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Seriously, You Can't Talk On the Phone From Behind the Wheel
Not that we'd ever do this, but it's official: you can't use your cell phone while driving, even if you're stopped at a light.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a state judge ruled against Richmond, CA motorist Carl Nelson, who was issued a $103 citation in December of 2009 for placing a call while waiting for a light to turn green. Nelson challenged the ticket, arguing that according to a 2007 law, using a cell phone while sitting behind the wheel is only illegal if the car is moving.
Justice James Lambden disagreed, saying that it's still unsafe for drivers to use their phones during "fleeting pauses" on the road, like waiting at a stop sign or for a pedestrian to cross.
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.