Speeding in school zones is a problem that may get less media attention than illegally passing stopped school buses, yet this violation also puts schoolchildren at risk every day. With both infractions, cameras are enabling cities and local police to step up enforcement and increase penalties.
Next week will be the first screening this year for the documentary “La Camioneta,” which shows how decommissioned American school buses travel to Guatemala to be transformed into brightly colored mass transit buses.
The UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education in February conducted a study on the effect of the Jan. 1, 2014, Obamacare mandate for large employers to offer affordable healthcare benefits to part-time employees who work 30 hours or more. The mandate applies to employers with 50 or more employees, and they may face penalties if they don’t offer benefits to this workforce group.