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There’s something fishy about the bees

June 24, 2022|

           Bees are insects. Insects are not fish. Bees are not fish. Simple analysis. And, simply wrong. Bees are fish, according to the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District. Fishermen, elementary school science teachers, and all you befuddled readers, take a deep breath. The entire study of biology has not been turned on its head. But in the context of the California Endangered Species Act (“Act”), bees are now fish.

            In Almond Alliance of California, et al. v. Fish and Game Commission et al., the court of appeal …

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SLIP AND FALL IN COSTCO. LIABILITY?

June 17, 2022|

           You’ve all seen those sample tables at the end of the aisles at Costco stores. In our case today, Lilyan Hussaine was shopping at a Costco store in San Diego. Club Demonstration Services (CDS), an independent contractor who operated food sample tables within the store, was serving samples of butternut squash kale ravioli. Sounds yummy, although for some reason I don’t try those end-of-aisle samples.

SLIP AND FALL IN SAN DIEGO COSTCO

            On the evening of October 19, 2018, Hussaine was walking down an aisle when she slipped and fell.  A Costco …

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GUN OWNERS – ALL OF US – NEED TO SUPPORT SENSIBLE GUN RESTRICTIONS

June 10, 2022|

           I am a gun owner and have been since I was 12. I have a .22 pistol and a .22 rifle for “plinking” and shooting at targets, although it’s been a few years. I have a rifle I’ve had all my life for shooting big game – mostly wild pigs – and two shotguns for upland game, ducks, and practicing on clay pigeons. The last two years I haven’t hunted at all. I eat everything I shoot as do all of my hunter friends. I have trigger locks on all of my guns. …

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