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Will crashing celebrity events become a crime? and more

California lawmakers are considering a bill that would make crashing celebrity-filled events a crime. It would be punishable by up to six months in jail.

Will crashing celebrity events become a crime?
California lawmakers are considering a bill that would make crashing celebrity-filled events a crime, punishable by up to six months in jail. The bill is a response to intruders bluffing their way into A-list events such as the Oscars and the Golden Globes. “At some awards shows, folks were there without a ticket,” said Assemblyman Anthony Portantino. “They were asked to leave, and they didn’t.”

Women’s basketball: no longer a warm-up act
To avoid any appearance of gender discrimination, the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will now alternate the order of men’s and women’s basketball games in double-headers. Commissioner Dell Robinson said the men would play first half the time, to avoid implying that the women’s game was a “warm-up act.”

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