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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.
Ellen Zunino July 13, 2014 at 02:40 pm
These must be the same people who advocated for the freedoms of the mentally ill and set them looseRead More to walk the streets unsupervised and unmedicated.
nonoise July 13, 2014 at 06:24 pm
Who gets to decide who gets to vote? Medical Doctors? The problem with that is they could also putRead More their biases into it and not allow people to vote based on their politics. And, the complicated issue of being able to get a doctor's note in order to vote is a inconvenience that other non-disabled do not have to go through. It is clear out discrimination. This is way different than asking someone for an ID. I do believe that should be done. But asking the disabled for a doctor's note is going too far. That is against their civil rights.
BiteMeFanBoy1 July 13, 2014 at 09:53 pm
And so is the advocation of allowing a doctor to decide if one is mentally fit to own a gun... IfRead More you support one you must support them both...
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?
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Susan Andres July 10, 2014 at 12:10 pm
This seems like good news, but what I want to know is, Where is the water coming from? Who or whatRead More will have less water if we have more? Will less water get to Mexico? Have Los Angeles County residents already reduced their water usage by 20%, in response to declaration of drought earlier this year? If not, why should we get more water….to waste????
Ellen Nathan July 9, 2014 at 09:19 am
Does the LAPD have access to the same databases as ICE? If not, wouldn't we be risking having someRead More very dangerous people here and the LAPD wouldn't know... If the person detained has no record of criminal activities then there is nothing to worry about is there? And if they are in jail, which means by default that they were up to no good, why wouldn't we deport illegal immigrants that are committing crimes?
Olga Hall July 9, 2014 at 11:59 am
CHILD THEFT: the real story behind the immigrant children http://jimstonefreelance.com/
Mr. Mehoff July 12, 2014 at 09:06 am
Man this really makes me sick. Reading these articles really tells us just how many mentallyRead More challenged, sick,deranged and misled idiots we have in our society. These numb nuts are all about selling out America and opening our borders to every illegal out there. If they had it their way, there would be no borders and the masses would come flooding in. That's never going to happen. I can tell you this, the next presidential election will be heavily focused on this issue and all of you who value this great country should tune in and vote in the right canditate for the job. That would be the one speaking out against illegal immigration and providing a plan to deal with the issues in a timely manner. Democrat or Republican or other. Doesn't matter as long as we elect the key people who will make sealing our borders and removal of these illegal criminals a priority. They really need to start enforcing our laws and deport the masses. I don't know about you but I'm really sick and tired of all of this crap. Oh yeah, by the way, they need to amend the current ridiculous practice of legalizing the offspring of anyone that is not a U.S. citizen who manages to illegal make it to our country and drop a kid. That will also help curb the problem. The Chinese baby mills in Chino Hills and elsewhere will cease to exist if we do that. I really find it hard to believe that this can happen.
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TT June 28, 2014 at 06:36 am
Identity theft (for example) is a HUGE problem, and what's encouraging it are the already lightRead More sentences for the very few who are caught. So how can the answer to this problem be even lighter sentences yet? i get the feeling that the "community" most responsible for identity thefts are behind creating the lighter sentences. After all, identity thefts are financing a lot of those BMWs and Mercedes racing around Glendale.
Sparks June 28, 2014 at 12:01 pm
I've been wondering lately, why are we releasing major crime criminals to clear the crowding in ourRead More jails when it would be more effective to put petty crimes out on community service...at least the jails would have room for major crime housing and maybe the community would save money on clean up and such.
R Terry June 29, 2014 at 10:55 am
When are we going to start going after employers of illegals? If they could not work and if weRead More stopped aid to illegals, the magnet would stop working. As it is now, they know that they cannot starve and have many ways to get free food and services. They are all but totally ignored by law enforcement. I have had two illegals crash into cars of mine. Both times the police departments were given license numbers but could care less. One got angry with me (Azusa) and told me no report would be taken.
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?
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David Rose June 21, 2014 at 08:41 am
This is the worst kind of government intervention. Government should not be in a business to huntRead More down non profit organization, including health organization. It is the job of the non-pay board members of the organization to oversee the function of the organization. Yes, I do see a problem where board members voted to give CEO hefty pay and benefits. Thank goodness the initiative failed.
Kenfuzed June 21, 2014 at 10:54 am
I think this initiative was aimed directly at some of the biggest wage earning leaders at Kaiser whoRead More bring in millions in compensation collectively while making deep cuts to staffing, all while working as a not for profit organization. I agree government should not have any say in what someone is able to earn in salary or compensation, though doing so while your organization is supposedly non profit seems absurd.
Kenfuzed June 21, 2014 at 11:01 am
I think this initiative was aimed directly at some of the biggest wage earning leaders at Kaiser andRead More is a reaction to deep cuts to staffing, all while working as a not for profit organization. I agree government should not have any say in what someone is able to earn in salary or compensation, though doing so while your organization is supposedly non profit seems absurd.
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nonoise June 19, 2014 at 04:13 pm
Not lazy at all. Hard working Angelinos that have to get to work. The lazy ones are the ones thatRead More do not work. Car commuters are the hard working ones.
Buster June 20, 2014 at 07:06 am
Buses are being replaced by light rail and subways.. Nothing good about millions of cars drivingRead More around with one person in them
nonoise June 20, 2014 at 07:54 am
Nothing good about people that don't commute because they don't work either. People that work HAVERead More to commute. It is not that they want to. It is because they HAVE to. Thank you for all those hard working car commuters. Without them there would be no taxes for those that just collect a government check and do not have to commute.
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Jeffe' June 18, 2014 at 08:48 pm
Awesome, should result in saving us taxpayers (and those paying for insurance) a gripload of money.Read More In before the cons that that are upset by helping the needy, even if it saves us money. =) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/25/housing-first-homeless-charlotte_n_5022628.html http://salvationarmynorth.org/2012/05/free-housing-for-the-homeless-costs-taxpayers-less/
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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.
Rodger Higgins June 18, 2014 at 01:13 am
Should have saved the tax payers more and put them on Obummers Nazi care like the non governmentRead More people have to be.
robert klein June 18, 2014 at 06:24 am
Rectifying the healthcare benefit program for county workers reveals how outrageously expensive andRead More ill-conceived it was, all at taxpayer expense. The overwhelming power of the unions once again is demonstrated, here at the county level and of course, the city level as well
Vito Spago June 18, 2014 at 10:00 am
About time the Lazy Public Employees paid their fair share. Dependents were included too? BeyondRead More belief. Anyhow, there will not be enough money even for this. Start saving folks.
Jill Pyeatt June 13, 2014 at 08:57 am
I really really hope bases are closed. This country needs to refocus its funds elsewhere. PerhapsRead More the land where the bases are can have factories built on them to replace jobs lost.
Tom Jackson June 13, 2014 at 09:30 am
I guess keeping anything military open is stupid if you plan on becoming a third world country atRead More the mercy of one of the other big three. People don't get the far reaching ramifications of closing bases. One only needs to drive over to Norton a air a base in San Bernadino to see how a base closure affects the local community. The place has become a slum. All the local businesses that flourished with the base business are gone now. Thousands of jobs were affected. It's likedriving through TJ. The problem with supporters of base closures is they dont think outside their own little box. The closures also affect the budgeting for our National defense. Of course I understand that many of the viewers here don't believe in National defense. Perhaps if one of our buildings were leveled like in NY by a terrorist organization you would be more supportive of a base remaining operational. Clinton trimmed everything he could back in the 90's dozens if basis were closed. Even he knew when to stop. We are at the bare minimum now having just enough bases to support our needed military.
R. Ray Morford June 13, 2014 at 11:45 am
The Obummer can use the closed military bases to house all of the illegal youth crossing ourRead More borders.....at tax payer expense. We're coming closer to being a Socialist nation every day. Hillary will love that. ARE YOU A SOCIALIST OR A PATRIOT?
Secret I'm Listed June 11, 2014 at 01:57 pm
OMG!!! This is just what we DON'T need! Another bunch of moronic people who think they know how toRead More "fix" the system and "help" the children. The first thing they should do is stop rewarding CPS Social Workers for "PIMP"ing out our kids. There are big bonuses for these PIMPs (Put In My Pocket) who are able to foster or adopt out what they consider kids in peril. They pull kids from their families, send them into a foster home, then work like hell to get the kids adopted. And, I can tell you this...if the kid is blonde and blue eyed, these PIMPs badger the families as hard as you can imagine to get them to give up their kids. As far as family reunification goes, it's a LIE. They DO NOT work towards reuniting a family...they do all they can to tear it apart just so they can "sell" more kids. If these people spent more time with kids who are REALLY in need of protection instead of going after families with normal family problems (which are usually taken care of by the family itself), we would have fewer kids being killed or committing suicide and more intact families doing what needs to be done to protect their kids. People don't understand how little protection kids actually receive when CPS steps in and the case goes to court. EVERYONE in the CPS system, including judges and lawyers are all paid out of the same pot of gold. How much help do you think the kid will receive from a lawyer and judge getting paid from the same employer as CPS and its lawyers? How unbiased do you think they are? And, what about this new commission? Will they also receive funds from the same place? This money is Federal money and seems to be unlimited. Drive by any CPS office, drive through the parking lot and check out the cars parked there. Those Escalades and Suburbans are all paid for with our tax dollars and our kids.
nonoise June 16, 2014 at 05:34 pm
Secret, sounds like you know what your talking about. Go to the County Supervisor meeting onRead More Tuesdays and speak up!! Call 211 for more information. Thanks for a great post!!
TT June 18, 2014 at 02:05 am
This came just in time! With thousands of illegal kids per day flooding in, with help from theRead More corrupt government, we are going to need all the help we can get.
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nonoise June 10, 2014 at 04:24 pm
The Department of Insurance investigates fraud. http://www.insurance.ca.gov That is theirRead More responsibility.
TT June 11, 2014 at 06:47 am
I was working and spending a lot of time in Glendale for a while, and saw several cases where anRead More older person backs his or her car out of a parking space, to have a BMW or Mercedes (what's that tell you?) pull up behind them and stop. The older person often backs into the perp, who then undoubtedly makes an unreasonable claim.
JMarsh June 11, 2014 at 06:51 am
TT, that's the reason I avoid Glendale as much as possible. If I do go there I am very careful whereRead More I park and watch out for idiot drivers!
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Batman June 23, 2014 at 02:55 pm
And what better way to hide his culpability as an inept, characterless father.
Batman June 23, 2014 at 03:50 pm
And exactly what is the definition of "a person in crisis"? The public is already beingRead More brainwashed that the NRA and Tea Party members are all insane, but the inner-city street gangers are A-OK.
Autumn Johnson June 25, 2014 at 08:09 am
Bill that Could Remove Guns from 'People in Crisis' Passes First Hurdle in SenateRead More http://dublin.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/gun-violence-restraining-order-bill-passes-first-hurdle-in-senate
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knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 05:27 pm
No, Igor: If it comes out of their mouths it is the truth. You on the other hand have to proveRead More everything you say. At least that's the way it seemed when I last did jury duty. Hypocrisy.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 03:27 pm
Last time I had jury duty, the judge giving the instructions told us that when listening toRead More testimony, the police testimony holds no more credence than the average citizen. If you fight a ticket, guess who the judge is going to believe?
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 05:58 pm
My point exactly.
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Tass Kandle June 20, 2014 at 07:56 am
They can put fruity/marshmallow flavors in vodka ( product that is KNOWN to kill people) but not inRead More e-cigarettes, a product that I believe saved my life? Sorry but you can pull my cappuccino flavor loaded vape pen from my cold dead lips.
Becky June 20, 2014 at 10:44 am
Extremely good point, Tass Kandle. Makes me wonder about their real motivation.
Jerry Schmidt June 20, 2014 at 11:58 am
motivation...."Total control"
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