Road Trip 101

Road Trip 101

Summer is for lazy pool days, family vacations, and road trips! If you’re like the 80% of Americans who ventured out on a road trip in 2017 then you know that road trips can be a lot of fun. However, they can also be a little nerve-wracking if you’ve never taken one before. That’s why we’re here to give you a few “rules of the road” for your summer trips. Read below for a list of our top 5 tips for road trips.

Have a “check-up” completed – It sounds unnecessary but we can’t express how important it is to take your car to a trusted mechanic and have them complete a total body inspection of your car. They will inspect all the hoses, tires, brakes, windshield wipers, and top off your fluids...

The New California Law No One Saw Coming

The New California Law No One Saw Coming

Perhaps one of the more disheartening aspects of law-making is how some laws come into effect. With very little recognition, a new law was recently signed into effect that can, and likely will, change the effectiveness of law enforcement. Assembly Bill 1810 was recently signed into law as a part of California’s new budget. However, this law has very little to do with budgeting.

AB 1810 is supposed to be a health bill, but has more prominence in the law enforcement sector. Under this new law, just about anyone accused a crime, regardless of how serious, could claim a mental health issue and ask to be placed on a two year diversion plan...

Illegal Fireworks within California

Illegal Fireworks within California

The Furth of July is coming up, and it’s an exciting time to let your American spirit fly. It feels like just yesterday we were talking about Valentine’s Day and recommending great date ideals. Now we’re here gearing up to get as patriotic a possible. What better way to enjoy being an American than by dressing up in the flag and setting off fireworks.

Fireworks are exciting, but can be dangerous. Here in California, certain fireworks are banned for the public’s safety. The list of banned fireworks is long, but it’s all in the public’s best interest. California is a very populated state, as well as one of the driest. Fireworks going wrong can result in a large fire, and deaths. Rules regarding where you can set fireworks off vary from city to city...

Oh Happy Spring: Go Enjoy California!

Oh Happy Spring: Go Enjoy California!

Spring is here, and warmer weather is around the corner for us Californians. Right now we are able to bask in the sun, smell the flowers, and wear shorts. Meanwhile the rest of the nation is suffering from post-winter weather. Luckily for us, we live in California and are past that kind of weather. We live in a state that loves good vibes and great views. There’s so much culture and energy.

If you ever need a good pick me up, there are plenty places that you can check out. For starters, California has miles of coastlines waiting to be enjoyed. There are plenty of look out spots all around California that you can drive or hike to. If the coast isn’t you favorite view, don’t worry, California has several different landscapes to choose from...

Do You Have a Nightly Routine to Keep Stuff Safe? You Should

Do You Have a Nightly Routine to Keep Stuff Safe? You Should

Nobody ever wants to have to deal with their stuff being stolen or broken. After all, everyone really likes their stuff, and wants to protect it as best as they can. However, some people don’t actually do a whole lot to keep their stuff safe from thieves and crooks. Most people feel safe at home, which is a very good thing. Unfortunately, this can lead to people being careless with their valuables.

Many people will often fall into a false sense of security at home. They feel so secure at home, they begin to think that nothing bad will ever happen there. This is not the case. Homes, and vehicles, are broken into all of the time. These kinds of things happen even more frequently at night, once everyone is asleep.

One particular practice of thieves is referred to as “car-hopping...

K9 Heroes in California: Super Dogs

K9 Heroes in California: Super Dogs

Man’s best friend, is a cute loveable puppy. Dogs are symbolic of love, friendship, and commitment for many of us. They harbor a never-ending love for us and we don’t deserve it half the time. Their undeniable love and commitment to us makes dogs so lovable and perfect for every family. Every dog is special, but here in California there are extra special K9s. For those unaware, K9s are common name for trained police dogs. The term comes from the similarity between the pronunciation of canine and K9.

Bodie is a German Sheppard who has worked for the Sacramento Police Department. You might not recognize his name, but you’ve probably seen Bodie’s work. In 2012, a video of this pup’s take down of a criminal went viral...

Scams Targeting Concerned Grandparents

Scams Targeting Concerned Grandparents

Unfortunately for every single good person out there, thousands of horrible people lie in wait to take advantage of someone. A popular scam that is going around lately targets the grandparents of people who spend a lot of time on social media sites. These scammers will use the information of the people they find on Social media sites to pretend to be that person.

Once the scammer has gathered enough information, they will contact the grandparent and tell him or her that they were arrested and need bail money. They will ask that the grandparent not mention this problem to anyone else in the family, for fear of being embarrassed. If the grandparents give the caller money, the scammer will disappear with money, never to be seen again.

Luckily, this scam can be avoided by following these two ...