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Dumb Laws—Illegal wax lips in Oxnard

Dumb Laws—Illegal wax lips in Oxnard

This is one of the odder ones we have dug up so far.  It is illegal to sell or give away anything in a wax container in Oxnard – and they mean it. Read the law: SEC. 7-138.  SALE OF CONFECTION, CANDY, LIQUID OR OTHER REFRESHMENT IN WAX CONTAINERS PROHIBITED. No person in the city […]

Photo Essay: Traveling the National Parks–-Zion, Utah

Photo Essay: Traveling the National Parks–-Zion, Utah

Local residents Harvey and Kathy Youngman recently went on a road trip up through the United States into Canada.   World travelers they said this was one trip they did not want to end.  They were especially impressed with the beauty and glory of the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. From the National Parks website: http://www.nps.gov/zion/index.htm Utah’s […]

Landlord failed to disclose prior tenant was suspected serial killer

Landlord failed to disclose prior tenant was suspected serial killer

By Jennifer Felten Landlord’s Failure to Disclose Prior Events at a Property may Give Tenant Grounds to Terminate their Tenancy Disclosure, or the lack thereof, in residential real estate transactions is the source of the vast majority of disputes arising from such transactions. Unlike other areas of the law where the concept of caveat emptor […]

U.S. Army to Select New Handgun

U.S. Army to Select New Handgun

*Article courtesy Israel Homeland Security

The real double threat to the United States

The real double threat to the United States

*Article courtesy Israel Homeland Security by Dan Arkin

Jerry’s Latest Boondoggle Threatens Property Owners

Jerry’s Latest Boondoggle Threatens Property Owners

  You’d think that with all the well deserved bad press heaped on the High Speed Rail debacle that Governor Brown would be a little more circumspect about mega-infrastructure projects which, erectile presumably, he wishes to be the cornerstone of his legacy. Unfortunately, it appears that his legacy may be that of an inflexible politician […]

Now is not the time to give up

Now is not the time to give up

      By Michael Greer This morning, as I was driving to Los Angeles City Hall for a protest against Mayor Garcetti’s welcoming of illegal alien children to the city.  I heard about our President’s meeting with the presidents of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. Supposedly, they were to discuss a solution to stop […]

When a yard sale goes wrong

When a yard sale goes wrong

 By Jennifer Felten A woman in Horn Lake, Tennessee, learned an expensive lesson this summer when she put on a yard sale. The city has strict rules about advertising yard sales and she apparently violated them. In particular, the signs did not contain all of the information required for such advertising including the date of […]

Dumb Laws–Simi Valley and the Urban Chicken

Dumb Laws–Simi Valley and the Urban Chicken

By Debra Tash There must be something with Simi Valley and birds.  First we discover their aversion to crows now it’s chickens.  At the July 21st Council Meeting a very articulate teen named Hannah got up and spoke during Public Comments.  You can find her comments at the 29 minute mark if you go the […]

Who waits fifteen hours for a boy band? Confession of a Fan Mom

Who waits fifteen hours for a boy band? Confession of a Fan Mom