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Chip Long April 18, 2014 at 06:30 am
If we cut off this mans ear (eye for an eye), I am positive people would think before they didRead More violent things to another person. Same thing with a thief, cut off his hand for stealing! It is time our legal system had some bite to it!
cbg April 18, 2014 at 06:40 am
This is not local news. Why is this article here?
“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)
tamarya April 18, 2014 at 05:50 am
If this was a domestic incident and she stabbed because he was hurting her then good for him. UntilRead More they protect victims of domestic abuse this is what shoukd occur and she has every right to laugh at what she did. Now if she committed a random killing then i side with the judge.
JDBlackhawk April 18, 2014 at 06:02 am
Give her a few more hot dogs and a few big gulps, maybe she'll explode herself and save the expenseRead More of keeping her in prison. You know what it's going to cost Michigan to feed her? I don't favor the the death penalty in certain circumstances, but apparently she does. And the judge-I think he showed restraint considering her complete lack of respect, obviously for not only everyone else but herself as well. Isn't contempt of court another felony or misdemeanor?
Dave April 18, 2014 at 06:10 am
The death penalty accomplishes three things: It reduces the recidivism rate by 100%. It providesRead More SOME means of closure for the victim's family and friends. It reduces the expense to taxpayers to feed and house the criminals for a very long time. Whether it's a disincentive to commit murder is not fully understood, there is conflicting data. Depends on whether the study was conducted by a liberal or conservative group. One of the countries with the lowest murder (and crime) rate in the world is Singapore. Their justice system pulls no punches, they even execute drug dealers.
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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
Sriracha. Patch file photo.
Don April 17, 2014 at 03:16 pm
This isn't about offensive odors. This is about two sides exhibiting Alpha Dog. The cure isRead More readily available in the form of exhaust vent filtration and problem gone
Allan April 18, 2014 at 06:14 am
Actually, the cure is moving out of what has become a hostile business situation to one moreRead More amenable with less government interference. He'd be foolish to stay and worry about what would lie ahead. He's not wanted so he should leave.
WCSC screen grab shows charges against worker.
Diana April 18, 2014 at 05:22 am
I think it's terrible that the man could not pay for his extra soda right then. To fine him overRead More 500 dollars is unbievsble!
BIGBAKER.. April 18, 2014 at 05:42 am
Leave the guy alone, what the Hell, give them all a free refill, what`s it cost to refill a 89 centRead More drink? I know for a fact about 5 cents, now leave him alone, and that's with his old cup. GOOD JOB CHIEF, WOULD I HIRE YOU NO !!
Karen Schell April 18, 2014 at 06:42 am
This is asinine! This world has gone crazy. He would gladly pay for the drink and who reads all ofRead More the little posted signs? If we stoped to read every sign, we would never be able to continue our journey. I can see my husband innocently doing the same thing. We need perspective and common sense.
Wanna see the Hollywood sign from up close? The city will accommodate you this summer. Patch file photo.
Cheryl Aisoff April 17, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Is it just me? I'd like going for view, maybe to walk a bit but it's a sign!
Cheryl Aisoff April 17, 2014 at 12:35 pm
And agree Beachwood is very congested on the weekends.
George Vreeland Hill April 17, 2014 at 01:57 pm
I will do it.
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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)
kay sieverding April 17, 2014 at 06:56 am
The price of pork can also go up because the price of beef is up. It's not just weather andRead More disease, it's also cost of fuel.
mark April 18, 2014 at 05:16 am
With prices rising in all industries, I call it the disease of liberal Democrats! And it is theRead More disease that will wipe out civilization!
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!
Screen grab from KETV report
Heather Osrien April 17, 2014 at 10:31 am
Just another copy cat. They crawl in thu the exit where the toy is dropped into when youRead More "win". Where were the oh so stupid parents while this was going on?
Maggie Magoo April 17, 2014 at 08:09 pm
This happened years ago in Little Falls, NJ when a child walked out of his house and into theRead More traffice on Route 23 and was killed.....what is wrong with parents? You go to the bathroom you take the child with you!!!!!! Lucky his Gardian Angel was watching over him!
dj April 18, 2014 at 04:49 am
Unless Nebraska is now part of Wayne, why is this story of parental stupidity even here.
Marianne Williamson. Patch file photo.
Lorelei Shark April 16, 2014 at 08:44 am
I support Marianne Williamson because she reflects my values. I want my country back. I want myRead More kids and grandkids to have the same opportunities that I had and that my parents had, but they don't and it's getting worse daily. SCOTUS and the Oligarchs have gutted citizen's basic rights. The legislature is creating circumstances which harm middle America and the poor. We the people need to regain control of our country. The only way we can do this is to put new people, with an agenda for the people, in power. I understand the skepticism, because politicians are not us and can't be trusted. They lie and do what's right for their backers and themselves. This is exactly why I'm supporting Marianne Williamson, because she is not that politician. She truly cares about the travesties occurring in our country and has chosen to focus her energy on this election. One which could put her in Washington, to represent us as an independent spirit and a force of power, to fight against the status quo. Because celebrities know and admire her, isn't a negative, it means they support her views also. Some are willing to produce and/or perform in an event - a way for her to raise money for a her campaign. Her war chest consists of $2600 maximum contribution per person. She will not take the big money because she wants to make this a people's campaign. She doesn't have the money of a Ted Lieu nor Wendy Greuel, but she has much more to offer than either of them will ever have, a no-strings attached, rational look at our country's modus operendi. Most of all, she has love in her heart, for all of us, which empowers her to stand up and for fight for us. That's why I'm going to the polls on June 3rd and casting my vote for Marianne Williamson to represent me in Washington. No, I'm not attached to her campaign. I just believe that if we keep sending the same people to represent us - how can we expect anything to change. PLEASE VOTE on JUNE 3rd. Have a voice in your government. It's more powerful than any amount of money... it's the only true power we have.
Emily Piemonte April 16, 2014 at 12:36 pm
I will VOTE for her!
martin marteen April 16, 2014 at 02:14 pm
Laudable goals, wrong solutions. Money is the root of much good as well as evil. "Child povertyRead More "is best addressed by preventing people who are unable to take care of their children... , from having children. Free, voluntary mass tubal ligation and vasectomies will go a long way to relieve misery, in this as well as 3rd world countries. "Open space, traffic relief and climactic changes" ??? ... again keep the population increase down. Less SUV's , and waste,less consumption, less problems, less pollution. Special interests? Whose interests are not special , people? Mine are and yours of course are not! MONEY acquired honestly reflects achievement and by enlarge it is and is usually left to all of us to enjoy by endowments like Huntington, Getty, Rockefeller, Ford, Carnegie, Guggenheim, Norton Simon, Disney, and numerous others. as even Broad. What have the homeless people done for you lately?
Bomb squad on scene. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-News
Snow April 17, 2014 at 02:38 pm
Thats what I was saying- taxes paying for that bomb squad- let em do their job.
jpf2361 April 17, 2014 at 02:40 pm
I agree with you Snow 100%
Snow April 17, 2014 at 02:45 pm
That whole artistic expression he was going after- we will call "Idiot in a jail cell".
Soon, only one trash hauler may serve in each of the 11 geographic zones in Los Angeles for apartments and businesses. Patch file photo.
Don April 17, 2014 at 06:18 am
Hey San Fernando Valleyites. Secession sounds pretty good again doesn't it
Kathy Hughes April 17, 2014 at 08:24 am
So, I want to know how many of you live in apt buildings? There is 0 recycling going on there. IRead More think having the separate bins its a great idea-you do remember the reason for recycling, our planet right? I have no idea if the way its being proposed its the best way, but its better than no way at all. Try thinking of the global picture
Allan April 17, 2014 at 08:27 am
Yes, I do remember the reason for recycling. To give a leg up to the homeless and the illegalsRead More going through the bins.
April's blood moon eclipse will show itself on April 15, 2014. Photo Credit: jurvetson, via flickr creative commons
Peggy Prater Mcmillan April 15, 2014 at 09:21 am
I got up every hour waiting to see a red moon. Not even a drop of blood, I had a great spot to seeRead More the moon. Did they lie about?
Sarah April 15, 2014 at 07:19 pm
I saw it at 12:05 am. It was amazing!!
johnclarknew April 16, 2014 at 07:27 am
At 12:15 am thin clouds obscured it. I went back to bed.
Midwest Hydroganics owner Joseph Vota said business has been booming since Patch revealed the DEA was staking out his store. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Aileen Dodge April 17, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Tom you are obviously an internet TROLL! And Genius I never said she would be a GOOD Leader!!! IRead More simply stated she might have put a stop to or slowed what has happened to this country. Given the fact that she certainly was well aware of all the players in Washington DC. But this of course of my own opinion and I am a realist and understand that there are those that believe there is NOTHING WRONG with the state of this nation. Of course I might also believe those individuals are living in Egypt on Denial!!! (Hint: Read it fast it makes a funny kind of sense!) But again that would be MY belief. Shhhh Please don't tell anyone in the Government though that might disagree!!! Lest they send 5 fully armed Swat teams to my little spot in the world all of those Swat members being fully armed with the latest in Anti Terrorist weaponry to storm my little home that doesn't have any kind of a weapon unless you consider my 1.5 year old clownish French Bull dog some kind of evil canine??? LMFAO And after they kick in all my doors and windows all they will find is an old kitchen scale that measures food weight and calories!!!! OMG and you know it's the likes of individuals such as myself, middle-aged women that are most certainly the biggest threat to this Country!!!! But take away all the sarcasm and right here you will find a person who will die to protect my civil rights and those of my fellow American. Because I am one of those American's that when I see the someone's civil rights being violated by the Government, or Federal Law enforcement, or even local law enforcement officers. I will stand up and speak up for that person. And I will not shut up and just go away and mind my own business. Because I do believe and Know that to do NOTHING means I am freely agreeing to give up my own rights. And that is never going to happen!!! So YA I am a very proud 54 year old troublemaking military vet that is also a staunch supporter of the US Constitution and will commit civil disobedience making sure it is not blatantly violated in my presence. And there never is a bad day for a REVOLUTION!!!
Grumpy Old Man April 18, 2014 at 04:44 am
So far the only complaint I've heard is about how terrible Reagan is. I really hate to tell you butRead More the so called War on Drugs, whether titled that or not, has been going on for a long time before Reagan or Nixon ever came into office. And the jackass party hasn't been behind in enforcing it either. Oh, Eric WithHolder claims he doesn't want to prosecute marijuana offenses - what the hell is the DEA doing here? And maybe you can tell me who has produced the drugs which, along with education about safe practices, has defeated or brought the AIDS problem under control? No, it's not the labor unions of America, Timothy Leary, or little old Madame Curie in her kitchen lab.
Grumpy Old Man April 18, 2014 at 05:54 am
To clarify before someone jumps - the major drug control legislation did come about in 1970 as aRead More reaction to the widespread (both real and perceived) use and abuse of recreational drugs. But opiates were banned from importation, sale and manufacture in 1924 (other than that for medical purposes - morphine is an opiate and a pain reliever which if not administered correctly can and does result in dependency. Oh, and Allison, give your French Bull Dog a big hug and kiss from his cousin my English Bull Dog who loves Bulldogs of any stripe, color, or national origin.
Mike Syi April 15, 2014 at 06:10 pm
I feel bad for the good people that will loose their jobs. The people who should loose their job isRead More the leaders of the company that have made decisions that have caused SCE rates to be one of the highest in the country. Not long ago SCE had one of the lowest rates. There is so much waste on new SCE programs that cost millions of dollars that do nothing except help with someone's presentation.
Allan April 16, 2014 at 06:14 am
Let's see now. LA City starts new trash program which will kill some small business and certainlyRead More result in layoffs. Now SCE going to be laying off 900 plus. Now looking too good there, SoCal.
OldTimer April 16, 2014 at 08:34 am
Well, this is what they call 'progress', folks. Think about it. Not long ago they installed theRead More 'smart meters', right? Well, with 'smart meters' you don't need meter readers, do you? So this has nothing at all to do with democrats or republicans. Let's stop going there. It's about cutting costs with technology. Remember when garbage trucks were 2 man units? I do. Those were back the days when the men manually hoisted the cans and dumped the garbage in the trucks. Well, now the trashing dumping is automated and only a driver is needed. Sorry, folks. That's called 'progress', like it or not. Those layed off garbage men and meter readers need to reinvent themselves and find other work in another industry. But let's not make this political. That's so absurd.
Patch file photo.
R. A. Velasquez April 15, 2014 at 08:59 am
Well, it's been until 10pm or later most of the last six years. I didn't go there last year. TheirRead More phone number is supposedly 818-374-5650, so I'd call them and see if they can confirm or disavow staying until 10 or midnight anymore.
OldTimer April 15, 2014 at 12:07 pm
Yes folks. Keep paying your taxes and voting. You can see how well that formula has worked for usRead More in the past. I might even toss in a tip for Uncle Sam this year and ask him to apply it to more foreign aid. I heard that Ukraine needs some bailout money. Either that or give it to a to a too big to fail bank so that they can pay this year's executive bonuses. Six of one, half dozen of the other.
Autumn April 15, 2014 at 04:00 pm
Like I've said before: To all the idiots who voted an idiot not for one term but 2! Sit back andRead More enjoy the ride!!!!
April's blood moon eclipse will show itself on April 15, 2014. Photo Credit: jurvetson, via flickr creative commons
Fortified- AKA Carlos Danger April 14, 2014 at 03:14 pm
Here is a visual of the phases of this eclipse. .....hmmm....I might have to do a midnight run upRead More Griffith park ( http://earthsky.org/todays-image/times-in-edt-for-tuesday-mornings-total-eclipse-of-moon ))
Don April 15, 2014 at 10:26 am
It was sweet watching the eclipse come into play with the whisping high clouds crossing over theRead More white reflective moon. Then the orange/red hue kicked in and it was awesome. Well until the high clouds came back and obscured, not blocked out obscured a good portion of it. 1:00 am said, "hey there's work in the morning. : Its highly recommended you see it at least once.
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