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Brian Beltz
Brian Beltz graduated from California State University, Fresno in 2006 with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. A husband and father, he has taken a serious interest in legal issues and safety. Brian is a member of and writer for the Yahoo! Contributor Network and frequently blogs for

Entries by Brian Beltz

Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Hasn't Signed Four Year Old Divorce Papers: Can He Do That?

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2015 | 2:33 PM

How long does it take to sign divorce papers? If you are Arnold Schwarzenegger, four years... and counting.

Schwarzenegger's wife, Maria Shriver, filed for divorce in 2011 after the shocking revelation that Schwarzenegger had fathered a child outside their marriage. According to a report from...

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The 'Cure' to Type 2 Diabetes

(22) Comments | Posted October 12, 2015 | 3:42 PM

"You have Type 2 diabetes."

In 2012, 1.7 million Americans heard their doctors utter these five words while sitting in a cold, bleak white medical room. By the beginning of 2013, more than 26 million people in the United States were living with diabetes. With another 86...

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Crime at the Top 100 Colleges in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 1:47 PM

Every year, parents send their kids off to college with the expectation that they will be receiving their education in a safe environment. However, the reality is that college can be a dangerous place for students. Beyond sex, drugs and alcohol, campus crime is a serious issue even at the...

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How to Keep Your Children Safe from Injury? Focus on What You Can Control

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 12:41 PM

As a soon-to-be father, most of the concerns that I've had over the well-being of my growing child have been focused on developmental milestones. Is there a heartbeat? Is he (that's right, it's a boy) developing properly? How big is he in relation to random and obscure tropical...

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Free Rides Home From Mardi Gras Celebrations in San Diego

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 9:58 AM


Beads? Check.

Mask? Check.

Free ride home from Mardi Gras celebrations? Double check.

Through the Sober Lift Home Program, The Law Offices of Howard Kitay are footing the bill for rides home for up to 125 revelers in San Diego...

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That Time My Toaster Tried to Killed Me

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 11:56 PM

Devil Toaster of Death

In my daily life, I take a lot of modern conveniences for granted.

If a webpage takes more than two seconds to load; I start to lose it. If my cell phone doesn't get absolutely perfect reception everywhere I...

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The Dog With the Yellow Ribbon

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 10:57 AM

"I can't let you get close to me, I'll end up hurting you."

"It's not you, it's me. I just need my space."

If you see a dog wearing a yellow ribbon, this is what it might say. But instead of a cheesy break-up line, the dog's ribbon would serve...

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This Car Wants Your Undivided Attention

(1) Comments | Posted October 31, 2013 | 2:36 PM

In an effort to combat the problems associated with driver inattention, two Australian companies have come together to create an innovative solution.

The Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia and Emotiv built the world's first 'Attention Powered Car' using a brain wave monitoring headset and a Honda...

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Congress Won't Feel Effects of Government Shutdown

(9) Comments | Posted September 24, 2013 | 4:50 PM

With the October 1 deadline rapidly approaching, the threat of government shutdown looms large over the nation.

If Republicans and Democrats can't come to an agreement and do what most U.S. adults learned to do in their early 20's -pay their bills -- the first effects of...

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