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An aerial view of the 517,000 square-foot complex, located in Moreno Valley. Photo courtesy: RBB Architects Inc.
Rae Anne Resident April 23, 2014 at 11:30 am
Jeff is probly the best policticlian we got in this area. I noed that his ideas to have Califonia doRead More the succession and to make Califonia into a bunch of littel power less states instead of one power full state is still my faverite ideas that he has gotted. he almost as smart as my all time faverite policticlian in the world sarah palin. those two would be my dream ticket for president and vise president.
Paul Jacobs April 23, 2014 at 12:33 pm
Stone opposes and will work to repeal ObamaCare, according to his web siteRead More http://www.jeffstone2014.com/issues/. If Stone believes in the free market and that government should stay out of health care, why does the County not walk the talk and get out of the health care business? Why has the County expanded government with 5 conservatives at the helm? The County just borrowed $2 million from the Worker's Compensation Fund for sewers in wine country -- a project that is only half funded -- but the local press doesn't find that story newsworthy.
Ken Mayes April 23, 2014 at 03:42 pm
All this ballyhoo about a county facility that went deeper into debt during Mr. Stones tenure on theRead More Board of Supervisors. Where has he been since 2004. It took years to get this bad and he wants it fixed NOW.
KMA April 23, 2014 at 10:07 am
SA- very true my friend- unless you are in the rear with the gear it is tough. Long days and nightsRead More protecting people who don't want you there. A thankless job, but 3 generations of my family have done it.
don mckinney April 23, 2014 at 03:06 pm
I dont feel safer in a bankrupt country.war glorification is not helping the 100 deaths a day fromRead More psychotropic drugs given to military and veterans , see gulf war veterans.com or org. for statistics .and consider the 21 year olds killed in last 10 years before we blindly glorify war...for what ? we have been invaded from the south and the global bankers now own the military since 1947 and especially now.should we give an award to someone who creates peace as in the prince of peace or anything positive . senator walker from mass. wrote a new book and is promoting knowledge of the banks takeover and undue influence politically.the kids get killed over bad decisions by higher ups in socialistic military .sad indeed .
Diana April 23, 2014 at 03:36 pm
It is about time that those that serve and protect our freedom are paid tribute. I personally haveRead More done this for the past ten years at a local event called Christmas Tree Lane, every year decorating a Christmas Tree in red, white and blue to honor, recognize and support our troops. These men and women sacrifice their lives and those of their loved ones everyday and they should be, honored, respected and recognized!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
KW April 22, 2014 at 06:31 am
Maybe they should put that $2.5M into the schools where it is desperately needed instead of wastingRead More it on stupid signs/stickers/and campaign "mixers". Just a thought.
I am not a career politician. I worked my entire life in private industry. I ran to make aRead More difference and be part of the solution. Thank you for your support. PAUL ANGULO, RIVERSIDE COUNTY AUDITOR CONTROLLER UNITED STATES ARMY '74
JJ Mclure April 23, 2014 at 07:21 am
payoffs and ripoffs
KMA April 16, 2014 at 11:34 am
Well the brits could always show us how their dental health program works. Or their socializedRead More medicine, like ACA will be. But they have companies that do employ county residents- what have you done to help the economy Guy and Dave. Just take the freebies is all.
Psychic One April 10, 2014 at 11:52 pm
Roughly half of Americans who pay no Federal income tax do so because they simply don't earn enoughRead More money. The other half doesn't pay taxes because of special provisions in the tax code that benefit certain taxpayers, notably the elderly. Stop spewing your twisted lies.
Alek J Hidell April 10, 2014 at 11:31 am
Don't worry about a lien--it just means you won't be able to sell your house. It doesn't mean youRead More will be evicted from it...That takes YEARS. Once we beleaguered taxpayers start our revolt and withhold property taxes? it will be a matter of months before the County defaults, rescinding all Union contracts with our aristocratic public employees, RETROACTIVELY (including pensions). Insolvency is victory. Cut off the funds and these tyrants will be brought to their knees. Later we will have all liens thrown out. We are only withholding taxes until the government steps down. We will pay our taxes once we are truly represented.
Alek J Hidell April 6, 2014 at 06:11 pm
Idiots. The most important thing is water and should have been completed FIRST. What's thisRead More about a "reserve account"? A "defunct agency" still has money????..................... Riverside County is Tammany Hall. Stop funding this corruption. When will you all get as pissed off as I am and DO SOMETHING?? Not paying taxes is DOING SOMETHING. it is a POLITICAL STATEMENT.......................... Voting no longer IS. Do you know a better way to protest?
Ken Mayes April 6, 2014 at 11:05 pm
So typical, where was the completion bond. They probably got part of the money from the PalomarRead More Bryant Street Trail that never got built even though $171,000 was spent and $218,000 just disappeared into the EDA hole.
trueconservative April 15, 2014 at 09:19 am
What next. If they are not legal they should not be entitled to these types of services, period!
Alek J Hidell April 15, 2014 at 09:26 am
Give it to everyone that asks for it so the system will quickly default. Pay no taxes..... “ARead More democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the people discover they can vote themselves largess out of the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the canidate promising the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that democracy always collapses over a loose fiscal policy--to be followed by a dictatorship.” ― Alexander Fraser Tytler
The current proposal does NOT call for the use of cameras, something that's drawn criticism.
KMA April 2, 2014 at 10:06 pm
careful Paul- don't get any crazier
KB April 3, 2014 at 01:25 am
Sounds like the CIO just got Security+ or CISSP certified and took it all a little to seriously.
ChrisG April 3, 2014 at 06:03 am
@paul, good job. I guess Crawford never heard of ADT or any number of similar security companiesRead More that monitor alarms remotely and notify the police immediately. Do the math, people!
Jeremiah April 2, 2014 at 01:10 pm
Plain and simple - the government is controlled by the Financial interests and corporations, who useRead More it to make laws funnelling money upward from the middle class and poor. The middle class and poor respond by becoming more and more socialistic to even out the increasing inequality and protect their place in society. The financial interests respond by using the government to mandate the money flow upward and control the work force to maintain their profits, tightening the screws to increase the wealth and subjugate the workers into a voiceless class. This is the basis of Fascism and it is occurring in our country while political parties keep your attention with endless battles which somehow never result in benefit to those they are elected to represent, but only enrich the financial interests and wealthy further. Think it's not so? **** http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1DkzNnlqv0 **** Jeremiah
Steve April 2, 2014 at 06:09 pm
That's a good documentary. An excerpt; Thomas Jefferson said; "If the American people everRead More allow the banks to control the issuance of their currency, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property, until their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."
Jeremiah April 2, 2014 at 06:54 pm
Steve, it is really an eye-opener. You would be amazed how many people simply won't watch it, butRead More every citizen in America should see it. The scary part is the level of proof he offers. **** I believe there was never a truer statement made than the one you quoted. Thank you! **** jeremiah
Riverside County Foreign Trade Commissioner Tom Freeman (r) spearheaded a June 6, 2013 International Trade Summit along with First District Supervisor Kevin Jeffries. Credit: Toni McAllister
James P Hosty March 27, 2014 at 11:46 am
Ah, the civilian sector melts into our military system, just like any true military dictatorship.Read More Here is our new commissar, comrade.................................. "Foremost will be the need to track and respond to federal and state legislation that could pose a threat to March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Norco."---this could not be any more transparent.
ChrisG March 28, 2014 at 10:03 am
@zygo, that argument doesn't hold water. The same can be said about guns, for example. Our lawRead More enforcement communications need to be accessible by the public for our own safety. The safety of the public is paramount.
ADB Security March 28, 2014 at 10:30 am
Thanks for the update Paul G. I'll go back to the county technician and show him your comment. CanRead More you point me to where I can see the AES spec the county is using you mentioned. Also, did you check out the URL I posted? I also heard the county had the crypto switch disabled on the officer radio because they felt it was too complicated to operate and keep in the correct mode by a field officer. Can you comment on that? I previously worked in engineering at Hughes Aircraft on Secure Voice Networks (SVS) for the Navy. But that was a few years ago, I welcome your current input on these types of networks.
ADB Security March 28, 2014 at 11:14 am
Hello Paul G., what field did you choose for your MASC. Its good to know when you are conversingRead More with an educated person. My point on the RSO comm system is basically the excessive cost to the taxpayer. If you look at the money and cost over runs on the "old" system and all the extra money to make a new "UHF" system work, you will see its just another money pit. The extra repeater sites are due to physics of the 800mhz spectrum. It is basically line of sight. So to get the required coverage based on P25 digital degrade, encryption degrade and line of sight of attenuation of 110db per mile, yes, the county needs to spend millions more of taxpayer dollars to put up more and more repeaters to get back to the coverage of the old system. Just like the "OLD" system they poured millions to "fix", they will be doing the same thing with the "new" system. Just look at the cost over runs already spent on the "NEW" system. History repeats itself in the County of Riverside.
Patch file photo.
James P Hosty March 27, 2014 at 08:00 pm
Not everyone has an a-hole. google gila monsters.
Jeremiah March 28, 2014 at 03:51 am
SA - :-)! I do not disagree with you - as I said before I have no love for Loonie Lefties or Rah-RahRead More Righties. I view both of them as the problem, and neither as a solution. **** Jeremiah
Jimmy Dean March 28, 2014 at 10:03 pm
An aerial view of the 517,000 square-foot complex, located in Moreno Valley.  Photo courtesy:  RBB Architects Inc.
ChrisG March 26, 2014 at 07:20 am
@local, Beautiful summation. We will end up paying more for mediocre single payer and then thoseRead More that can afford it will have to purchase supplemental insurance on top of that. Why do they insist on creating a system of haves and have-nots?
James P Hosty March 26, 2014 at 10:53 am
Since you won't join Alek and me in not paying a cent of tax, then be a collaborator and feed theRead More system. give till it HURTS. ....Traitors.
KMA March 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm
James- referring to yourself in the third person- wow- go get some help. Isn't Johnson aligned withRead More the Greeley Co- talk about a conflict
James P Hosty March 27, 2014 at 01:24 pm
Is SA talking about the Democrats or the pedophiles?....
LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT March 27, 2014 at 01:33 pm
We all need to pray that our assemblyperson gets the same treatment as the State Senator from SanRead More Francisco area. I can't stand her politics.
Steve March 27, 2014 at 01:59 pm
Good Point on SL LOL
Senator Boxer is pictured in March 2013.
trueconservative March 24, 2014 at 09:32 pm
Lake Elsinore Resident. So I am a yahoo because you disagree with what I have to say? Thank youRead More for the compliment then.
chuck2251 March 26, 2014 at 02:01 pm
SA April 15, 2014 at 08:53 am
Box is a crazy old bat and needs to go.
JJ Mclure March 20, 2014 at 07:31 am
good luck getting paid
Jeremiah March 20, 2014 at 11:02 am
This will work until an overseas country reverse engineers their helmets and begins to offer equalRead More quality lower cost helmets of their own. The myth that these countries can't produce quality products is rooted in the past - foreign countries now have the same technology and production machinery we have and the biggest threat to American made products is having to compete with equal or better quality products at lower prices due to lower production costs. Their laws about copying are not the same as ours, and there is no way without millions of dollars to enforce copyrights in foreign or world courts. **** Jeremiah
trueconservative March 24, 2014 at 09:34 pm
Alek. Lake Elsinore Resident says it is you that is flagging as inappropriate comments and gettingRead More them deleted. Is that true?
Sheriff's department personnel set up a both at Palm Desert High School during a women's recruitment event.  Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
southernbelle March 24, 2014 at 09:47 am
@Alek--I'm taking a break for awhile. Keep your nose clean! ;O)
southernbelle March 24, 2014 at 10:06 am
^^sorry, it's me, Sbelle.
E solano April 13, 2014 at 05:45 pm
sucks that they don't hire anyone who has smoked pot in the past. It means they are hiring a bunchRead More of liars and many uptight individuals. My friend applied as a for the Sheriffs department and was denied because he had the decency to admit he smoked weed as a teenager. Temecula would have been very lucky to have this remarkable individual watching the streets
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at March Air Reserve Base, Riverside County, Calif., Nov. 4, 2012. Patch photo by Guy McCarthy.
Nero Goth March 19, 2014 at 11:57 am
OMG really your a 9-11 TRUTH NOW idiot? Get your tinfoil hat then and watch out for the CIA MindRead More experiments over the power lines to turn you into a consumerism big box store happy to buy 2nd hand made products as you sit all night in front of the TV being turned into a drone right? Alek: Take your meds and go babble in the corner.
Diego Rose March 20, 2014 at 10:51 am
Hate to say it Nero Goth, but just because you ignore the facts of what occurred doesn't mean thatRead More it didn't happen the way you have been TAUGHT! .....Do yourself a favor and do some serious homework with an open mind. Look up the Project for the New American Century. If you refer to any and all documentation prior to 9/11/2001 you will see that the attacks of 9/11 have been spelled out by the parties stated. Also examine building seven and the insurance claims on the twin towers and building 7. There is a long list of things for you to seriously examine that you seem to be ignorant of. I can go on and on about FACTS surrounding the many issues of our American history that, if examined with a logical mind are really, undeniable. Remember, it is only a theory if it can't be proven. Unfortunately, I know of too many facts that have been withheld to promote your blind acceptance of the governments narrative of events. Time to wake you up. If you take an honest moment to watch and read a few pieces of work, I will open your eyes to a whole different view of the government you apparently still believe in and trust. No one who loves this country likes what they see but they need to be aware and not just accept what they see through the glasses you have been sold. I am not happy to have changed my thinking either but you can't un-ring a bell.
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This artists rendering shows what the new East County Detention Center will look like once complete.
Jeremiah March 20, 2014 at 06:44 am
Alek - I don't want to keep harping on it, but you really should watch this documentary. **Read More http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1DkzNnlqv0 ** It starts out backing your position on income taxes with proof and goes on from there. **** Jeremiah
Alek J Hidell March 20, 2014 at 06:52 am
I don't care HOW the tax revenue system originated. It's here now. Stop supplying it. Buy yourRead More goods thru Amazon or Craigslist = no sales tax.
Jeremiah March 20, 2014 at 07:28 am
Amazon charges tax now. I MIGHT agree with you on the withholding taxes - but I'm enough aware ofRead More how media comment streams such as this are watched even more closely than phone conversations not to out myself unnecessarily. Read between the lines. Getting you to watch something that supports you and would give you even further information and ammunition about how far we have traveled down the road to fascism is like pulling teeth. **** Jeremiah
Andy the Analyst March 30, 2014 at 12:37 am
@Nero Goth re: ONIZUKA AFB, I JUST NOTICED YOUR COMMENT. WE WERE BOTH THERE AT THE SAME TIME, ATRead More LEAST FOR A FEW YEARS. I will comment on your comments soon. I must go to bed. I was at the ceremony renaming it to Onizuka AFB, and for a some years past the Loma Prieta Earthquake. Months later they discovered many fractures in the steel framework in the major building itself. I was told that about 12 more seconds of swaying would have caused the main building to collapse. I was still at work several stories up. ~~~~~~ all the various departments had majors or LT COL in charge. But there were five full COL there. One was in charge of the whole facility, but was not in charge of certain tenant organizations. ~~~~~ Due to what I was doing I met some of them and was introduced to several 2 and 3 star generals when they visited. But that was because of what I was doing and where I sat. Most of the hundreds of other Lockheed personnel there were in a higher pay grade but I fit into a slot where I was occasionally seen talking with the top brass in the front office, and most of them never even saw a general even though they worked there for years. ~~~~~ It was overall an interesting experience to work there, and I felt I was doing some worth while work for my country's security. Were you there when .....? (Another big event). I have to leave now, but intend to comment on this again.
Andy the Analyst March 30, 2014 at 12:58 am
@SA Later on at Onizuka AFB, the AF put up name signs on the freeway and invited local city councilRead More members from Mt View, Sunnyvale.and San Jose to some guided tours. Of course they were not shown any secrets. There was even a "family day" when employees could bring their family members to go inside the building and see some representative exhibits. Nearly all the various suites off the main hall were not open for tours or even family allowed to visit on that one day. I think one operations suite was open, the one that communicated with the space shuttle. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ They did not want war protesters picketing by the fence or the gate because some terrorists could pretend they were just demonstrators and then throw hand grenades at the people at the gate off or set off personal bombs. ~~~~~ TO prevent a coordinated attack at multiple AF installations there was a warning communication system that IF ANY DEMONSTRATES APPEARED AT ANY of the secure installation, ALL SUCH INSTALLATIONS WOULD IMMEDIATELY BE PLACED ON HIGH SECURITY ALERT STATUS.
Andy the Analyst March 30, 2014 at 01:11 am
@SA. WHAT I STARTED TO SAY WAS THAT UNCLASSIFIED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE FREE ONLINERead More ENCYCLOPEDIA, CALLED WIKIPEDIA. (It has nothing to do with a totally different group called (WIKI-LEAKS). Actually it has information about most or all military bases, WWII battles, ships and airplanes that take government acknowledges. For my discussion above you can look for "Onizuka AFB" or Sunnyvale and Blue Cube, or several other titles. It does not have classified information on it.
The Coachella Valley Water District says thefts of metal devices owned and operated by the agency are at historically high levels.
Alek J Hidell March 14, 2014 at 08:59 pm
Where I grew up? the job of the police is to save the criminals from the locals who are beating themRead More to death, slowly and most painfully. want the crime to stop here? do the same. The difference between USA and Indonesia?--here the dead bodies they find in the dirt are all victims of crime--over there they are the criminals...
Joseph Morabito March 15, 2014 at 07:47 am
Jeremiah, I've never tried to buy a case of sudafed at Rite-Aid. Like the well known documentary,Read More Breaking Bad, illustrated: Sudafed (or substitutes) can be obtained, but not like they could have been in the past. Same with certain fertilizers since the OKC bombing. When it comes to metal recycling, I have no idea how it works. I was saying that if the feds/state want to turn their attention to it, that will make this kind of crime more difficult and less profitable. I didn't mean to suggest that the crime would be eliminated. Laws don't eliminate crimes, they just make them onerous.
Antonio March 15, 2014 at 09:10 am
The dealers don't have an incentive to not purchase the metal whether stolen or not. The dealers canRead More mostly tell if a seller is a tweaker/criminal. I would suggest law enforcement stage stings on metal recyclers to see which recycler is actually following the law.
Rebecca A. Spencer will become the Interim Riverside County Registrar of Voters for the second time, beginning Friday.
Alek J Hidell March 13, 2014 at 06:03 pm
Why on Earth would ID's not be required before voting?...
JJ Mclure March 14, 2014 at 06:50 am
so illegals can vote
Antonio March 14, 2014 at 01:08 pm
The more voters that participate the greater the democracy. Artificial restrictions to voting hinderRead More democracy. Here in the U.S. we have such a low voter turnout, it's disgraceful.
Pauly March 12, 2014 at 01:43 pm
A large amount of toxic waste is created in the manufacture of solar panels and that toxic waste hasRead More to be shipped (fossil fuels, trucks) to landfills usually out of state. So, unless your truck runs on chicken turd fuel or Biodiesel, a carbon footprint is created just manufacturing solar panels before they are even installed.
JJ Mclure March 13, 2014 at 08:24 am
Green jobs are a bid scam
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V.W.D.S. February 26, 2014 at 01:34 pm
I agree with Marty! All the money spent bringing in 'highly skilled' workers?? And yet, they don'tRead More even consider 'retraining' anyone left out in the cold in this nation. Really sick of the financial agenda in this nation. Its been years since I have felt our government really has Americans best interest - almost 6yrs to be exact!
John Mackey February 26, 2014 at 04:17 pm
The Salton Sea Must Be Saved! Toxic dust storms will give asthma to every kid in the Valley. InRead More 1905, when the Sea was formed, there were many wetlands in California--Now, there are few. Millions of birds depend on this stop on the Pacific Flyway. If we let the 365-square-mile lake dry up, our grandchildren will mock us!
Ken Mayes February 26, 2014 at 05:02 pm
John Mackey - do you mean the way I mock my grandparents for thinking their generation could re-Read More route the Colorado River in order to keep it from reaching Mexico. Its to funny how we turned the Colorado Desert into an oasis while at the same time we turned the fertile Owens Valley into a desert.
An aerial view of the 517,000 square-foot complex, located in Moreno Valley.  Photo courtesy:  RBB Architects Inc.
a litttle justice February 25, 2014 at 02:18 pm
Where were the Supervisors when this debacle was developing? This had to be trending in the wrongRead More direction. It didn't happen overnight.
SA February 25, 2014 at 02:51 pm
Ha I hate to love this as Obamacare will cobweb very medical establishment … Liberals do notRead More get it …
Steve Newman February 25, 2014 at 03:32 pm
Can't imagine getting $46,000 a month to run a hospital-wonder if that no bid like the Obamcare rollRead More out.
Alek J Hidell February 21, 2014 at 12:01 pm
sounds like he made enough money being a senator and didn't want the BS. Wasted a lot of ourRead More taxpayer money by forcing a special ballot--just resign when your term has ended you pisspoor public servant
DB February 21, 2014 at 01:17 pm
Hey Martha...here is a spot for ya.......Better yet, LER and Roberta together should be able to nailRead More this one since they hate everything out our government, go do something about it.....it's only money.....I'm sure you're combined EBT's should cover it......Martha can school you all about it.....and how to lose ungracefully.......
ChrisG February 23, 2014 at 05:14 pm
This pisses me off. The A-Hole couldn't finish his term? Loser like Palin.