Tips for surviving an active shooter attack
By Dave Emanuel

In just a few years, attacks at public venues (schools, the workplace, shopping malls) have become all too common. Firearms and bombs seem to be the preferred weapons. Aside from becoming aware of a bomb, and vacating the premises, there isn’t much a person can do to avoid injury or death. But when an “active shooter” is on site, other options do exist.

Code Enforcement- A Valuable Tool When it’s Needed
By Dave Emanuel

“I don’t know what we’re going to do about our neighbors. They have junk all over the front yard, they hardly ever mow their grass, they have cars parked all over the yard they make the neighborhood look trashy.”

Little known traffic laws
By Dave Emanuel

As you’re driving along a two-lane street in an unfamiliar area, you pay close attention to the speed limit signs, not wanting to receive another fast driving award. You notice a sign that proclaims 35 miles per hour to be the limit.

Freedom of Speech- Good and bad can become ugly
By Dave Emanuel

In spite of the fact that city council or city commission members typically receive little pay, or none at all, “small town politics” have developed a reputation for being more negative and underhanded than politics at any other level.

A world of unanticipated consequences
By Dave Emanuel

One of the benefits of social media is the ease with which information may be shared with friends and family. One of the drawbacks of social media is the ease with which information may be shared with friends and family.