Tips to Avoid Traveling Mayhem

Tips to Avoid Traveling Mayhem

There are many families out there that travel during the holiday season. This way, they will be able to spend some time with the people they care about the most. The problem is, that a lot of families do this, which can lead to many headaches and hassles to overcome. Roads can become parking lots, and airports are filled to the brim with travelers looking to fly to their destination.

To help avoid any nightmare travel situations when it comes to flying, here are a few tips to help you out.

Choose the right dates. When it comes to flying, choosing the right dates can be very important. Choosing the same day as everyone else can lead to a lot of headaches dealing with crowds. Everybody wants to get the longest weekend possible while not missing too many days of work...

Scary Legends of California: Bodie the Ghost Town

Scary Legends of California: Bodie the Ghost Town

In northern California along the Nevada border, by Yosemite National Park, is an old abandoned mining town known as Bodie. It is now a State Historic Park. The town was built around the Bunker Hill Mine 1861. The town was named after the miner William S. Bodey who discovered gold in the area in 1859, but unfortunately died the winter after his discovery.

For a long while, Bodie was a seedy mining town filled with all kinds of illicit businesses. The town faced many hardships, including harsh winters and numerous fires. Despite all of that, the town did have a population of nearly 10,000 around 1879. Eventually, the gold mine stopped producing ore, and the citizens began to leave the area.

In 1932, a young boy, only 2 ½, accidently started a fire while play with matches that proceeded to...

Don’t Disturb the Peace

Don’t Disturb the Peace

In the state of California, disturbing the peace is illegal. A person charged with disturbing the peace can be fined, or even arrested. This means you should never let your anger get the better of you while out in a public setting. Starting a fight or argument with a stranger could lead to getting into trouble with the law.

In California, a person can violate the disturbing the peace law by doing the following:

• Fighting with someone in a public place.
• Creating loud noises with the intent to disturb someone.
• Instigating a fight with offensive words.

Any kind of behavior that fits into one of these 3 categories is considered disturbing the peace, and can lead to police involvement.

Disturbing the peace is typically considered a misdemeanor offense, though it can be charged as only...

Responsibilities of Being a Parent

Being a parent takes an incredible amount of responsibility, including legal responsibility. Until a child turns 18 and becomes a legal adult, their parents are responsible for them in many ways. This includes needing to pay for consequences should their child get into trouble, cause problems, and/or get arrested. The parents can hold their children accountable at home, but the justice system will hold the parents accountable too.

If a child damages other property, such as graffiti’s a wall, breaks a window, or runs a car into another, the parents will have to cover the financial responsibilities of paying for the damages. The money goes towards the victim or person who owns the damaged property...