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A hit-and-run accident in the San Fernando Valley. Photo credit: Rick McClure.
novato 3per July 24, 2014 at 09:02 pm
Cathy, you say "Typical Teapartier response" as if that's a bad thing...?
usmcboi July 25, 2014 at 06:36 am
sher why not do that for everything gun owners, felons, native americans car drivers its not yourRead More road none them have rights either pay your 30% tax and feel good while the poor each at each other till gone get rdy for the big fokall ppl gonna be a dosie day fast approaching when the people will have enough. of you libs when you libs turn on each other then dont wonder why. sayonara mfo america got this comin.
novato 3per July 25, 2014 at 07:04 am
Kirkham July 22, 2014 at 04:46 am
dumbasses
Hutch July 22, 2014 at 08:04 am
What morons. Let's go rob a place that is choked by traffic at rush hour with only one way out.
Steve Leydiker July 22, 2014 at 06:48 am
4 agencies, 8 hours and 1 arrest. Money well spent.
Reality Check July 23, 2014 at 10:10 am
Redwood City recently had about a dozen or so officers work a 7-hour checkpoint (which probablyRead More makes a full shift's worth of overtime with before and after set-up, clean-up). The result? 1,076 drivers screened and 1 (one!) DUI. Wow! 1/1076 = less than one tenth of one percent ... or < 0.001.
Andy Smith July 19, 2014 at 09:23 am
How ridiculous. That's like arresting Amtrak for all of the times the cops pick up peopleRead More transporting marijuana in big suitcases in their baggage cars (it happens frequently---you'd be surprised). Amtrak has nothing to do with that----they're just transporting baggage. Same thing here---FedEx is just transporting a package; they have no clue what its contents are.
Desert Rat July 20, 2014 at 10:32 am
Political grandstanding
Mark Talmont July 21, 2014 at 01:24 pm
Meanwhile the national news networks seemed to miss the story when Google got caught in a similarRead More scheme, actually with more evidence of complicity. Not easy to find the story but here are two sources: http://www.wired.com/2013/05/google-pharma-whitaker-sting/all/ http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Larry-Page-Canadian-Peter-Neronha-online-pharmacies-Justice-Department,news-12323.html The story was mentioned briefly on the Leo LaPorte show and in more depth by John Batchelor (who noted that Clinton DOJ henchwoman Jamie Gorelick was brought in to negotiate the half-billion $ settlement; Gorelick now sits on the Google board.
Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
Green T July 20, 2014 at 01:07 pm
Oh brother! The guy was drunk in public. ha ha
mr magoo July 20, 2014 at 04:14 pm
Genius. since he is in banking I suppose the US taxpayers will have to bail him out. Not quite TARPRead More scale so I guess the proper bailout would be sending him into the private screening room with a bunch of strippers.
SA July 21, 2014 at 04:00 pm
I find this hilarious … TSA fees go up, travelers now get to feel the “handy”Read More given to them… A win win…
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LB July 17, 2014 at 11:24 am
Trapped on a cliff at Linda Mar Beach. I'd be totally embarrassed to admit to that.
MadMonkey July 17, 2014 at 12:10 pm
How in the world do people end up getting into these situations?
A Delargo July 21, 2014 at 08:09 am
Great description, they should get him in no time. Lesson here, don't leave anything in a car ifRead More you see dirtbags hanging around. Actually better to never leave anything in your car except for a poisonous snake in a money bag !
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
Alix Catherine Tichelman aka AK Kennedy/Facebook page. Photo credit: shadowboxerphoto.
randy albin July 16, 2014 at 11:54 am
well, anything for sensationalism. what kind of titillating news does this make up? what form ofRead More silliness. how can these people be like this?
DEBBIE ANN July 16, 2014 at 11:03 am
PLEASE GO HOME TO YOUR FAMILY
Phillip Bailey July 16, 2014 at 02:11 pm
What was the *point* of your post?
Ramon Castellanos July 16, 2014 at 03:15 pm
Do you realize how many people match this description?
Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
Holly girl July 16, 2014 at 09:29 am
About time. Drivers are treating El Camino like its 101 or 280.
d wave July 16, 2014 at 09:49 am
what about busting some of those knuckle-dragging bikers who rip the stock pipes off their bikes?Read More 120 DB on el camino travels all the way to Beresford.
Adrian Smith July 16, 2014 at 11:56 am
What was all the rumpus in Pacifica manor this morning? Motorcycle cops and sheriff's department outRead More in swarms.
A Delargo July 14, 2014 at 03:42 pm
The new normal. This area is going bad fast. Time to get out while you can still get a good priceRead More for your property !!!! Run !!!
Richard Rizzini July 14, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Pacifica police are "spot on" to detain and arrest this man. If this had been the policeRead More protocol for Ronald Haskell's attempt to kill his mother, the Stay family may be alive still. Thank you Pacifica Police Department!
terry mccaffrey July 15, 2014 at 10:31 am
How many illegals did they get? God, they're so busy!
Reality Check July 16, 2014 at 03:44 pm
RCPD's last DUI checkpoint screened 1,076 drivers over 7 hours (average of 5 drivers every 2Read More minutes) ... and yielded only 1 arrest. Not bad for an entire shift's worth of overtime for what must have been around a dozen or so of RWC's finest. So, so busy indeed!
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Tim Kelly July 12, 2014 at 11:02 am
In the 70's I almost accidentally stepped in front of a train on Broadway in RWC. Crossing guardRead More down, southbound train on east track; after it passed I walked across the track and there was a northbound train on the west track which I did not see/hear until it was almost too late. I think that is what happened to Thor who had some sweet non identical twin sisters that I saw one day in so cal in the 90's.
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