October 2012 archive

Oct 25

UC to pay damages in Davis pepper-spraying

UC to pay damages in Davis pepper-spraying The University of California will pay $30,000 each to the 21 UC Davis protesters who were pepper-sprayed by campus police late last year. UC-Pepper-Spray-Damages

Oct 25

California Insolvencies Mount as Atwater Votes Emergency

California Insolvencies Mount as Atwater Votes Emergency Atwater, California, the Merced County agricultural community facing insolvency before year-end, declared a fiscal emergency as it struggles to avoid becoming the state (STOCA1)’s fourth city to seek bankruptcy protection in 2012. CA-Insolvencies-Atwater-10-4-2012

Oct 25

Baldwin Park inches closer to disbanding police department

Baldwin Park inches closer to disbanding police department BALDWIN PARK – The city inched closer Wednesday to disbanding its police department and contracting with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, after a fiery debate and a narrow vote by the City Council.. Baldwin_Park_Inches_Closer_To_Disbanding_Police_Department

Oct 04

Should you use volunteers in your emergency plan?

Volunteers can provide tremendous amounts of help and countless labor hours, but during an emergency volunteers may be viewed as a burden.  Changing your point of view can transform volunteers from a burden to valuable horsepower. How to transform your volunteers One of the biggest reasons we turn away volunteers is due to the issue …

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