California (/ˌkælɨˈfɔrnjə/) is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is the most populous U.S. state, home to one out of eight Americans (38 million people), and is the third largest state by area (after Alaska and Texas). California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and the Mexican State of Baja California to the south. It is home to the nation's second and fifth most populous census statistical areas (Greater Los Angeles area and San Francisco Bay Area, respectively), and eight of the nation's 50 most populated cities (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Long Beach, and Oakland).
Posts about California
    • Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in ANOTHER Second Amendment Case

      Once again the Supreme Court has denied certiorari in another Second Amendment Case. Silvester, et al. v. Becerra was an appeal from the 9th Circuit challenging California’s 10-day waiting period to firearm purchasers. In particular, the petition for certiorari raised the issue of whether the 9th Circuit “improperly applied lenient scrutiny in a Second Amendment challenge to t ...

      Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 3 readers -
  • Were You Misclassified as an Independent Contractor and Denied Unemployment?

    … Independent contractors are rarely eligible for unemployment benefits after their job terminates because employers do not pay unemployment taxes for contractors the way they do for employees. Thus, unless the contractor pays unemployment taxes, the contractor receives no benefits. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous employers attempt to misclassify… 21 readers -
  • Proposition 65: Big Changes for Direct Marketers

    … Starting next summer, you’ll be required put Proposition 65 warnings in your catalogs and on your websites near every affected product. Big changes are coming to Proposition 65, and you need to be ready for them. Proposition 65: Background As a vendor or a consumer, no matter where you live, you’ve not doubt seen Proposition 65 warning stickers…

    Brann & Isaacson- 14 readers -
  • Proposition 65: Big Changes for Direct Marketers

    … Most of you have seen those little stickers that warn you that a product contains a chemical determined by the State of California to create a risk of cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm. Well, starting next summer, you’ll be required put those warnings in your catalogs and on your websites near every affected product. Big changes…

    Brann & Isaacson- 18 readers -
  • How a Disaster Can Affect Unemployment

    … During the second half of 2017, numerous devastating disasters have wracked many parts of the United States. From the hurricane-related destruction in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgins Islands to the wildfires in Oregon and northern California, countless people have had their lives and homes ruined. Even if you do not lose your… 9 readers -
  • Will the Larger iPhone X Increase Distracted Driving?

    … These days, few events are more exciting than the unveiling of a brand new, beautiful Apple product—like the much-anticipated iPhone X. In anticipation of its release, many waited with bated breath. Along with this unveiling, however, comes a renewed interest in the role smartphones play in accidents caused by distracted driving, which…

    Gabriel Levin/ 12 readers -
  • Rhode Island Common Law Marriages: The Complete Guide

    … of marriage. While California might recognize a common law marriage from another state, inhabitants of California cannot legally make a common law marriage. Only 11 states recognize this type of marriage, and Rhode Island is one of them. Each one of those eleven states has its own requirements for the marriage. While the wording in the legislation…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 14 readers -
  • Former Prices: The Latest Class Action Trap In Sales Promotions

    … on Former Prices The FTC has long-established guidelines on former pricing. The FTC requires that a former price must be an “actual, bona fide price at which the article was offered to the public on a regular basis for a reasonably substantial period of time.” Barred are “fictitious” former prices–“for example, where an artificial, inflated price…

    Brann & Isaacson- 12 readers -
  • Niche Marketing

    …: Identify your interests, passions, and the types of cases in which you have the greatest success. Identify problems you can solve for your desired target demographic. Research your competition. Assess the profitability of your proposed niche. Test your idea. Applying the Above to a Sample Niche: San Diego, California Personal Bankruptcy…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 14 readers -
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