Author Archives: Tristan Blaine

Los Angeles County Safer at Home Order

Note: This text comes from the website of the Los Angeles County government. County Of Los Angeles Department Of Public Health Order Of The Health Officer: Safer At Home Order For Control Of Covid-19 Continuation Of Safer At Home Order That Begins To Move The County Of Los Angeles Into Stage 2 Of County’s Roadmap To Recovery Revised Order Issued:

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Los Angeles Coronavirus Laws

Updates on Laws Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Los Angeles County New laws related to coronavirus are being created almost every day now. Here’s the latest. We are currently in Stage 2 of the County’s “Roadmap to Recovery.” This means some loosening of the coronavirus restrictions. Stage 2 will continue “until further notice.” See the full text of the latest

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Gig Worker Law (AB5)

What’s the Deal with the New California Gig Worker Law (AB5)? A change is coming to freelancers and other workers in California, affecting a broad spectrum of people, including writers, designers, cosmetologists, and Uber/Lyft drivers. Some people are pleased with it, others… not so much. It’s a new state law taking effect in January 2020, known as AB5 (Assembly Bill

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LA Law News Digest – July 2015

7/14 – New state law prohibits local governments from fining residents who let their lawns go brown. Legislation passed a few months ago also prohibits homeowner associations from penalizing residents for brown lawns. 7/7 – Blue Shield has excessive surpluses, more than $4 Billion, and should be offering more affordable health coverage, says an audit by state tax officials. The audit was

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LA Law News Digest – June 2015

6/29 – California governor Jerry brown has signed into law legislation to require parents to vaccinate their children before sending them to public or private school or day-care. Currently, parents may be exempt from this requirement based on personal beliefs, but the new law would allow exemption ONLY for children who have a medical condition that makes vaccination risky. 6/21 – The

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Law News Digest – Week of May 24, 2015

5/26 Your Instagram photos may have just sold for $90k: A NY artist took Instagram photos without getting the owners’ permission, enlarged them, and added weird comments. They went up in an art exhibit and sold for $90,000 each! Generally you own the copyright to every photo you take, so did the artist infringe on Instagram users’ copyrights? Maybe not. The law allows you

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