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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?
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Kerry Jacobs July 8, 2014 at 11:58 am
This is nothing but yet another BIG brother knows better how to spend tax payers money ! (JUST LIKERead More THE SEWER RATE HIKE) And the more they can get their cauliflower smelling hands on the more they can spend. SID is a modern first class business with top quality service. They even have modern fire hydrants that function properly unlike the competitors WWII issue eye sores on my side of town. This would be a big mistake for the City to over the water system from the Solano Irrigation Dist when SID actually knows what they are doing and have been successful at it for years at an affordable price. Just another case of our city officials Illustrating absurdity by being absurd !
Thom Bogue July 10, 2014 at 07:13 am
I will agree with JD regarding SID being a first class operation, as they should be, consideringRead More when ever they want to increase their comfort level or enhance pay / benefits primarily for management or even to just create a palace; they just increase the water rate for you to pay. Well Dixon became tired of SID shoving rate increases down our throat. We tried to work with them, pleaded with them to reconsider what they were doing. Their response "Pay or we will shut your water off!" So JD don't make it sound as if the company you represent is this nice and friendly water tender which Big Old Dixon Council was picking on. I have provided proof with the last rate increase you pushed down our throats made you the second highest water company in the region. Not the cheapest as you claim. To others in Solano County enjoy the latest Rate Increase SID is imposing on you and by the way since Dixon chose to eliminate them we will not be inflicted with the increase as the rest of you will be and trust me when I say it won't be enough. Yes JD and the SID Board you are the best.
JD Kluge July 17, 2014 at 10:58 am
Thom: In your rant you never provide any support for the City's ability to deliver water cheaper.Read More Accusations are just petty which is all you have. Unfortunately the citizens of Dixon will be paying the price for your poor decisions. Again, I honestly wish you the best of luck.
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Ron Schalow July 2, 2014 at 11:25 am
Maybe we’ll lose Velva, or Harvey, or Mandan. Maybe chunks of Spokane, Wash., or Albany, N.Y.Read More And more humans. Is that viable? http://www.grandforksherald.com/content/letter-oil-deaths-become-viable-options Bottom line: Make the producers remove the natural gas liquids (NGL's), and volatile gases, and Bakken oil trains stop exploding.
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.
TPH June 17, 2014 at 09:27 am
The 16th Amendment needs to be repealed and this abusive agency abolished
M. Manzano June 21, 2014 at 09:50 am
Well isn't that nice of the Federal Reserve jackboots still robbing the working class.
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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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Roberto May 20, 2014 at 08:40 am
Oh sure! Like I'll rush right out and buy one. This is nuts.
carolina May 23, 2014 at 11:18 am
Apparently Harvey Milk was not only a predator of teenage boys, he was a stooge for the Rev. JimRead More Jones. He wrote a letter to Pres. Jimmy Carter on behalf of Jim Jones to enable Jones to take a 6-yr. old boy, John Stoen, away from his father, to Guyana, where he was murdered along with hundreds of people. See that letter here - http://jonestown.sdsu.edu/?page_id=19042 http://www.frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/jim-jones-pal-and-pedophile-to-get-own-postage-stamp/
Johnny Ward June 5, 2014 at 03:29 pm
[Yo, ConcordPatch. Saw this on the net. Any reaction?] Harvey Milk Stamped "Out"Read More Forever ! The Obama Cabal is behind universal GAYety with a "forever" postage stamp issued by the US Pederastal Service which idolizes Harvey Milk, a Jewish pederast "attracted to boys aged 15-19," according to WikiAnswers! (Also see Wikipedia.) Global gaydom was even predicted by Jesus (see "days of Lot" in Luke 17 and compare with Genesis 19). And the Hebrew prophet Zechariah (14th chapter) says that during the same end-time gay "days" ALL nations will come against Israel and fulfill the "days of Noah" at the same time (see Luke 17 again) - a short time of anti-Jewish genocide found in Zechariah 13:8 when two-thirds of all Jews will die. In other words, when "gay days" have become universal, all hell will break loose! The same "days" will cause worldwide human government to collapse in just a few short years! For the first time ever there won't be enough time for anyone to attend college, have a family, enjoy retirement, etc. It will also be the last time anyone like ObabaBlackSheep will be able to keep pulling the wool over our eyes! One final thought. The more we see gays "coming out," the sooner Jesus will be "coming down"! For more, Google or Yahoo "God to Same-Sexers: Hurry Up," "Jesus Never Mentioned Homosexuality. When gays have birthdays...," "FOR GAYS ONLY: Jesus Predicted...," "USA - from Puritans to Impure-itans!" and "The Background Obama Can't Cover Up." (PS: HOMOgenized Milk has been honored by Gov. Schwarzenaggravator as well as ObabaBlackSheep.)
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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!
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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
Anastasia L. Schuster May 12, 2014 at 12:09 pm
Thanks for helping to spread the word about this Patch. The food drive in Petaluma brought in 22,629Read More pounds of food which is wonderful. Alas, each year it seems to bring in less food than the previous and yet the needs are increasing. None the less, without this food drive The Petaluma Salvation Army would have to buy 22,629 pounds of food so this has been a huge help. Thank you to the people of Petaluma who contributed and to our amazing letter carriers. Anastasia on behalf of the Petaluma Salvation Army Advisory Board
President Obama at Mountain View Walmart. Credit BCN.
Riley Willerson May 11, 2014 at 08:04 am
Now that is a very good matter of fact response, very tactful as well. Very well written.
c5 May 11, 2014 at 08:58 am
Agree, nice to see some facts in responses instead of emotion. There are issues with renewableRead More energy however, and these are problems becoming increasingly cumbersome to deal with. What I believe we need is a balance between keeping the lights on currently, which means using fossil fuels wisely, and development/deployment of renewable energy, which is much more expensive and creates some downstream issues that also need to be addressed.
Kerry Jacobs May 16, 2014 at 07:27 am
I LMAO how it only took 3 lines into Ivy's theory to Blame it on Bush. No matter how many scandlesRead More this President throws at us, ie solar failures, IRS targeting, Benghazi, The health care lies, just to mention a few, The bootlicking Obama liberals will dig their head into the sand as far as they have to under any circumstances to protect their hero. Getting rid of biggest food stamp President ever is whats good for America !
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