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Alan Cunningham April 18, 2014 at 11:28 am
Susan, It is called the Federal Aviation Administration, not the Federal Aviation Association.Read More Alan in Walnut Creek
Susan C. Schena April 18, 2014 at 11:43 am
Ay yi yi. I know that. What a stupid mistake! Thank you, Alan Cunningham! Fixed it.
Missing hiker Magdalena Glinkowski of Menlo Park. Photo: Marin County Sheriff's Office.
Danny DeMars April 13, 2014 at 05:48 pm
She kind-of looks mentally retarded. Did she have problems? Maybe that led to her death? JustRead More thinking aloud here.
"The Black Panther of Poetry" April 13, 2014 at 08:59 pm
I can testify to the fact that u are "danny da martian"!!!
Mom April 11, 2014 at 08:20 am
Levina slams head on into another vehicle at 55 MPH and he's not injured? And alcohol is notRead More suspected? Seriously???
"The Black Panther of Poetry" April 9, 2014 at 03:44 am
All cases involving this rogue officer must be re_examined and subsequently thrown out. Who policeRead More the Police? I have Seen the enemy., and he is..............
The Blue Knight April 9, 2014 at 10:42 am
Autumn: Your very informitive initial story peaked my interest not only because my Family and I liveRead More in Pleasant Hill, but also for the unfortunate lack of details. It's not your fault of course, given the constraints of having to live under the "deadline monster" as you do. Having said that, I note that there was no-follow up info published from your wire service feed for more than 24 hrs, and it took " Matt B's" posting of almost 3 days later to give out important information, other than the "tease" line about the intial incident. My Teen age daughters and I frequent the exact location of that robbery, and it would be nce to know where it was. " South bound on CC Blvd" from where? If your wire service is that inept, I suggest taking action: Find a responsible organization. If other people that are involved aren't asking the correct questions, ( who what where when why and how for a start) Then I know that DVC has basic investgation / journalism classes ( like the ones I've taken and now teach ) available.
Autumn Johnson (Editor) April 9, 2014 at 10:52 am
@Blue: Normally, we would have follow up on these kinds of cases. However, this is actually not aRead More site I cover. I have 16 other Patch sites that I am assigned to and I posted this from our wire service as a courtesy for residents. Additionally, Matt B's comment, although seemingly informative, does not say where he heard the information or if it was confirmed by officials.
Matt B April 9, 2014 at 01:40 pm
The suspect ran south bound contra costa from inside the century theater parking after theRead More unsuccessful attempt. I know the exact location because I'm the victim.
Michael Wood April 4, 2014 at 10:28 pm
Getting people like Schwartz away from children and teenagers is great, but these people areRead More suffering from terrible psychological disorders. They also need treatment. Simply labeling them as "predetors" and then locking them up is inhumane. The same could be said for many other criminals. Any plans for that in the next few centuries, world?
Not the scarecrow April 6, 2014 at 09:19 am
I can't believe your comment and don't know where to start..... For these criminals (not people -Read More they have lost their right to be called human), there is no rehabilitation. Look at Cary Verse. Even after he was chemically castrated he was still caught with a young boy, thankfully before he had molested him (I hope). For some, their brains will never be right, either due to naturally born conditions, chemical changes, or drug use. Arsonists, pedophiles, murderers.....there will be no rehabilitation. Don't fool yourself into thinking they have been either. The money required for "treatment" of these criminals would be infinite. They can never be returned to the free world. Would you, Michael, really want one of them to live next to you?
El Super Xolo April 4, 2014 at 01:56 pm
Shocked and appalled. found this link where this guy was paraded in font of school children. CopsRead More are not superheroes just public servants, lets keep it real. http://claycord.com/2011/05/18/monte-gardens-elementary-says-thanks-to-the-concord-police-department/
Colleen Finley April 5, 2014 at 11:33 am
If any of this went down like this, this officer needs serious psycho therapy. He needs to beRead More labeled 5150 more than spend life in prison. Prison never works for people this far in to Neverland. Jeez! I wonder how long investigators let him do this after they were alerted. Good luck convincing a jury with pill addicted witnesses on the stand. Very scary situation for sure!
CAL FIRE and the California National Guard hold their annual fire aviation training. Photo courtesy: Cal Fire
Rene' B. April 4, 2014 at 11:21 am
This was a very interesting and instructive clip. It makes us all feel safer knowing that the twoRead More branches of safety are training together to get out all the snags. Thanks.
kathleen April 2, 2014 at 08:00 am
4.4 million bail??
Bill Goodwin April 3, 2014 at 11:36 am
Yeah, 4 million bail for this nobody while actual murderers get less than 1 million.. Our legalRead More system is 100% a JOKE!!
Susan C. Schena April 1, 2014 at 08:10 am
Well .... ferenc, it was released for publication. I could not get it to download on my computer. ItRead More was getting late, so I opted to put in link to the sketch so I could at least update for readers. And I agree, very good news no one was injured.
The Blue Knight April 1, 2014 at 10:14 am
I hate to be picky here, but just what kind of "dark bread" did this guy have?Read More Pumpernickel? Russian Rye? Doesn't anyone proofread theses articles before publication?
Susan C. Schena April 1, 2014 at 10:19 am
Blue Knight, thank you! Total miss.
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Dave March 25, 2014 at 07:48 pm
That can happen on any freeway around here.
David Govan March 30, 2014 at 06:53 am
Too many lookie loos. Folks, please just concentrate on your own driving direction! If there is anRead More accident on the other side of the freeway, I'm sure CHP can handle it without your concern.
HELENA, MT: Capital High School mascot logo.
timothy March 24, 2014 at 01:15 pm
OMG Ravatel that is terrible news. I hope this kid gets all the help necessary to survive thisRead More situation.
Montanan Born and Raised March 24, 2014 at 04:33 pm
Ravatel - I'm trying to confirm your comment about the Montana boy attempting suicide. As of 5:30Read More MST there is NOTHING about this happening here...so where did you get your news from?
Autumn Johnson (Editor) March 27, 2014 at 01:02 pm
Superintendent Apologizes to Helena, MT Community in Wake of Bomb Threats Allegedly Made by DublinRead More Teen http://dublin.patch.com/groups/schools/p/superintendent-apologizes-to-helena-mt-community-in-wake-of-bomb-threats-allegedly-made-by-dublin-teen
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