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Exploring from Home: Fun Activities for You and the Kids

Fall is here, and the days are getting shorter as you prepare for Fall holidays, sweaters, sports, and fires. In years past, you enjoyed those activities with others, but now it's 2020, and...you know... the 'Rona. Since it's been nearly six months since we posted a list of activities to do with the kids, we [...]

2020-09-18T11:56:08-08:00September 17th, 2020|COVID-19, Health|0 Comments

Accidents/Fatalities Due to Open Roads and Speeding

Did you know the Rolling Stones released a new single called "Living in a Ghost Town" in April of this year? Mick Jagger wrote the song a year ago for an album they've been churning away at for a few years and in advance of their upcoming tour. However, Jagger and Keith Richards agreed that [...]

2020-09-11T09:23:51-08:00September 11th, 2020|Car Safety, Pedestrian Safety|0 Comments

Wildfire Safety

California is a beautiful state with fantastic weather, but one of its downsides is wildfires, which, unfortunately, occur too frequently. Therefore, you should take precautions before a wildfire hits and have a plan for evacuation. We hope you never have to put this plan into action, but we also know it is better to be [...]

2020-09-04T15:28:54-08:00September 4th, 2020|Summer Safety, Wildfires|0 Comments

Pedestrian Safety: Covid Edition

You've heard of the "runner's high," but avid runners also experience a "runner's low" if they go too long between runs. Covid-19 continues to thwart plans across the country, and runners are no exception. You may miss some in-person races, but there's no reason you shouldn't be able to get outdoors and do what you [...]

2020-09-04T15:27:57-08:00August 28th, 2020|COVID-19, Pedestrian Safety|0 Comments

Summer Dog Bite PSA

Dogs are the best, aren't they? I mean, really. Man's best friend didn't get that label for nothing. That is a well-earned title, and their companionship has been most welcome during these trying times.  Have you ever run across a bad-mannered dog, though? It's not usually the dog's fault, but everyone else has to pay [...]

Autonomous Vehicle Safety

Since 1950, automobile manufacturers have engineered features and functionality in an effort to improve safety and ease of use. Certainly, the additions of seat belts, antilock brakes, blindspot detection, and warning systems have improved safety. Beginning with cruise control and running into today's features, such as adaptive cruise control, automatic braking, and self-park, great strides [...]

2020-08-14T11:36:09-08:00August 14th, 2020|Car Safety, Cars, Passenger Safety|0 Comments

Tesla Battery Safety Concerns

  Remember when Samsung Galaxy phones were exploding and catching on fire? As you know by now, lithium-ion batteries produce an incredible amount of heat. Even a small lithium-ion battery such as the one in the Samsung Note 7 can overheat, so it's no wonder that a more substantial car battery, like the ones in [...]

2020-08-07T17:35:56-08:00August 7th, 2020|Auto Recall, Car Safety|0 Comments

Californians Ride the Bicycle Wave Instead of Beach Waves

If a group of bees is a swarm, a group of whales is a pack, a group of crows is a murder, and a group of geese is a gaggle, what do you call a large group of bicycles? We don't know either, but we bet you've seen plenty of them since the pandemic hit [...]

2020-07-24T12:49:53-08:00July 24th, 2020|Bike Safety, Californian, Healthcare|0 Comments

K9’s and Covid-19 Part 3: The Forgotten Dogs of Covid-19

This is the last of our three-part series on K9's and Covid-19. First, we discussed how our four-legged friends were adapting to the pandemic. Then, we shared some tips and tricks for dog walkers and visits to dog parks during this time. To round things out, we will check-in on all those pups who were [...]

2020-07-16T14:16:43-08:00July 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Health|0 Comments

K9’s and Covid-19 Part 2: Dog Park Etiquette in the time of Covid-19

Is your head spinning like Linda Blair's in The Exorcist trying to keep the latest Covid-19 closures, restrictions, and health precautions straight? Boy, do we know how you feel! As we enter the extended holiday weekend and celebrate Independence Day in the strangest-year-in-the-history-of-ever, we thought we would try to help you prepare. While beaches are [...]

2020-07-24T12:58:08-08:00July 9th, 2020|COVID-19, Healthcare, Safety|0 Comments