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Helmet Bill Reworded to Appease Cyclists

A bill introduced in California earlier this year would make helmets mandatory for all adults riding bicycles. Introduced by Senator Carol Liu, the bill was met with opposition by citizens’ bicycling groups, and has since been revised to reflect the groups’ concerns. Currently, everyone under the age of 18 is required to wear a helmet […]

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Settlement Requires LA County Sheriff to Pay Restitution for Harassing Minorities, Revise Policies to Eliminate Bias

On April 28, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department regarding allegations that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office had engaged in a “pattern or practice of stops, searches and seizures and excessive force in violation of the Constitution and federal law,” targeting racial minorities in particular. […]