworks this Fourth of July, you owe it to yourself...