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Four Day Only Call for CHP Jobs

By   /  June 8, 2014  /  Feature, Police Blotter  /  Comments Off

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CHP LOOKS TO HIRE OFFICER CANDIDATESD URING FOUR-DAY APPLICATION PERIOD SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will accept applications in July from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer. The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a pool of applicants to fill vacant officer positions throughout the state. “We are looking for […]

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Mom is going to be so proud of her baby boy….

By   /  June 7, 2014  /  Feature, Police Blotter  /  Comments Off

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On June 5, 2014, at various hours, officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Team and Moreno Valley Special Enforcement Team (SET) conducted an undercover prostitution sting operation at a motel located in the 24000 block of Sunnymead Blvd, in the City of Moreno Valley. The operation was in response to […]

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West Coast Environmental Extremist Sentenced in China

By   /  June 7, 2014  /  Environment, General Posts  /  Comments Off

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US man wanted for ecoterror sentenced in China – San Jose Mercury News SEATTLE—The father of an American wanted for ecoterrorism attacks in the western United States said Saturday that his son was sentenced to prison in China after pleading guilty to drug charges in that country. Justin Franchi Solondz, 30, was sentenced Friday at […]

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Get off that Cell Phone or I’ll Shoot!

By   /  June 6, 2014  /  Feature, Mohave Co  /  Comments Off

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Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bruce Monroe Ward, 49, of Mohave Valley, early Friday (6/6)morning for disorderly conduct with a weapon and possession of weapon by prohibited person, felonies. Wednesday (6/4) evening, at about 10:45 p.m., deputies responded to a shot fired in the 3000 block of Cheyenne Drive. Dispatch advised a disturbance between two […]

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Kids being kids…. where were the adults?

By   /  June 6, 2014  /  Police Blotter  /  Comments Off

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On June 2, 2014, The La Quinta Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team and La Quinta Police detectives investigated a vandalism that occurred at La Quinta High School.  Several students placed glue in nearly all of the door locks at the school as part of an apparent “senior class prank.” The outcome of this vandalism has […]

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70 Years Ago Today

By   /  June 6, 2014  /  General Posts  /  Comments Off

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. The BBC Crackles: “Les Français parlaient aux Français” “Saint Liguori founded Naples”…. “Saint Liguori founded Naples”…. “Yvette likes big carrots”…. “Yvette likes big carrots”…. “The tall blond man is called Bill”… “The tall blond man is called Bill”…. “The time of fighting will come…” “The time of fighting will come…” “The long sobs of […]

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Mohave County Sheriff Retires

By   /  June 4, 2014  /  Feature, Mohave Co  /  Comments Off

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Kingman, AZ— Tom Sheahan, 42 year law enforcement veteran and 5 term Mohave County Sheriff has announced his retirement August 1st. Sheriff Sheahan has spent the last 33 years of his career with the Sheriff’s Office and the last 17 ½ as Sheriff first being elected in November 1996. Sheriff Sheahan said, “We have had […]

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1 in 8 turnout, vote for Status Quo

By   /  June 4, 2014  /  Feature, San Bernardino Co  /  3 Comments

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. Registration & Turnout 851,326 Voters Vote Count Percent Precinct Turnout 43,172 5.07% Vote by Mail Turnout 82,471 9.69% Total 125,643 14.76%   Superintendent of Public Instruction 1662/1662 100.00% Vote Count Percent TOM TORLAKSON 47,257 40.79% MARSHALL TUCK 35,594 30.72% LYDIA A. GUTIERREZ 33,001 28.49% Total 115,852 100.00%   County Superintendent of Schools 1662/1662 100.00% […]

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Karalee Hargrove Stomps the competition

By   /  June 4, 2014  /  Feature  /  6 Comments

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In what has to be a surprise to the Republican Establishment Karalee Hargrove whooped the Combined asses of the favorite sons of their respective counties. Candidate Votes Percent Karalee Hargrove (Party Preference: DEM) 19,437 38.4% Gary Jeandron (Party Preference: REP) 14,141 27.9% Chad Mayes (Party Preference: REP) 17,050 33.7% This has got to be a […]

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CPRA Trumps Cops Privacy

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Riverside Co  /  Comments Off

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  In the summer of 2008, Sheriff Sniff reversed the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department policy of withholding deputy names and began releasing names of deputies involved in critical incidents upon request, except when that disclosure would endanger the safety of the deputy(s) involved or would endanger the successful completion of any related investigation.  This practice […]

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Havasu Deputies arrest DUIs

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  General Posts, Mohave Co, Police Blotter  /  Comments Off

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Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the following people during the Memorial Day holiday weekend (5/22 through 5/25): The following minor was arrested for minor in possession of alcohol (misdemeanor): Albert Villareal, 20, of Riverside, CA. The following person was arrested for DUI – Watercraft (misdemeanor): Logan Ray Schmelebeck, 22, of Maple Valley, WA. The following […]

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The Patron Blog of Lost Causes

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Opinion  /  15 Comments

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  I believe I need to clear a bit of the confusion of a recent statement I made. Retirement sucks. I am now Back at work, with a steady income and a broader outlook on life. Its a big world out there beyond the Basin.That bigger world has changed my perspective. Twentynine Palms is a […]

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O’Brien’s Blessed with Great Grandchild #4….. It’s a Boy!!!

By   /  May 28, 2014  /  Feature, General Posts  /  5 Comments

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The O’Brien Clan was blessed this afternoon North Carolina time to the Birth of a 8 LB Baby Boy. Mother and Child are doing fine. I wish to extend our love to our Granddaughter  Amanda (Stanley) Arney and her husband Sargent Andrew Arney (USA) of 82nd Airborne, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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The True Meaning of Memorial Day

By   /  May 26, 2014  /  Feature, Opinion  /  1 Comment

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Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being the birthplace of Memorial Day. There is also evidence that organized women’s groups in the […]

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