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A hit-and-run accident in the San Fernando Valley. Photo credit: Rick McClure.
Heather Corcoran July 23, 2014 at 05:08 pm
Not always immigrants. Someone hit means ran. Had a suspended license so they ran like a coward!Read More Love that some gardeners who couldn't speak English saw what happened and took down his license and he was arrested! May he rot in jail! If it hadn't been for the gardeners, this guy would be on the loose hurting others! Don't be too quick to judge.
Heather Corcoran July 23, 2014 at 05:09 pm
*hit and ran on me*
Vito Spago July 23, 2014 at 05:43 pm
Why bother to have an electronic detection system The perp will just be an illegal with no licenseRead More or insurance and the cops will just let them go provided they swear to always vote Democrat.
Patch file photo.
Bubba six pack July 19, 2014 at 09:21 am
Next up is the Post Office. Then we hit the Federal Interstate Highway Administration. God onlyRead More knows how much the roads are used to transport drugs. Then we outlaw water. You need this to grow pot. Maybe it's just easier to go after the guy with the drugs only.
Jack Shmollie July 19, 2014 at 08:16 pm
Drugs that people need , are often available online for 30 to 40 % cheaper than the U.S.Read More establishment suppliers .It has to be delivered somehow .
Elvis July 20, 2014 at 02:57 pm
it's a witch hunt. plain and simple. it is important to know that any time someone has somethingRead More illegal to ship who are they gonna call ? not ghosbusters, either USPS, UPS or fed ex. the shippers cannot be held responsible.
Death Row in San Quentin. Patch file photo.
Becky July 20, 2014 at 07:21 am
I feel sorry for the cruel and unusual suffering of the families who wait 20 + years for theirRead More murderer's sentence to be carried out.
Steve M July 20, 2014 at 12:15 pm
They didn't waste much time with Timothy McVeigh who killed 144 people including children but oneRead More official said that he's getting a free ticket out of this world with hardly anytime in prison.
usmcboi July 23, 2014 at 02:36 pm
its call punishment for a reason dumb twat
Homicide victim's tattoo. Credit: Solano County Sheriff's Office.
Jay Rollsum July 16, 2014 at 08:03 am
Smokie the bear says "don't let your dogs smoke in bed". Too bad this tattoo wasn'tRead More covering his whole body. Seems to be fire resistant!
Rico Rhone July 21, 2014 at 01:43 pm
CHEATERS logo courtesy of California Highway Patrol.
Doug Strickland July 14, 2014 at 11:16 am
We moved back from Texas and promptly went in to the DMV and registered in CA. It has been 3Read More months, no plates, no registration, and no clue. So ya, please write down my info and turn me in. And then immediately go write about how inefficient our government spending is....
Daniel July 14, 2014 at 11:37 am
It's between the DMV and the vehicle owner and the business of nobody else. What if the tags wereRead More lifted off the vehicle? So the disgruntled neighbor cost the govt. $$ for the investigation. Is the Govt. so inept that they can't keep track of the vehicle owners with expired tags?
Roberto July 14, 2014 at 10:19 pm
I live in Lake Havasu, AZ. most of the year. When it gets too stinking hot in the summer, I move toRead More a small condo I keep in Davis. Both states insist I register my vehicle in their state. I chose Az. because it's half the cost of Ca, and because registering a vehicle there is about one tenth the hassle. The CA. DMV basically sucks! Thanks to the freakin 'Do Gooders' and Tattle Tales, I've been pulled over more times than I want to think about because I run Az. plates on my car. These idiots need to mind their own business!
Bryan Stow was beaten and severely injured at Dodgers Stadium in March 2011. A jury has found the Dodgers business entity negligent in its security for the stadium. Patch file photo.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr July 9, 2014 at 11:41 pm
Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood are the kind of tribal animals who can never be rehabilitated.Read More They can never be allowed back into society, not ever again. But some Rose Bird bleeding-heart leftist judge will "give them a second chance". You elected the leftists who appointed them. I did not. My deepest sympathies for Mr. Stow and his family, sincerely.
#MonticelloFire. Photo courtesy of  National Weather Service Sacramento @NWSSacramento/Twitter.
Prickly Pear July 9, 2014 at 08:55 am
Yep, just what I knew.... like the Butts fire - deliberately set....Sad, sick people.
Belle (Orchid Lady) July 9, 2014 at 09:41 am
The Butt's fire was reportedly started by landscaping equipment. I'm not sure I'd call thatRead More deliberate, unless there's more information that I am unaware of?
Belle (Orchid Lady) July 9, 2014 at 09:44 am
Just by looking at the map of the fire, doesn't it seem plausible that it was started by a cigaretteRead More but tossed out of a car? It seems, based on the map to have started near the road.
#ButtsFire photo courtesy of CalFireUpdates @CalFireUpdates/Twitter.
Courtney July 7, 2014 at 08:48 pm
I don't if anyone knew that Butte County didn't have any at the end. Buttfire just sounds likeRead More talking about hemorhoids loli
Courtney July 8, 2014 at 11:00 am
Supposed to say that it doesn't have an e at the end. Guess little tired when I wrote this. Sorry
Butts Fire - July 2014- Strike Team XSO2350E. Credit: Dixon Fire Department Facebook.
Prickly Pear July 7, 2014 at 08:38 am
Interesting.. it's no longer "how to prevent" wildfires, but as mentioned above "howRead More to prepare" for them.... sick people - deliberately destroying the environment - it's called "pyroterror" - look it up. While not every wildfire is Al Queda, you can be certain that many are.. it's their new weapon... no doubt they are at least paying evil inclined, desperate people as well....
#MonticelloFire. Credit: CA IMT 1 - FIRE INFO @Info_CIIMT1/Twitter.
Joann Lavis July 6, 2014 at 10:00 pm
update evacuations for residents living along hwy 128 including the golden bear estates has beenRead More lifted
Joann Lavis July 7, 2014 at 06:29 am
morning , the butts fire is still at 4,300 ac and now has a 90 % containment,, info *Read More calfirenews.com blog
Joann Lavis July 8, 2014 at 03:16 am
update on the Monticello fire - 6,488 ac - 45% contained
FEMA image/Wikimedia.
Joan Davies July 6, 2014 at 06:45 pm
Every day is a good day to thank our Moraga Orinda Firefighters, Dee!!! Thank you so much!!! My son,Read More Chris Davies, is a 10-year veteran with the department. So all you out there donate the items Dee mentioned. However, Station 41 also LOVES cookies, brownies, cakes, fudge, ---you got it? Thanks to you all!! Chris's Mom, Joanie D.
Credit: Dixon Professional Firefighters Association - IAFF Local 4665 of Facebook July 3.
Joann Lavis July 6, 2014 at 07:24 am
Morning all as of last nite info coming in now from yesterdays actvity- the fire made a major runRead More late thru out the day and fire fighter pilots had a really tough time trying to contain this fire in a box canyon. but sad to say it moved out of there,, the fire also ice capped this is when the fire at the ground gets so hot it creates its own wind and rises up in the air at a certain height and creates ice crystals at the top, you will see a huge huge plume of smoke.and then when the plume collasps and it does watch out as this will created extreme extreme fire behavior everyone on the ground and in the air has to pull back. the fire goes where it wants too and takes out anything in its path. due to that and the terain this is one really hard fire to get under control in just containment wise, fire was still burning to the SW as of yesterday afternoon but has since moved towards the north as of last nite. I am on scanner now waiting on updates from the command post on this fire. fire fighters are dealing very steep terrain, . { more info as i get it },
Rock Fan July 6, 2014 at 10:08 am
Thank you , appreciate the info . You just don't know how people can be so stupid to toss cigarettesRead More out of cars or let fireworks get away from them . We don't know what caused this one , but it's very bad .Just lucky more people weren't burned out . doesn't look like it was lightning , so probably some idiot is to blame . I hope they're proud of themselves . 1682 fire personnel .Over a hundred engines 9 helicopters 4 air tankers .How many millions of dollars to rectify some imbecile's recklessness .
#MonticelloFire burning in the dry golden hillsides. Credit: CAL FIRE PIO Berlant @CALFIRE_PIO.
Chris Myers Castellon July 5, 2014 at 05:03 pm
Firefighters, do your job well, stay safe, and keep one foot in the black.
Susan C. Schena July 5, 2014 at 06:36 pm
Evening update: http://dixon.patch.com/.../monticellofire-growing-still...
Susan C. Schena July 5, 2014 at 06:37 pm
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