ELWOOD-Elwood police early Wednesday morning cited a train engineer after the train he was driving collided with a car and injured an Elwood woman at a crossing in downtown Elwood. It was the third time in two weeks that engineers have been ticketed by Elwood police at the same crossing. Lucille McKinney, 42, was driving her Buick across a double set of railroad tracks on State Road 28 near Main Street when it was struck by a slow-moving Central Line engine. McKinney said she never saw the train coming. The engine ' headlights were off, the railroad gates didn 't come down, the warning lights didn 't flash, and there was no flagman to warn cars that a train as coming, police said.
Title: Chimel v. California Date/Court: United States Supreme Court, 1969 Facts: This case deals with Ted Chimel, who they suspected robbed a local coin shop. On September 13, 1965, several officers from Santa Ana came to the home of Chimel with an arrest warrant for his expected involvement in the burglary. The officers arrived at the door and identified themselves to Chimel’s wife and asked if they could come into the home, she agreed and showed them into the house. While in the house the officers waited 10-15 minutes until Chimel came home from work.
Central Park spreads across 843 acres in the heart of New York. It is a calming place where people take their families for a relaxing day, walk their dogs, and exercise by running or walking through. This is a place known for its relaxing views and a place where you would believe a lack of violence to be. This all changed with the Central Park Five case. The Central Park Five case took place in 1989, this case was when five teenage males, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam, and Korey Wise, were charged with the rape and assault of Trisha Meili.
The Constitution limits power on Government through Checks and Balances. In a 1944 case between Korematsu and the United States during World War II, a presidential executive order gave the military authority to exclude citizens of Japanese descent from areas deemed critical to national defense and potentially vulnerable to espionage. Along with this they also arrested Japanese Americans and forced them into internment camps. Korematsu however, a US citizen from ancestry descent, refused to leave his home in San Leandro, California. Korematsu appealed, and in 1944 the case reached the Supreme Court.
Whitney v. California Tylisia Crews September 22, 2015 Facts The parties of the Whitney v. California case was against petitioner Charlotte Anita Whitney and respondent, the state of California’s Criminal Syndicalism Act of California. It was argued on October 6th, 1925 and was decided on May 16th, 1927. The state of California filed a lawsuit against Whitney when they found out she was accused of helping begin the Communist Labor Party of America, a party that advocated violence to get a political change. Whitney was found guilty even though the constitution was the defendant’s defense.
If you had been a reformer during this era (remember planning as a profession did not yet exist), what type of progressive era urban reform would you adopt and implement? Why? Would it engage with the good government movement or not? Why? What lessons, if any, would your response then provide for your planning practice today?
Some hardships the 49ers faced were diseases that were sometimes produced by the lack of food and water. Others were caused by difficulty in crossing lands and seas. Some of the miners would even commit acts of violence, or commit suicide because of the struggle and stress of not finding gold. When the miners arrived to California they were subjects of diseases like Cholera,Dysentery and Pneumonia.
The location that I chose to visit was parking lot 10 at Sacramento State. I visited the location on a Friday morning. The mass wasting was found in front of parking lot entrance. The waste from the area was transported to the back of the parking lot. It was evident that mass wasting had occurred because there was mass moved that had then been vegetated to cover the slope.
The 49ers And The California Ethos Gold was discovered in California in 1848 (Holliday, 1998, 1). The news about the discovery of gold in California spread locally and globally, attracting people from all over the world, as this historical event is famously known as the California Gold Rush. Gold diggers and wealth seekers arrived to California with the dream of becoming rich and improving their standard of living. These people, eager to become rich instantly, left their families and farms behind. This essay analyzes the motivations of the early gold-seekers, and how the 49’ers objectives were changed when they met the reality of the California gold fields.
California Sutter Health in Northern California, is a not-for-profit health system that includes doctors, hospitals and other health care services. In 2006, this healthcare provider discovered the need to improve its patient collection process. Being one of Northern California 's largest healthcare providers California Sutter Health took an innovated approach to come up with a solution to improve their financial collection from patients. An article tells us “Sutter Health, is committed to giving its patient financial services (PFS) staff on both the front and back ends the tools they need to improve patient collections and thus the system 's bottom line” (Souza & McCarty, 2007). By addressing the appropriate problems, Sutter Health
When people hear about Oakland they think that it’s all about “Thug life” and that if you go there it will endanger your life. People judge without getting to know Oakland’s community (people). I grew up in Oakland, California and I love it. Oakland is home of the A’s, the Raiders, and the Golden State Warriors. Yes, Oakland may have crimes in it, but that doesn’t mean everybody in Oakland is dangerous.
Gisselle Zepeda Mr. Lievre American Government Credit 5 Board of Education of Westside Community Schools Versus Mergens The Equal Access Act upheld by the Supreme Court in Board of Education v. Mergens, 1990, requires public secondary schools to allow access to religiously based student groups on the same basis as other student clubs. The school administration denied a group of students their right to create a Christian after school club. The students intended for their club to have just the same privileges and club meetings as all other after school clubs. The schools excuse being that it lacked faculty support which led to the school and district being sued by the students.
California is the “beauty of the eye of the beholder” since all people who come from different background, race, and religion are able to set their own dreams without being criticized. People especially immigrants have viewed California as the “land of opportunity,” which influenced them to leave everything behind in their hometown, to sacrifice their time and to focus on their dreams. Despite the fact that California was lauded as a utopian society, people soon found out that they were going through endeavors and couldn’t overcome them quickly as possible. In fact, Mr. Rawls wanted to express the grievances, struggles, and success that people endure in their rise to the California dream in his short essay, “California: A Place, A People,
“Do what you want, just don’t get caught doing it.” This is the advice given to Frederick West by his father. (Boduszek, 2012) Growing up in a poor household, second of eight children, Fred was sexually abused by his mother while his father had relationships with his sisters. He had been taught that incest and bestiality were normal. As a teen, Fred had gotten into a motorcycle accident, causing him to go into fits of rage.
Case 1: San Francisco International Airport and Quantum Secures SAFE for Aviation System San Francisco International Airport is expecting a rise of passengers due to an increase of low-cost carriers. They require a new security management system to accommodate the amount of traffic expected. Their current process is inefficient and disjointed, leading to many problems. The upgrade required needs to be justified and approved by management to be funded. 1.