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New 2010 Laws, A-Z: Cow Tails, Ingredients in Honey & More
The Sacramento Bee has put together a nice A-thru-Z list of new state laws in 2010 (also a fancy poster to go along with it). We won't list all of them here, but here are a handful of the ones that we found interesting:
C is for cows. SB 135 makes it a misdemeanor to chop off a cow's tail, except for when it's medically necessary. G is for graffiti. AB 576 legally defines local agencies as "victims" when it comes to graffiti vandalism. That will allow the agencies to seek restitution for cleanup from convicted vandals.
H is for honey. AB 1216 changes the definition of the word "honey," in a bid to thwart deceptive labeling practices. Among other things, it must be no more than 20 percent water.
M is for Milk. SB 572 designates May 22 as Harvey Milk Day, and requires schools to observe the birth date of the assassinated gay rights leader as a "day of special significance."
N is for nitrous oxide. AB 1015 makes it a misdemeanor to sell or give nitrous oxide - aka "laughing gas" to a minor.
S is for sea cucumbers. Among other things,AB 1442would extend the ban on catching sea cucumbers without a state permit. The ban had been set to expire in April.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.