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Deep Throat April 17, 2014 at 03:30 pm
@bg robbins. why don't you donate your penis to him if you feel so sorry for him. This is exactlyRead More the kind of guy we want off the face of this earth.
Steve Lewis April 17, 2014 at 04:08 pm
Reminds me of a Nirvana song: Half the Man I Used To Be.
Dean Lawson April 17, 2014 at 04:59 pm
Too dumb to use it anyway.
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Scott Zwartz April 16, 2014 at 09:09 pm
Let's remember that the City Council had proposed a new 2 acre Regional Fire Station for Hollywood,Read More but Garcetti's wanted the property for a mixed-use project. Thus, Garcetti had the city council go in to closed session and he and LeBonge killed the 2 acre FS 82 and replaced it with a 1/2 acre fire station in Gridlock Hell -- the intersection of Hollywood Blvd, the 101 Freeway and Van Ness. The smaller station and new location increased the response times to the Hills, not does Garcetti ever have any money to improve the roads in the Hills. While fires can be spectacular, the Hills face a more constant danger. After Garcetti cut $200 Million from the paramedics and firefighters, it takes the paramedics longer to get to people, especially in the Hills,and the County Grand Jury found that as a result, people have needlessly died. Rather than give $67 M to the LAFD, Garcetti gave $67 M to Korean Airlines.
Fran April 16, 2014 at 09:33 pm
Wasn't that during the Blood Moon eclipse? Observers must have been smoking - not allowed in theRead More high brush hillside areas but who was watching, anyhow?
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Scott Zwartz April 15, 2014 at 09:29 pm
It is interesting the way CTTV video always disappears or "wasn't working" whenever theRead More owner or his security people do something wrong.
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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.
Henry Xavier April 13, 2014 at 04:36 pm
I think Penny Are'valo has allot to learn. There is a learning curve for all of us regarding herRead More responses. However Do you think the drivers may have been texting while driving at the time of the accident. This may help
Carl Petersen III April 13, 2014 at 04:58 pm
Henry Xavier April 13, 2014 at 07:36 PM "This may help"Read More ________________________________________________________ How? You are pulling pure speculation out of thin air.
GreenInOC April 13, 2014 at 07:27 pm
@Henry Xavier, next time you claim someone is deficient in their education you might want to useRead More spell check. On another note, you ask (at least I think you are asking), if anyone thinks that the drivers were texting, then claim "This may help" (sic). How does that help?
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
KTLA screenshot of students injured in a crash in Orland.
Lorelei Shark April 11, 2014 at 09:35 am
..."one of two students at Banning High School in Wilmington who was sitting in the back rowRead More told NBC4 the impact was sudden, extremely painful and immediately ignited a fire." This is horrific... but, the first thing that came to my mind - I'm sure SEAT BELTS were nowhere to be seen. Just a metal tomb where bodies get tossed around like packages. WHY does “Click It or Ticket” not apply to buses. School buses in particular - although Metro buses ought to require them also. Is it that seat belts cost too much money? How much is a life worth? The medical bills incurred in this crash could probably install seat belts in 1000 buses. The minimum ticket cost of an adult seat belt violation in California is $142 and up, and a minimum of $445 for not properly restraining a child under 16. If the parent is not in the car, the driver gets the ticket. Who gets this ticket?
"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
A second LAPD officer and practicing Wiccan has sued the department. Patch file photo.
Tatyanna M. Wilkinson April 9, 2014 at 10:01 am
Since none of you above are lawyers nor have you read the complete complaint, how do you know thisRead More is just a money grab or unfounded? I was let go from a job once and my boss, during the exit interview mentioned by spiritual practice and that she really respected me professionally but not personally. I *could* have sued because it was clear to me..after months of chatter...that I was being let go partially in part because of my spiritual practice(not Christian) and partially because they had to cut a staff person to save money. Why not cut the "heathen"
lorrie mcvicker April 9, 2014 at 12:20 pm
don't forget there are two sides to every story. Both probably have good reasons.
Mary A April 9, 2014 at 10:06 pm
Sorry, I'm a Christian, but I side with the Wiccans based on the information in this article. No oneRead More should be forced to be involved in religious ceremony as part of required workplace training, or retaliated against because they voiced their opposition. I have a lot of respect for the LAPD and for all people and places of worship that do good works. But on this one the LAPD blew it.
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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Jo P April 1, 2014 at 05:04 pm
It was a ball game.....one side wins, one side loses.....get over it. The point to be taken hereRead More is sportsmanship, respect and tolerance were obviously missing. Regardless of nationality, heritage or political affiliation, there should be a common denominator of decency, which obviously was lacking in these thugs.
Angel April 1, 2014 at 11:57 pm
Wow, when did the OC Register readers become Patch commentators?
The Beast ! April 10, 2014 at 01:30 am
This is a perfect example of the deep rooted social problems that exist in the Los AngelesRead More metropolitan area. This does not happen in other cosmopolitan cities.
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Scott Zwartz March 31, 2014 at 10:08 am
Thanks, I imagine it must be maddening for you as editor to be hampered so badly. I am glad toRead More hear that things will improve. I did add an extra skipped line, but it did no good. Maybe Three will be the charm.
ruth March 31, 2014 at 10:14 am
Yes, I also listened to the Mayor Garcetti, then councilman of CD 13, lie about his saferRead More Hollywood..at every Mayoral debate.. In addition to the stabbing reported here, over the week end there was: a stabbing at 4:00A.M. sunday morning, a beating with a pipe outside the Jack in the Box on Sunset..among other violent crimes . It's hard to keep up with, and interesting how most of the Hollywood crime falls under the radar and is not even reported, so the powers that be can keep saying how crime is down in Hollywood, lest they jeopardize their beloved Tourist trade.. Seriously? Welcome to Eric Garcetti's Hollywood https://twitter.com/HollywoodLA311
emma March 31, 2014 at 11:06 am
City Council Agenda Wednesday..Hollywood Community Plan Item #4...How our corrupt city politicosRead More will try to go around and basically thumb their noses at that Judge's ruling against The Hollywood Community Plan. Why doesn't HOLLYWOOD Patch cover this stuff??..It affects the future of HOLLYWOOD! http://ens.lacity.org/clk/councilagendas/clkcouncilagendas386863_04022014.pdf About that Judge's ruling against the nightmare Hollywood Community Plan:..O'Farrell made an amendment to it.. It passed at The (ALL MILLENNIUM FUNDED)Plum Committee last week, and is going to (MANY MILLENNIUM FUNDED) City Council on Wednesday. Dear HOLLYWOOD Patch, why don't you cover these political machinations and let your readers know what the sleaze bag city council and mayor are up to..TV news won't..L.A. Times barely.. Beverly Press is about the only paper and sometimes L.A. Weekly. This cancer of corruption festers and grows because hardly anyone knows what they are up to..and they like it that way. Easier that way, to turn over our city to developers and screw The people over and over..and circumvent a JUDGE'S RULING! Most of L.A. does not have a clue..If they did..Garcetti never would be where he is. Most Hollywoodians don't even find stuff out about Garcetti's developer's projects that will greatly impact their communities, until they see what is going up all around them..And it is a done deal or too late. Until Judge Goodman ruled against the HCP..The People Triumphed against the corruption, and manipulations, led by Garcetti, to get that thing passed..And now watch how the city leaders will say 'screw you Judge Goodman', and get their developer funder's projects done in spite of his ruling. Bring in the Feds!!
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Cort Day March 31, 2014 at 10:48 am
Read it. Who is Michael Bastasch? My first post was fracking with a question mark. Quoting yourRead More article I capped doubt and could because I can't underline it. "The article notes that seismologists DOUBT fracking had anything to do with the LA quake, but environmentalists argue that fracking COULD be a culprit." Something wrong with asking the question? I'm certain this argument could go on forever or until you ignite your tap water then I win and it's too late for both of us.
Cort Day March 31, 2014 at 10:55 am
I don't want to see this happen here. http://rt.com/usa/azle-texas-austin-fracking-979/
Shripathi Kamath March 31, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Oklahoma recorded some quakes as strong or stronger than the aftershocks here:Read More http://www.wunderground.com/news/oklahoma-earthquake-swarm-felt-kansas-missouri-20140330