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Trump administration overturns Obama’s transgender restroom rule

Trump administration overturns Obama’s transgender restroom rule

| February 27, 2017

Effective February 22, the Trump administration has reversed the Obama administration’s protections for transgender students in public schools. Under Obama’s interpretation of the law known as Title IX, schools were required to permit transgender students to use sex-segregated facilities that corresponded to their gender identity, rather than their biological sex. This included school bathrooms and […]


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Workplace injuries and fatalities

Workplace injuries and fatalities

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Every day, dozens of workers in the United States face a risk of getting injured in the workplace due to various factors such as dangerous objects, electrocution, slippery floors, etc. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a total of 4,836 workers died from a work-related injury in 2015, which is the highest annual figure […]


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California’s Assembly Bill 1732 Transitions Single-User Restrooms To All-Gender Restrooms

California’s Assembly Bill 1732 Transitions Single-User Restrooms To All-Gender Restrooms

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

California has become the first state in the nation to adopt a new law that will require all single occupancy restrooms in any business establishment, place of public accommodation, or state or local government agency to be accessible to all genders. Starting on March 1, 2017, all establishments must have updated signage to reflect the […]


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How highways got their signs

How highways got their signs

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

We recently got an interesting inquiry from a customer asking, just how did street signs get that way?  Why are they shaped like they are? Well, it’s actually an interesting question!   At first, signage on streets and highways wasn’t standardized at all.  In the early 20th century, most long-distance travel was by rail or […]


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L.A.’s bike highway that never was

L.A.’s bike highway that never was

| December 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles is the car capital of America. Its landmarks are its roads: Sunset Boulevard, the Pacific Coast Highway, Rodeo Drive. And entire comedy sketches have been made about Angelenos’ love affair with the automobile.  But it wasn’t always this way.  In 1900, Los Angeles had the first elevated “cycleway” in the world. At the […]


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Holiday Fire Hazards (and how to avoid them!)

Holiday Fire Hazards (and how to avoid them!)

| December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The holidays are meant for spending time with loved ones, celebrations and get-togethers, and spreading cheer. Holiday fire hazards at home, however, can pose a threat to this time of joy. December is the most common month for home fires, mostly due to Christmas trees, candles, decorations, and cooking. Fortunately, most holiday fires are preventable. It is […]


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