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Domestic Violence

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  On this edition of Your Call, we’re hearing how people experiencing domestic violence are receiving support while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 crisis. Organizations around the globe are seeing an increase in domestic violence calls.

"Using or Resisting Restraining Orders"

Feb 12, 2020

A neighbor jumps out and frightens your kids?  Someone heard a noise, and suddenly your spouse has been accused of domestic violence; you know nothing happened, but the court says she can't return home.  Tonight, we're talking about Restraining Orders.  YLR Host Jeff Hayden welcomes San Mateo Attorneys David Navarro and H. Yvonne Seeley, a State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist. Questions for Jeff's guests?  Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

On this edition of Your Call, we welcome back Rachel Louise Snyder, author of No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us. We’ll discuss anti-violence programs for men, including one called Resolve to Stop the Violence, which began in a San Bruno jail. 

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There have been over 200 mass shootings in this country since 2009. Shannon Watts, the author of a new book: Fight Like a Mother, is the founder of Moms Demand Action, 

  On this edition of Your Call, Rachel Louise Snyder discusses her new book, No Visible Bruises —What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us. 

Every single minute in the US, 20 people are assaulted by their partners. Globally, 50,000 women were killed by family members in 2017, according to the UN. The same report called home, “the most dangerous place for women.” Snyder reveals how many solutions are based on false assumptions and are not protecting women. What still needs to change? 


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This week on Inflection Point, I talk with Eve Ensler, award-winning playwright of The Vagina Monologues, about her new book “The Apology”,

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Domestic Violence Prevention

Aug 1, 2018

Prevent domestic violence with the Domestic Violence Prevention Act. Host Jeffrey Hayden welcomes Lauren Zorfas and Melissa Gibbs. Ms Zorfas practices Family Law at ADZ Law, LLP, San Mateo ( She is formerly Family Law Facilitator for the San Mateo County Superior Court. Ms Gibbs is Manager of Legal Services at CORA, Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse, in San Mateo ( Questions for Lauren and Melissa? Please call Your Legal Rights toll-free 866-798-8255. 

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On the September 29th edition of Your Call, Flyaway Productions’ choreographer Jo Kreiter joins us to discuss her latest piece, Grace and Delia are Gone.

Special program for Valentine's Day -- Prevention of Domestic Violence. Guests: BJ Fadem, Specialist in California Family Law certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization;  Alisha Ankers, Family Law Trial Advocate in North Dakota and Minnesota, certified by the  National Board of Trial Advocacy; Rosanna Figueroa, Liaison for the Domestic Violence  Response Team of La Casa de Las Madres in San Francisco; and Judge Eugene Hyman (retired) of the Superior Court of California. 
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255. 

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.22.14

Aug 22, 2014
M.W. Benutzer

USA Today runs cannabis ad… Hemp grows in Kentucky, again… Domestic violence may drop in pot households… Music pick… and more.


Plenty of “clean money” investors are watching the cannabis market // SF Weekly   “There are entire floors on Wall Street evaluating this industry right now,” says one East Bay investment group. And that’s despite the legal obstacles.

Domestic violence

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Just over 36 years ago, there was nowhere a victim of domestic violence could go for help here in the Bay Area. So a group of women banded together to start La Casa de las Madres, California’s first domestic violence shelter and the nation’s second. Today The Home of the Mothers, as it translates in English, offers a range of crisis and intervention services, including an eight-week emergency shelter and a 24-hour crisis hotline – all free of charge.