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Thurmond Presents Bill to Protect Children During Dental Procedures

Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) this week presented AB 2235, Caleb’s Law, to Senate Business, Professions & Economic Development Committee, to help parents understand their rights when their child undergoes certain dental procedures.

OCCUR Workshop Shines Light on Nonprofit Legal Issues

Few subjects are as important to the survival of faiths and other nonprofits as understanding the laws that apply to their organizations,” says William Taylor, Esq., President, The Business Lawyers.
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50 Killed at LGBT Nightclub in Worst Modern U.S. Mass Shooting Vigils held in Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose

(AP and other sources)   It was Latin Night at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. After hours of revelry, the party-goers crowding the gay nightclub in Orlando known as the Pulse took their last sips [...]
Photo by Tulio Ospina.

How to Protect Oakland Renters After Emergency Housing Moratorium Ends on July 5

Oakland has operated under a housing state of emergency for the past two months. This ordinance has stopped hundreds and perhaps thousands of Oakland renters from having their rent raised above 1.7 percent (per year) [...]