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LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT April 18, 2014 at 12:03 AM
The rumor mill has been working overtime. They are saying those trees were over 100 years old andRead Moret hey were a refuge for endangered migrating birds. Isn't that a federal crime? There is also a wetland in that area which endangered species were living before the trees were cut and the land was bulldozed. Those endangered species are probably dead now. Once again in my humble opinion what the heck is going on, and why haven't they received a big fat fine? Does anyone know if the creek running through all this goes into the lake???
William Horn April 18, 2014 at 02:51 AM
LER - It's the overflow channel FROM the lake to the Prado flood basin.
LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT April 18, 2014 at 08:34 AM
William thank you for the information.
LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT April 17, 2014 at 09:38 AM
Good Morning Renee, would you please see who is continuing to delete Martha's post along withRead Moreothers ?
Joseph Morabito April 17, 2014 at 10:11 AM
Yes Renee, it would be good to get this cleared up. Then again, on this thread, if anyone wasRead Moreactual ly reading it... we know that Martha initially posted something with a typo. She had said, "...are themselves breading the law..." Since it has since been corrected... my guess is that she "deleted" her own comment as she was correcting it. Perhaps she can assuage the fears of her friend from the north.
Cliff April 17, 2014 at 10:37 PM
hey you leave suer chick alone!
Renee Schiavone (Editor) April 17, 2014 at 01:00 PM
I just deleted all personal comments.
Renee Schiavone (Editor) April 17, 2014 at 01:01 PM
And consider everyone who mentioned other users in those posts warned for account suspension.
LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT April 17, 2014 at 03:52 PM
Thanks Renee what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
Andy the Analyst April 17, 2014 at 04:33 AM
It is not right that persons can just delete other persons decent comments. However I think it isRead Moreri ght for anyone to flag obscene cursing and filthy language and threats of death or violence.that . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Because of the recent abuse the flagging should continue but not automatically make the flagged comments be deleted. The flagged comments would then be reviewed by the human editor for conformance to Patch policy.
Andy the Analyst April 17, 2014 at 04:37 AM
I have posted many comments to some other newspapers and never seen anything approaching the hatred Read Moreand animosity or threatening that has been in these comment columns the past year. continuing and maybe increasing the past month or so.
ChrisG April 17, 2014 at 09:11 AM
The auto delete is a flaw. If this isn't happening in other areas as Renee suggests it is becauseRead Moret hey haven't figured out that 3 flags will delete the comment. Pick a number, 10 flags before an editor or moderator gets the message to review a comment. Put a like and dislike button for each comment. Let people see how positive or negative their neighbors feel the comment is.
turnitaround April 15, 2014 at 11:56 AM
I will and have gone to meetings. My god, they can't see it themselves???? Guess we need new cityRead Morere ps then. You'll see I'm far from lip service. Trolls on this site stop progress.
Cliff April 15, 2014 at 12:03 PM
resident dude jordan you are the best! i can't imagine why no one takes you serious! good to knowRead Moreyo u are using your real name and not some stupid aka! i have to work to be funny you just come by it naturally!
Rae Anne Resident April 16, 2014 at 08:25 PM
I sickumfied that my well thinked out coments keep geting eated by some computer glinch. I blieveRead Morein the 1rst adendum all most as much as I blieve in the 2nd adendunm and I espect my wrights to be onered and not have people campain for they to be flag.
Alek J Hidell April 15, 2014 at 12:25 AM
the smog stops at the Lake. no grafitti in Murrieta. very few panhandlers. I personally throw all Read Moresigns in the trash. I call code enforcement weekly, and i'm nosy as hell about my neighbors. when I see punk kids or thugs I find out where they live and what they drive. I hurl rocks at anyone with modified exhausts and will shoot a stray pitbull within seconds. Why is Murrieta so much better than LE? Because we have people that care about the place. People like me.
Mindful Macey April 15, 2014 at 07:38 PM
LER- you may want to check their other post, that's all they mention are going to city councilRead Moremeeti ngs. I'd like to know if you have personally been robbed and called the police in LE? Just wondering how you handled it, it's always good to hear advice from those who have walked down the same frustrating road.
LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT April 16, 2014 at 04:27 PM
I know the last two Captains and they are fine people. I have security at my home. In myRead Moreneighbor hood I have noticed criminals don't usually hit houses with security. We pay approximately $33.00 per month for our security system and have a direct line to the fire department. I sleep good at night.
trueconservative April 12, 2014 at 09:23 PM
Pauly. Harry Reid did not appear because he is all for the theft of private individuals land andRead Moremo ney, remember redistribution! The Feds take it from the citizens and taxpayers and give it to themselves, family and friends.
Alek J Hidell April 13, 2014 at 04:40 PM
the BLM backed off. They were worried about creating a few more Tm McVeighs....
trueconservative April 17, 2014 at 03:01 PM
I am sure the BLM backed off because they were ordered to. The Federal Authorities hired someoneRead Morefro m Utah to round up the cattle and hired someone else to sell the cattle at a cost of $966,000.00 of taxpayers money; to wrangle these cattle and take them to Utah. Then Utah's Governor refused to let the stolen cattle into Utah. So not only was taxpayers money wasted but BLM also destroyed private property and shot corralled bulls, a very cowardly act. Why doesn't PETA and the rest of the save the land groups stand up and fight for a ranch owners land for him? BLM probably damaged more habitat for the tortoises than a few e cattle could do. The Federal Government is heading down the wrong path. The POTUS says he wants entrepreneurs to start up businesses, but for his policies we have lost manufacturing and other business, but then instead of contacting this man and trying to work something out he sicks the Fed's and BLM on him. Our politicians do not want to work with anyone they just want to crush the human spirit.
Erin April 10, 2014 at 03:39 PM
It happened on the O.C side, but I was hoping it would have been reported on here. I lookedRead Moreeverywhe re for some info, and couldn't find anything
Matthew Brodet April 10, 2014 at 04:19 PM
A pickup truck missed the turn near the fire station and drove into the building off to the left. Read MoreI do not think anyone died.
Erin April 10, 2014 at 05:46 PM
Thanks for the reply Matthew! Hopefully everyone was O.K
Santana April 10, 2014 at 10:34 AM
**Cars**
Renee Schiavone (Editor) April 10, 2014 at 12:23 PM
I'm working on a story now, should be posted shortly, just confirming a few things...
Diana April 10, 2014 at 02:17 PM
When I left my shop at 4PM yesterday there were 3 cop cars sirens blaring blasting down GrandRead Moretoward s Corydon????
TK-Resident April 09, 2014 at 05:11 PM
Don't know but I say a CH 2 one at the base of Ortega around 5pm too
trueconservative April 08, 2014 at 02:19 PM
It has nothing to do with how the banks compute interest. It is a California Civil Code LawRead More2954.8. It is only paid on impound accounts and from what information I get is that most people do not have their property taxes and insurance premiums impounded with their payments, I do.
Cousin Clem April 13, 2014 at 04:42 AM
There was and probably still is the law that places that pay interest do not have to report it toRead Moreth e IRS on form 1099-Int if the amount of interest is under $10.00 If your new loan started near the end of 2012 that could explain no statement for 2012, but the place told you they do not pay any interest on impound accounts, so that is also a reason for no statement for the whole year 2013.
trueconservative April 17, 2014 at 09:25 PM
There are 13 or 14 states that require that mortgage loans with impound accounts pay interest. Read MoreThe law in California Civil Code 2954.8 requires the mortgage company, bank, etc. has to pay 2% interest, they don't get a choice in California that they can pay it if they want or not.. The mortgage company that I have will be audited by the California Business Oversight Division and be fined and I imagine have to pay the back interest and fines.
Rae Anne Resident April 05, 2014 at 11:35 PM
we is all ways proud when nefew Lake ezposes lowlifes and morons. tell em nefew lake.
Cliff April 07, 2014 at 02:14 PM
We get it resident dude! you want to be a reporter! but bumping your stuff doesn't make it moreRead Moreinte resting. like my pappy always says if you got to scream for attention it jest means you is pathetic...
Cliff April 04, 2014 at 10:45 AM
awesome resident aka dude! good to know if i can't stay awake for george nouri i got somewhere toRead Morego to read the same sort of stuff! like my pappy always says people that people who tell tall tales are always good for a laugh!
Steve April 12, 2014 at 11:16 PM
A more cost effective way than more police is to legalize stings (like they do with bait cars).Read MoreLots of valuables showing with hidden cameras and a big Paddy wagon just out of sight. Allow 10 people per cell for sleeping and hard labor during most of their waking hours. But someone might ask; "What kind of cruel, heartless person are you?"
KELLY D. DIVINE April 13, 2014 at 12:02 AM
I DONT THINK THAT SOUNDS CRUEL AT ALL. IF YOU WERE TO SAY "SHOOT THEM, WHEN YOU CATCHRead MoreTHEM&quot ; SOUNDS OK TOO. I BET WE(LAKE ELSINORE) WOULD HAVE A DROP IN OUR CRIME RATE...
Steve April 13, 2014 at 12:12 AM
"The United States has the most people in prison by far of any country in the world. With 5Read Moreper cent of the world’s population, we have 25 percent of the world’s prisoners". What is it? Our prisons are too nice? Beats me.
Elfbkr March 31, 2014 at 07:30 PM
One cannot be moral and a politician at the same time. It's not possible.
trueconservative March 31, 2014 at 09:32 PM
Robbie. So what is the alternative not to vote at all because they are all morally corrupt? YouRead Moreca n bet the big money will be behind the winners of the game if no one votes. I don't want our reporters to not report the bad things they politicians do. As taxpayers I think we should be informed. I agree both sides have their power politicians that think that once they are in office they can quit behaving because no one ever has to pay for the negative they do. Just don't know where the voters go from here.
Rob Turmer March 31, 2014 at 09:44 PM
Think its time to vote for another party other than the top two. That would send a shock wave andRead Morewa ke everyone up. Considering how much conservatives hate Obama, and liberals hated Bush- someone in a different mindset altogether is a risk, but its either that or the same old same old.
Cousin Clem April 01, 2014 at 01:21 AM
@Cliff IT IS THE MONEY THAT WOULD BE REQUIRED TO BUY OUT THE NEARBY PROPERTY THAT IS THE REALRead MorePROBL EM AT THIS INTERSECTION. I agree! Land alone for conventional exchanges for the Railway Road and the new exchange at Franklin St is estimated at $15 million to 22 million dollars per the city report.
Andy the Analyst April 01, 2014 at 02:16 AM
@ ChrisG YES, IT LOOKS LIKE THREE FLAGS AND IT IS OUT. But each flag must come from a differentRead Morepe rson or user name. I asked Clem to help and confirm that is what is happening. I used to think that there was a human editor that reviewed all the flagged comments and deleted the ones she agreed were inappropriate. But that is not the way it works. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I noticed over the past two or three months some persons that post appropriate comments have though Renee was deleting them. ~~~~ Now it is obvious that someone else that disagreed or did not like some other postings by that person was deleting them wrongfully.
ChrisG April 01, 2014 at 08:37 AM
@andy, thanks for confirming. That explains a lot.
James P Hosty March 25, 2014 at 08:23 PM
pooty would be a good POTUS...
James P Hosty March 26, 2014 at 04:16 AM
cliff got so excited he knocked over the bong.
Cousin Clem March 28, 2014 at 03:23 AM
Nancy had the use of the air force jet while she was speaker of the house, third in line for theRead Morepre sidency. She did not want to go on a small plane. Also she carried other members of the California Representatives as long as she was going anyway, Otherwise I think, without checking, that all hose memberws are eligible for reimbursement of commercial travel from DC to their districts. This issue is several years old. The actual subject was in regular news back in 2010, and gets revived somewhere as if new every few months.
Mindful Macey March 25, 2014 at 11:12 AM
How does that work James when you're not on your property and they are not on your property? TheRead Morerea l tragedy, no funding for police officers and citizens knowing that calling is a waste of time and criminals who also know that the police won't come and getting away is more the norm than not. Instead, Kilroy is requesting $25,000 tonight at the City Council meeting for a boat dock so that LE can take a state grant of $33,000+ for water safety. Talk about a waste of money from state and city. More cops hello. No one wants to get in the lake because the city is so crapped out with tweekers and anything goes.
James P Hosty March 25, 2014 at 01:00 PM
you can follow them and find out where thy park those nice cars. Invariably its in a driveway orRead Moreout in the street in front of their cheap apartments. Those tires are expensive and so are paint jobs and windshields. Use the village mentality to clean up your village. Give these attention-seekers what they crave for. Show some "attention"..
spike April 02, 2014 at 05:07 PM
James, a pellet rifle is now considered a firearm so why bother with one?
KMA April 03, 2014 at 05:29 PM
Darla- James hosty is now George de Mohrenschildt. An Oswald associate. He can sure pick em.
Hobie April 03, 2014 at 07:38 PM
Maybe next time he'll be Marina Oswald...
Billy Bob April 03, 2014 at 10:00 PM
Hosty what do you think of Marion Ashley?
LAKE ELSINORE RESIDENT March 27, 2014 at 07:04 PM
So you read the post and the blog on the track reopening April 11, 2014
Cliff March 29, 2014 at 08:04 PM
so aka resident the meeting is 4/8 7:00 PM?
Mozzie April 03, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Riverside Drive (between Collier and Gunnerson) was raised awhile back... a major improvement!Read MoreRemem ber Lake Gunnerson? The road flooded when we had heavy rains and was not useable. Two lanes is fine thru there. But we do need that light at Gunnerson.
Rob Turmer March 31, 2014 at 07:39 PM
Yea well now I know- wish I did before. Like to send the bill for fixing my computer to the personRead Morel aying landmines around here.
Cliff March 31, 2014 at 08:43 PM
sorry robbie...that sucks dude...
KMA April 03, 2014 at 05:26 PM
George de Mohrenschildt is Alek Hidell new aka-but since Alek Hidell is an aka- hard to tell who he Read Moreis now. Maybe Sybil.
Rae Anne Resident March 26, 2014 at 12:20 PM
If sister Libi ingores coments from the fluffers dont that mean she ingores she own coments to.Read Morenefe w Lake, we noed you reel name is Lake and you AKA is jordan like the river jesus was bapiltized in.
Kevin Jon Sax March 26, 2014 at 01:35 PM
Rae Anne, I find your typos and misspells interesting. I never really gave it much attentionRead Moreuntil it was pointed out to me by a friend.
Rae Anne Resident March 26, 2014 at 05:05 PM
Thank you brother Kevin.
James P Hosty March 22, 2014 at 05:45 PM
you don't have to pay impound fees but you need to speak personally to the watch commander. If heRead Morei gnores you then go to Internal Affairs so they can start a corruption case. And please keep us informed what happens. I can help you get this to the media, if needs be.
turnitaround March 24, 2014 at 11:56 PM
The cops are overwhelmed, too many cuts. It will take post like this and citizens taking itRead Moreseriousl y, neighbors looking out for one another to hopefully run this out. We also need a city that doesn't want to put a $25,000 dock in on a lake that is so green no one wants to be in it. Focus on the crime first, then worry about bringing fun activities here. This is why we need to pay attention to who is in office and what they are doing.
Cliff March 29, 2014 at 07:31 PM
i can't speak to any place but wildomar but our city folks here do a good job of balancingRead Morethings(ex cept for some no good do gooders). our problem is more from people outside the government. leastways that's my opinion!
spike April 02, 2014 at 05:03 PM
I have seen this couple early in the morning parked in Hartford Park off of Clinton Keith. If I see Read Morethem again I will light em up..... I mean call the police. But seriously, I have seen them park and "go for a walk" in our neighborhood, like I said early in the morning.
Spacin Jason March 25, 2014 at 10:43 PM
Just put trash, cigarette butts and empty wrappers all over your car hiding the valuablesRead Moreunderneath . Tweakers don't want what they already have plenty of all over their house and in their yard.
RobertaLynn March 31, 2014 at 12:01 AM
Better yet ... catch yourself a nasty snake, put it in a box, wrap it in birthday paper and put itRead Moreo n the front seat. They're not going to open until they're in their own car going down the road. I can think of a dozen things that aren't so pleasant to wrap as gifts. lol
Nancy April 02, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Snake idea sounds good, BUT.....it could cause an accident with innocent people involved so in that Read Moresense, not a good idea. Best yet, since we love God with all our heart, we ask Him to surround everything with His angels of protection! One day about 6 months ago, our garage door was left open by accident all day with many valuable items showing from the street and NOTHING WAS TAKEN! We have all kinds of traffic and people walking by our house all the time! We praised and thanked God for this protection!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Local hero March 23, 2014 at 08:07 PM
Not to sound impassionat about the family tragedy but what about all the other youth in ourRead Morecommunit y that has had a traumatic accident? They are also deeply mourned by their family and freinds.I just am puzzled as to why this is different than all the others
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