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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.
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?
Ed July 9, 2014 at 09:09 am
Memo to City Manager Tom Williams: In comments attributed to you in the article, you stated,Read More "The city of 70,000 residents opposed the agency's request to shut down all four lanes of Dixon Landing because it is one of only three major streets going east and west through a city that is already clogged with excessive traffic and complaints from residents about it, Williams said. " Based on the above, it would behoove the city of Milpitas to look into and initiate projects that would increase the limited number of east to west roads, bridges, overpasses, or tunnels if for no other reason, besides traffic, to assist in speeding up the time it takes emergency responders to get from point to point. Our current city's traffic layout is deplorable.
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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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.
Air Force One at Moffett Federal Airfield May 8, 2014. Credit: BCN.
James Thurber June 13, 2014 at 07:06 am
I sure wish we lived in a world where the President could come visit and wouldn't have to worryRead More about security. Alas, now we'll have to put up with shut streets, blocked freeways, and further inconveniences. And it's all for fund raising?
Mike June 13, 2014 at 08:38 am
Our Fundraiser in Chief is coming! Oh Yeah. Making pretty speeches in what he is all about andRead More nothing more. Bring back America. Vote GOP.
Mike June 13, 2014 at 03:35 pm
Someone please tell Mr. Cool to go home. We do not need his arrogant, above it all demeanor aroundRead More here. Too bad he never understood that you have to do more than fundraise. He play acts as President only. Take back America. Vote GOP.
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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
Desert Rat May 15, 2014 at 06:41 pm
Jim, I was speaking of the winter spare the air days. And, the threshold for being able to burnRead More wood is a farce. Spare the air is just another feel good liberal program to help us all pretend that we actually have an impact on the earth. Someday "Mother Earth" is simply going to shrug a few times and cast off the very minor insignificant irritants that we humans are. So arrogant to think that mankind has this much affect on the environment and the planet.
Jim May 16, 2014 at 08:44 am
Desert. I disagree. One can go to many places where there are no regulations on air quality and seeRead More and feel a difference in the air quality. (Mexico City. L.A. Lost of parts of China) so if I am asked to not set a FIRE or just try to cut down on yard equipment. I will do what I can (within reason) to cut down. Find a friend that has asthma and ask them if they can feel a difference in the air quality on these days.
Desert Rat May 18, 2014 at 07:28 pm
Having lived in Asia, I agree that the air quality can be downright deadly in places that have noRead More rules whatsoever. But, taking away the ability to burn wood in a stove for a small percentage of the populace isn't going to all of a sudden cause dirty air to clear up. The biggest problem we have with our air is usually coming from industrial sources and all our cars, not wood stoves.
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John Richards May 13, 2014 at 12:50 pm
I am a senior and I have no problem breathing the air. Let those who have a problem wear a mask andRead More not inconvenience the rest of us.
Sandra Cloud May 13, 2014 at 01:18 pm
Let's all go back to the days when we still had some freedom. Time to re-read "State ofRead More Fear" by Michael Crichton. That should wake up those who have been slurping up the "Global Warming" Kool-Aid. Follow the money, learn some FACTS......then drive your car, build a fire in your fireplace, BBQ in the yard and enjoy LIFE. Stop drinking the kool-aid!
Register online, or check these locations for a paper registration form. (Photo: Patch Archive)
Michael John Torrey May 13, 2014 at 01:32 pm
Attn: All Date: Tuesday May 13, 2014 For those of you who still have not yetRead More registered to vote. I have one query for you. Would You Like To Have Your Say? Well "Say It Loud Vote And Be Proud" But you have to Register to vote if your are 18 & older and a Native American or Citizen. You Can Say It By Mail or Say It By Polling. But do say it okay? Michael John Torrey E-Mail-mjohntorrey54@yahoo.com Alameda, CA. 94501-1875
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George Fay May 12, 2014 at 10:38 am
Today (Monday) is a spare the air day, as I am sure tomorrow and the next will be too. What do IRead More see? LARPD maintenance people using noisy and highly polluting gas powered (probably 2 stroke engines) weed whackers and leaf blowers at Les Knott park this morning. There you go - a government agency that refuses to help out on a spare the air day. Thanks for being a part of the solution - KNOTT !!
George Fay May 12, 2014 at 01:11 pm
Today (Monday) is a spare the air day, as I am sure tomorrow and the next will be too. What do IRead More see? LARPD maintenance people using noisy and highly polluting gas powered (probably 2 stroke engines) weed whackers and leaf blowers at Les Knott park this morning. There you go - a government agency that refuses to help out on a spare the air day. Thanks for being a part of the solution - KNOTT !!
George Fay May 12, 2014 at 03:37 pm
Today (Monday) is a spare the air day, as I am sure tomorrow and the next will be too. What do IRead More see? LARPD maintenance people using noisy and highly polluting gas powered (probably 2 stroke engines) weed whackers and leaf blowers at Les Knott park this morning. There you go - a government agency that refuses to help out on a spare the air day. Thanks for being a part of the solution - KNOTT !!
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Sandra May 11, 2014 at 12:22 pm
I'm tired of Obama traveling here every month leaving his carbon foot print as he tells us to useRead More mass transit. I'm no longer voting democrat, this country has suffered enough uder his "RULE".
Diane Griego May 12, 2014 at 10:26 am
Where are all of the Unions who got him re-elected?? They could easily outnumber any otherRead More protesters. Obama still owes them big-time for getting him elected twice and should pay them back like he does all his other big donors and approve the Keystone Pipeline!
Desert Rat May 13, 2014 at 11:24 pm
Diane, it is a caste system. The unions have found out that they are lower on the ladder than theRead More environazis.
Nike to Work Day is Thursday.
noah arribas May 7, 2014 at 01:44 pm
I wouldn't exactly call parking your bike at BART as safe, bike theft is still very much out ofRead More control.
These are the stickers on the recalled mangoes. (Photo Credit: FDA)
Robert Marshall May 7, 2014 at 11:09 am
Perhaps your relative is not reputable then, because there are inspections, and you have to meetRead More certain criteria to get certified.
Dave May 7, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Perhaps you shouldn't jump to conclusions. My relative works for someone else and after seeing whatRead More was really involved with the organic crap, her EMPLOYER decided to not pursue organic sales.
CARETTE May 8, 2014 at 09:04 am
There is a big difference between "USDA" organic and stricter organic standards e.g.Read More Oregon Tilth http://tilth.org/certification. Your relative's experience demonstrates that perfectly. USDA organic is a meaningless designation for marketing purposes only, as far as I'm concerned.
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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.
Endangered Western Snowly Plover nest on a California beach. (Photo Credit: California State Parks)
christopher papazoglow May 5, 2014 at 01:38 pm
Since the point is to avoid disturbing seabirds and their nests, it would be nice if there were anRead More accompanying public-awareness campaign on the disturbance/disruption of, and potential damage/destruction to, seabird nesting through offleash roaming.
Mr. Pickles May 6, 2014 at 03:22 pm
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