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Be Careful Meeting People from the Internet in Real Life

tips for sellers

tips for sellers

Over the last few years, the internet has become an almost integral part of people’s everyday lives. Most people can’t go a day without going online for one reason or another. The internet has allowed people to do a whole lot without ever leaving their homes, such as shopping or communicating with people.

As detached as the internet allows a person to be, there are times where people chose to meet with others they met online. Usually it is to buy or sell something, but sometimes it is because the people decided they wanted to meet face to face. As harmless as this may sound, it can actually be very dangerous to meet someone new for the first time, even if the people have been talking online. The fact of the matter is, a person never knows for sure who he may be meeting.

The Interne...

People Do What Before Getting Into Public Pools?

public pools

public pools

With the weather quickly heating up, many people are starting to pull their swimsuits out from their winter hiding spots. With California’s thousands of miles of coastline, there are plenty of places to go to the beach. However, the beach isn’t for everyone. Some people prefer to cool off without having to worry about sand getting everywhere. That is why some people prefer going to a pool.

In addition to the lack of sand at pools, they are often cleaner as well. The water is maintained by humans, instead of being left alone. However, despite the chemicals, mostly chlorine, put into pool water to keep it clean, one recent survey found that pools aren’t always as clean as one would hope.

Public Pools May Not be as Clean as You Think

The clear blue water of pools often looks a heck o...

Parents, Don’t Serve Alcohol at Graduation Parties

alcohol laws

alcohol laws

As summer draws nearer, students of all ages grow more and more antsy. Soon enough, school will let out for the most marvelous break of all, summer vacation. While all students look forward to the end of this school year, one group is more excited than all of the others. This group is, of course, the seniors in high school.

For high school seniors, the end of this school year is the end of their public school career. While some will be heading off to college, others may be heading off to a trade school or straight to a new job. Whatever a student is heading to, this is an exciting time. Naturally, this leads to a lot of celebrating and parties.

While many of these soon-to-be ex-students will be legal adults, they will still be too young to consume any alcohol...

Can You Believe Teachers Have to Do This?

teachers salary

teachers salary

Teachers arguably have one of the most important jobs out there. Without teachers, knowledge wouldn’t be shared and kids would likely become adults without having enough knowledge to get very far. Unfortunately, despite their importance, teachers are often notoriously under paid. They are often so underpaid, that most TV shows will make a joke about it at some point.

Given that so many jokes are made about how much teachers are paid, no one is ever really surprised to hear the exact number. Everyone just expects it to be low. However, recently a California state law regarding teacher pay came into the spotlight. So few people know about this law that they might assume it’s new, but it has actually been around for quite some time...

Be Wary of Scammers Looking to Take Your Hard Earned Money

email scam

email scam

Most people are just trying to do their very best to get through life. They work hard to earn an income and provide their family with everything they could possibly need. Doing so isn’t easy, it is very rewarding. Unfortunately, there are those out there that would prefer to take the easy route.

There are people out there that would rather let other people do the hard work, and then take the reward for themselves. These kinds of people have many names, and one of the most common names is scammer. Scammer convince innocent, hard working men and women that they should hand over their hard earned money, or even their personal information. From there, the scammer is able to run away with anything that they want.

It is thanks to scammers, that people need to be careful...

Leaving Kids Alone in a Car Isn’t as Safe as You Might Think

unattended child

unattended child

Winter has come and gone, giving way to spring. With spring comes warmer weather as we head closer to summer. While many Californians are excited for the warmer temperatures and bright sunshine, it is important to remember that these temperatures can be dangerous.

Sometimes when people are driving around town running errands, they have to take their children or pets with them. While kids can come into buildings with the person, they can be a bit of a handful, sometimes making it seem like they would be better off left in the car. Pets, are usually prohibited and have to be left behind. Either way, people figure leaving them behind won’t matter too much because they will only be gone for a few minutes.

Unfortunately, that is all it takes...

Driving Laws and Restrictions for Minors

california driving laws

california driving laws

Driving is a pretty big deal for teenagers. For them, it is often viewed as their ticket from freedom. Once they learn to drive, they can go wherever they want without having to ask for a ride from a parent. When a teen receives their driver’s license, it is one of the first times in their life where they get to make their own choices, so it is understandable why teens are so excited to get their licenses.

Driving is a very big deal, not just because of the freedom it offers a person, but also the dangers that can come with it. A person can very easily cause an accident while driving if they aren’t careful. That is why getting a driver’s license can be challenging...

Don’t Leave the Scene of an Accident Too Soon

hit and run penalties

hit and run penalties

Nobody ever wants to be in a car accident, even a minor one. A small accident could put a bump or ding on a person’s vehicle, while larger ones can result in severe injuries and even death. Due to this fact, people are afraid of getting in accidents, and rightfully so. No one wants to be responsible for hurting someone else. Unfortunately, accidents do happen.

When an accident happens, no matter how little or how bad it may be, a driver needs to remain on the scene to deal with it. If a driver leaves the scene of the accident before it is resolved, they could be charged with hit and run. That is a crime no one ever wants to be accused of.

A Driver’s Responsibility

Here in the state of California, a driver is responsible for handling any accidents that they are involved in, regardles...

No One Wants to See a Building Burn Down, Especially There Own Home

Prevent fires

Prevent fires

Emergencies of all kinds can strike at anytime, anywhere in the world and come without warning. This is, after all, what makes them emergencies. This is also why it is so important for people to be prepared for all kinds of emergencies. By knowing how to react to any given situation, a person is much more likely to survive that situation.

One type of emergency that every Californian should be prepared for, is a fire. The state of California is well known for its wildfires. Just last year alone, wildfires decimated the state, even going as far as completely burning an entire town to the ground.

No one wants to face a devastating loss like that, or worse. Everyone should take the time to make sure they are prepared to handle an emergency fire situation.

Preparing the Family at Home

There...

Are Nanny Cams Legal in California?

Daycare cameras safety

Daycare cameras safety

There is no denying that most parents only want what is best for their children. They want their children to be happy and successful. Unfortunately, in today’s fast moving and expensive world, it can be hard for parents to always be there for their child. Typically, people try to get trusted friends or family members to look after their children, but that isn’t an option for everyone. This leads to many parents hiring caregivers to watch over their children while they are away.

As much as parents should be able to trust the person that is watching over their child when they are gone, there is reason to be wary. There have been far too many cases where children were abused by the very people hired to take care of them.

As horrible as this is, advancements in technology have granted...