After police officers shot and killed an unarmed 22-year-old man, Stephon Clark, activists and local politicians throughout the state have called for revisions to the California Peace Officer's Bill of Rights, or POBR. The POBR governs disciplinary action involving police officers.
More people than ever are now choosing to leave their vehicles parked in their driveway or simply go without one, opting instead to take public transportation, go by foot or use their bicycle. While the reasons for doing this vary -- saving money, reducing carbon footprint, getting more exercise, etc. -- there's no doubt that this increase in both pedestrians and bicyclists has created real tension with motorists.
As anyone who works in construction knows, it's a dangerous industry. In fact, it's one of the deadliest. One out of every five worker deaths across the country involves construction.