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Youtube screen shot of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Ellen Wheeler April 20, 2014 at 07:50 am
Thank you so much for posting this this morning! I plan to show it to my disabled mom, and know thatRead More she will love the King's College version as much as I do.
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DP April 20, 2014 at 03:33 pm
So people can have shortened forms of swear words and bible verses on their plates and not this? I'dRead More sue them, too. It is her right to free speech. I also like the fish with legs emblem.
nonoise April 20, 2014 at 04:27 pm
Change the noise law LA Municipal Code Chapter 11, Article 5, Section 115.02b. Remove theRead More "exemption" for churches. http://highlandpark-ca.patch.com/search?keywords=i+am+a+noise+victim
nonoise April 20, 2014 at 04:28 pm
SQ, I am lost in what you are saying. You agree or disagree with the church? Tolerance isRead More needed on both sides. That does not mean giving up your values.
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Liz Pierce April 20, 2014 at 04:46 am
here's an easter tip....if you or your family wants a rabbit, get it from a shelter. and keep it forRead More life. there is a great website called rabbit.org with all sorts of information about taking care of house rabbits. happy easter!
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John Santaella April 20, 2014 at 08:12 am
Went from Rapper to Ripper.
Daniel Derezinski April 20, 2014 at 10:22 am
How and why is this local news, we don't care about CA idiots
Stu Pidasso April 20, 2014 at 12:03 pm
typical! should we expect anything less??? self sterilization is a great idea!!
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Jonathan Kaplan April 20, 2014 at 06:45 am
Card using enthusaists kind of deserve to have this happen to them. By using your cards everywhereRead More you go, do you realize you are taking a large chunk of the businesses profit and choosing to give it to banks and credit card processors rather than the business itself? You, by using your cards, also force businesses to raise prices. Stop using your cards and you won't have to worry about security breaches AND you help businesses AND you help yourself by allowing businesses to lower prices.
Don April 20, 2014 at 08:09 am
For all the years I've had debit cards, never used them. If you're somewhere where credit cards, aRead More check or cash in your pocket can't be used, you shouldn't be there. Besides, most of you forget about all those last minute withdrawals and Irresponsibility takes over, yet you're still surprised- "what happened my bank account?"- the drunken stupor in the bar, or knee jerk "i gotta have it". Most can't afford those approaches, and the service fees know that
cookiepro2 April 20, 2014 at 11:17 am
I don't like debit cards either, it is a direct line to one's bank account. What I didn't like wasRead More my bank replacing my ATM card with a dual usage ATM/debit card without asking me...I made them cancel it and give me an ATM functionality card only. Some people don't have credit line established yet (like my college student son) and have no choice but to use a debit card instead of credit card. I take precautions and have it assigned to an isolated checking account, and urge son to monitor it closely (set up email alerts), good training for future financial independence.
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Kevin April 19, 2014 at 04:03 pm
Pam J, you need a check up from the neck up. My goodness. An Obamazombie,no doubt.
Igor April 19, 2014 at 04:18 pm
I love the people who have nothing to add to the conversation so they throw either Obama or gunRead More control in. Either subject are worth debating at another time. But this conversation has nothing to do with either.
Karen April 20, 2014 at 09:52 am
Psychopaths and Sociopaths abound today! This is really sick news!
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Mark April 20, 2014 at 10:59 am
Hey NAC, maybe you should remove the Junior Worthington on your website as a fitness trainer at theRead More club? Who the hell will want to have a one on one training class with that animal? he beats women and eats human body parts. What is next?
Steve April 20, 2014 at 12:16 pm
Next? Not prison if his family has money.
DP April 20, 2014 at 03:38 pm
He's just a copy cat of Mike Tyson.
James W. Worthington
Omar Monroe April 19, 2014 at 04:21 am
why are we getting news from PA; we want to hear about our own communities.
jan sultan April 19, 2014 at 06:14 am
Im with those of us who want local news or no news from the Patch. Really, how did this happen?Read More How do we bring pressure to this? Vote with our feet?
Omar Monroe April 20, 2014 at 04:29 am
Lol @ Tony Jones
“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)
William Denton April 20, 2014 at 03:51 am
No one knows if she has PTSD from abuse brought on by boyfriend and just maybe she needs help notRead More punishment.
Kevin April 20, 2014 at 10:02 am
No William,what she needs is about 50000 volts of electricity.Fry the fat yom up nice and crispy.
David Greenberg April 20, 2014 at 10:39 am
So what you're saying william is that anyone who comes along and claims "PTSD",Read More "ABUSE", blah, blah blah should get a free pass? Why have laws then? The whole concept of making something a criminal act is that we want to discourage it from happening in the first place, by putting deterrents into effect. One such deterrent is PRISON, another is the Death Penalty. If this person was being abused, she had options BEFORE coming to this point - for whatever reason, she make a decision to kill someone, and a Jury of her peers determined her guilt. So off to jail she goes - hopefully FOREVER.
WCSC screen grab shows charges against worker.
karth turnage April 20, 2014 at 12:56 pm
Stopping free-be behavior has to start some where.Every one wants to get something for nothing. ItsRead More the current culture,if this guy was a vetran,it would be ok. Freedom isn't free.
Igor April 20, 2014 at 02:16 pm
Ever heard of making a mistake? He didn't know it wasn't for free. If they want to charge than putRead More the damn soda machine behind the counter.
Igor April 20, 2014 at 03:03 pm
The more I think about it, the more disturb I get. Think about it. You go the supermarket. They wantRead More you to scan your own groceries. Bag your own groceries. They want you to put the money in the machine. Have they lowered the prices? No. Now when you go to fast food places they want you to do their job for them. Pour your own drinks. Do you get a discount? No. Seems to me the more places you go the more they want, you the paying customer to do their job for them. Put the soda machine behind the counter and do the work that you want the minimum wage increase for.
Sky lanterns during a Buddhist ceremony. Wikimedia.
Jacqueline King McClellan April 17, 2014 at 10:08 am
Maybe someone should contact Groupon, they've had an ad/sale/coupon for them in the Santa CruzRead More section for as long as I can remember! Chinese Sky Lanterns with Fuel Patches from Sky Lanterns (Up to 60% Off). Two Options Available. Online Deal FROM $40 BUY! VALUE DISCOUNT YOU SAVE $100 60% $60 GIVE AS A GIFT Limited time remaining! Over 490 bought LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE Party Planner Cultural Pursuits In a Nutshell Handmade Chinese lanterns with plastic-free biodegradable design ascend into the sky for up to 15 minutes The Fine Print Expires 360 days after purchase. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Online only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid for sky lanterns only. Does not ship to AK, HI, IL, TN, Canada, Puerto Rico or PO Boxes. Extra fee for shipping. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Susan C. Schena April 17, 2014 at 10:11 am
And a reader in Santa Cruz just wrote in saying one of these landed on the roof of a neighbor afterRead More a bunch were set off in Aptos ...
Jeffrey Bottaro April 18, 2014 at 11:20 am
HIGH-POWER LASERS afford a much more dramatic, predictable, and safe form of IMPROVISATIONALRead More LUMINIST ART.
Clint Mattacola April 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
Santa Cruz is a great town EXCEPT for ALL THE BUMS, DRUG ADDICTS and BIKE THIEVES. I would not voteRead More for Santa Cruz as "the happiest town" until these issues are resolved.
Freda Salatino April 17, 2014 at 10:17 am
In that case you probably also wouldn't vote for San Francisco, which has similar issues.Read More Remember, we're not voting for anything here. CreditDonkey.com is merely assessing cities as "happy" based on the ability of their inhabitants to both live and work there, not the ability of their inhabitants to live undisturbed by panhandlers. (As for bike thieves: Stanford is rife with them. :->)
Lisa April 17, 2014 at 07:33 pm
I've lived in 3 of the listed "happiest" cities - and have never been happier than my 23+Read More years in Santa Cruz - though I do admit I have to work over the hill to survive my love for this town.
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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)
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!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 12:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 11:57 am
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
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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.
Bomb squad on scene. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-News
Snow April 17, 2014 at 02:45 pm
That whole artistic expression he was going after- we will call "Idiot in a jail cell".
Maria Houser Conzemius April 18, 2014 at 09:35 am
We need bomb-sniffing police dogs or military dogs. We also need to make the FBI accountable forRead More their failure to follow up on Russian warnings that Tamerlan Tsarnaeyev was being radicalized. The real jihadist in the family was the Tsarnaeyev's brothers' mother. The Russians knew that but didn't send the video proving it to the FBI. Even so, they told the FBI enough that they should have been on their trail, and the FBI blew it. And why weren't they on top of the former Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan who shot to death three non-Jews in an anti-semitic attempt to kill Jews in Overland Park? Why do we allow so much surveillance of citizens when the results are so disappointing? It's not like the FBI is getting the job done. They miss a lot of really big, obvious targets.
Michael Brennick April 18, 2014 at 06:53 pm
Thank goodness it was a white male.
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