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2014-08-28 23:11:37

Guerra, current councilmember and former mayor in Downey, CA and a member of the U.S.

2012-06-28 23:00:42

Assemblymember Mary Hayashi announced that her bill, AB 1451, passed the California State Senate today.

New Legislation Prohibits Sale And Possession Of Shark Fins
2011-09-13 04:52:22

Campaigns to save shark species have progressed in the past week as the California State Senate passed a ban on the sale and possession of shark fins last Tuesday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.