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A hit-and-run accident in the San Fernando Valley. Photo credit: Rick McClure.
novato 3per July 24, 2014 at 09:02 pm
Cathy, you say "Typical Teapartier response" as if that's a bad thing...?
usmcboi July 25, 2014 at 06:36 am
sher why not do that for everything gun owners, felons, native americans car drivers its not yourRead More road none them have rights either pay your 30% tax and feel good while the poor each at each other till gone get rdy for the big fokall ppl gonna be a dosie day fast approaching when the people will have enough. of you libs when you libs turn on each other then dont wonder why. sayonara mfo america got this comin.
novato 3per July 25, 2014 at 07:04 am
Death Row in San Quentin. Patch file photo.
Becky July 20, 2014 at 07:21 am
I feel sorry for the cruel and unusual suffering of the families who wait 20 + years for theirRead More murderer's sentence to be carried out.
Steve M July 20, 2014 at 12:15 pm
They didn't waste much time with Timothy McVeigh who killed 144 people including children but oneRead More official said that he's getting a free ticket out of this world with hardly anytime in prison.
usmcboi July 23, 2014 at 02:36 pm
its call punishment for a reason dumb twat
Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
southernbelle July 12, 2014 at 03:44 pm
I appreciate your comment Jeremiah and I don't think I could've said it better myself, so I won't beRead More redundant. Except to repeat only one thing-- This is why Mr Melhman: "the age limit is based on the medical risk profile that would endanger both the employee and the public he is tasked with serving. The likelihood of sudden debilitating circumstances increases with age and these jobs have a stress level which can precipitate it." I'm still of working age yet from day to day I have bizarre health issues pop up. I run abt 3-5 miles per day, 5-6 days a week. I'm in excellent health. I'm also clever and a bright individual. Yet I've begun having pains in places, and I'm also getting forgetful. My eyesight is decreasing. I get stressed easier than I used to. Because this is our natural human aging process. we age. we just do. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Now, in reading this article, I didn't read, nor did I realize we were discussing being let go at a certain age. I thought we were talking about applying for the job, where can age limit is set due to medical and statistical averages. So I agree with you, I do not think a person should be let go the day they turn 62. Most others do also, that;s why we are offered pensions at particular ages for incentive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Lastly, your point using vote vs age limits is like comparing dogs to elephants, and completely irrelevant. We're talking about a person's capability to perform a certain type of job.
southernbelle July 12, 2014 at 03:55 pm
**** And I bet SouthernBelle knows something many women and men have forgotten - it's a whole lotRead More more fun acting out the roles when men act like men and women act like women and we all play the game and enjoy life as equal but thankfully different! **** Any good man who values his life knows women are superior to men and don't argue with them because even if you win, you lose!! :-) **** hahahahahahahahahaha!!! Yep, exactly how I feel. There are many many careers out there to choose from. Maybe a girl's passion is to put on 100 lbs of equipment and run up stairs to fight a fire and carry out a 250 lb man- but I'm guessing more aren't than are interested in that. But I'll tell you what, if my daddy's house catches fire and some gal runs up his stairs she best be able to carry him down because HIS life depends on it. And if she can't, then her taking a job she's unable to perform is just wrong.
southernbelle July 12, 2014 at 04:01 pm
one more thing--Mr Melhman, Not sure how long you've been in the area or if you are familiar with LARead More county hiring for Police and fire. But over the past 10 yrs they have had to lower their physical ability testing, as well as their hiring requirements because they had to account for women's physical abilities, and not enough men or women were passing the orals due to prior drug use (even trying it once counts), criminal records (DUI's fall in this), etc. This is also why the quality is lower than it used to be. We haven't seen nothing yet! It's abt to get a whole lot worse because no one wants police officer jobs anymore. so sad how we treat them!
Laylani Mosley, missing 6-month-old. Photo courtesy Huntington Beach Police Department.
april ann July 3, 2014 at 01:09 am
I suspect some "daughter-in-law / Mother-in-law" drama here.......
Brenda July 3, 2014 at 08:04 am
The article says BELIEVED to have been with her grandmother. BELIEVED to have been seen with herRead More grandmother. So, the editor is basing the story on what the mother and the initial police report says. NOT ON FACTS, just presumptions like most news articles are until the actual facts come out. As you can see the actual facts are not being released as yet other then she has been found and is fine. It sucks because it leaves it wide open as to where or who had the baby or maybe the mother forgot she was still asleep in her crib all day. Like the man who just recently went to work all day, even out to lunch and thought his baby was at daycare and she was actually in the back of the car, with car seat turned to the back per law, and he just did not see her. ******cough*******we have some truly jacked up parents out there these days. Nor, can we overlook the issue at hand that someone brings up of her being the Exmother-in-law and might have Grandmother visitation rights and/or is part of the pick up drop off for the father. That drama alone could be endlesss especially with the "Mother" supposedly giving the article a little juice by sayng the Mother in law has a history of "mental illness" which probably means, depression, anxiety which something like 80% of our country has one or the other with the top medications being subscribed are for anxiety and depression. I put very litle faith in a EX anyone who calls anyone from the EX family mentally disturbed in any fashion as they try to pile up police reports for the courts in their custody battle. Something I feel, if true, wasted alot of police man hours yesterday that the parents should be paying for along with a chunk for the EX Mother in law for calling her mentally disturbed. :/ Just my personal theory on the case.
Jeremiah July 3, 2014 at 09:21 am
Brenda, all these things you say are based on supposition and might or might not be true. What isRead More the point? **** Jeremiah
Photo courtesy: California Highway Patrol.
Jeremiah June 27, 2014 at 06:03 am
No, not my truck. As far as the metaphysical, I am aware of those lines of thought - one of my bestRead More friends is seriously into that and we discuss the differences between those beliefs and the Christian beliefs all the time. I personally am an outside the box Christian who feels most churches have robbed the message of it's power by compartmentalizing it and turning houses of worship into little more than social clubs. I'm not into seeing demons under every bush or seeing ultimate meaning in everything that happens - that way lies madness. **** What got my attention is the ridiculous prices they charge now for a piece of glass. I had to replace that same window in 2006 3 days after I bought the vehicle, and the cost now is almost exactly double from the same company. So much for our leaders telling us there is low inflation and really we are in better shape than we've ever been. **** You're into music - here's an odd one to make your day!! **http://www.loopinsight.com/2014/06/05/what-to-do-once-youve-finished-all-the-beer/?utm_source=loopinsight.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Feed:+loopinsight/KqJb+%28The+Loop%29&utm_content=FeedBurner **** Jeremiah
Christopher June 27, 2014 at 11:24 am
That was fun, I saved it because it is natural music. I myself do not own any music CD's. As far asRead More metaphysical thinking goes I am not sure of anything, though I have been accused of writing that way. There is an event that may occur soon and it relates to "Good Vibrations". If it comes together, remember this post and yes I will accept the honorary title of being a Metaphysician. I have a private webpage that explains more about my experience and my ten year theremin journey.
Jeremiah June 27, 2014 at 12:12 pm
Yes, I am aware of that and the shift that is occurring. I feel it is also spoken of in the BibleRead More but people fail to see it. I think there is more in common between the views than is usually agreed upon. My only problem with metaphysical lines of thought is that most don't account for evil, which obviously exists (or I wouldn't have a broken window!). That is changing, though, as things progress. **** I own very few music cd's myself - except for Alan Parsons Project which I have collected all of. On my way to get my window fixed - when I get back I will attempt to contact you by e-mail and send you a couple of other music links I think you will find fascinating! Have a great day! **** Jeremiah
Jeremy Meeks booking photo. Courtesy the Stockton Police Department.
Diane Griego July 2, 2014 at 08:05 am
More proof of the downward spiral society has taken and the kind of news the media is moreRead More interested in.
The Beast ! July 2, 2014 at 08:17 am
Do you think he likes his salad tossed or with the dressing on the side ?
TT July 3, 2014 at 02:32 am
This is exactly why I don't help women anymore. There have been several times in my life, when I'veRead More helped a woman who should never have been in a violent relationship with a thug in the first place. And every time, they've eventually put themselves back into the same situation. Going forward, rather than help, my response will be to laugh. These tramps are not worth it.
beaumontdave June 9, 2014 at 07:10 pm
Think they'll put the gang together in seven years? Sitting out every other decade would outweighRead More the fun of living high on the hog for awhile. But that's me.
barbara pace June 10, 2014 at 08:13 am
Idiots!
Patch file photo.
ATC June 7, 2014 at 11:27 am
Agreed, Tell it. However, a $500 fine for a California stop on a right turn accomplishes nothingRead More other than revenue for the city and the camera company. A California stop on a right turn does not endanger others in any way (and in fact I see cops doing it all the time) yet it is treated exactly the same as blowing through a red at 40 mph. Logical? No. But common sense in today's society is so rare that it could be considered a superpower. It has been proven that simply extending the time length of the yellow by 1 second is MORE effective at reducing red light violations AND red light accidents, yet many of these camera companies and cities have actually shortened that yellow, thereby increasing the # of tickets. That alone is evidence that safety is not the goal; revenue is.
Desert Dweller June 7, 2014 at 04:14 pm
"Presumed authentic", I think they meant to say presumed guilty. Yup I trust that forRead More profit company that will go out of business without red light violations as nothing but the truth!
ChrisG June 8, 2014 at 07:37 am
We need stricter enforcement of all violations of the traffic code. Our streets would be so muchRead More safer if more tickets were handed out by the police. It is rare to be driving around town and not witness red light running, unsafe lane changes, excessive speeding, etc. I've even seen these things happen right in front of traffic cops and nothing happens. Red light cameras are not the solution. More stringent traffic patrols is the solution for safer streets and better traffic flow. Most people are not good drivers and are very inconsiderate of others using the roads. Re-education through the use of traffic fines seems like the most logical solution. I don't trust red light cameras and also worry about slippery slope constitutional rights issues but if the police are not doing their jobs to keep our streets safe then they are becoming a necessary evil.
Recognize this man?  Police say he stole brass plaques off veterans' headstones.
Jay June 8, 2014 at 09:11 am
I agree with Pauly, guy is defiantly a tweeeeeeeker... The sold the brass to buy meth. Now howRead More about the guy who bought the brass from them? Oh how I wish I could....#%+^%
KELLY D. DIVINE June 9, 2014 at 02:05 am
GEORGE...HE IS A REBUBLICAN BY THE WAY.
Troll Mcgyver June 10, 2014 at 03:08 pm
What a Turd
Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
Tennickly June 5, 2014 at 12:56 pm
I thought about becoming a cop so I could be above the law and just do whatever I want.
Brainwashed_In_Church June 5, 2014 at 07:48 pm
Well the good news is, the more people who apply, the larger the applicant supply, and the lower theRead More costs (and their salaries) to the taxpayers. This is why racism and sexism in the workplace is a myth. Employers don't want to eliminate a sector of the applicant pool. And, no company/corporation is going to risk lawsuits for discrimination. There are plenty of watchdogs, lawyers, and bimbo HR women keeping a bean counting eye on who is hired and hiring metrics. If women/minorities truly earned less than white males, why would any company hire white males?
Tray June 7, 2014 at 09:58 pm
I took the CHP test in early eighties, Its not that hard if your a white male because we passed H.S.Read More And back then most of us played sports, not much gamers back then, I thought about joining but the though of seeing negatives everyday wasn't for me.
Elliot Rodger. Photo from his YouTube account.
SD June 3, 2014 at 10:30 am
whoa ..... scary comment
TT June 14, 2014 at 12:13 pm
deborah you are nuttier than squirrel turds.
Autumn Johnson June 23, 2014 at 01:28 pm
Senate Committee to Vote on Bill that Could Remove Guns from 'People in Crisis'Read More http://dublin.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/senate-public-safety-committee-to-vote-on-gun-violence-restraining-order-bill
Tony May 30, 2014 at 01:23 am
there is something missing in this story. I don't know what but, I don't think this will be theRead More last we hear of it. Also I heard on one of the news station/web she was in contact with her mom. Again IDK what the truth is. It's better to be safe then sorry. I'm sure PD did their job and looked into everything they could at the time. ONly time will tell where this story goes.
trust May 30, 2014 at 09:58 am
People she was 15 at the time didn't know anyone. She had been in this country not long enoughRead More toknow her way around. He could've of made threats of taking the baby away if she tried to do anything. If you never been to a horrible experience like this don't know how much control this sick people over kids minds. If an adult can brain wash other adults into a cult. How much more this sick guy over this girl. So let's not make assumtions of what we don't know. He needs to pay for what he did.
Ken May 30, 2014 at 02:11 pm
Wait a minute! Lets get the facts straight. The girl is 15 years old in 2004. Marrys her captor 3Read More years later at age 18. 5 YEARS later at age 23 in 2012 has a child with her abducter. Two years later at age 25 she walks into a ploice station and says she was kidnapped 10 years prior. In a earlier report it said the girl had access to a car and neighbors seen her often drive away alone and go shopping and run errands. She had access to a computer that was online and that in fact is how she got in contact with her sister. My question is, Do abducters always give their victims a car and internet access while trying to keep them captive? I doubt it. So that part of her being held in captivity sounds very fishy to me. Also she has a job and is in contact with other people and a employer daily. What kidnapper have you ever heard of getting his victim a job, suppling them a car, provides them with internet access, allows them to leave unattended to go shopping and run errands. She could have done exactly just what she did hundreds of times prior. Yet didn't! And why is that? This whole story doesn't add upat all. This whole thing is starting to sound like that balloon boy story from several years ago. Just a publicity stunt to get sympathy and donations.
Flames from the Highway Fire in Fallbrook San Diego County fires. Photo Credit: E. Jones
Mr. Jordan Hendrix May 15, 2014 at 07:45 pm
When I get back I will post some pictures I caught.
Cliff May 16, 2014 at 06:26 am
you catch pictures? all i catch is fish and other things i can't mention here! but you go dude! keepRead More acting like you is a reporter(do you have one of those cool hats too?) and that anyone cares what you do. aka hemet resident dude you rock!
A Delargo May 16, 2014 at 07:39 am
Pictures are informative, I guess "you is" a reporter !
Approximate location of bear attack in Yucaipa.  Courtesy: Google Maps.
Joker Joe May 19, 2014 at 08:17 am
She lives in bear country and wonders why the bear is there! Should be charged with animalRead More cruelty!!
Scott Buchanan June 12, 2014 at 01:51 pm
Why should she be charged with anything ? You have a right to protect family and property
rubberband June 13, 2014 at 03:49 pm
Wasn't me.
Patch file photo.
Jeff Kleiner May 15, 2014 at 06:19 pm
Na na na na, na na na NA, hey heyyyyyy......good bye. ROFLMAO
Jeff Kleiner May 15, 2014 at 06:20 pm
Na na na na, na na na na....hey hey heyyyyy....good bye....ROFLMAO!!
DB May 19, 2014 at 07:48 pm
Mr. Kleiner, that is exactly what are companies are singing on the out down the 10 freeway toRead More Texas......
Christopher Dorner is seen in this police handout photo which was distributed during the time of the ex-LAPD officer's rampage across Southern California.
Zygo May 7, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Line officers have complained to deaf ears for years about the lack of communication between unitsRead More from different agencies let alone communication between units from different counties. Orange County has been the exception as they have had an excellent countywide radio system that allows for immediate communication between different agencies within their county for over 25 years.
KMA May 7, 2014 at 01:14 pm
Zygo- the key word statement is "within the county" . The issue here is between agenciesRead More in different counties, LA, RIV, SB.
Zygo May 8, 2014 at 02:16 am
KMA - I agree, as noted in my first sentence. I only pointed out Orange County as they, unlike LA,Read More RIV and SB at least have the ability for units from different agencies to be able to immediately communicate with each other via within county emergency channels. LA County units, the agency I have experience with, cannot even talk to other agency units within LA County without a painstakingly slow relay process. My point, which I didn't get directly to, is that it's going to be difficult to establish multi-county regional channels when we haven't even established within county multi-agency channels.
Flames visible from I-10 in Redlands on April 30, 2014.  Photo courtesy: Redlands Fire Department.
JT April 30, 2014 at 03:50 pm
what hotel?
beaumontdave April 30, 2014 at 08:29 pm
This fire and the Etiwanda fire get lots of coverage here, the PE, the Sun, nobody reports the fireRead More that burned two four-plexes on Barbee St. in Fontana. Eight apartments are destroyed at 9 am this morning, not a word.
Photo of Mrs. Sheila Heacock via Yucaipa High School's website.
James Trawick April 27, 2014 at 11:00 am
Right.... The only problem with your theory Susan is that this is the United States of America andRead More we are SUPPOSED to be innocent until proven guilty. There are plenty of examples where these accusations are baseless and only end up tearing apart families and reputations. I personally feel it should be a felony and minors should be prosecuted as adults for making false accusations. The fact that there is no penalty for minors is a travesty and young men have gotten very aggressive in this age range. I have friends which are attractive female teachers and they are constantly bombarded by horny young men, who are far more aggressive then in the past. Not to say that makes it ok, but the fact is teachers are constantly sexually harassed by students, with no penalty.
James Trawick April 27, 2014 at 11:01 am
Do some research and you will see that there are plenty of examples of peoples lives ruined by falseRead More accusations such as these. http://iwasfalselyaccused.com/
James Trawick April 27, 2014 at 11:02 am
Do some research and you will see plenty of examples of lives ruined by false accusations. NOT toRead More say that this was a false accusation, but if it turns out to be, then the boy should face jail time. http://iwasfalselyaccused.com/
Andrea Michelle Cardosa's booking photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Feb. 3, 2014.
john blackwood April 19, 2014 at 09:36 am
Brenda you idiot , Dont you realize how ignorant you sound.So regardless its okthen , These kids areRead More still minors who are still growing mentally and pphysically . For a teacher to physiologically and physically take an advantage of that is a predator. Your talking about a person who went to college git a degree and became a principal, That means she probably has a masters degree.Compared to a child who is still growing up mentally .Wow you have issues .I send my kids to learnnot to be taking as sexuall object for teachers own wants.WWeather this kid consented or not any adult knows better.These girls were probably to ashamed to say anything .Brenda once again this shows how ignorant your pist is.
ChrisG April 20, 2014 at 07:19 am
@brenda, read about the reasoning behind statutory rape laws. Also, teachers have a duty not toRead More enter into sexual relationships with students. This goes for legal college aged students but most especially for minors in jr. High and high school. These are kids for Christ's sake and she is a predator. She went after girls she knew would want and need attention and not be likely to tell a parent or school official of any improprieties.
SA April 21, 2014 at 08:37 am
I really do not think that she would mind being in a prison full of females. Put her in an all-maleRead More prison so she can be assaulted.
tony giron April 11, 2014 at 04:01 pm
So it's ok because god see all so those two that hurt those babys god will take care of everything.Read More So you ever deleteing me from the patch may be you should have a heart and think about those babys.because I am. And I will be the voice for that little one .
beaumontdave April 11, 2014 at 11:46 pm
I speak for God, he okay, the moon still rise, we are good, god good, fire bad, sometime, where JaneRead More and Cheetah?
Rob Turmer April 12, 2014 at 09:43 am
BD- read your comment with a mouthful of coffee. Still cleaning the computer.
Alek J Hidell April 3, 2014 at 11:39 am
if only they spent this much trouble in trying to find other types of crime, such as gangleaders orRead More bank robbers or perhaps criminal aliens?
Rob Turmer April 3, 2014 at 11:58 am
You're kidding me, right? Sick monsters like this who rape kids--and don't even say sex with a minorRead More can ever be considered consensual --are right up there with those other crimes, in my book. They destroy lives just as effectively.
Ruth Paine April 3, 2014 at 12:31 pm
HEY! I recognize this guy… it's the first commenter on this post -- george deRead More mohrenschildt!!!!! Nice going Alek. I can close your accounts quicker than you can open them… jackass. No one needs your asinine comments. You are an idiot troll. Go play on the freeway you freak.
Jeff Russell Hall Photo, with son Joseph see in background/YouTube
Lisa Daxer April 1, 2014 at 12:11 pm
@Jeremiah--I am actually an abuse survivor, so I do know what it was like for me. I can't know whatRead More it was like for anyone else, because every situation and every person is unique. Even with that experience--especially with that experience--I still believe that murdering your abuser is wrong, because it means you have decided to give in to hate.
Jeremiah April 1, 2014 at 01:18 pm
Or necessity. I agree - if it is done from hate, that is wrong. But often, as I suspect in thisRead More case, it is fear and desperation. Any abuser, as far as I am concerned, gives up any right of consideration upon abusing. In my mind there is no difference between abuse and attempted murder - both totally disregard the rights and worth of another person. **** You don't sound like a Survivor to me - you sound like a Victor! I tell people I talk with that there are 3 positions, not 2. There is Victim, Survivor, and finally Victor when you grow above and beyond it and use it as a tool to help others. You are doing that and I am in awe of your strength! **** Jeremiah
beaumontdave April 1, 2014 at 01:52 pm
Asking an eleven-year-old to have a proportional response to his father's abuse would be what,Read More knee-capping him? This kid shot his dad because "he didn't want him to divorce his stepmom". Judging this child further is pointless, he needs professional help and care or Hosty's predictions are the likely result. People train and educate for years to deal with the complexities of a case like this and your just going to have to let them deal with it, it's a little beyond the hug him, feed him, straighten him up and fly him straight mentality of the average parent.
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