Preparing for Hurricane Joaquin


As Hurricane Joaquin strengthens and barrels across the Atlantic taking aim at the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, experts are warning people to be prepared. Even if it doesn’t make landfall, the storm could drench coastal areas from Geo rgia north to Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. Some areas could get as much […]

Donnell M. Hero of the Month: September 2015


Donnell started as a history teacher with his current school district, and within the year he became the assistant principal. He has been an extraordinary leader in the school’s restorative justice program, also mentioned in the NY Times, as well as introduced a new program called the Senior Capstone Project. He led a team of […]

“Keeps” for the School Year: by Donn Harrison

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My name is Donn Harrison and I have been a member of California Causality for years.  I have also taught school for over 25 years.  This past May I was awarded Top Teacher on the Live with Kelly and Michael Show.  I was asked by California Casualty to write a few articles to teachers and […]

First Responder Suicide: The Dirty Little Secret


By Mark Goldberg, Communications Specialist with California Casualty September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. A lot of people don’t like talking about it, but it’s time more of us did. The topic got a lot more personal for me this July when a good friend and retired firefighter, Tim Casey, took his life. Tim […]

Your Kid’s Backpack Could be Packing Trouble


Have you picked up your child’s backpack lately? With books, computers and other supplies, they can weigh 50 pounds or more. As children head back to school, consumer safety groups are warning about the dangers of heavy, bulky backpacks. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 14,000 children are treated each year […]