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Would Riverside’s pit bull-neuter proposal cut down on dog bites?

Posted on April 5, 2013

The Riverside County Department of Animal Services would like to the county’s board of supervisors to authorize a spay-and-neuter ordinance that would require the owners of pit bulls and pit bull mixes in unincorporated areas of the county to sterilize their dogs. The goal, in response to recent stories of people sustaining devastating dog bites, is … Continue reading

1 killed, 5 injured when vehicle crashes into LA-area bakery

Posted on March 29, 2013

A man was grabbing a cup of coffee at a Glendale bakery on Thursday when a vehicle suddenly crashed into the bakery he was patronizing, police say. According to reports the man was trapped beneath the vehicle and could not be rescued. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Five other people were injured in … Continue reading

Sun-blindness blamed for double pedestrian accident in Temecula

Posted on March 14, 2013

In Southern California, it’s a fact of life that bright sunlight will sometimes catch drivers in the eyes. Particularly in the early morning and at sunset — basically, during morning and even rush hours — the sun can literally be blinding. This appears to have been the case in a recent pedestrian accident in Temecula that ended … Continue reading

Fatal traffic accident rates are up for the first time since 2005

Posted on February 27, 2013

Over the past couple of decades, a lot of safety improvements have been put into place that we all believed would cut down on serious and deadly traffic accidents. Better safety features and improved crash technology in vehicles, along with better road design seemed to be having a profound effect — starting in 1999, the … Continue reading