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Carl Petersen III February 25, 2014 at 08:02 PM
A response to a comment that is misquoted. One of the quotes that I focus on in this week's blog:Read Moreht tp://goo.gl/L5mPCw
Fact Checker November 25, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Mr. Owens. Your silence is deafening. Number of people and their names? This is my thirdRead Morerequest. I want to put things in perspective. Are we talking about 10, 50, 100, 1,000? Get up on your soapbox and get it out in the open. Chirp away.
Involved Parent November 25, 2013 at 02:27 PM
Fact Checker, you will be waiting all week and all year. What this person has been doing is a formRead Moreo f bullying. It is clear that he has had an agenda with Louie Walters for a long time and will not let it go. Pretty pathetic and sad. In fact, here is a recent post he put up just last month on a story that was written almost 3 years ago which shows he will not let go and will not stop his bullying. Read the story dated in the beginning of 2011 and scroll down to his post he put up just last month about it. How pathetic that he even attacks Louie's young daughter like that. http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_17386744 Read here how all the parents responded to him in the Press Banner. http://www.pressbanner.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Complaint+aired+over+softball+hire%20&id=11152254 Or how about this story where he insinuates that the firemen hang out at Starbucks all day. http://www.pressbanner.com/pages/full_story/push?article-White-elephant+fire+station%20&id=2715252 Its really too bad that people are this way and his venom for Louie Walters is clear and evident. So much that Owens credibility just is not there when it comes to complaining about the HS AD. But more than anything his public attacks on Louie are a shame and are bordering on slander. They are vindictive and just mean. It really needs to stop and I think that there are several local attorneys that would love to see what can be done legally and in civil court. He is lucky that Louie has taken the high road and acted like a true leader by not responding to such horrible and baseless attacks by this local business man Carl Owens.
Fact Checker November 29, 2013 at 02:36 PM
Involved Parent: I just read the articles you referenced and the associated comments. Mr. OwensRead Moreobvi ously relishes in this type of stuff. Why would anyone return two years later and comment like it was yesterday? He attacks the Fire Department, the Girl's Softball Coach at the HS, the HS Athletic Director, and many other facets of Scotts Valley. Sounds like an upstanding citizen. Mr. Walters, if you are reading this, thank you for the thankless service you provide to the SV community. We have appreciated the many successes of the sports at the HS. Mr. Owens, you deserve everything that's coming to you in life. What kind of a person berates another man's daughter to satisfy his ego or over inflated view of himself? Where there's smoke, there's fire. I'm 100% confident he'll rear his head again to spew his hate for everyone else but himself. Keep up the great work Mr. Owens. What you try to disguise as an act of saving the community is really only a mask to continue your personal hate campaign. Thank you for the info. Involved Parent.
Fact Checker December 01, 2013 at 07:44 PM
Well, is it something bigger Mr. Owens? If yes, please list the infractions here. A supplierRead Moregivin g a coach/AD tickets to a ball game doesn't influence anything. I did my fact checking and found that the tickets you referenced were donated to a Fund Raiser. I guess you just forgot to add that? It appears to me you post what fits your agenda and omit the things that don't. List the facts or let your credibility continue to suffer. Wait, is this going to draw another "meet me behind the school" challenge from you?
carl owens November 15, 2013 at 08:50 AM
Classic little school boy comment while hiding behind a bush (Pseudonym / "mimmie")
Fact Checker November 20, 2013 at 02:09 AM
I guess I'll weigh in on this one. I'm not sure what concern this is of yours' Mr. Owens. Do youRead Morer eally have nothing better to do? Do you have a son on the team? I played football in H.S. and I was called a lot worse than a female dog in heat. My line coach berated me almost daily, but it made me thick skinned and tougher. My father was aware of it and he had no problem with it. In fact, he would laugh at you for even making this an issue. What is your deal Mr. Owens? Are you capable of being a positive contributor to this community? Go be a Big Brother or work in a food line this Thanksgiving. Be thankful for what you have and lose the venom. You may ask why I even care about your posts? Well, I have witnessed so many bullying parents in this town of entitlement and it needs to be called what it is. Bullying and harassment! It needs to stop! I don't know why Scotts Valley's AD doesn't just unload on you? My guess is that his hands are tied by the District. So, you continue your drubbing knowing he can't respond. I'm happy to take on the role of fact checking and balancing. I'm not just singling you out, I will be scanning for others who abuse the system and feel increasingly empowered because they feel there are zero repercussions or consequences for their actions. The power of the pen works both ways. So, be forewarned whoever you are. Finally, I own a business here in town and I'm tired of hearing from those that would besmirch organizations, departments, institutions, and people in this city for personal gain or just good old fashion meanness. You have a reputation for wanting your own way (stop signs, speed bumps, fire houses, petitioning for the firing of coaches) and when you don't get it, you jump up and down in an attempt to get your way. The act has gotten old Mr. Owens. Be productive not destructive.
Alice Wildfire January 03, 2014 at 12:55 AM
Mr. "Fact" Checker... I'm sorry, but you have run against a Check "Mate" onRead Morethis last comment by Mr. Owens. Please re-read what you wrote about the name calling.. did you enjoy that kind of abuse in high school sports? How sad... and with no support from your father? Wow...
Fact Checker December 19, 2013 at 02:17 AM
What does this even mean? Team Building exists in EVERY quality organization. If the money isRead Morerais ed by the team, what's the problem? How did I miss this post? The more I read your posts Mr. Owens, the more I question your motives and your narcissism (look it up).
Fact Checker November 19, 2013 at 03:21 AM
This proves the point from my previous post. Again...you spew hatred Mr. Owens. Thank you AndrewRead Moref or your questioning. Just out of curiosity, did you find any of those parents with similar stories Andrew?
Fact Checker November 22, 2013 at 03:00 AM
Andrew, I thought you might like to know that Mr. Owens was attempting to bully me in a response to Read Morea previous post. I think we may have a classic case of projection here. My grievance isn't limited to Mr. Owens. There are far too many parents in our community that take a small sample (if any sample at all) of people and misrepresent the data as though it's the majority. Ah the travails of a small community. If there are truly issues with bullying, inappropriate gifts, dissatisfaction, etc. then let's figure out a process for validating the issue and deal with them in a construct manner. This other stuff is noise and only serves to divide our community.
Involved Parent November 25, 2013 at 02:29 PM
What this person has been doing is a form of bullying. It is clear that he has had an agenda withRead MoreLo uie Walters for a long time and will not let it go. Pretty pathetic and sad. In fact, here is a recent post he put up just last month on a story that was written almost 3 years ago which shows he will not let go and will not stop his bullying. Read the story dated in the beginning of 2011 and scroll down to his post he put up just last month about it. How pathetic that he even attacks Louie's young daughter like that. http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_17386744 Read here how all the parents responded to him in the Press Banner. http://www.pressbanner.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Complaint+aired+over+softball+hire%20&id=11152254 Or how about this story where he insinuates that the firemen hang out at Starbucks all day. http://www.pressbanner.com/pages/full_story/push?article-White-elephant+fire+station%20&id=2715252 Its really too bad that people are this way and his venom for Louie Walters is clear and evident. So much that Owens credibility just is not there when it comes to complaining about the HS AD. But more than anything his public attacks on Louie are a shame and are bordering on slander. They are vindictive and just mean. It really needs to stop and I think that there are several local attorneys that would love to see what can be done legally and in civil court. He is lucky that Louie has taken the high road and acted like a true leader by not responding to such horrible and baseless attacks by this local business man Carl Owens.
Andrew Van Valer October 14, 2013 at 12:48 PM
Why?
carl owens October 16, 2013 at 07:46 AM
Google louie Walters and review a past newspaper artical regarding the hiring of his daughter asRead Morethe head softball coach. Then read my follow up comment. This is one of his many issues as to why.
Fact Checker November 19, 2013 at 03:35 AM
Wow! Glad I clicked on a few posts here. Mr. Owens, I read the newspaper article and I wasRead Moreconfu sed. Nepotism is not defined purely by relationship. Do you have any idea how many High School / College employees hire their own family members? Did you do any research? Now I am beginning to understand your continued drivel in the comment sections. There's no story here. You hate Mr. Walters and that's it. Isn't it? You should be ashamed of yourself. A grown man masking his hatred behind some twisted logic that you are somehow saving the rest of the world from the torment you yourself have manufactured. A Psychologist would have a field day with you. End of story.
Jennifer Squires September 07, 2013 at 09:48 PM
I haven't. Any idea who is putting it on?
Jennifer Squires September 12, 2013 at 02:32 PM
It's at Threshold Enterprises on Janis Way (off El Pueblo) from 1-4 p.m. Friday. More info:Read Morehttp://w ww.santacruzsentinel.com/santacruz/ci_24074160/threshold-enterprises-seeing-healthy-growth-host-job-fair
Debi Thompson-Boring July 08, 2013 at 10:43 PM
This was taken at Skypark. Such a wonderful day!