Category: Holiday Safety


Happy Labor Day 2011 with DUI Checkpoints

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: September 2, 2011

Happy Labor Day 2011.  There are many DUI checkpoints in and around Los Angeles this holiday weekend.  More importantly, though, is to have a Designated Driver. They’re listed in the video which is actually the premier video in my Legal Lowdown With Lowell Steiger series In case you’re wondering, though, here are the checkpoints: Friday: Manchester Avenue and Hoover Street, South Los Angeles, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Sunset Boulevard and Sutherland Street, Echo Park, 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday, Slauson Avenue and Olive Street, South Los Angeles, 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Jefferson Boulevard and Western Avenue, South… Read More

Happy Halloween

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: October 30, 2010

Well, all I can say is “Be Safe” and enjoy!

Product Recalls: Protect Your Children and Family from Danger

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: December 18, 2008

Protect Your Children and Loved Ones This Holiday Season The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission publishes a monthly newsletter listing recalls and product safety news. The November 2008 list of recalls is quite daunting indeed. Below is the list replete with links for further details: Stainless Steel Pots Recalled by Ocean State Jobbers Due to Burn Hazard In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ocean State Jobbers Inc., of North Kingstown, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 7,000 Century Cookware Stainless Steel Stockpots. The stainless steel pots have metal handles that can detach during use, posing a serious burn hazard… Read More

Veterans Day 2008 – Honoring All Who Served

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: November 9, 2008

This year Veterans Day falls on Tuesday, November 11. There are all kinds of great sites related to this holiday which Honors All Who Served. United States Department of Veterans Affairs which has links to: National Ceremony, Resources such as Teacher’s Guide, Poster Gallery, Veterans Day History and even a Kid’s Site, Special Initiatives, Regional Observances, National Committee and Proclamations. Military.com which has, among other things, a beautiful slide show tribute to those who have served. WikiAnswers which provides yet another historical resource. Last year I posted a bunch of stuff about Veterans Day including many videos and other great links. Click here and enjoy. Please be safe this Veterans Day and, although it’s happening on a Tuesday,… Read More

Columbus Day 2008

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: October 10, 2008

So Columbus Day falls on Monday, October 13, 2008. I blogged about Columbus Day last year and even included a Columbus Day Parade Video. What exactly is Columbus Day? Per the aptly named Columbus Day Site, “This day is remembered in the U.S.A to pay tribute to the 1st journey to America in 1492 by Christopher Columbus.” This site has a plethora of great information, things of interest to those of us curious enough to explore! Columbus Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October This holiday is also celebrated in South and Central America, Italy and Spain First celebrated… Read More

July 4, 1776 Independence Day

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: July 3, 2008

Fireworks, barbecues, beach, friends and family gathering to celebrate Independence Day: The Fourth of July!!! Here’s to a Happy, Healthy and Safe 4th of July! I’d like to share some 4th of July tidbits with you: From History.com: Independence Day in the U.S., is an annual holiday commemorating the formal adoption by the Continental Congress of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia. Although the signing of the Declaration was not completed until August, the Fourth of July holiday has been accepted as the official anniversary of U.S. independence and is celebrated in all states and territories of the U.S.… Read More

Thanksgiving 2007 Links

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: November 18, 2007

The website www.usa.gov provides many useful Thanksgiving Day Resources: Air Travel Status – The Federal Aviation Administration offers easy ways for you to check airport status and get delay information, in real time as changes happen. Air Travel Tips from the Transportation Security Administration – Tips from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that ensure a brief, yet thorough, security experience at any of the airports serviced by TSA. Food for the Holidays – Tips and ideas to help you plan and prepare healthy, crowd-pleasing food for this holiday season. November Is American Indian Heritage Month – Find a calendar of events, special venues and exhibits, teacher… Read More

Thanksgiving Safety: 5 Ways to Spend Thanksgiving in the Hospital

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: November 18, 2007

Rod Brouhard writes an article for www.about.com which describes 5 ways to spend Thanksgiving in the Hospital. In particular: 1. Choking on an Appetizer Anybody can get something stuck in their throat. It’s decidedly more common for the kids and grandparents than everyone else — although it gets more common as the wine starts flowing. How to Do the Heimlich Maneuver 2. Cutting Yourself Instead of the Turkey Cutting yourself in the kitchen is both a blessing and a curse — bacteria from food abounds, but you have everything you need to clean your wound at the ready. More: Cuts in the Kitchen 3. Lighting the Kitchen… Read More

Thanksgiving Highway Safety Video

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: November 18, 2007

merica’s Road Team Captain Tony Sifford gives tips on how to arrive safely to your destination this Thanksgiving Holiday. Here are his 5 tips: Inspect your vehicle Make sure you have items you need in your vehicle Give yourself plenty of room to share the road safely Give yourself cushion and time to make your maneuvers safely Give other motorists consideration on the road

Veterans Day 2007: History and Videos

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: November 9, 2007

Veterans Day 2007. I’ve gathered several interesting Veterans Day links and videos for your enjoyment and knowledge. Have a Happy and Safe Veterans Day — Lowell History of Veterans Day United States Department of Veteran Affairs: History of Veterans day Military.com: History of Veterans Day Library of Congress: Veterans History Project Wikipedia

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