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Dr. Garen Wintemute
LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT April 24, 2014 at 06:47 pm
This doctors picture reminds me of a character: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_E._Neuman
Earnan Drummann April 24, 2014 at 06:48 pm
This guy looks like he got sandblasted by a glazier. I agree with Lenny Kravitz.
OldTimer April 24, 2014 at 06:53 pm
Hey Dr. Wintemute, I hate to ruin your crusade but Chicago has one of the strictest set of gun lawsRead More in the nation and it is the gun violence murder capital of the United States! They had another blood bath there last weekend. There are over 300 million guns (not including police and military) in our country. What are you going to do, Doctor? Ban them all. By doing so the law abiding citizen would turn their guns in and the criminals would keep theirs, thereby setting the good citizens up for slaughter. You need to think through your crusade before you spend a million buck on a futile mission. We are a nation of guns. We always have been, Doctor. You won't change that. The barn door is open and all the horses already ran away!
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livermoron April 24, 2014 at 06:02 pm
I feel like T.G is either trolling, or he has never tasted the sweet cannabis nectar.
All HAIL KING KITTY CAT April 24, 2014 at 06:37 pm
That must be it, nobody would come on the Patch and speak such blasphemy.
T.G. April 24, 2014 at 07:55 pm
Just think that weed should stay illegal. I deal with some kids that are high on weed, and show noRead More sign of a care in the world. Kids should be learning not buying and smoking weed freely. And I think the same goes for adults, why is it something you have to do?
Louise B. April 23, 2014 at 05:39 pm
The last time EBMUD asked customers to reduce water usage the customers did such a good job thatRead More EBMUD sent a letter to them all that stated that EBMUD would have to raise rates because they didn't make enough money. Watch for a rate increase soon!
D. Mom April 24, 2014 at 08:43 am
When is the city going to cut back? I see the fountains are still running and the grass has beenRead More reseeded. The sprinklers were running the other day when it was raining!
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Ken Briggs April 23, 2014 at 08:55 am
Linda Weinstock Yes you got that right , they should be a citizen here . green card does not meanRead More nothing , they should be living here for good and not just part time .
timothy April 23, 2014 at 10:25 am
I should probably not say this but if the person can't speak English they should not be votingRead More anyways. They likely have no concept or understanding of the issues. So I will say it anyway.
Ken Briggs April 23, 2014 at 10:39 am
timothy you are right, but go and see what the DMV does . if you can not read english go learn andRead More learn how to speak read and write in english .
mr magoo April 17, 2014 at 09:04 pm
$210K is light for deaths on a system that should have very mature operating procedures by now. I'dRead More say heads need to roll before the civil suits start. All of BART needs a swift kick - here''s the chance to R&R management.
mr magoo April 17, 2014 at 09:04 pm
Remove and Replace (not the other R&R)
Ken Briggs April 18, 2014 at 09:10 am
get rid of Grace and all the others that screwed up while the strike was on , but who is the onesRead More that are paying for the fines ? that right it is the folks that use bart . while the two were out on the tracks , the ones that were out running around in the bart cars should of been smarter than what they were , how is it they got off ? the workers were out doing a job while bart was on strike so someone screwed up , who nwas it besides Grace and that no good mr hock .
liberty-vs-tyranny April 17, 2014 at 07:34 pm
Did anyone else besides me read the policy on the city's web site? I am allowed to water myRead More landscaping twice a week between 6:00PM and 9:00AM, only on odd-numbered days, but not on the 31st of the month. What genius came up with this? Clearly, it was some city bureaucrat who knows nothing about home landscape irrigation. Sprinkler timers may be programmed to water on specific days of the week, or on odd-numbered days, or on even-numbered days, but not "two odd-numbered days a week except the 31st". That programming option is just not available. This is big government run amok!
Al B April 17, 2014 at 08:40 pm
Exactly, what's the matter with Mon and Wed vs. Tues and Thurs ? Now that would be easy to program.Read More Simple and logical never comes out of any government decision.
George Fay April 17, 2014 at 09:39 pm
CITY OF LIVER-MORON STAFF THAT CAME UP WITH THIS: And, if I am odd numbered house, I can water itRead More the evening of the odd number day but can also actually water it on the following morning which is now an even number day. I would prefer to simply water on Mon and Thurs to space it out a bit more (3 days and 4 days).
Kyoko Takayama April 15, 2014 at 02:49 pm
We are at Castro Valley Library 4-7PM today to help enrollment. Please finish your CoveredCARead More enrollment today. Medi-Cal and Special enrollment https://www.coveredca.com/coverage-basics/special-enrollment/ will continue.
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Terry April 17, 2014 at 06:37 am
Vagrancy is a crime!
Joe Fox April 21, 2014 at 10:27 am
@ Lori Pavich, how can you be proud of Mayor Marchand who inititiated the ant-camping ordinanceRead More making it illegal for homeless people to use a blanket or sleeping bag to keep warm? If truley well intended to help the homeless and not merely political cover, Mayor Marchand would have had a City Summit on Homelessness before passing the anti-camping ordinance. If the faith based Community doesn`t hold Marchand accountable for his heartless actions towards our most vulnerable when the November elections come, God will be disappointed. Didn`t Jesus show his anger in the Market place?
Lori Pavich April 21, 2014 at 11:48 am
Joe, I've been extremely outspoken from the very beginning of the Urban Camping Ban. I have neverRead More been and never will be in support of it. I think it's heartless. I spoke at council meetings against it, pleading for a "leave no trace" ordinance instead. I wrote a compassionate plea against it in the Independent, and I volunteer tirelessly as an advocate to the homeless. That being said, the homeless situation is out of control and the mayor's summit is a great step toward problem solving a desperate situation.
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Kyoko Takayama April 12, 2014 at 07:05 am
The deadline applies to those who use Insurance Agent as well. If you had a problem with calling orRead More creating an account on Mar 31, you need to see agents or enrollment counselors to complete your applications by Apr 15 midnight.
lubov mazur April 13, 2014 at 01:39 am
According to my agent you can still enroll if you go through an agent. Same goes for people outsideRead More the country who return after March 31.
Kyoko Takayama April 15, 2014 at 02:55 pm
If you are Medi-Cal eligible or have a life eventRead More https://www.coveredca.com/coverage-basics/special-enrollment/ you can keep enrolling. However CoveredCA Open Enrollment period will close today. Finish it if you started it, and we can help you at Castro Valley Library 4-7PM today.
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geordie April 10, 2014 at 01:18 am
Wow, look at the right wing steaming in here. Missing the point too. The problem is there aren't anyRead More liberal politicians, they are all right wing fundamentalist no holds barred send the jobs to China conservatives. Conservative used to mean careful and forward thinking, now it means asset stripping and any way to make a buck is fine so long as nobody else makes anything. What a sad state of affairs when nobody thinks anyone else is worthy of support. Funny thing is these so called conservatives are usually the poor people, misled and rabid supporters of their abusers.
John Negley April 10, 2014 at 01:43 pm
How this turned into a gay agenda conversation I have no idea, but I will give my 2 cents since itRead More seems people are missing a bit of perspective. It is a civil rights issue. Our constitution is supposed to protect the rights of all people, including minorities. If you substituted the word gay for black in any of your posts, how would it sound? Don't tell me it is any different because it is not at all. We are talking about the equal rights of a minority group, all people in our society should be free from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one's way of life, behavior, or political views. Were African Americans being intolerant when they "whined" that they were not allowed to do many things, including interracial marriage? It is no different, it is people's rights in this free country. People are allowed to have their views, but if they conflict with the basic core that our country was founded on, freedom and liberty for ALL, then yes, that person should be labeled as intolerant of others civil rights. I hope you can understand that it is on a completely different level than calling a politician a name. It is not a liberal, gay agenda, it is an American one and I will stand up for any group that is being oppressed in our country based on race or in this case sexual orientation.
Nadja Adolf April 12, 2014 at 11:42 pm
Can you tell me how in the world Mr. Yee's agreeing to smuggle in rocket launchers in for money wasRead More him doing something for free? Nothing like agreeing to help his buddies in the Phillipines raise money for their rebel army.
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dorthy manser April 9, 2014 at 02:27 pm
Thank you, Amy. I've also had a very hard time figuring out how to confront this issue. It isRead More difficult when it becomes apparent that it just isn't nonsense anymore, it's dangerous nonsense. People will literally die if the anti-vaxx crowd is successful at convincing people not to vaccinate their kids. Potentially a lot of people. When you combine that with the stupidity, outright lies and paranoia displayed by celebrity spokes-people like Jenny McCarthy it becomes really hard to maintain ones composure (oops, I just lost mine). I suppose it's best to treat everyone as one would treat a good friend who is skeptical of modern medicine and scared for their children. As far as the black helicopter people go, I'm not sure what can be done to convince them, since they invariably believe that any data not conforming to their beliefs must the due to a conspiracy of some kind. I've known a lot of publicly funded scientists over the years, and the idea that they could all somehow be conspiring to harm public health in order to enrich corporations is ludicrous and insulting. Part of the problem is that as a result of reasonable skepticism of expert opinion, many people have decided that there is no such thing. Or, even worse, they pick people who have zero expertise but who are good at manipulating their fears. So now we have a huge population of scientifically illiterate people who no longer trust doctors, but are willing to put all their faith in internet scam artists like the "Health Ranger". This can't end well.
Lisbeth Allen April 9, 2014 at 04:22 pm
Costco makes millions off of supplements. Flip through their monthly magazine. Every other page isRead More some supplement for which people have no need. Not only are we a nation of consumers, we are a nation of gullible consumers.
Edward April 9, 2014 at 09:44 pm
I received my case of measels in 1967 in the ARMY at Fort Sill, Oaklahoma. When they startedRead More offering for my children I chose the imunization for them and now Public Schools Require them in California. Home Schooling by anti-vaxx parents will be the first ones to catch the bugs from "out of state" or "out of country" (Like UC Berkley with 14,000 of them) anti-vaxx or could not get the Vaxx.. TB is on the rise from the "out of county" rich kids at our colleges also. TB was eradicated in the U.S. 30 years ago but now it is back and we no longer give imunizations for it.
david March 31, 2014 at 09:03 pm
Good information on the meeting, but what does "attendance was limited" mean. Why didn'tRead More the city simply report the number of people in attendance, instead they use this obscure phrase to stay away from some straight facts.
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livermoron April 11, 2014 at 06:46 pm
more propaganda from the Donald...
Ken Briggs April 11, 2014 at 07:03 pm
just look at the tax dollars that could come in . it would save money by letting the doctors let theRead More folks that need it get it . after all how many of those smart asses that say yes or no on this really know what this stuff does for the ones that need it ? how many of those dumb folks have a medical degree ? it would be better than putting everyone in jail
Desert Rat April 11, 2014 at 07:56 pm
Yes, it would be horrible to put the Russian mob and Mexican cartel people in jail that areRead More bankrolling the pot clinics wouldn't it? Legalize it, but do it right. The current situation is a joke.
CBS News caught images of Yee being escorted into a federal courthouse on March 26, 2014 following his arrest on corruption charges.
Ken Briggs March 29, 2014 at 03:49 am
yes but what is she doing now ? did she finish her rehab that she was doing ?
Nadja Adolf March 29, 2014 at 04:51 am
I don't think she was doing rehab, unless you call running for the district 10 senate seat a form ofRead More rehab. Meanwhile, with Yee out of the Secretary of State race, we could wind up with Alex Padilla. Padilla, of course, had a lobbyist illegally throw him a fundraiser and has refused to return the ill-gotten contributions. Padilla’s biggest claim to fame, however, is that he wants to pass a law allowing for the warrantless use of drones by law enforcement.
timothy March 29, 2014 at 12:25 pm
She is probably also vacationing and living the high life