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Ricky 'Rick' Robins.
Michael Gio Dellinger July 18, 2014 at 07:36 am
I had a chance to briefly meet him at his brothers wedding. Very nice man, very genuine family, I amRead More sorry for your loss you guys.
Tracy Lee Nash July 18, 2014 at 03:30 pm
my condolences to his family and friends
No one July 18, 2014 at 04:03 pm
Peace and love to them all..
Tony Gwynn. Patch file photo.
SA June 17, 2014 at 07:50 am
Very young and a great man. Now the lunatics will being to outlaw the use of chewing tobacco inRead More baseball.
Ed P. June 17, 2014 at 04:16 pm
SA.....his doctors said there is no link to his chewing tobacco and the type of cancer Tony had.
jack June 27, 2014 at 09:34 pm
To watch Tony swing the bat was nothing short of amazing. Thx T for your service to the communityRead More and being a great guy.
Maya Angelou. File photo/Wikimedia.
Brainwashed_In_Church May 29, 2014 at 06:08 pm
Computers and virtual machines can write poetry (and play chess) better than humans can anyway.Read More Poets are obsolete.
Jim B. May 29, 2014 at 06:10 pm
Andy, you are a troll and an ahole.
SA May 30, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Power to the People! @ Jim you should get a handle on your anger issues.
Patch reader R. Ressler snapped this photo as the suspect was arrested at Lowe's on May 15, 2014.
spike May 20, 2014 at 04:09 pm
Net May 20, 2014 at 09:23 pm
Another douche bites the dust. Now he gets a free ride in jail; 3 squares a day, medical, dental,Read More free membership to the gym, cable tv... what a waste of tax payers money.
Net May 21, 2014 at 10:56 am
Les Nessman: did I say it was a vacation? No, I said he's getting 3 free squares a day, medical,Read More dental, and gym benefits. How is that saying something stupid when it's true. Douche.
Dee March 2, 2014 at 12:56 pm
Well, then you have a great memory. I was attempting to be funny about the posting. Enjoy theRead More rain!!! I love it!!!!
Steve Newman March 2, 2014 at 02:09 pm
OK then - I just take really good notes when needed
Judy Nickles March 5, 2014 at 09:16 pm
sad ,very sad for the baby, people likethat should not have children, sad life now whosgoing toRead More raise it.. hope a good person in family, foster not goodmany kids are abused there too very sad
Approximate location of death.  Courtesy: Google Maps
T 22 February 19, 2014 at 08:49 am
The name is listed in the Coroner's Press Releases.
Dana Arrington February 19, 2014 at 02:35 pm
Our FB group (Temecula Talk) started a fundraising campaign for the wife and 3 sons.Read More https://fundly.com/pearson-family-fundraiser?ft_src=fbshare
Delvina Fiducia February 20, 2014 at 08:59 am
Why has this article not been updated since the 18th? What ha happened to Patch??
Hall of Famer and former Mets announcer Ralph Kiner throws waves to the fans prior to throwing out the ceremonial first pitch during the Mets' Home Opener at Citi Field on April 8, 2011.  Photo credit:  Getty
Joseph Morabito February 7, 2014 at 08:44 am
As a baseball fan, I knew of Kiner's feats. He lead the league in HRs seven years in a row. I thinkRead More I heard a few broadcasts of his when I was in my early teens... I think it was him that was doing the NLCS when it was the Dodgers and Phillies (I recorded it on tape... I bet that thing doesn't work anymore). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Still, as nice as it is to see this story... it's been on the front page of the Patch for two days now and it isn't even a local story. Safe to say that whatever reach Patch had as a local news source has seen better days... and that's no slight at Renee Schiavone. I imagine she's just playing the cards that were dealt to her.
Jeff Kleiner February 7, 2014 at 10:51 am
Ralph Kiner was also a great broadcaster. I enjoyed his voice many times. Any athlete leading theRead More league in Home runs for seven years is very impressive and dominate......Ralph will be missed all over baseball.
The McStay family. From the Bring the McStay Family Home Facebook page.
NinaOfilieym December 30, 2013 at 06:20 pm
before I saw the check which was of $7278, I didnt believe that my cousin woz like trully takingRead More home money part-time at their laptop.. there neighbor haz done this 4 only about eleven months and resently repayed the dept on their place and bourt a gorgeous audi. see post .......... www.cash2.us
Nelson Mandela (Photo by Barbara Kinney, AFP/Getty Images)
SA December 6, 2013 at 08:35 am
In 1997 I had the pleasure of meeting Nelson he was such a pleasant man… However, ourRead More president should keep his mouth shut as Nelson fought against tyranny when our president is practicing it. If Nelson was ‘white’ our president would not have said a darn thing …
Dustin Courts (Courtesy photo)
Brenda October 19, 2013 at 12:53 am
Sorry for the 347am post, I reply to a few of you in it. :/
Randy Liss October 20, 2013 at 04:18 pm
Brenda. Thx for posting. I am not an attorney but I did quite a bit of research. ThisRead More particular murderer seems to fit the guidelines for a min sentence of 15 years. People with DUI's can and will continue to drive without a license. The only way to keep the citizens safe is to put them in prison. If Angel Lopez get out in three years, would you trust him not to drive drunk again?
Randy Liss October 20, 2013 at 05:42 pm
Brenda. Thx for posting. I am not an attorney but I did quite a bit of research. This particularRead More murderer seems to fit the guidelines for a min sentence of 15 years. People with DUI's can and will continue to drive without a license. The only way to keep the citizens safe is to put the murderers in prison. If Angel Lopez gets out in three years, would you trust him not to drive drunk again?
Diyarbek Uzakbaev (Photo: Temecula Valley Unified School District)
layla larson September 19, 2013 at 04:03 pm
to all of you saying blame the parents need to shut the hell up. i know them personally andRead More honestly, this could've happened to any of those kids. those parents are going through a horrible time in their lives. today was the memorial/burial. his mother was crying over his body begging him to wake up and i couldn't even look at him without crying. he was all bruised up and his face was yellowish. and at the burial, it was just as depressing. so everyone saying it was the parents fault needs to shut their mouths because you don't even know the half of it.
Mary R September 20, 2013 at 12:21 am
I attended the memorial Thursday afternoon and was very touched by the outpouring of support. ThereRead More were many different religions there. The service was held in a neighborhood church that the family don't even attend but opened it's doors so the community could grieve. Those who want to blame the parents, think what you will but you can never say anything worse than what they are saying to themselves. Pray for them, for their peace.
scientist September 23, 2013 at 08:28 pm
"Donations can be made to the Diyarbek Uzakbaev Memorial Fun at any Wells Fargo BankRead More branch" the D.U. Memorial Fun? hmmm...the aticle doesn't make anything sound fun; not drinking, not driving, not even buying ice cream... my prayers to the family. that said, parents: do the right thing and never leave your child unsupervised, especially if you live on or near a well traveled street.
Monica Rochin and her son, Eddie. Courtesy photo.
Dancing with Ghosts July 27, 2013 at 03:52 pm
Noel Mayorga is out of the hospital and didn't spend a moment in jail! Unbelievable, drunk, racing,Read More ran a light, killed two people injured more. How can this be?
Brenda July 27, 2013 at 08:53 pm
WHAT? Seriously? RAWR the punk, and this is our system that lets him out to the comforts of home.Read More Just like they do every single drunk driver who kills. Doesnt matter if they are movie start or this sorry excuse for a human being, they all get out and this family will be lucky to see him get 2 to 4 years in jail. THAT is if he is physically able to be in jail right? Those few broken bones he had, lordy, those would definately cause him a problem being in jail for the 2 people he killed!! Whos body parts landed in a 5 yr old, 17 yr old children, and the grandmothers husbands lap! Yes God forbid we should hurt Noel by putting him in jail, arraigning him, charging him, setting bail?
Priscilla Monge July 28, 2013 at 02:53 pm
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beaumontdave April 21, 2013 at 11:48 pm
When he first became Sheriff, he pulled me over on the 10 by DHS because my diesel truck wasRead More smoking, told me to go to the wrecking yard, spend 50 bucks and get an air pump, which I did. He was right about the fix and the cost, and very nice to talk with there on the side of the road. May he rest in peace.
Ben March 20, 2013 at 04:15 pm
Nick Gideon was a friend of mine who lost his life in the war a couple years back. AlthoughRead More technically from Murrieta His mom had been a longtime teacher of Nicolas Valley Elementary(including mine) and he had gone only to Temecula schools.
GD March 21, 2013 at 01:02 am
Temecula's first casualty in the Iraq war is not mentioned here. Marine Captain Aaron Contreras wasRead More killed on March 30, 2003, in a helicopter crash. http://www.fallenheroesmemorial.com/oif/profiles/contrerasaaronj.html
marilyn bryant - watson January 16, 2013 at 04:34 am
Rest in peace mr. Howser. "California Gold" is my favorite show. I hoped daily as iRead More searched channels to find the show. Born & raised in california, he introduced our family to places we knew nothing of. We spent many ventures finding some of those jewels. What a glorious man. *Marilyn bryant*
greg bechtel January 27, 2013 at 01:08 pm
Huell Howser was a true California treasure and his spirit, enthusiasm is irreplacable. His show notRead More only showcased the unique of our state, he also educated us and helped us appreciate the people, place and things large and small of the world around us. The millions of he inspired to leave their homes and explore, discover and experience in a new way... What a fabulous gift and legacy he has left... and thanks to his programs he can inspire generations to come... Thank you Huell. Greg B.
greg bechtel January 27, 2013 at 01:43 pm
The amazing and enduring impact one man was able to make through his brodcasts on our community isRead More awsome. What he did to spread our understanding and appreciation of other cultures, the wisdom of the eldery, the common ground we all share as people, presented with equal energy and without an ounce of prejudice was extraordinary. His impact as our colorblind, goodwill ambassador of California alone is immeasurable... greg b
teachintemec August 20, 2012 at 10:45 am
The greatest generation. Almost gone.
teachintemec August 20, 2012 at 10:47 am
In similar situations, would the rest of us measure up? I sure hope so.
Brenda August 5, 2012 at 04:06 am
Patch, for all of you working on this article, dedication and video tribute to Eric you did aRead More beautiful job. For being someone who did not know him, but truly appreciates and loves each and everyone of our military men and women, you brought a real person to me in reading and watching the video. Thank you.
Dennis Mitchell July 13, 2012 at 07:55 pm
Very nice words Mr Burke..May God bless all who've lost this wonderful person, who come to knowRead More him..Take care..
J Gual July 14, 2012 at 04:40 am
I only met Johan recently while watching the promo video at his flight instruction school. I haveRead More loved helicopters all my life and began a conversation with him about choppers. He was so generous with his time considering we had never met before. In no time at all I realised this was no ordinary individual. He was so exuberant. I quickly learned of his many accomplishments in his native country as well as his world records with helicopters. He then went on to speak with expertise on health and his water purifier business not only telling me about it but sending me home with "4" gallons to try out! This man didn't know me from Adam and yet he was so excited to share in his excitement of this latest discovery and all the health benefits that came along with it. I had a strong sense that this was a brother in the Lord and I asked about his faith to which he unabashedly told me of his faith in Christ and how important it was to him in his daily life. We shared over an hour together standing right where that memorial is now and I felt as if we'd been friends for years! This was a VERY special man indeed! Dear Monica, I did not know you, but this evening I happened by to have dinner at the cafe and saw the memorials and I was so stunned and moved at the loss of this special man. When everyone had left I spoke with you briefly because I know the Lord had me there to encourage you that Johan is with Him in heaven. I know also that many of us will be praying for you. So sorry. Jim G
Charlie Pehl July 17, 2012 at 11:36 pm
I'm sorry to hear this. I used fly out of French Valley and I met him once. Very sorry for the loss.
Brenda May 29, 2012 at 09:11 pm
Bless you, your little ones, family and friends, and hold them tight while you heal, and keepRead More traveling around the big ole USA to everyones side if it keeps helping you :)
Jennifer Cartell May 31, 2012 at 01:05 pm
Dear Holly: So sorry about the loss of your husband. If you need a friend to talk to, a shoulderRead More to cry on or a walking partner, you can find me on Facebook and I'll help you in any way I can. I only live a mile away. May God Bless You and heal the pain until you see your husband again. Jenny Cartell, LCDR, MSC-USN-Ret
Only my thought May 31, 2012 at 01:53 pm
Holly my heart is with you and your family.
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