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M April 21, 2014 at 04:33 pm
@mailyn, thanks! I appreciate the info. What do you know of or think about yahoo messengerRead More app....pretty safe to use??
Marilyn Halpin April 23, 2014 at 10:35 am
Hey M, sorry for the late response. Since Apple's iPad is a closed system and you can only load appsRead More from their store, pretty much all of them have been vetted to be not harmful. The biggest issue we see on the iPads are people forgetting to restart them every once in awhile :-) We have free group classes at mac-fusion if you ever wanted to learn more about your iPad! http://mac-fusion.com/classes
M April 23, 2014 at 08:27 pm
Hey thanks Marilyn! I really appreciate the information :-)
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David April 19, 2014 at 06:32 am
If the man wanted to kill himself why is he lucky to be alive?I could see if he accidentally fellRead More off the platform and the train came along hitting him then he would be lucky to be alive,but if he wanted to die why is he lucky to be alive?
Pepsi1gurl April 19, 2014 at 10:32 am
Authorities believe it was a suicide attempt?? How astute on their part. Are they sure he justRead More didn't want a free ride?
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Scott Zwartz April 19, 2014 at 09:48 am
It is interesting how juries' decisions which greatly favor corporate defendants are not overriddenRead More by the courts and the courts do not issue Additurs. What the public does not realize that judges have the power to decimate a jury's decision and substitute their own whim or help their own buddies in the defense bar by issuing a Remittiturs, Judgments Notwithstanding the Verdict, or a new trial to drive up plaintiff's costs. Remittitur is Latin meaning the judge may reduce the award made by the jury if the judge favors the corporate defendant. Additur is Latin meaning the judge may increase the jury's award if the judge thinks the plaintiff's injuries merit more compensation. I've seen lots of Remittiturs, especially if the plaintiffs are minorities, but I have yet to see an actual Additur where the judge makes a corporation pay more. I assume there are some somewhere, but in 40 years, I've never seen one or know anyone who got an Additur. Judgment Notwithstanding the Judgment means that the judge completely overrules the jury. We saw this with Judge Connor at the downtown criminal courts when she reversed the jury verdict which convicted some of the cops in Ramparts Scandal. The scandal had resulted in the LAPD's operating under a Consent Decree with the US Justice Department for a decade. So we are to believe that the US Dept of Justice, the Christopher Commission that investigated the Ramparts Division, and the jury were all wrong, but Judge Connor, who had ties to officers involved in the Ramparts Scandals was right to issue her Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict. So, Judge Marmaro thinks that he knows better than the jury. How many Additurs has Judge Marmaro issued? To have context for Judge Marmaro' extrasensory perception of the "truth," we need to know how often he discerns the need to increase the compensation to any injured party. Maybe Marmaro is the exception who overrides his juries to increase and decrease jury awards. If so, why have juries?
nitagregory April 21, 2014 at 06:23 pm
Sad to hear she lost her parents and brother could money replace? Everyone is different i suppose.
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John J. Nazarian April 17, 2014 at 07:38 pm
The old days, a police officer with get a good sight and shoot that SOB right in the back with thatRead More very efficient police .38........and look at where we are now! John J. Nazarian, P.I. desperateexes.com
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mimi April 18, 2014 at 09:47 am
Do you believe this is the first time this particular officer kicked a handcuffed individual? IRead More don't. It's more likely the first time a cuffed person died as a result of her fancy foot work and thug behavior.
joebanana April 18, 2014 at 12:01 pm
mimi- I highly doubt this is the first death by being kicked by "police". Police are aRead More bigger danger to the public than criminals are. At least criminals have a REASON for killing the people they do. Cops regularly murder unarmed citizens, and are NEVER held accountable. Best "news story" I've ever heard was recently, a stupid cop draws his gun to shoot someones family pet and shot his own stupid self. This is what we run lose on our streets?
mimi April 18, 2014 at 01:15 pm
Joe- The majority of my experiences with LAPD have been positive. But I am aware that law abidingRead More citizens of color don't always get a fair shake. Good for Beck to go after rogue cops.
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George April 16, 2014 at 08:31 am
Right there in the heart of where all the gay bars are. I love it!
MarkD April 16, 2014 at 08:50 am
So... an 8-hour "sting" operation, which I suspect created huge traffic snarls on a FridayRead More night on an already way overcrowded street. For two arrests. (The third doesn't really matter since this was a "sobriety" checkpoint, established to meet DUI-related goals.) Or, one arrest every four hours. How many officers were assigned to this detail? How much budget was eaten up? In fact, what is the budget-per-arrest analysis of this? Either these sobriety checkpoints are really effective, or people are really good at using their smart phone traffic apps to avoid them. Either way, this looks like a monumental failure, a waste of money and an unnecessary nuisance to traffic. They need to seriously consider length of time, location, budget, other needs before setting up another one of these.
quethera April 17, 2014 at 04:38 pm
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joebanana April 14, 2014 at 07:36 am
What a joke they're making of this. The reason for this crash is California's criminal negligence.Read More Obviously the "distance" between opposing traffic traveling at 80 MPH doesn't matter. A "K" rail between the two vehicles would have PREVENTED this crash, undoubtedly. But Ca. would rather pay their public criminals outrages salaries, than invest a little of that money on HIGHWAY SAFETY. I hope all the families of the crash victims know that they need to SUE THE HELL OUT OF the state of California .
Stoked April 14, 2014 at 09:00 am
It's all about $$$$$. No K rails or bigger trucks. If you think that double trailers are scary youRead More might want to steer clear of Oregon mountain highways where FedEx tows triples.
Henry Xavier April 14, 2014 at 12:49 pm
I think the texting, messaging may be a big part of this accident. Please don't drive and use aRead More electronic device. Profesional or a 17 year old girl driving dads truck. Its very scary. I see it all the time. She has it planted on the windshield in her view next to the steering wheel. peace.
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SPH April 16, 2014 at 12:25 pm
BG777; Your "truth", my "truth"; it's all in the mind of the beholder, bud. IRead More trust you're not driving while talking to God on your cell phone(?).
BLUESGUITAR777 April 16, 2014 at 12:28 pm
@SPH - LOL... so by that notion if I believe the sky is really green with yellow polka-dots thenRead More that's the truth/my truth? No 'bud', there is only one Truth and all else is a lie. I will not continue to argue on this thread however, out of respect for the victims, so we're done here.
SPH April 16, 2014 at 03:31 pm
You mean you're done. Speak for yourself, son. See, that's the problem with evangelicals. They don'tRead More like it when someone wont partake of their Kool-Aid. (c;
Twitter photo of what the bus looked like as it was towed away.
Danny Jones April 20, 2014 at 09:45 am
Jaques,( jock ) trucks have been clean for some time now. My 1996 does not smoke, maybe a puff aRead More start up- and it has a million miles on the original engine. My problem with the damn CARB NAZIS is that they reneged on the agreement they had with the EPA and now say "well, so sorry Danny. Yeah, umm, we did say your truck was clean enough back in 1996, but now because we have enough whack-job treehuggers backing us, we can do whatever the hell we want". FINE but Commufornia, get ready to pay A LOT MORE for EVERYTHING you buy. I'm already enjoying the higher rates I can charge to brings cars into this backwards state. I continue to run my old truck and Laugh my way to the bank HAHAHAHA!!!!
Jock April 20, 2014 at 10:01 am
Danny. I'm sure Your truck runs clean. Tell me you haven't seen rigs that look like an 1870Read More locomotive running down the road. Don't get all literal, you know what I mean. If you grew up sucking the smog of the 50's here you would have a different opinion perhaps. By the way, they still haven't announced what caused this crash. Believe it, they will sue the $$$$$$ out of those who are causing fires, the trucking industry must go on efficiently and safely it is in every ones interest.
Kim Neal April 23, 2014 at 11:06 am
Fair Enough Curious ! At the end of the day, the editor is supposed to edit that which needsRead More editing...no? Now I'm curious.. And of course, being the mother of two collegiates myself..the heart is broken for all families..friends..and communities that lost what is desperately needed...the young ..intelligent...caring who would have overseen our futures ..
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jimmy palmieri April 12, 2014 at 12:29 pm
joninla April 12, 2014 at 03:31 pm
The sadness is overshadowed by what is inconceivable to me with LETHAL FORCE being used by ourRead More contracted official law enforcement for West Hollywood. Yes a plan to shoot for a leg or non-vital organ would should be the quid pro quo in dangerous neighborhoods. In our over-densely-populated community/city, any use of a gun should be for ONLY known serious risk ... not even 'looks risky' but actual risk. THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WITH GUN USE IS SO QUICKLY USED IN SUCH AN INSANELY DENSE POPULATED AREA. How about 'a team' of trained, professional, protected and acting within near steps of the Sheriff's station, working to SUBDUE a potential risk. How many Sheriff's does it take to physically subdue a person without the HORRIBLE OUTCOME of this SHOOT FIRST. How about pepper spray, then taser, rubber bullets ..... My heart goes to the family and my disgust for this even happening in our tiny city by a small paid department from the County Sheriff's Department. god!!
George April 13, 2014 at 11:47 am
He was a dear sweet boy who always had a nice smile followed by good morning to greet me at the gym.Read More I will miss him deeply. Heaven has a new angel. RIP
CBS Sacramento screenshot of the bus accident in Orland, which took the lives of 10 people, including five students from Southern California.
Betsy April 12, 2014 at 08:45 am
My Prayers go out to all the affected families. A true loss and sadness for the families that withRead More so much hope in search for a brighter future had sent their precious children on that uneventful trip, our hearts cry with you.May those lost R.I.P
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a victim of a man they believe was holding him at knifepoint. Patch file photo.
Shaye Hengst April 14, 2014 at 12:59 pm
^ wow... unbelievable to be harassed for not having lights on your bike.. and handcuffed 4 it???Read More wow... bullies with power!!! arrgg... sorry u had to go thru that!!! and thanks for agreeing with me!!! n No N in my name..lol.... <3
George April 14, 2014 at 01:58 pm
The police are corrupt in most cities. It Fullerton they beat a homeless man to death and got awayRead More with it. Just last night a homeless man was shot to death in Hollywood. We need police personnel that understand they work for the folks to protect us not harass or kill us.
Penny Arévalo (Editor) April 14, 2014 at 02:01 pm
You can find out about that story here:Read More http://hollywood.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/officers-shoot-at-suspect-with-knife-in-east-hollywood
"Green dot" prepaid credit cards are often used in phone scams. Patch file photo.
Tony Hernandez April 9, 2014 at 10:02 pm
I was also made aware of a similar scam were these perpetrators are calling unsuspecting peopleRead More advising of an outstanding warrant because they owed money to the IRS. They have them send money with a prepaid card.
nitagregory April 10, 2014 at 07:32 am
I would of said well come get me. And act like I wasn't there when they come. Unless the swatRead More +Marshall's came and knocked the door in
No deputies were injured in a shootout with a suspect in West Hollywood tonight. Patch file photo.
erik erikson April 8, 2014 at 04:57 am
Like I said last week...that building is a drug den, but the news media continues to put its head inRead More the ground and ignore it. I used to live across the street from that building, but I moved because of all the drug activity....how many people have to die before something is done about it? It is now being said openly that the other stabbing of the Doctor was drug related.
George April 8, 2014 at 08:56 am
The trigger happy West Hollywood police are just looking for a reason to kill. Beware! They meanRead More business!
kab1200 April 9, 2014 at 01:59 am
George, West Hollywood does not have a police force. We use the Sheriffs Department, so not sure whyRead More you said that.
Lowe's will pay various counties throughout California $18.1 million for mishandling hazardous waste. Patch file photo.
Virginia Johnson April 3, 2014 at 05:07 pm
Gosh! Who do we know who to picket. I stopped going to Home Depot because they were mandated byRead More their local Council or County in some area's to provide a building with restrooms and A.C. for illegal aliens to stand on the street corner hawking their bodies and wares when our own American Citizens; African, Mexican, Asian, Anglo, etc. were not provided the same amenities. Now where do I go, OSH?
kab1200 April 3, 2014 at 08:29 pm
Virginia Johnson, I guess you should just stay home and go shopping ever again. What a crockRead More of.......
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kab1200 March 31, 2014 at 07:44 pm
If you go on Facebook, Kurtland had a profile, and had added a picture of him and Andre as a couple.Read More He stated he was in a relationship. Very sad.
Brian Hamilton March 31, 2014 at 09:04 pm
There's a much more comprehensive article with photos on wehoville (sorry, Patch)Read More http://www.wehoville.com/2014/03/31/deputies-say-weho-stabbing-death-apparent-murder-suicide/
Penny Arévalo (Editor) March 31, 2014 at 09:13 pm