Daily Commerce
Thursday, August 11, 2022
GUEST COLUMNS

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

For years, some companies have worked hard to conceal vital safety information so that they can continue making profits.
"I hope people understand that we're doing this because our eye is focused on protection of resources and safety of the visitors," said Leonel Arguello, the park's resource manager.

Monday, July 18, 2022

The escalating dispute is increasing pressure on Gov. Gavin Newsom to outline a game plan for implementing AB 5, a law he signed in 2019 requiring companies to reclassify many of their independent contractors as employees and grant them the requisite benefits.
The California Urban Water Agencies, an association of 11 of California's largest urban water suppliers, know what it takes to preserve this precious resource.
In California and nationally, the most cited reason for people being uninsured or underinsured is cost.
Over two years into the coronavirus pandemic, we're all exhausted by the threat of infectious diseases. But let's be clear: Monkeypox is unlikely to become the next COVID-19.

Friday, July 15, 2022

At a certain stage in life, the tax code requires that you begin withdrawing at least a minimum amount from your IRA on an annual basis.
Gov. Gavin Newsom needs to step in before the plan is finalized next month and tell the board to strengthen the rule, speeding the all-electric transition and slashing auto pollution.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Although the registration covers limited goods and services, that hasn't stopped people from being outraged by the idea that a person or entity can obtain exclusive rights to use of the most commonly used word in the English language.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

In September 2019 - about the same time that the Covid epidemic began in China, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published a study regarding a silicosis epidemic among synthetic stone fabrication workers in California, Colorado, Texas and Washington, documenting 18 cases of silicosis among synthetic stone fabricators in these states.
Happily, an "irrevocable" trust can be revoked, and there are ways to make it responsive when parents change their minds in the future.
Of course, just as Democrats can pass a national law protecting abortion rights, so when there is a Republican President and a Republican Congress can there be a law prohibiting abortions everywhere in the United States. But this possibility should not keep the Democrats from acting now.
At first blush, a combination of design patent and trademark might appear implausible and counter intuitive as these IP rights are considered distinct and independent of each other, motivated by different public policy purposes.
Newsom branded it a "reckless decision" and pledged that California "will continue to lead in the fight to keep our people safe. Next week, I will have 16 new gun safety bills on my desk, including a bill that will allow individuals to sue gun makers and distributors for violating certain gun laws. I look forward to signing all of those bills."
In years past, finding enough substitute teachers was not a daily struggle. Now it seems as if every substitute teacher is in high demand.
Combined, the system's 23 campuses graduate just half of Black students who enter as freshmen over a six-year period — well below the overall six-year average of 63%, according to the latest system data from 2021.