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Court Rules Change in Petty Theft Limit Is Retroactive, Turning Certain Grand Theft Convictions Into Petty Theft.

There is a general principle that when a law becomes tougher to increase punishment or criminalize behavior that was previously legal, the law can only be prospective, or apply into the future.  59 more words

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State Senate Committees Discuss Safety Concerns Amid Refinery Explosion In Torrance

TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Two state Senate committees met Thursday night in Torrance to discuss the recent Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery explosion.

The joint hearing at Torrance City Hall included members of the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee and the Environmental Quality Committee. 269 more words

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VOPD 5 March, 2015- My grandfather owned a printing press

…and I am discovering also that he liked to take pictures.   He was pretty dang good at it too!    I’ve been doing a lot of research on him and am finding out he accomplished a lot in his life.    91 more words

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What is a Wobbler and May a Felony Be Changed to a Misdemeanor?

You may have heard the term “wobbler” in the context of someone facing a felony charge?  What does this mean?  Why are some felonies considered “wobblers” and some are not?  37 more words

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