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Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach. Credit: Banning-Beaumont Patch photo by Guy McCarthy.
Murrieta Council Corruption April 24, 2014 at 01:42 pm
We should all be removing and burning Hestrin signs. That union backed hack is a liar and a fraud. IRead More bet the union officer that "saw" ( I saw the "video" it didn't show much) this is voting for Hestrin.
KMA April 24, 2014 at 01:50 pm
Libi- that is old school
Rae Anne Resident April 24, 2014 at 02:32 pm
Murry CC, now why is that? so you is encouraging peopel to brake the law including the number 1 lawRead More man in the county. that flatter out redickerless. so am I suppost to forget it when you encourage lawlessness like this when you then talk about murrieta local politics? You are quickly proving to be a hack out to get you politcal enemys no matter what dirty trick you have to use or law you brake.
The KKK flyer distributed around Fairview Township. Credit facebook
Rick Langley April 24, 2014 at 12:02 pm
@Gerson Goldstein You can say God in school, just like the Klan can say what they wish. SchoolsRead More can't force God on kids. You don't seem to understand the 1st Amendment.
J Leland April 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm
KKK breaks into a few homes and then comes to the rescue. An age old strategy.
Sean April 24, 2014 at 02:01 pm
How do you really know they are up? They could be sleeping underneath those capes. I would thinkRead More you would wear something more scary like a Michael Myers of Leatherface mask, thought would work better I would think.
Carisa, the 14-and-a-half pound baby born to Burlington mother Caroline Ruscak. Credit: Massachusetts General Hospital
Socrates Cee April 23, 2014 at 09:24 pm
Now that is something. Imagine how big this baby will be in a couple of years. He probably won'tRead More even fit through a regular door!
Alison McArty April 24, 2014 at 08:35 am
Sunny do you have any scientific information whatsoever to back up your asinine comment?
erin greisch April 24, 2014 at 10:11 am
Thank you Alison I was thinking the same thing....
Brande Kaye Haycock Bianco April 24, 2014 at 08:27 am
A couple of links to see what Chad Bianco is all about. http://youtu.be/DgsEAfV1YT4Read More http://www.stormingthelionsden.com/.../interview-chad.../ www.Biancoforsheriff.com
Brande Kaye Haycock Bianco April 24, 2014 at 08:29 am
Hestrin for DA Bianco for Sheriff
KMA April 24, 2014 at 12:02 pm
Don't forget your ID's-j/k
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Ken April 24, 2014 at 02:56 pm
The kid was shot multiple times and was down and the man still approached and shot him in the face,Read More that IS murder.
jim harris April 24, 2014 at 03:00 pm
After reading some of these comments I would hate to be in a catastrophic situation with some ofRead More you. You have clueless victim written all over you.
tim April 24, 2014 at 03:01 pm
come in my house and you will never leave alive.If the older Gentlemen did not hear them and theyRead More came across him you tell me if they would not have tied him up beat him and probably kill him , Because they would have been afraid of him being able to ID them and they would go to Jail. He had every RIGHT in the BOOK to do what he had to do, Stay the F#&% out of Peoples homes that you were not invited into.
An aerial view of the 517,000 square-foot complex, located in Moreno Valley. Photo courtesy: RBB Architects Inc.
Rae Anne Resident April 23, 2014 at 11:30 am
Jeff is probly the best policticlian we got in this area. I noed that his ideas to have Califonia doRead More the succession and to make Califonia into a bunch of littel power less states instead of one power full state is still my faverite ideas that he has gotted. he almost as smart as my all time faverite policticlian in the world sarah palin. those two would be my dream ticket for president and vise president.
Paul Jacobs April 23, 2014 at 12:33 pm
Stone opposes and will work to repeal ObamaCare, according to his web siteRead More http://www.jeffstone2014.com/issues/. If Stone believes in the free market and that government should stay out of health care, why does the County not walk the talk and get out of the health care business? Why has the County expanded government with 5 conservatives at the helm? The County just borrowed $2 million from the Worker's Compensation Fund for sewers in wine country -- a project that is only half funded -- but the local press doesn't find that story newsworthy.
Ken Mayes April 23, 2014 at 03:42 pm
All this ballyhoo about a county facility that went deeper into debt during Mr. Stones tenure on theRead More Board of Supervisors. Where has he been since 2004. It took years to get this bad and he wants it fixed NOW.
don mckinney April 23, 2014 at 03:06 pm
I dont feel safer in a bankrupt country.war glorification is not helping the 100 deaths a day fromRead More psychotropic drugs given to military and veterans , see gulf war veterans.com or org. for statistics .and consider the 21 year olds killed in last 10 years before we blindly glorify war...for what ? we have been invaded from the south and the global bankers now own the military since 1947 and especially now.should we give an award to someone who creates peace as in the prince of peace or anything positive . senator walker from mass. wrote a new book and is promoting knowledge of the banks takeover and undue influence politically.the kids get killed over bad decisions by higher ups in socialistic military .sad indeed .
Diana April 23, 2014 at 03:36 pm
It is about time that those that serve and protect our freedom are paid tribute. I personally haveRead More done this for the past ten years at a local event called Christmas Tree Lane, every year decorating a Christmas Tree in red, white and blue to honor, recognize and support our troops. These men and women sacrifice their lives and those of their loved ones everyday and they should be, honored, respected and recognized!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
KMA April 24, 2014 at 11:18 am
don- there is a saying in the military- we are not here to practice democracy, but to protect it.Read More Your ramblings are a result of my serving to protect your right to ramble.
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Kevin April 24, 2014 at 11:50 am
Tom Hollman,all good points,but please,stop with the CAPS.
Michael Hipp April 24, 2014 at 11:54 am
I don't disagree with you that we're becoming less and less a free country but it's wrong to blameRead More democrats alone. It wasn't dems alone that passed the patriot act. It hasn't been dems alone that have been re-uping it since it was passed the first time. On how bad Hillary will be as a president. Every president is bad in some ways. Reagan raised taxes more than a dozen times. Bush took us to war on two fronts with no way to pay for it. Clinton signed DOMA and DADT. Obama gave away the farm in order to get the Affordable Care Act passed. Papa Bush said that atheists shouldn't be considered Americans. Sure Hillary will be a bad president in some ways.... they are all bad in some way. I can tell you this much though, any president is going to be a worse president when the publicly stated goal of the opposition is to obstruct that president at any and all opportunities. The dems did it to Bush. The republican'ts are doing it to Obama. It's like Palestine and Israel, they'll fight to the death out of spite and habit, neither one of them knowing which one threw the first punch and not caring because winning is the only goal. What America needs are citizens that go into government for the good of the country instead of the good of their party.
Michael Hipp April 24, 2014 at 12:03 pm
Oh, one last point on your last post B. Dub. "Hillary presidency combined with a DemocraticRead More Congress." Ain't gonna happen. Republicant's have gerrymandered the states to absolute death. They have the House for the foreseeable future and they have a good chance at getting the Senate. I can't guarantee you who's going to win in 2016 but I can very well guarantee you that no one party will take executive and legislative branches, both.
Photo from Long Beach Patch Post
nascarblue April 24, 2014 at 04:24 am
this "to me" is not funny, the swat teams are used for serious issues, hostage taking,Read More etc. to have a swat team called to a home behind a video game is stupid, these swat members are trained to save lives, etc. to be called to a home behind a video game is not funny, what happens if a REAL call comes in and swat is needed there, I hope they catch the idiot that called swat and he gets what he/she deserves
John Strother April 24, 2014 at 05:38 am
with caller ID they should be able to point to the caller. Sorry but an out of state telephoneRead More number should be a tip off.
Eddie April 24, 2014 at 05:52 am
The caller used Skype, via the Internet, and will probably never be found if he took certainRead More precautions unless he's running his mouth about this prank.
Construction of a median gate in the Banning area.  Courtesy photo.
Steve Lech April 23, 2014 at 06:15 am
I was in that traffic jam in December. It took me 9 hours to go from Blythe to Riverside. IRead More wondered why we couldn't go around or at least turn around and go another direction. Thank you to whoever got the ball rolling to avoid this situation in the future!
Lloyd April 23, 2014 at 07:04 am
and it made no sense to do work on the freeway both weekends that the Coachella festival was lettingRead More out two and a half hours from Palm Springs to Beaumont is ridiculous. Caltrans had to know of this event being it is a yearly advance very poor planning
beaumontdave April 23, 2014 at 04:13 pm
A bypass away from the freeway is essential since the worst jam was an armed stand off, which wouldRead More have keep any nearby frontage closed as well. A toxic rail accident could shut down both freeway and nearby roads as well.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions.
Grumpy Old Man April 24, 2014 at 11:02 am
@Charles Taite - As one of the commentators responding to and to whom Black Panther of PoetryRead More responded I happen to agree with you. I don't know whether Patch removed him or whether he did so himself. I for one did not flag any of his comments as offensive regardless of my personal dislike of some of the comments he made. If Patch did so shame on Patch. P.S. As much as I have issues with what he wrote he is no where close to the KKK for bigotry or racist beliefs or talk but your point is well taken.
dwayne roberson April 24, 2014 at 11:17 am
Patch deleted my comments on an Earth Day article. All I did was recommend JunkScience.com.
Charles Taite April 24, 2014 at 11:45 am
TRUST ME!!! "The Black Panther of Poetry" did not do this himself. benicia patch didRead More it!! THIS IS NOT AMERICA!!!
Patch file photo by Guy McCarthy
Concerned Person April 23, 2014 at 10:29 am
I say dual endorsement is a good idea where both candidates appear to be well qualified.
Concerned Person April 23, 2014 at 10:49 am
I dislike it when DISTRICT ATTORNEY CANDIDATES MAKE PUFFY CLAIMS "VOTE FOR ME. I AMRead More HARSH", "I WILL TAKE ALL THESE DANGEROUS AND VIOLENT CRIMINALS OFF THE STREET AND KEEP THE PUBLIC SAFE." That is paraphrasing the DA in a nearby county at a press conference announcing the arrests of raids where some respectable medical marijuana patients had delivered SMALL LEGAL QUANTITIES OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA ONLY TO OTHER PATIENTS AND ONLY AFTER PERSONALLY VERIFYING THEIR ID AND THEIR CURRENT DOCTOR RECOMMENDATIONS ACCORDING TO STATE LAW.
Steve Grasha April 23, 2014 at 01:26 pm
County Supervisor's Jumping on the Band Wagon... Let the record reflect that I was the firstRead More civilian to endorse Mike Hestrin Publicly in Riverside County...I am Kind of proud of that! A few weeks later Zellerbach showed his appreciation and I was charged with multiple felonies he created literally out of thin air. It took a few months for my case to wind it's way through the court system. In the end, THREE separate judges ruled "NO CRIME WAS COMMITTED! ALL charges have been dismissed. I as Chairman of The Riverside County Leadership Forum, Zellerbach must have felt that my support for Mike Hestrin, his opponent might perhaps be the beginning of his undoing. When I sent out a memo to campaign donors that I was going to be supporting Mike Hestrin and that I suggested they wait to start writing checks to Zellerbach's campaign until they were able to meet Mike and get a better understanding of him, that they might also decide he was the better of the two candidates. A few days after that email went out, Zellerbach was forced to cancel a fundraiser due to lack of interest. Less than a week later, I received a letter from the DA telling me to turn myself in to the court and answer to Felony Death Threats and Stalking charges, ALL of my firearms have been confiscated by Zellerbachs orders and I am still to this day left defenseless in my very own home because of Paul Zellerbachs abuse of his authority. I will expand on this in our next newsletter that will be hitting email inboxes across Riverside County in a few day's Learn more about The Riverside County Leadership Forum here: http://www.riversideforum.org/
Everyday Mathematics is just one of the programs that makes a heck of a lot of $ off of the millions of textbooks sold to schools that teach to the 'Core.' The Common Core isn't just restricting for teachers & students, it's lining people's pockets.
CowDung April 24, 2014 at 09:20 am
Gary's post is full of falsehoods.
CowDung April 24, 2014 at 09:22 am
"Agreements or addenda" are not part of the Common Core. Again, if states are doing theirRead More own thing by adding stuff or agreeing to do something different, it isn't Common Core.
Millsey April 24, 2014 at 11:46 am
If it's on the internet it must be true? A small group of parents make up some "facts" andRead More post it on random news sites. So it must be true? I'm in favor of trusting the actual sources of the program over a blog that someone created because they are afraid of their kids getting a better education.
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Paul April 22, 2014 at 06:10 pm
Netflix is hands down the best deal going, and it has been a bargain for YEARS. I guess theRead More nonsensical whiners who complain about a long-delayed, $2 a MONTH increase are worried it will cost them a (partial) SINGLE LATTE. Utterly ridiculous.
Gregg L. DesElms April 23, 2014 at 07:36 am
TO MICHAEL BRENNICK: Leftist, Democra... WHAT? You think Comcast is part of the so-calledRead More "liberal" media (which, by the way, doesn't even exist)? Are you freakin' KIDDIN' me? [shakes head in disbelief] Wow. The FOX NEWS CHANNEL should be held criminally liable for what it has done to your brain.
Gregg L. DesElms April 23, 2014 at 11:39 am
FOR THOSE WHO LIKE AMAZON PRIME OVER NETFLIX: Here's an interesting article from today (23 Apr 2014)Read More about how Amazon Prime just got HBO to stream at least some of its older content, plus "HBO GO," to Amazon's new Fire TV box, thereby making NetFlix upset because NetFlix (nor any other streaming service, including HULU) has never been able to get any HBO content; and so Amazon has scored a real coup! On the Fierce Wireless website | http://bit.ly/1i9J0l7 | Interesting.