Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) and the Hayward Animal Shelter will be hosting their 4th Annual All Fur Love Pet Adoption Day. Come and help our furry friends find forever homes and learn about how to adopt a pet, proper pet care, animal safety laws and updates on current legislation protecting pets.
SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D – Hayward) has introduced legislation that will officially recognize a preventive surveillance system and database known as CalSurv Gateway, which tracks disease-spreading mosquitoes – where they are, where they’ve been, where they may be heading, and where new diseases might be emerging.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), Chair of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee, introduced AB 292 to update the terms of the uses of recycled water in to state in order to reflect how recycled water is currently used.
Elaine S. Povich, Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts
The divorce court judge was frustrated. The husband, in tears. The wife, adamant. The couple’s love for each other had ended, but each professed to love and want the dog. How would the judge decide?
The husband offered thousands of dollars to his soon-to-be-ex for the pit bull terrier mix named Sweet Pea. The wife wouldn’t accept the compensation, and insisted the dog was hers — a gift, in fact, from her husband.
A new law being unleashed in California on New Year's Day will give pets' rights some bite in court cases.
The measure provides judges with the power to consider what's in the best interests of the animal in divorce cases, instead of treating them the way they've been treated by courts in the past — as physical property