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Latest Thomas Fire Incident Updates and Predictions

As of about 11AM December 14, 2017, the Thomas Fire is at 242,500 acres with 30% containment, and is now the fourth largest fire in California history. Our Ventura County Fire crews, along with firefighters from all over California and neighboring states have been battling tirelessly to gain better control over this ravenous beast that […]

Halloween Safety Tips: Home Edition

The spookiest time of year is in full-swing. Our previous blog highlighted safety tips for your Halloween events and outings, but this time we’d like to focus on safety tips for around the house.
Decorating Pumpkins
For many, going to the pumpkin patch and selecting that perfect pumpkin is the kick-off to the Halloween season.

Carving […]

Review These Safety Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Halloween is right around the corner with adults and children alike excited as ever.  Free candy, dressing up in costumes, spooky parties – what more could you ask for?

While Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday, most of us are familiar with the precautions we should take, especially with younger children in tow. It’s […]

Latest Product Safety Recalls

Here are just a few of the latest product safety recalls from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Skip Hop’s Moonlight & Melodies Nightlight Soother Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
Recall Date: September 28, 2017
Recall Number: 17-235

Recall Details: Moonlight & Melodies Nightlight Soother

Sold At: Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, Target, and other retailers nationwide […]

Senior Driving & Safety

Hopping in the car and getting behind the wheel is often no big deal, especially in California. Most of us have a routine commute of some sort which makes driving a near-daily task.

Despite the many unfortunate and even tragic accidents on the road, there is a particular group who seem to spark debate every […]

Back to School Road Safety

Tis the season for Back-to-School! Some districts just began post-Labor Day, while others have been in session for at least a couple of weeks.

With the new school year just beginning, it’s a great opportunity to remind ourselves and others to be aware in school zones and neighborhoods at all times, either as a pedestrian or […]

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat – many of us are active on at least one social media channel. For better or worse, these venues make the world a much smaller place in terms of who knows what about your goings-on.
Instantaneous Infamy
We’ve seen extreme cases of this on the news recently, to the extent that people […]

Rage while on the Road: How to Deal

The driver who crossed three lanes, making you slam on your brakes – only for him to make a late left turn.  The motorist who can’t seem to negotiate a right-hand turn from the right-most lane, making you wait for his imprecision.  The bus driver who blasts through a fresh red light to stay on […]

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

In honor of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s annual Dog Bite Prevention Week, I wanted to share some helpful resources on dog bite prevention.

Dog-bite injuries are at epidemic levels – almost 5 million per year across the country – and local animal control agencies simply cannot keep up with this level of activity. I’ve noticed […]

Local News: Vehicle Burglaries in Thousand Oaks

The City of Thousand Oaks has been experiencing an increasing amount of vehicle burglaries. Most of these vehicle burglaries are known as “car hopping,” where a thief robs unlocked vehicles. According to the Thousand Oaks Police Department, there were 69 reported vehicle burglaries in July . During the summer, there is an increase in vehicle […]