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Brainwashed_In_Church July 23, 2014 at 08:18 am
If your time is worth $3/hour growing your own food is a great idea.
ruth July 23, 2014 at 09:46 am
Called the Wiwona 888 number, on hold for forever..hung up. Click to website in article, alsoRead More clicked to 'retailers' to find out where else they may have been sold..both go to the same FDA page..pix of crates and shells of fruit, no info. about other retailers. This is ridiculous. Bought peaches and plums from Smart and Final. Guess I will have to call them. Thanks Wiwona packing for nothing except alot of stress and no help whatsoever.
Robert Anderson July 23, 2014 at 12:33 pm
I got sick after eating one of Trader Joe's frozen Indian dinners.
Latinos are less optimistic about the economy than other groups. Patch file photo.
Joker Joe July 23, 2014 at 08:42 am
Maybe Latinos are finally realizing that they voted for a community organizer to help them insteadRead More of a businessman? Obama's expertise was ZERO. Since being elected TWICE, he has dropped to below ZERO. Minus 50 to be exact. When not on fund raising tours for the Democratic party he is vacationing or in a state of absent. The border is not secure and the illegals entering are taking jobs from other Latinos. It is that simple.
Becky July 23, 2014 at 08:47 am
Honestly, I believe that the Feds encourage immigration from Mexico because they are Christians, andRead More they want more Christians to fight the Holy War that is coming. (This is not my dream -- it is my suspicion of what some in Washington are up to - so please don't half-read my post, and call me a religious zealot.)
Stan Jacobs July 23, 2014 at 09:16 am
So, what do the others in our melting pot think? Data from any particular supremacist group does notRead More carry much weight in the credibility department. I mean, it is so ludicrous it is like announcing the latest report from the Aryan Brotherhood or Hamas or, perhaps, La Cosa Nostra. Just trying to be inclusive here!
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. Patch file photo.
Steve M July 16, 2014 at 01:35 pm
Since they can afford the fine, money gave them the 'right to be wrong'. They should be sued to theRead More ground to make an example of them for this fraudulent behavior. Ask some fat cat on wall street and he'll say; "it ain't gonna happen, you want the government to have all the wealth?" Mmmm?.....I didn't think so.
don mckinney July 19, 2014 at 08:09 pm
they need to be voted off the island , the four biggest banks pled guilty to illegally foreclosingRead More on thousands of people , paid a 2 plus billion dollar fine s each and pled guilty for money laundering for the mexican drug cartels and paid 2plus billion dollar fines each during the bailout and received 757 billion dollars bailout that has put them 120 percent more wealthy now than before the monetary crisis of the bush/iraq and cheny/afghanastan , shock and awe killing fest that killed 4500 of our children with misplaced war glorification and the military industrial machine, a real president eisenhower , and kennedy warned us about . These foreign banks own and run our country with military and police as their enforcers ,without them the corruption could be ended .meaning state militias and community police that care . if it smells like a duck and quacks like a duck , etc . NO ONE WENT TO JAIL , ASK A MILITARY PERSON WHY HE WORKS FOR GLOBAL BANKERS ? IT is to get off moms couch and earn a living as a mercenary to support baby mama , and the global bankers , and be a hero in the process .SOCIALISM FEELS FUN TO THEM.They continually pat themselves on the back . GOVERNMENT PAY AND WAR GLORIFICATION .WHEN WILL THE CHAIN OF ABUSE BE BROKEN? NEVER IN AMERICA FOR SURE NEVER IN BANNING ,OR BEAUMONT .WHOS SHOPPING NOW? please answer these questions without the usual sound bites from fox nonnews or your drill seargant .smart answers plz
don mckinney July 19, 2014 at 08:16 pm
kamala harris is the bengazie liar . would you kill foreigners on her good word .military peopleRead More hate democrats but will do their killing for the money .I have trouble with that logic .explain this and leave the easter bunny and tooth fairy out of your explanation please . I am asking for discussing the big picture here since no american journalist dares bring up the elephant in the room . namely , why accept such losers for leaders .ask the enforcers .
Lance Hairdo July 10, 2014 at 02:26 am
Honestly, guys, the best way to save on fuel is to maintain your vehicle. I know that we aren't allRead More mechanics so it can be hard to do that but if you buy a couple simple tools, you'll be able to do it. I started by buying a device that reads and translates the codes from the car computer. I just plug it into the car, it downloads some info, and tells me if anything is wrong. It also reads and resets the check engine light. Super easy...everybody should have one. This is the one I bought but they have really good ones for way cheaper: http://goo.gl/xRDysZ
DMC July 10, 2014 at 09:52 am
No, No, we need the price of gas to go UP--that way windmills and solar panels and gas from soybeansRead More and corn will be "competitive"--and we do not want to talk about natural gas--because that is more abundant in the US than oil!---and cheaper--so let's not talk about that---
Hopkin July 10, 2014 at 10:19 am
DMC, start a petition to make all gas stations in Marin charge 50-60 cents more per gallon, like theRead More Shell station on Nave Dr does!
Screenshot of Foster Farms website showing example of label on recalled products.
Jed July 7, 2014 at 07:55 am
How are diseases getting in to our food system? Let's not stop with looking at the sanitation ofRead More the facilities - let us also look at the people who work there... MANY, if not MOST, are immigrant workers, probably illegals (with fake IDs)... people who have very lax standards in personal hygiene or cleanliness. And more of these diseased people flood in across the border every day. Not concerned?? You should be.
Paul and Marilena Silbey July 8, 2014 at 08:52 am
Factory farming is so GROSS! The air-chilled chickens are a big improvement for those eatingRead More chicken.
Whole Foods Santa Monica. Patch file photos.
friend2K9z June 25, 2014 at 09:25 am
So who gets the $800,000.00? And Matt, you are wise. They have a few things that I can't findRead More anywhere else, and that is all I buy there. I saw a container of fruit chunks for $9.99 and a jar of tahini sauce for 16.99., a bottle of beer for $16.99. What!!??
Sylvia Lazo June 25, 2014 at 02:12 pm
New Leaf.........my choice over WF or any where else...
Captain Liberty June 26, 2014 at 08:23 am
My reason for avoiding Whole Foods it that the guy who runs the company is a right wing a**hole andRead More not afraid to make that public. Shocking, right? Play to the left and work for the right. I avoid financially supporting those who would do damage to the country.
A defibrillator. Patch file photo.
Mary June 25, 2014 at 01:31 pm
A retail store should not have to be an emergency room, and you can't really expect clerks who areRead More paid the minimum wage to be CPR experts.
Ken Briggs June 25, 2014 at 04:28 pm
Mary you are right, after all a lot of ifs in this , and what if something went wrong ? you came toRead More store to shop not to do what ? sorry but you can not sue for being ill at the store .
Eileen G. June 26, 2014 at 08:33 am
@Jennifer - I understand exactly what they do. My husband has one implanted in his chest. IF forRead More some reason lets say it was to go off in a store, someone thought he was having a heart attack used one of the store provided AED's and killed him because the one implanted in his chest already did that and knocked him on his ass. That person using and following instructions on how to use the device does not know he already has something. I'd be suing... they should have just called 911. Because a Paramedic would know what an implanted defibrillator/pacemaker looks like.
Happy
Desert Rat May 24, 2014 at 05:24 pm
Man, I'm stuffed on a couple of Canadian bacon McGriddles. Maybe tomorrow I'll try on of theirRead More salads. Or maybe not....
AlwaysPO'd May 25, 2014 at 10:27 am
Capitalism will dictate if Happy survives, not the liberal agenda.
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desertpatriot May 31, 2014 at 04:25 am
@ken and denny: you two are delusional. muslims are the true terrorists of the world today. if we doRead More not keep them in check they will continue to kill the infidels (non-believers) and spread their hate-filled cult beliefs
ChrisG May 31, 2014 at 05:55 am
@ken, I was in agreement until your rant on racism and terrorism. Please come back to reality. TheRead More vast majority of terrorist acts are caused by Muslim fundamentalists. It is not racists to assert that. Also, calling Rumsfeld a terrorist destroys your credibility. Now we know you're nothing but a partisan and that diminishes the weight of your comment by at least 40%.
Phillip Evans June 2, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Who can afford it? Taxes and fees and fees and taxes. Compulsory insurance. Price of gas. MoneyRead More devaluation. QE Infinitiy.
Crogan's Bar and Grill in downtown Walnut Creek
Sadie Berkhimer April 26, 2014 at 06:25 pm
Because Walnut Creek council is trying to recover financially from the incredibly illogical poorRead More timing of building an oversized downtown library during a recession they find it necessary to grovel for every dime of sales tax. Hence so many bars in town and not enough police officers to control unruly crowds of drinkers. The council finds itself in the position of not wishing to upset bar owners by over regulation so that the sales tax revenues decrease. New police chief and some newer council members are attempting to stabilize and improve downtown after dark while providing full officer coverage in neighborhoods. Sometimes being a self-proclaimed "world class destination city with a VIBRANT downtown" is not all that appealing when the chickens come home to roost.
Tahoe22 April 27, 2014 at 03:04 pm
It's not Crogran's-it's just the nature of having a high volume bar district that attracts youngRead More people. WC won't be happy until there is nothing but $50/plate restaurants in town & the middle class has been completely run out. They want this place to be Beverly Hills north.
One more time with feeling April 28, 2014 at 07:49 am
If that's what it takes to keep public drunkenness and fighting out of this city, then I'm all forRead More it. This has nothing to do with any "middle class" - the drunks and fighters/haters with no self-control should stay home or go elsewhere. There are plenty of others ("middle class" and otherwise), who don't get into fights and are not cited for public drunkenness, who are welcome. It is irritating the ABC took five five months to impose this sanction on Crogan's (especially with the previous suspensions). To be so accepting of drinking and fighting because booze is served is absurd - to take so long to do anything about it is just sad.
Patch File Photo
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:34 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actually few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:41 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
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)
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.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 08:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
Capriotti’s new location on Diablo Street in Concord.
Soungho Bak April 11, 2014 at 02:52 pm
Capriotti's is currently based in Las Vegas, NV and was born in Delaware in 1976! :)
Susan C. Schena April 11, 2014 at 02:58 pm
Clarified! Thank you!
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