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The increasingly rising cost of renting an apartment in California has created an unusual trend. Instead of spending more than half their paycheck on rent each month, some people have taken to living in their cars. This is particularly common in the summer when 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...

Blackmail is commonly used as a plot device in movies, books, etc. It helps add tension, create red herrings and build suspense. Unfortunately, blackmail also commonly happens in real life and when it does, it’s far less fun. In the real world, there can be...

It’s that time of year when we are constantly getting bombarded by messages reminding us to not leave kids and pets in hot cars. If you’re one of those people who roll their eyes and question how anyone could forget their child in a hot...

When most of us think about theft and money, we think about pickpockets, muggers, credit card scams and bank robbers. Few of us think about employers, mostly because that’s who is supposed to be giving us the money we live on. Yet, studies indicate that...

In the past two decades, the word terrorism has become a working part of our daily vocabulary. The number of days when a leading news source doesn’t mention at least some form of terrorism at least once is few and far between. There’s a reason terrorism...

Social media is extremely important to many of us. We use it to develop careers, stay in touch with friends and family, learn new hobbies and make life altering connections. As much as we love social media, there are times when we find ourselves wondering...

Finally! It’s graduation season. For many students and parents, this is a day they’ve been waiting for their entire lives. They’re finally putting high school behind themselves once and for all and allowing themselves to focus on the future. If you’re a graduating senior or someone...

Did you know that the first time the topic of convicted felons profiting from their crimes was seriously explored was when the serial killer, David Berkowitz, who is better known as the Son of Sam, wrote a book while he was in prison? Berkowitz titled...

Police commandeering someone’s vehicle is something that happens all the time in action movies and police procedurals, but what about in the real world. Are police really allowed to commandeer your car the way they do in movies? The simple answer is yes. The police are...

Prescription drug fraud doesn’t get nearly as much publicity as it did several years ago when the country was in the middle of the opioid crisis. Just because there aren’t as many news stories covering prescription drug fraud doesn’t mean that the fraud has completely...

The last thing you want is to make a big deal out of the fact you’ve been arrested. Ideally, you’d like to get through the entire process without anyone, including your family, friends, employers, and co-workers learning anything about it. While we can’t promise that no...

Taxes and the possibility of a simple mistake on our tax form leading to an arrest for tax evasion is the worst nightmare for many of us. That’s why we spend so many hours going over our tax returns with a fine-toothed comb, looking for...

Gun violence is an increasing concern throughout the United States. California isn’t an exception. In 2019, guns were connected to 2,945 deaths in California. About 1,600 of these deaths were ruled suicides while the remainder were connected to gun violence. In 2020, the number of...