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Medical Errors May be the Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

Doctors make mistakes. Human error is inevitable. However, can medical mistakes be prevented?

According to a study done by the British Medical Journal, medical errors in American hospitals have become the number three cause of death in the United States. This means that human error is responsible for more fatalities than chronic respiratory disease, which […]

May 4th, 2016|healthcare|0 Comments

Thousand Oaks to get Flashing Yellow Arrow Traffic Signals

Starting in the Spring and Summer of 2016, the City of Thousand Oaks will be installing flashing yellow arrow signals at five intersection locations, a move that the City is hopeful will ease traffic delays.

The city will spend $80,000 on the new signals which are to be installed at the following locations:

Thousand Oaks Boulevard at […]

May 3rd, 2016|Traffic Safety|0 Comments

Rosberg Scores a Big Win in Russia

 

Nico Rosberg has now won a total of seven straight Formula1 races; four this year, in addition to the three races he won at the end of the 2015 season.  He and his Mercedes are clearly the combination to beat.

 

The top finishing order was:

Nico Rosberg
Lewis Hamilton (25 seconds back)
Kimi Raikkonen
Valterri Bottas
Felipe Massa

The race highlight was […]

May 2nd, 2016|MotorSports|0 Comments

F1 Russian Grand Prix

Three races into the 2016 season and Ferrari is already beginning to panic despite challenging Mercedes in Australia, Bahrain and China. Ferrari is without victory since September, 2015. In response to their slow start, Ferrari is set to fast track an engine upgrade to this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix in a move that can make or break their […]

April 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Race Update: MotoGP Jerez, Spain – April 24, 2016

Starting top qualifiers:

1st   Valentino Rossi/Yamaha

2nd Jorge Lorenzo/Yamaha

3rd Marc Marquez/Honda

4th Andrea Dovizioso/Ducati

5th Maverick Vinales/Suzuki

After crashing out at Austin, Valentino Rossi was able to keep his mojo in gear and bagged top qualifying spot followed by Lorenzo and Marquez.

                         

Rossi got a great start followed by Lorenzo, Marquez, Pedrosa/Honda and Espargaro/Suzuki.  By Lap 5, Rossi was […]

April 25th, 2016|MotorSports|0 Comments

Possible Volkswagen Settlement

Yesterday, April 21, 2016, in Federal Court, Volkswagen proposed a broad plan to compensate about 500,000 U.S. owners of their diesel cars in an effort to resolve emission issues caused by Volkswagens admitted emissions cheating-wrong doing.

The plan involves Volkswagen buying back the cars, canceling leases or fixing the cars to meet emission standards plus “substantial compensation” for […]

April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Motor Sports Weekend Highlights

The Chinese Grand Prix Formula 1 race from this past weekend was very interesting! The top 7 finishers are:

1st         Nico Rosberg – Mercedes           #25     1:38:53.891

2nd        Sebastian Vettel – Ferrari

3rd         Daniil Kvyat – Red Bull

4th         Daniel Ricciardo – Red Bull

5th         Kimi Raikkonen – Ferrari

6th         Felipe Massa – Williams

7th         Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes

Rosberg started on the pole with Ricciardo next to him on super soft […]

April 22nd, 2016|MotorSports|0 Comments

MotorSports News and Updates!

MotoGP
Looks like Marquez/Honda are off to a great start for the 2016 MotoGP season taking a well deserved win at Austin.  Marquez was smooth and dominant and his Honda worked perfectly followed by Lorenzo/Honda and Iannone/Ducati.

I know it is early in the season; however, Marquez looks so good, at least at this point, I cannot foresee anyone […]

April 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pedestrian Deaths Up 7% in California

It is alarming that with an increase of awareness to driver’s safety and new technologies to increase safety in vehicles; there continues to be large numbers of pedestrian deaths. According to a recent National Study, the number of pedestrians killed by vehicles rose by 7% in the state of California. From January to June there […]

April 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MotorSports Weekend Highlights

I enjoy many forms of motor sports, however; after watching the MotoGP race from Argentina this past Sunday, I must say that MotoGP is the most exciting form of motor sports on the planet, hands down.

First of all, it was like watching two great separate races. The first half of the race, prior to the […]

April 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments