professor teaching

NMC’s Decision to Outsource the Employment of Adjunct Professors Spurs Debate

Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) is entering into a partnership with Edustaff, an educational staffing service agency that will be the employer of record for the adjunct faculties going forward. The same partnership was initiated in 2015; however, it didn’t materialize. While the objective of NMC is to offer better compensation and benefits to adjunct professors, […]

bill passed to move convicts closer to their children

Bill To Move Convicts Into Prisons Closer To Their Children Under 18 Signed By Gov. Newsom

On July 25, a bill launched by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to place the incarcerated and legal parents of children under the age of 18 in a facility close to the child’s home was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. Assembly Bill 1226 Authored by Assemblyman Matt Haney, AB 1226, also known […]

Mother helping son get ready for school

Leaving Your Home To Your Kids While Avoiding Probate Litigation

Aging people often prepare their will to ensure that their property and other assets are distributed according to their will. A proper will ensures family properties stay within the family. Often, if a will is not prepared appropriately, it is not legally binding and can be challenged. In such cases, it becomes mandatory for the […]

Man riding bicycle on city street

Boerner Makes Third Attempt to Pass Cyclist ‘Stop as Yield’ Law

Presently, the California State Law subjects cyclists to all laws applicable to drivers of motor vehicles, including stopping at stop lights and stop signs. However, assembly members Tasha Boerner and Laura Friedman have been trying to introduce a more common sense policy that would help make cyclists’ behavior more predictable for drivers. In a bid […]

dog-attacks-on-mail-carriers

California Tops The U.S. In Dog Attacks On Mail Carriers As The Number Of Bites Rises

As per recent data released by the U.S. Postal Service, California ranks at the top among all other US states when it comes to dog attacks on mail carriers. The state witnessed 656 dog-bite incidents on mail carriers in 2021, and the numbers rose to 675 last year. Texas ranked second with 404 dog bites […]

States-with-the-Worst-Distraction-Laws

States with the Worst Distraction Laws Have the Least Distracted Drivers

In a recent report by Arity, a mobility data company, researchers derived insights that the states with the laxest laws regarding distraction on the road have the least amount of distracted drivers. Before we get into these insights, let us understand a few simple things – what are distraction laws, what are distracted drivers, and […]

Charges-For-Senior-Living-Worker

Resident Poisonings Bring Manslaughter, Elder Abuse Charges For Senior Living Worker

An assisted living worker in California has been charged with elder abuse and involuntary manslaughter for unintentionally poisoning three elderly residents. The worker mistakenly served the residents a cleaning solution instead of cranberry juice. The incident occurred at Atria Park in San Mateo, CA, in August last year. Two of the three residents ultimately succumbed […]

new-cars

New Cars Have Become Luxury Items

The automobile industry was severely impacted during the pandemic. The reasons for this slowdown were many, but the main reason was the crippling shortage of semiconductors globally. These chips are responsible for almost all the controls in the car – right from wipers to airbags. But gradually, the sector has been gaining steam, and car […]

most-expensive-states-to-own-a-car

California And Nevada Named The MOST Expensive States To Own And Run A Car

California and Nevada are the top two most expensive states to own a vehicle in the US, as per a recent report by Forbes. The two western states received a full score of 100 out of 100, jointly ranking at the top for the most expensive states for owning and running a car or vehicle. […]

Corporate-Transparency-Act-Affects-Your-Estate-Plan

Corporate Transparency Act Affects Your Estate Plan

The Corporate Transparency Act, which was passed by the Federal Government recently, may soon affect the way people undertake estate planning in the US. This act, which aims to create a comprehensive database of companies within the country, is a part of the efforts being undertaken globally to combat illegal activities such as money laundering, […]