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David Rose, a Cota de Caza man, has pleaded guilty to bilking investors out of millions to pay for his lavish lifestyle. Patch file photo.
Brainwashed_In_Church July 21, 2014 at 05:52 pm
Considering how a lot of doctors stick it to their "customers", a person might have mixedRead More emotions about this, that is, an enemy of an enemy is a friend. Here's your typical phone message from a doctor's office: "Hello, You've reached Dr. Golf N. Cheatinonspouse's office. If this is an emergency call 911 now [now they've released themselves from any liability]. Our normal office hours are Mondays through Thursdays 9 to 4 with lunch from 11 to 1. Friday's 9 to 11. We are taking our next appointments [three months from now] in November. Our latest appointment is 3PM. If arriving for your first appointment, please arrive 45 minutes early [so you can fill out 19 forms which release us from any liability and guarantee we'll get paid. The forms always ask both your age and your DOB because we're such bimbos we can't figure out your age from your DOB. We also need your SSN nine times because we couldn't care less about your risk of identity theft. Finally we ask the same information each time on each form because we are still using 1950s technology in this office and we can't transfer information from one form onto multiple forms - so you need to enter the same information over and over and over.]. If you can't make an appointment please let us know three weeks in advance or else we will charge you $150. [We double book so there's a 95% chance you'll be sitting around in the waiting room for 90 minutes.]"
Bella July 21, 2014 at 09:26 pm
Are we suppose to feel sorry for them? Not I.
Adam Dandach, who authorities allege was trying to to get to Syria to join a terrorist group, pleaded not guilty to passport fraud. Patch file photo.
Rocky Neidhardt July 21, 2014 at 11:21 am
The CIA created and supports ISIS..
Brainwashed_In_Church July 21, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Not much reported about this guy. He went to El Modena High School in Orange. Where did he work?Read More What did he do? Anything else?
The Klan. Submitted photo.
Domestic Goddess July 20, 2014 at 12:46 pm
This is a cancer in our society. If allowed to spread, it will destroy us all. It should not beRead More taken lightly
hernibs July 21, 2014 at 09:48 am
Well if they're in South Orange County they picked the right place to recruit people of their ilk.
JTTPW July 21, 2014 at 04:48 pm
Respectfully, thanks for the reply, Joker Joe.
John Wayne Airport. Patch file photo.
Clean Beaches July 19, 2014 at 03:21 pm
Isn't it our Government that grants citizenship to all cultures that come into the States? - IfRead More maybe they were more stringent... and there you have it. When I have to reside in other countries, I have to jump through serious hoops just for a work visa, and I was invited. Hmmmm... did you know that when other countries are here on a holiday visa and have a baby the baby is granted immediate citizenship... then they fly back to their home country to raise the child... instant access. Yeah, we'll let anybody in and deal with the problems like this...
A judge sentenced Robert Howard Claudio to 15 years to life for molesting a teen-aged boy in the Tustin Library. Patch file photo.
jeff s July 18, 2014 at 01:42 pm
Castration by hungry chewing rats for this scumbag pedo filth.. Then we Skin him alive, then salt.Read More Lay out in the hot sun until dead. Problem solved.
Shawn Gordon July 18, 2014 at 09:37 pm
I am in total agreement Jeff
Stan Jacobs July 20, 2014 at 11:07 am
The parents can be assured that Bubba will guarantee that the convict will get a little of his ownRead More medicine while in prison!
Firefighters were called to Mission Viejo High School Thursday after a man was found unresponsive and likely electrocuted. Another man was also injured in the incident. Photo courtesy Orange County Fire Authority.
Shirley Dicktor July 18, 2014 at 06:50 pm
Why the autopsy since he was electrocuted?
Amanda LaRosa July 19, 2014 at 05:50 pm
As is the case in so many matters, how he came to contact the 'hot' (charged) wire(s) could have aRead More bearing on liability. For example, the victim could have had a heart attack, fell onto the wire and as his weight caused the wire to disconnect from its source (with electricity still flowing through it from the other end's connection) he touched the wire as he fell or slumped. In this scenario there is no negligence, only a tragic accident. In another scenario, the scaffolding could have been constructed in such a way that pressure was placed on the wire, causing it to disconnect and come into contact with the scaffold, making the victim's electrocution a matter of negligence on the part of whoever constructed the scaffold. Note: These examples are provided only as an illustration of why it may be important to establish the victim's health at the time of injury.
Brainwashed_In_Church July 21, 2014 at 10:30 am
He could have been drinking or on drugs too.
Men's and Women's Central Jail in Orange County. Photo courtesy the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Maura Mikulec July 18, 2014 at 03:28 pm
^^ That's what i'm wondering as well. She wanted an abortion. She had one. I will say kinda lameRead More that she was just given Tylenol when she was having cramping...they should've known she was experiencing an abortion. But what are the damages here?
Penny Arévalo July 18, 2014 at 04:00 pm
They have to investigate every death in an OC jail. These are just the results of that inquiry.
Gwynne Snee July 21, 2014 at 09:49 pm
They gave her a Tylenol, what a joke...and then allowed her to give birth to a half term baby on aRead More toilet. That's brutal.
Photo courtesy Orange County Fire Authority.
GreenInOC July 18, 2014 at 07:30 am
That could mean that they don't know anything about it because they didn't authorize it but assumeRead More that the MVHS did. I read it more as, "we weren't involved so we don't have any information".
RWO July 18, 2014 at 11:01 am
This is what happens,when you have the cheapest labor,doing work,,union organized laborRead More may cost more,but a life is not worth loosing.
imcjl July 20, 2014 at 09:40 am
RWO, ridiculous comments as no one knows the cause of the accident yet. Blind loyalty to unionsRead More such as your comment suggests is one of many reasons behind the decline of unions in this country. Plenty of work injuries and deaths with Union shops controlling job sites....some even leave their victims in pylons holding up bridges...
A number of death penalty cases are in the works right now in Orange County. But a ruling today declaring the death penalty unconstitutional may complicate matters. Patch file photo.
Barbara Garmon July 17, 2014 at 08:56 am
I want to know why a conviction JUST came in February for a murder from 1988.... wtf?!?!!? we areRead More going to implode under our own bullsh*t!! I'm sooooo tired of reading about convicted criminals crying about their constitutional rights being violated! And even worse, they're winning! When did our justice system get castrated?!?! The problem is the victims can't cry for their rights to NOT BE KILLED so they're being forgotten.... shame on our justice system and this idiot judge
jeff s July 18, 2014 at 01:45 pm
I care not what this stupid corrupt CA worthless govt thinks, you kill my family, you get killed.Read More Death penalty is alive and well in my rule book... Sick of this libtard BS...
Sallie July 20, 2014 at 09:41 am
My grandson works on Project for the Innocent and if you recall the news, Kash Register was inRead More prison for 34 years for a crime he didn't commit. It was a death penalty case. His innocence was finally proved. I used to be for the death penalty but now I'm not. Our judicial system is broken. I'm not a bleeding heart liberal, actually I'm very conservative on mostly everything except this. I think appeals should be stopped. Go to jail, stay there FOR LIFE! Death is an easy way out!
Death Row in San Quentin. Patch file photo.
Jeffe' July 19, 2014 at 11:09 pm
Fact: People are wrongfully convicted. Even 1 innocent person wrongfully executed is too much, theRead More fact that you are ok with that says a lot about how little you actually have thought about this. How many bad guys do we need to kill to make it ok to execute 1 innocent man? 100 to 1? 20 to 1? 1 to 1? If you think that death is the only effective deterrent to crime that matters then are also very confused. Do you really think that it is pointless to put anyone in prison, probation, or fine them, since death is the only deterrent that matters? I encourage you to actually think about your position and how you arrived at that. Killing out of emotion (revenge) in no way makes murder ok. Killing in revenge is the ultimate sign of weakness. It takes strength to hold your rage and remain a civil thinking person. I couldn't care less about revenge and consequences. The criminal justice system is about the safety of our citizens, not vengeance. Locking someone up for life is enough because it removes a killer from his potential victims. It also costs the tax payers less money than killing them. Being in favor of a policy of executing people is also incompatible with belief in Christ, and when 70% of this nation claims to be Christian it should give you a good idea how many are full of shit that this is even a debate. Bottom line: No, your immature and selfish desire to kill people does not make it ok. It does not make us safer. It solves nothing. It wastes more tax dollars, and we have and will again execute innocent people because juries and judges are composed of people, and people are fallible. If you are ok with all that you should be locked away from the rest of society where you can do no harm. Sorry for the rant, long day and I keep seeing this subject brought up everywhere I look due to the court's decision. Thank you all for letting me get this out of my system =)
Becky July 20, 2014 at 07:21 am
I feel sorry for the cruel and unusual suffering of the families who wait 20 + years for theirRead More murderer's sentence to be carried out.
Steve M July 20, 2014 at 12:15 pm
They didn't waste much time with Timothy McVeigh who killed 144 people including children but oneRead More official said that he's getting a free ticket out of this world with hardly anytime in prison.
A German national and her lawyers are suspected of trying to bribe Sheikh Monsur Albalwi out of $15 million. Patch file photo.
Joker Joe July 15, 2014 at 07:21 am
Nothing of importance will happen to these attorneys. The so called justice system does not applyRead More to them in Orange County. You can see that from their previous episodes.....
Shirley Dicktor July 15, 2014 at 08:44 am
Joker, what a joke you are! I didn't say anything about Orange County having anything to do with it.Read More I was pointing out a previous crime. L.A. will take care of it since I need to carify that for you. Oh yes, I failed to mention snake Cavello was disbarred for quite a while longer than his house arrest.
phil July 15, 2014 at 09:05 am
SON OF A SHEIK!!!!!
Patch file photo.
College Planner July 15, 2014 at 02:35 pm
The poor guys family...he was someones son, or brother, or father or uncle, and definitely someonesRead More husband... :(
Brainwashed_In_Church July 15, 2014 at 05:46 pm
Could have been someone's boyfriend too...
OC Hiker July 16, 2014 at 07:44 am
How sad for this family. Prayers to them for comfort, healing and hope.
Patch file photo.
Lady Golfnut July 13, 2014 at 07:30 pm
Such a dangerous stretch of road - so sad how many lives it has claimed.
ltygerson July 13, 2014 at 07:54 pm
RIP. So sad.
Penny Arévalo July 13, 2014 at 08:12 pm
It ended up being one of two motorcycle fatalities today in O.C.Read More http://sanjuancapistrano.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/female-passenger-falls-off-motorcycle-on-ortega-highway-dies
Ashton Colby Sachs booking photo. Courtesy the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Claudia July 9, 2014 at 05:30 pm
This whole story is very tragic and horribly sad. After reading this article, it sounds as if thisRead More son has a serious jealousy issue regarding his parents love and his other siblings. I hope we will learn more about his motives as the story unfolds. In reality, jealousy is a very strong and negative emotion. As we just witnessed here, it is capable of killing an entire family (physically and emotionally). Just so sad...
Brainwashed_In_Church July 10, 2014 at 09:15 am
"...a serious jealousy issue...." When does an "issue" become aRead More "problem"? Don't we have "problems" anymore? Are they simply "issues"?
rl July 10, 2014 at 09:31 am
The parents were very narcissistic especially the mother. I know this for a fact because her motherRead More was. Do you have any idea what it's like to be raised by narcissistic parents?
Deputies, police and California Highway Patrol officers made 214 arrests for suspected DUI this 4th of July weekend. Photo courtesy the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Bob Phillips July 9, 2014 at 02:42 pm
ZERO deaths is a GOOD thing! Hopefully, the ones arrested were put in JAIL! Keep up the good work,Read More law enforcement - keep these idiots off the road!
Dwight July 9, 2014 at 03:03 pm
Bob, no that is not what I meant. If you start at the beginning of the conversation, you will seeRead More that I am answering a question as to how many people were arrested. My intention is not to dodge checkpoints. My son just turned 16 and I have brought him through a couple of them to educate him as well. We had one in Mission Viejo a few weeks back. I checked the blotter to see if there were any arrests. I think there was one. Unless some do not get reported. There is no dodging DUI's down here. Eventually whomever does it, will get caught. D-
Dwight July 9, 2014 at 03:04 pm
Bob, unfortunately, DUI checkpoints will not keep the idiots off of the road. If they are notRead More drinking, they might be texting.
San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies discovered a woman's body in an Aliso Viejo Apartment Monday evening. Patch file photo.
Brainwashed_In_Church July 8, 2014 at 07:22 pm
People die in their homes every day in Orange County. There must be something that makes thisRead More newsworthy.
Penny Arévalo July 9, 2014 at 03:40 pm
Follow up here:Read More http://alisoviejo.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/woman-found-dead-in-aliso-viejo-was-victim-of-a-murdersuicide-deputies-say Murder-suicide. Sad
Five convicted of second-degree murder in the jailhouse beating death of a Mission Viejo received appropriate sentences, an appellate court decided. Patch file photo.
hf2hvit July 8, 2014 at 04:17 pm
So because they THOUGHT he was a child molestor, they should have reduced sentences?
Joker Joe July 9, 2014 at 10:03 am
30 minutes???? And no deputy held responsible??? They knew it was out of view and did nothing?Read More The DA is filing against the wrong people.
Tina DelRegno July 9, 2014 at 12:56 pm
wrong & cruel, to allow this to continue for 30 min. ~ waking him up after beating himRead More unconscientious ~ just to do it again! w.t.h. ~ the inmates went too far, way too far!! 1 min. is a long time to be beaten, but 30?!! everyone looked the other way? the deputies know the code & should have protected him! They knew what was up! the deputies were to protect him regardless! they should ALL be punished severely & the deputies shud be in prison along w/the inmates. May God have mercy on them, May Mr. Chamberlin now be in a better place.
An off-duty Marine saw a house on fire in Mission Viejo and stopped to help the residents. Patch file photo.
Rocky Neidhardt July 7, 2014 at 12:58 am
Thank you mystery marine
S L S July 7, 2014 at 11:08 am
And you know for sure it was a Marine because....????
Eileen G. July 7, 2014 at 11:08 am
Thank you for sure. Thank you for being in the right place at the right time.
Patch file photo.
Sallie July 7, 2014 at 10:53 am
So sad. My heart goes out to his family and friends. What a brave man, he died doing his job tryingRead More to save another.
lwmc23 July 8, 2014 at 12:48 pm
I know two people who were left paralyzed by a wave. One was a high cervical injury which left himRead More ventilator dependent. Its possible this is what happened to this young man. Very sad and my condolences to his family and friends
hf2hvit July 8, 2014 at 04:07 pm
It doesn't matter who you are. The ocean is bigger than you. I'm sorry for your loss.
Patch file photo.
Dwight July 6, 2014 at 11:38 am
Pam, great points about water safety. However, water safety is not the intention of this article. SoRead More it isn't "the point." This article merely reports drownings. I believe that reporting out in the true clinical sense has a better impact in leading to better water safety. People need to hear the word. There are way to many occurrences year-to-date for various reasons. I hope this article and discussion will wake people up so there is more focus and interest in water safety.
Sallie July 7, 2014 at 10:58 am
I am on several grief pages on Facebook due to the passing of my husband several years ago. EveryRead More day I read of parents or grandparents overcome with grief and guilt because a child of theirs died by drowning. They all say, "but I only turned my head or left him/her alone for a minute." That's all it takes! Near drownings can result in terrible consequences too. Let's not get caught up in semantics. WATCH YOUR KIDS AROUND WATER!
Dwight July 7, 2014 at 01:38 pm
Sallie, agreed. I have been surfing all of my life and I have been in very precarious situationsRead More with my leash snapping and having no fins. Very scary. I have been lucky so far. We need to watch our kids. Parents own this. Based on my personal experiences, I believe that none of us should ever swim alone.
Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
southernbelle July 12, 2014 at 03:44 pm
I appreciate your comment Jeremiah and I don't think I could've said it better myself, so I won't beRead More redundant. Except to repeat only one thing-- This is why Mr Melhman: "the age limit is based on the medical risk profile that would endanger both the employee and the public he is tasked with serving. The likelihood of sudden debilitating circumstances increases with age and these jobs have a stress level which can precipitate it." I'm still of working age yet from day to day I have bizarre health issues pop up. I run abt 3-5 miles per day, 5-6 days a week. I'm in excellent health. I'm also clever and a bright individual. Yet I've begun having pains in places, and I'm also getting forgetful. My eyesight is decreasing. I get stressed easier than I used to. Because this is our natural human aging process. we age. we just do. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Now, in reading this article, I didn't read, nor did I realize we were discussing being let go at a certain age. I thought we were talking about applying for the job, where can age limit is set due to medical and statistical averages. So I agree with you, I do not think a person should be let go the day they turn 62. Most others do also, that;s why we are offered pensions at particular ages for incentive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Lastly, your point using vote vs age limits is like comparing dogs to elephants, and completely irrelevant. We're talking about a person's capability to perform a certain type of job.
southernbelle July 12, 2014 at 03:55 pm
**** And I bet SouthernBelle knows something many women and men have forgotten - it's a whole lotRead More more fun acting out the roles when men act like men and women act like women and we all play the game and enjoy life as equal but thankfully different! **** Any good man who values his life knows women are superior to men and don't argue with them because even if you win, you lose!! :-) **** hahahahahahahahahaha!!! Yep, exactly how I feel. There are many many careers out there to choose from. Maybe a girl's passion is to put on 100 lbs of equipment and run up stairs to fight a fire and carry out a 250 lb man- but I'm guessing more aren't than are interested in that. But I'll tell you what, if my daddy's house catches fire and some gal runs up his stairs she best be able to carry him down because HIS life depends on it. And if she can't, then her taking a job she's unable to perform is just wrong.
southernbelle July 12, 2014 at 04:01 pm
one more thing--Mr Melhman, Not sure how long you've been in the area or if you are familiar with LARead More county hiring for Police and fire. But over the past 10 yrs they have had to lower their physical ability testing, as well as their hiring requirements because they had to account for women's physical abilities, and not enough men or women were passing the orals due to prior drug use (even trying it once counts), criminal records (DUI's fall in this), etc. This is also why the quality is lower than it used to be. We haven't seen nothing yet! It's abt to get a whole lot worse because no one wants police officer jobs anymore. so sad how we treat them!
Alberto Flores Ramirez of San Clemente. Photo courtesy the  Santa Ana Police Department.
Tye Plummer July 3, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Sorry or not he should have thought about the consequences of his actions before he did it. He gotRead More what he deserves.
Ken Briggs July 5, 2014 at 07:24 am
yes this dumb ass got what he deserves and make his sign up as a sex offender for life after he getsRead More out .
Patch file photo.
Chastity Lake July 5, 2014 at 04:31 pm
Buster, are a moron?
Chastity Lake July 5, 2014 at 04:34 pm
Buster - random DUI checkpoints are constitutional. Lorelei - no federal or state court can overruleRead More the SC.
Chastity Lake July 5, 2014 at 04:36 pm
There is only a time/manner/place restriction on DUI stops in California. A static location isRead More allowed, with every car that passes through checked. The reason is to avoid targeting based on impermissible grounds.
Laylani Mosley, missing 6-month-old. Photo courtesy Huntington Beach Police Department.
Gail Neuman July 2, 2014 at 08:34 pm
Thanks goodness the baby was found and is ok
Geoff Burton July 2, 2014 at 10:48 pm
good news is so rare
Brainwashed_In_Church July 3, 2014 at 06:49 am
Good news isn't rare; It just doesn't sell papers or increase web page clicks.
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