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Friday, July 30, 2021
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Friday, July 30, 2021

If you're in a position to provide financial help to your grandchildren, your generosity is likely to be greatly appreciated. Here are some things to consider before acting on your desire to give younger family members a financial boost.
Earlier this year, Jeff Bezos wrote one last letter to Amazon shareholders. In addition to being "Earth's most customer-centric company," he promised Amazon would be "Earth's best employer and Earth's safest place to work." As a former Amazon warehouse worker in Southern California, I know that the company has a long way to go to meet this goal.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

If we are going to solve homelessness in California, every city must be part of the solution.
In December 2019, Scott Hervey wrote about the copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Taylor Swift by the writers of the song "Playas Gon' Play."

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

From balancing a checkbook to calculating rocket trajectories, human beings rely on their ability to understand and use mathematical tools, and we expect our schools to develop those tools in their young charges.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

International criminals rappelling down cliff sides. Game wardens dressed in camouflage to track them.
David Gross, an executive at a New York-based advertising agency, convened the troops over Zoom this month to deliver a message he and his fellow partners were eager to share: It was time to think about coming back to the office.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Employees' financial stress is a major issue for U.S. employers. According to a recent PwC study, 63% of American workers said their financial stress had increased since the start of the pandemic.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Over the past few weeks, there have been a number of news articles and stories about police officers playing popular music during a citizen/officer interaction that is being filmed by the citizen.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

No one plans a pandemic, but ultimately someone must pay for it. In the United States, lawmakers have responded to the crisis by passing emergency legislation designed to mitigate the economic catastrophe wrought by COVID-19.
Last week, the Los Angeles Times published a damning article about the state agency that is supposed to police California's physicians.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Climate change is forcing our state to reimagine our water supply future
Climate change can seem like such an enormous problem that individual actions would have little impact. But people can have an impact, experts say, both by how they spend their money and how they spend their time.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Many colleges that require health insurance include the cost of the campus policy on their fall semester bills. But they allow students to opt out by showing they have comparable coverage.

Friday, July 16, 2021

Typically, subrogation is a matter of contract and the rights and responsibilities of parties are set forth within the terms of a policy. However, subrogation may be matter of law. This is where equitable subrogation comes in
If you are considering your options to expand your family, it's important to understand the associated financial realities and develop a plan to deal with them.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Supreme Court further recognized that "laws of nature, natural phenomena, and abstract ideas" are not patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. §101. To determine whether claims are patent eligible the Supreme Court set forth a two-part test in Mayo as further explained in Alice.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Loud parties, surveillance cameras and a neighbor dispute? The Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District in California was recently faced with these issues in a case involving claims that one neighbor's use of surveillance cameras violated the other neighbor's right to privacy.
Deeply blue California's top political figures, from the governor downward, portray the state as a model of multicultural integration.

Monday, July 12, 2021

For a certain slice of corporate employees, working from home for some or all of the pandemic scrambled their thinking on work and life.

Friday, July 9, 2021

An often overlooked but key area of your overall protection strategy is the need to protect your income stream if you are unable to work due to illness or injury. Think about the financial impact if you were unable to earn a paycheck for an extended period.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

The pop singer's conservatorship case is a perfect example of why laws that "protect" the right to counsel have too many loopholes. These laws need to be strengthened.
At this point, it's hard to keep track of the gun violence that is ravaging our country.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

This is an apt topic for Independence Day — whether the U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow for privacy and free speech last week or undermined California's justifiable effort to require a controversial (and conservative) political organization to reveal its donors.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Since our last annual United States Supreme Court roundup article, the Court issued four decisions that may affect California employers.

Friday, July 2, 2021

One of the most appealing aspects of stock options is that it gives you a greater stake in the potential success of the company.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Rooftop and other small solar projects are an important part of the state's future energy grid, not just benefiting their owners, but providing stability, resilience and key services to everyone.
Patents protect inventions. However, patents protect only certain inventions.

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