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Gov. Jerry Brown will lead the delegation to Mexico next week. (Photo: Patch Archive)
Jim B. July 25, 2014 at 02:07 pm
KMA July 25, 2014 at 02:09 pm
Jim B- hermosa patch- yes that's a hot bed of liberalism- tell us how we are wrong- again?
Jim B. July 25, 2014 at 02:09 pm
Read a blog on here today--California: The Right is Wrong (Again)--your anti-Brown, anti-CaliforniaRead More screeds are wrong-headed and inaccurate.
Chris Olivier of Napa with Senator Bob Huff after Assembly hearing.
Michael July 25, 2014 at 12:18 pm
baloney. This is not what our money should be spent on and not what government is for. If peopleRead More need this then they need to provide for themselves. And statements like this are ridiculous “How can they care about teaching us, if they won’t care if a child dies under their care?”. But so many want to claim that taxpayer's money must protect them from almost everything. Baloney. Personal responsibility is what should be taught to all of our children.
Brainwashed_In_Church July 25, 2014 at 12:54 pm
It's more dangerous to bring a peanut onto an elementary campus than a joint.
rich olivier July 25, 2014 at 01:06 pm
Mr Pantomath, This child is responsible for himself. He does not even attend public school. AsRead More ignorant as the above statement sounds I hope you will never be put in a situation that you may require a life saving device. Most people that die from allergies are not aware they had them. A surprise bee sting can do it. We already have defibrillators placed for such other such emergencies. If you do find yourself in this position....well I'll miss you. God bless
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Donald Snyder July 19, 2014 at 07:44 am
I'm sure having a massive influx of illegal aliens, who don't or can't get the vaccine, pouring overRead More into our borders have nothing to do with this. I'm sure it's just a phenomenon that no one can explain. I'm sure with all of these people coming over here, nothing like this will happen again. I also believe our Congress and President don't give a damn about the current situation.
David Terrell July 19, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Wow. All you need to do is get your kids vaccinated. Has it become easier to blame people you don'tRead More know? Immigrants are people who love my country so much that they want to live here. The others you mentioned are people that I'm allowed to vote for. Vaccines and votes can solve all these problems.
Donald Snyder July 19, 2014 at 06:46 pm
David, if they love this country so much, as you stated, then why are they coming in illegally andRead More not obeying our laws? It's a real simple process to get in line and wait your turn. That way, you don't have to look over your shoulder every time a cop drives by or a border patrol looks your way. Breaking the law doesn't exempt these people. And if they did do it the right way (the legal way if you will) they would be checked for vaccines that they might need. We get rid of diseases in this country only to have illegals crossing our borders and bringing them back in here. You might not mind that, I, however, do.
David Terrell July 18, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Good for the NCTD, and congratulations. They are doing things that are enticing us, and we areRead More better for it. I don't know what Mr. Horne had to do with this process, he's had 20 years to make it work. The anonymous heroes at NCTD are getting us all on board.
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Donald Snyder July 17, 2014 at 08:53 am
When you build your house right next to the sand and then don't expect the tides to rise, you'reRead More kind of asking for your house to become floating debris at some point. That's like building near a cliff and then wondering why your house is falling off of it after a major rain. And we get to pay for it, yea!
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to include $5 million to build an earthquake warning system. Patch file photo.
SA July 16, 2014 at 11:33 am
Typical Democrat wanting to spend money like Brown’s crazy train. What is an early warningRead More system.. “brace for shock” ? What we need is an early warning system that warns us before a Democrat / Liberal opens his month.
Reginald "Rex" Henderson July 17, 2014 at 06:54 am
Just another extension of socialist Obama...
Rick Crockett July 19, 2014 at 10:38 am
Wow! Talk about Brown-Obama-Democrat Cronyism. Not only can the system be built and installed forRead More less than $500/node, it already has. I helped with one of the nodes with-in the past four years. The system (requiring less than 25 sq.ft. (donated) can be set up similar to a Home WiFi Security Cam with FTP access. Really it can be automatically monitored and maintained for free through a cooperating University. This is merely a $16 million a year hornswoggle going into the crony's pocket. Its dirtier than greedy profit. All that, lying cheating and stealing on top of it. Republicans in office don't deserve to be there because they do not study and know about the communities they represent or what they have already (and recently) funded. They are not doing their jobs in a two party system. Having formerly worked for the DNC the only thing good I can say about democrats is they at least learn their constituencies well enough to manipulate them.
SA July 15, 2014 at 10:57 am
To Robin: You left out all the men getting tanked at the Farmer’s Market and beating the crapRead More out of their wives … What is up with y’all wanting to kill somebody’s ability to grow a business? Y’all are commies …
Virginia Johnson July 15, 2014 at 03:51 pm
It would just be nice if our California Do Nothing Congress would put their time and efforts intoRead More helping our State with real problems instead of making their constituency feel like they are making a difference with alcohol and marijuana leniency laws. This is not real Government in action.
Virginia Johnson July 15, 2014 at 04:22 pm
p.s. Most of our Federal, State and Local Government Parks do not allow alcohol and that is whereRead More many Farmers Markets are located. How is this going to work out?
District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. Patch file photo.
glenn bernard July 10, 2014 at 11:58 am
When Government gets created just because it is fun to give money and power to a select few, this isRead More what happens. Did you hear about that concept to divide Calif into 6 states? Definitely worth doing IF AND ONLY IF all existing cities and counties were suddenly defunded, totally, and continue to exist in name only, primarily for mail delivery. All cops, firefighters, librarians, street maintenance, etc become state employees.
Batman July 11, 2014 at 01:16 pm
That's the objective Mr. Bernard. And when the states run out of money all the cops and firemen willRead More become federal employees, just as it is in all communist countries.
glenn bernard July 11, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Not too many communist countries remain. Whether big or small, communist or not, Government isRead More always the biggest bully around, which is regretfully, a world-wide phenomenon. "It's all about me," sadly, is the primary motivation for people "in office," elected or otherwise. Getting rid of about 530 bureaucracies in this vast expanse called California…..so that only 6 bureaucracies remain, is a giant leap towards a truly great society (not the damnable thing envisioned by LBJ).
Protesters gathered outside the Murrieta Border Patrol facility on July 1, 2014. Photo courtesy: DailySoCal.com
James Jones July 9, 2014 at 06:30 am
The border is porous because our lying politicians want it that way. Dem's. to capture the vote andRead More republicans to undermine the wage standard of the American workers. if any one believes that this doesn't affect them and their family or that they are immune to the damage - think again Baby!!
Donald Snyder July 9, 2014 at 08:26 am
It's illegal to use our troops to defend our borders. Stupid but true. That law needs to change.Read More Every other country, including Mexico, uses their military. We need to change our laws to keep out unwanted illegals and only receive immigrants through the proper channels. Does that sound like a politician that we voted for? They all sound like that until we elect them and then they do whatever harm to this country they can. We need to find a candidate WHO WILL abide by what the people of this country want, not the fools on the hill. We're still waiting.
Michael Gerzen July 16, 2014 at 05:44 pm
not illegal just breaks a treaty with Mexico. By now I think they have broke it with their militaryRead More coming into the U.S. supporting the Drug Cartels.
Samora Musa July 5, 2014 at 04:12 am
My name is Mrs musa samora,I have been suffering from Ovarian cancer disease and the doctor saysRead More that i have just few days to leave.I am from Libya, but based in Republic du Benin,Africa since ten years ago as a business woman dealing with cocoa exportation,now that i am about to end the race like this,without any family members and no child.I have .1 Million US DOLLARS in Bank of Africa(BOA)Republic du Benin which i instructed the bank to give African union leaders to help sick people around Africa.But my mind is not at rest because i am writing this letter now through the help of my nurse beside me here in my hospital room. I also have .1 Million US Dollars in another bank in Republic du Benin which i want you to claim from the bank and use help less privileged people in your country,but you must assure me that you will take only 40% of the total money and give the rest 60% to the orphanage home in your country for my heart to rest. Upon the receipt of your email that you are willing and capable to execute my plan, i will instruct the bank management to make the immediate transfer into your account. please confirm your interest to Reply me to my email;samoramusa020@gmail.com Sincerely, Mrs musa samora
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Jay Berman July 4, 2014 at 09:35 am
SDG+E / Sempra will get whatever it wants from the CPUC .. as it is run by former utility executivesRead More ... consumers are screwed in this state ... pay the most ... least reliable .. here in San Diego we import a tremendous amount of electricity on a few transmission systems .. all vulnerable to quakes and fires .. always on the edge because we are at the end of the system ..
Protesters gathered outside the Murrieta Border Patrol facility on June 1, 2014. Photo courtesy: DailySoCal.com
Rick Crockett July 5, 2014 at 10:44 am
Christ was not a socialist, he insisted on individual responsibility. Taxes were shared by rich andRead More poor, a man that did not take care of his family was considered worse than a heathen and I could go on but why waste time on leftists that actually despise the teachings of Christ, After all leftist socialists following their masters Obama and Brown put over a billion dollars into the hands of HAMAS in the GAZA. They too called it charity but it all went to terrorism and resulted in 10,000 missiles fired into Israel all in the name of humanity, democrat's version of humanity that is. Just think how that money could have been used to aid these people in their own countries through real faith based (yeah, Christian) charities. Just think about the income tax payroll from the unemployed union workers that could have helped our economy and bolstered such charities under conservative leadership. Money that is now going to China for California busses and rail transport. A conservatives vision is America for Americans and the left's vision is liberally squandering someone else's paycheck so they become powerless to help themselves, dependent on a government that fosters the same.
yourusmcboyelvises July 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm
hostile yea right flipping the buses and setting them on fire would be considered hostile, funny howRead More the media slants the bs that tries to make it news.
Marcus Boyd July 7, 2014 at 02:52 pm
Actually, flipping buses and setting them on fire is call violent - yelling derogatory epithets andRead More barricading the road in an act of civil disobedience is hostile in every respect of the term - and if you're offended by it - stop it.
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Dennis Hull July 2, 2014 at 03:12 am
Its curious that "Hobby Lobby" still pays for vassectomies and Viagra (for men), butRead More refuses to pay for contraceptives (for women) on religious grounds???
Christian Beecher July 2, 2014 at 09:17 am
Feeling pretty embarrassed for " the patch" with this article. How did an article thisRead More biased and ignorant actually get published!?!? Certainly does not encourage me to continue receiving information from them.
Mary Taylor July 2, 2014 at 01:32 pm
Jennifer: You honestly think the Conservative Right and corporations are against women? I agreeRead More they are against the ACA, perhaps because the ACA is an unAmerican way to force businesses to do something that is costly and may go against their beliefs, a belief which they are entitled to have. I hardly think they are against women. Do the right American thing and boycott Hobby Lobby. My husband and I boycotted Starbucks because they were allowing customers to openly display their guns, but then the backlash was so frenzied, they reversed their decision and fortunately don't allow guns into their restaurants. That's the American Way. Don't shop or work for companies that refuse to pay for all contraceptives, if that is your belief.
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glenn bernard June 28, 2014 at 05:26 pm
Okay, fine. When will most of the vehicles be driverless, and therefore breezing down the freewayRead More at 85 MPH with nobody paying attention…..and just 3 feet behind the vehicle in front? (and maybe with no need for anybody to buy car insurance)
James Dodd June 29, 2014 at 11:12 am
CTC did not pay for these projects, they only applied our tax dollars to them…jim dodd
glenn bernard June 30, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Jim, let me get this straight……you are informing us that Tax Dollars are used forRead More highway improvements, etc…is this correct?
Average American June 27, 2014 at 08:50 am
Make no mistake about it, they are going to be coming for your guns eventually, just a matter ofRead More time. They will first go for the "Registry" and I think the more informed of us all know that a registry has preceeded almost every gun grab in history. How did that registry work out for the Jews in WW2?
school bus ninja June 27, 2014 at 08:51 am
None of this would have happened if women put out more. Don't be so stingy with the lovin'. JustRead More sayin.
Paul Hamilton July 10, 2014 at 07:21 pm
When you take the Guns away from honest citizens. All you will have are Armed thugs who have no fearRead More of being shot, an armed citizen is a defense against crime. I personally will fight to keep my guns.
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JHouse June 26, 2014 at 10:25 am
does it look as if manufacturing is just fine here? Check this out.Read More http://www.thetrumpet.com/article/2061.31271.80.0/economy/the-death-of-american-manufacturing
glenn bernard June 26, 2014 at 12:31 pm
Suppose that within a mental evaluation for gun purchase, the citizen reveals a deeply held dislikeRead More and distrust of the Government. Some people would not want this person to be allowed to purchase just for this one "excuse." Suggest everybody focus on getting US corporations to return to the USA (from Asia) for all of their manufacturing. Nothing stops bullets like JOBS!
Nadja Adolf June 26, 2014 at 05:12 pm
Note that this law would NOT have stopped the Isla Vista shooting because the parents did NOT callRead More the local mental health agency as well as the police. Note that by failing to check the California gun registry - available in every patrol car - they would not have even considered issuing such an order because they didn't think there were any firearms in the area - and neither did his parents, apparently. I have a lot of questions regarding this case - and one of them is that given junior had been making violent postings for more than a week or two, why didn't the parents cut off his funds and compel him to return home and be evaluated?
A fake no parking sign. Patch file photo.
glenn bernard June 23, 2014 at 09:13 am
Good move by the Coastal Commission. (oh, cheri, I am glad that the seals can no longer be legallyRead More hassled by people)
Cheri Jacobs Aspenleiter June 27, 2014 at 03:21 pm
Seals are not hassled by people. I am in the water with them several times a week, and have neverRead More seen seals and people in conflict. It is the people who create the conflict with other people, as usual when huge profits are being made off the view of seals starving and birthing in their own feces causing illness to the seals, and potentially to humans. People who want to close this beach are totally ignorant that to do so, will cause further illness, starvation to the seals and create a total deadzone of our undersea ecology. Go Save the Seas from Plastic Pollution, Save the dolphins from the seals eating their fish stocks. Save the Garibaldi, the mussels, the sea stars. These all need your activism. The Childrens Pool is for humans , disabled humans and young toddlers. It is a bathing pool and there can not legally be feces in it. This was human health ruling of Superior Court Judge Pate i 2004. No poop in the pool. Logic, Law and Common Sense and Human Rights. Civil Rights and ADA Law demands the Children's Pool be restored with an ADA Ramp and the seals to haul out at South Casa. This is the law and the ruling that is the correct and humane solution. Chop off your legs and see how it feels to be excluded from your favorite past time. Our disabled Veterans deserve to be able to have access to the Children's Pool as it was especially built for them!!!!! I'd say just take the next slow boat to China if you disagree, it is tantamount to treason. We have 185,000 amputations in the U.S. each year and the most wounded Veterans than any other state. The ramp at the Children's Pool is protected by the Americans with Disability Laws. The ramp WAS to disability Code in 1948. The City is in very serious violations at the Children's Pool for decades bowing to special interest groups who profit from the view of seals and care nothing for the seal's home. A full scale investigation is underway. I trust that Surf Riders do support Wounded surfers and swimmers to have their access restored. Thank you Surf Riders for having the courage!!!!
James Jones June 28, 2014 at 06:40 am
Bravo--CHERI- serious overpopulation of seals is championed by morons.
Gov. Jerry Brown. Patch file photo.
usmcboi June 20, 2014 at 11:02 am
eff the gov esp that dbag
glenn bernard June 22, 2014 at 12:18 pm
As soon as Driverless Vehicles become dominant, isn't it likely that we will be able to proceed atRead More 90 MPH on the freeways without paying attention? And just 3 feet behind somebody else. If so, there is no need for "high speed rail."
usmcboi June 23, 2014 at 01:32 am
prob wont hap in your lifetime google cant seem to keep thier robot cars from crashing into thingsRead More people cant drive now let alone try to program it.
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Curmudgeon July 18, 2014 at 07:12 pm
With all due respect to former Speaker of the Assembly John Perez, he is not "emeritus."Read More Any member of the Assembly can be the Speaker, and once they are no longer Speaker, they are a "Member of the Assembly" or "former Speaker." "Emeritus implies that if Perez becomes Controller (he will have my vote) that we would still refer to him as Speaker Emeritus. High school journalism anyone?
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Lynn Glover June 25, 2014 at 10:28 am
KMA: what is your point about how old is the S of L? Do you think wise philosophy has an expirationRead More date? Let's hope the sonnet by Lazarus is just as meaningful today as then. And, it's part of what makes the USA exceptionally great in the world and time. Of course, some limitations have to be included. These are embodied in the law. The problem today is that the law is not being enforced primarily because the head of enforcement and his minions want to let in more people who, they would like to believe, are likely to vote for their kind in the future.
M. Manzano July 6, 2014 at 04:48 pm
The Democrats would cease being in control if voter ID passed. They will do everything possible toRead More prevent it.
Madeleine July 6, 2014 at 05:13 pm
M. Manzano: You are so right. There is not one logical reason to be against voter ID, unless youRead More want to vote fraudulently.
Steve Wade June 10, 2014 at 09:07 am
how are these nubs getting in??
usmcboi June 10, 2014 at 12:01 pm
thats a face no mother fker would love.
just my opinion June 10, 2014 at 06:12 pm
Fracking??? Are you kidding me? This guy needs to do his research. #1 It uses a ton of water,Read More which we have a shortage of and#2 it causes earthquakes around the surrounding area, gee, we need more of those here with our faults.
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