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Portent April 19, 2014 at 09:08 pm
There are not called 'vanity plates' without reason. Regardless of the nature of the message theyRead More are used to convey, Americans and several other nationalities, including -- somewhat surprisingly -- Scandinavians, are permitted to sport personalized license plates. Is this really necessary at all? Aren't bumper stickers sufficient to express everything from vanity to insanity?
Heather R April 19, 2014 at 09:14 pm
The worst part is, now, for the second time in how many years, the tax payers are going to wasteRead More money defending against this lawsuit (some guy wanted athe1st or something a while back) Fire the nit-witts who are doing these veto's so that we can save their salaries and the legal costs and put it towards our sadly lacking educational system. I'll bet this employee only had half day public kindergarten and no public preschool. (ok, off topic rant, but c'mon!!!)
Charlie Starr April 19, 2014 at 09:18 pm
Well" just remember. There aren't any Athiests in a fox hole! Anyone who has been in combat canRead More tell you that. These Athiest's fail to understand that God is real. They are taught this nonsense in the ultra liberal left wing nut job Universities. We actually pay these people to teach this stuff. The next time you need an Exorcist done, who are you going to call?? Oh and remember, a liberalism is a mental disorder. Check out Michael Savage's book. You may learn something.
DUBLIN, Ca: Chef Michele Wieser prepare pork tenderloin for the spring holidays. Video credit: Autumn Johnson
Lori Beth Eisenstadt April 19, 2014 at 05:07 pm
Chef Shell is fabulous! Thanks for sharing these yummy twists on a few classics...you make it allRead More look so easy!
Maurice Duenas April 19, 2014 at 05:11 pm
Jesus was a Jew and he woulds not have eaten the pork tenderloin. Why are you tryng to get us to eatRead More the pork on the death of the Jesus, who was a Jew?
Smitty April 19, 2014 at 06:54 pm
Because it tastes good Maurice!! Lord protect us from this professional ranter!
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dj April 19, 2014 at 01:20 pm
If he was serious, it should have been the 20th floor.
Kevin April 19, 2014 at 04:07 pm
He most likely could have bungie jumped with his own unit.
knee jerk April 19, 2014 at 07:29 pm
Perhaps it was a failed circumcision/ bungee jump?
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JMarsh April 19, 2014 at 08:16 am
I think I will go back to using checks at stores and cash at gas stations. I found a gas station inRead More Eagle Rock that gives a discount for using cash and generally buy my gas there. Not as convenient as using a debit card but I had to cancel my card after using it at Target right before Christmas. What a hassle.
cookiepro2 April 19, 2014 at 03:28 pm
I've started using cash more in the past year for grocery and gas. It's simplified bill paying,Read More reducing the number of credit card receipts that need to be reconciled with statements! Though I still like the 5% discount from using my Target card and the cash back bonus from Discover. Anyway gotta have a good reason now for using my credit cards, either buying online (necessity then) or some reward incentive.
James April 19, 2014 at 09:36 pm
Lighten up, Francis.
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Greg Jackson April 19, 2014 at 12:08 pm
What a doofus, he shoulda bought a Playstation instead of an Xbox.
Kevin April 19, 2014 at 04:03 pm
Pam J, you need a check up from the neck up. My goodness. An Obamazombie,no doubt.
Igor April 19, 2014 at 04:18 pm
I love the people who have nothing to add to the conversation so they throw either Obama or gunRead More control in. Either subject are worth debating at another time. But this conversation has nothing to do with either.
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Seth J Diener April 19, 2014 at 05:52 pm
I understand that with success comes notoriety. So while I am a not surprised by the level ofRead More interest you all have in that family, I am surprised that it is not just left at that. I am surprised that people from this area would resort to posting elementary school comments. I thought we were a little more refined than that. So many comments about the father, his family or employees and not one comment about if the kid is ok? If the father specifically did something to you and you want to come out and share your experience of why you think he’s this or that, then go ahead. But to sit here and ambiguously post comments about things you heard, that have no real impact on you, makes you look childish or jealous
Kristi April 19, 2014 at 07:53 pm
Why the hell is this kid smirking in his photo??? Is this the picture from ear biting arrest orRead More assault of his girlfrend? Quite a concerning picture.
Chris L April 19, 2014 at 08:03 pm
I'm leaning towards steroid and drug use for this kid. Shit maybe even bath salts. Doesn't that makeRead More you eat people? At the end of the day this is not a surprising story. Apple never falls far.
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Tony jones April 18, 2014 at 08:28 pm
This is a product of when a brother and sister have sex. U get a brainless retard.
Omar Monroe April 19, 2014 at 04:21 am
why are we getting news from PA; we want to hear about our own communities.
jan sultan April 19, 2014 at 06:14 am
Im with those of us who want local news or no news from the Patch. Really, how did this happen?Read More How do we bring pressure to this? Vote with our feet?
“You're going to shut your mouth or I'm going to have some duct tape put on it," Judge John McBain told Camia Gamet during her sentencing Wednesday. (Screenshot: WJBK Video)
Jeff Dearman April 18, 2014 at 09:54 pm
NO -----SHE DESERVES WHAT SHE GOT..- She STABBED STABBED STABBED..she should have gotten the deathRead More penalty.....but michigan has only life in prison. Don't have sympathy for her just because she's a woman. She's a cold blooded killer and deserves what she got.
RON Ostrodamus April 19, 2014 at 12:11 am
The death penalty certainly cuts down on the record number of incarcerations in America. Enough ofRead More this liberal crap on humane punishment. The word "humane' never enters the minds of these cold blooded killers. What is going to happen if another bombing takes place outside of Texas? What is going to happen with the next airplane hijacking, or Boston?
DDB April 19, 2014 at 04:29 am
Don, the comments were made at sentencing, not at trialso it hss no bearing on her conviction.
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Igor April 19, 2014 at 06:39 am
HF the charges were dropped. There is a problem because and I quote from the Patch"Lewis saysRead More he never noticed "No Free Re-Fill" signs and admits he had refilled his drink without paying on other occasions" and "On-site construction worker Chris Lewis told WCSC News he didn't know refills at the VA Medical Center in downtown Charleston weren't free."Where did you read that he knew he had to pay for it? No where in the article does he said he knew it.
joebanana April 19, 2014 at 07:21 am
This country makes me want to projectile vomit.
Rae Anne Resident April 19, 2014 at 01:31 pm
It sure helps that I'm a little old lady because I just bring my cup from home from the last time IRead More was at a store. The last time I paid for a drink at costco was probably before the terrorists attacked us on 9-11. What's the big deal here, it's only soda? If this guy wants free drinks, it's none of your business, and non of the business of that nosey cop neither. You people don't get it, it's flat out entrapment by having the soda available. What's next, you expect me not to use my dead sister's handicap placard too?
Sky lanterns during a Buddhist ceremony. Wikimedia.
Jacqueline King McClellan April 17, 2014 at 10:08 am
Maybe someone should contact Groupon, they've had an ad/sale/coupon for them in the Santa CruzRead More section for as long as I can remember! Chinese Sky Lanterns with Fuel Patches from Sky Lanterns (Up to 60% Off). Two Options Available. Online Deal FROM $40 BUY! VALUE DISCOUNT YOU SAVE $100 60% $60 GIVE AS A GIFT Limited time remaining! Over 490 bought LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE Party Planner Cultural Pursuits In a Nutshell Handmade Chinese lanterns with plastic-free biodegradable design ascend into the sky for up to 15 minutes The Fine Print Expires 360 days after purchase. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Online only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid for sky lanterns only. Does not ship to AK, HI, IL, TN, Canada, Puerto Rico or PO Boxes. Extra fee for shipping. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Susan C. Schena April 17, 2014 at 10:11 am
And a reader in Santa Cruz just wrote in saying one of these landed on the roof of a neighbor afterRead More a bunch were set off in Aptos ...
Jeffrey Bottaro April 18, 2014 at 11:20 am
HIGH-POWER LASERS afford a much more dramatic, predictable, and safe form of IMPROVISATIONALRead More LUMINIST ART.
Clint Mattacola April 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
Santa Cruz is a great town EXCEPT for ALL THE BUMS, DRUG ADDICTS and BIKE THIEVES. I would not voteRead More for Santa Cruz as "the happiest town" until these issues are resolved.
Freda Salatino April 17, 2014 at 10:17 am
In that case you probably also wouldn't vote for San Francisco, which has similar issues.Read More Remember, we're not voting for anything here. CreditDonkey.com is merely assessing cities as "happy" based on the ability of their inhabitants to both live and work there, not the ability of their inhabitants to live undisturbed by panhandlers. (As for bike thieves: Stanford is rife with them. :->)
Lisa April 17, 2014 at 07:33 pm
I've lived in 3 of the listed "happiest" cities - and have never been happier than my 23+Read More years in Santa Cruz - though I do admit I have to work over the hill to survive my love for this town.
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MillicentBroderick April 17, 2014 at 05:00 am
Horses should not be nose to exhaust pipe on city streets. That is cruelty and the horse had hadRead More enough.
kathleen macmurray April 17, 2014 at 05:46 am
A horse and carriage ride in a park, fine. But not on busy, crowded city streets. It's cruel to theRead More horse and dangerous to everyone else. I'm with the NYC mayor on this one.
Sheila April 17, 2014 at 05:16 pm
Poor horse. I hope someone equine rescue unit will relieve him from his present circumstances andRead More either give him a good home or find him one.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 05:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 12:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 11:57 am
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
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