The Farsider

May 26, 2016

Bill Mattos, Editor and Publisher <bilmat@comcast.net>
Leroy Pyle, Webmaster <leroypyle@sjpba.net>

 

The Farsider is an independent publication that is not affiliated with the San Jose Police Benevolent
Assn. The SJPBA has allowed the Farsider to be included on its website solely for the convenience of
the retired San Jose Police community. The content of this newsletter does not represent or reflect
the views of the San Jose Police Benevolent Association's Board of Directors or its membership.



A MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE BY "THE GIPPER"

—Click on the link below, and don’t forget to fly your flag this weekend—

<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arSiv9PRo04&feature=youtu.be>





 

SJPOA NEWS



May 22nd

POA June 2016 Election Recommendations

San Jose Sales tax Measure B

YES


Passing this ¼ cent sale tax is our number one priority for the POA in the June election. This tax is long overdue and will bring in $40 million dollars a year into the general fund. Rebuilding this police department requires ongoing funding that this tax provides. This tax is supported not just by labor groups but by the San Jose/Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, the majority of the city council and most candidates running for city council. For more information visit <http://www.sjprotectsvitalservices.com>

United States Senator
Kamala Harris

State Assembly District 27
Ash Kalra

State Assembly District 28
Evan Low

State Senator District 15
Jim Beall

San Jose City Council

The POA has not made endorsements for city council races in the June primary. We will be making endorsements in the November general election.  Fortunately we see a good number of candidates that support public safety running for city council this election. Unfortunately we also see some candidates with deep ties to Chuck Reed, Vic Ajlouny, Pete Constant and Jose Salcido. It is troubling to see candidates who want to further drag our department down and turn back the clock on rebuilding what they helped break.

Please be advised of the following candidates that do not support the rebuilding of the police department and would move San Jose backwards into Chuck Reed days if elected.

District 6
NO on Dev Davis

District 2
NO on Joe Lopez

 

PENSION NEWS
Nothing this week.



THE TRIALS & TRIBULATIONS OF SAN JOSE AND THE SJPD

This item is from last Sunday’s I.A. column…

Internal Affairs

An Irreverent Inside View of the Week
Find more at <www.mercurynews.com/internal-affairs>

SJPD Re-brands Its Anti-Gang Unit


The ongoing battle against gang violence in San Jose got a boost this past week with the San Jose Police Department resurrecting its lauded Violent Crimes Enforcement Team, which struck fear in the hearts of gang members across the city.

Well, sort of. There has been no surge in resources toward the problem in the man-power-strapped agency. The department actually rebranded its gang-suppression unit with the VCET moniker as a largely symbolic move, at the request of former unit members and current gang officers who wanted to restore their history and tradition.

VCET, a budget casualty in 2010, was reincarnated as GSU in 2013 in response to a summer surge in gang violence. Given that the officers assigned to the detail were performing the same job, albeit with a narrower scope, momentum built toward restoring the original name.

“That acronym and its title is recognized not only among the community and rank and file but gang members themselves,” Police Chief Eddie Garcia said. “If it’s something that’s going to bring pride in the department, to make them part of the tradition, then it’s something we need to do.”

Garcia added that he hopes the renaming is a precursor to restoring the unit, and the broader department, to its former glory as one of the country’s most respected police departments, which once drew applicants from across the United States.

There is newfound cooperation between the department, police union and city, though a tentative settlement to resolve years of political infighting over pension and disability benefits — blamed largely for an exodus that shrank the force by a third — has again stalled in the courts. “There’s hope here that we’re going to go back to the times when (we) were able to do more,” Garcia said, adding that the renaming “is symbolic of our hope and want as an administration to get back to the greatness we once had.”


MAIL CALL



May 19th

Bill and Leroy;

Thank you for once again posting the names of those in our police family who have passed. As I do every year I went through each name and paused to exercise my little gray cells at the names of those I knew and worked with. Good memories of a devoted group of people.

Jim
(Silvers) <jimsilvers@silversmail.com>

I’m sure many other retirees feel the same, Jim. The continuously growing Memorial List that we publish each year during Police Memorial Week should also serve as a sobering reminder that we shouldn’t put off things that are still on our bucket list.

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY, BOYS…


The Birthday Boys from last week’s PBA Meeting included Bill Silva, Darrell Cortez, Vince Kubo and Ted Vasquez. The smiles on Darrell and Vince’s faces are a result of the slightly used Bill Clinton cigars they bought on eBay as White House souvenirs. (Read into that what you may.) — Photo by "Bird" Parrott


WE SAY THE “FRISCO FIVE” SHOULD HAVE CONTINUED THEIR HUNGER STRIKE ANOTHER WEEK OR TWO?



Why Chief Suhr's 'Resignation' Forecasts a Bad Future for Policing


Suhr had recently been working to implement a variety of reforms and had called upon the Justice Department for help in reviewing policy and procedures

By Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
<http://www.policeone.com>
May 20, 2016


Yesterday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee asked for and received the resignation of Police Chief Greg Suhr. This was the worst form of political expediency. As I have previously written, elected officials are primarily interested in staying elected, and Lee caved in to anger in the public and the press that now threatens the job security of every elected official in this country and of good police leaders from coast to coast.

 

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Speaks
during a news conference in San Francisco


Suhr’s "resignation" came hours after officers in a squad spotted a 27-year-old woman sitting behind the wheel of a car that had been reported stolen. The woman fled, and crashed. While attempting to extract the woman from the crashed vehicle, a single shot was fired. The woman later died.

Pressure had been mounting for the resignation of Chief Suhr since December, when five officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man who refused to comply with commands to drop the weapon. Protesters were outraged again in April when an officer shot and killed a man who refused orders to drop a large knife.

While details of the fatal shooting that occurred yesterday are scarce, we do know in both of the other aforementioned shootings, officers were making split-second decisions while facing subjects that were armed. The local press and a small — but incredibly vocal — segment of the population failed to understand the situation those officers faced, and blamed the cops instead of the assailants.

Meaningful Progress


Anti-Suhr protestors had also rallied over a texting scandal involving a number of officers who exchanged messages perceived to be racist and homophobic. Following an investigation, Chief Suhr fired those officers, but apparently not quickly enough for those who protested.

Lee and Suhr had even up until recently been working closely together to implement a variety of reforms — some aimed at reducing police shootings — and had jointly called upon the Justice Department for help in reviewing the agency’s policy and procedures.

But Lee said yesterday, “The progress we’ve made has been meaningful, but it hasn’t been fast enough.”

The fact is, Suhr was effectively leading a host of successful programs to improve the relationship between the department and the citizens they serve. Suhr was consistently out on the sidewalks talking with people — not just attending community meetings (which he did often) — in order to ensure that citizens could better understand the deep commitment he had for his city.

Suhr grew up in San Francisco, went to college in the city, and was a devoted law enforcement officer here for some 34 years.

The fact is, Mayor Lee throwing Suhr out will not expedite any reforms. In fact, Suhr’s exit will almost surely slow down any effort to improve the department in any way.

A lousy thing happened yesterday, and this great police leader essentially got fired for it.

A Bleak Future


I've never worked for Chief Suhr, nor have I trained with him, but I’ve lived in San Francisco for more than two decades and he is by a wide margin the very best chief we’ve had during that time. I’ve sat and talked with him on several occasions, and he’s a great man who cares deeply about the citizens he serves and the cops who serve under him. When he led the line officers in one of the toughest neighborhoods in this city, he was admired by the community. He was respected by his troops — a “cop’s cop.” When he was promoted, everyone was sad to see him go — and that says a lot.

In essence, Suhr got fired because of political pressure, and the future of law enforcement may be far bleaker than I had previously allowed myself to imagine. Here’s my prediction: If this trend continues unabated, crime rates in this country will rise, because the most cops will do is take a report, file said report, and figuratively — and perhaps literally — hide someplace quiet until the next radio call.

If that’s where we’re going, it will ultimately be the innocents who suffer. And that, my friends, is a very sad thing.

WHY YOU MIGHT WANT TO STOCK UP ON AMMO…

Senate Approves Gun Bill Package

—Lawmakers are hoping to disarm Newsom’s November ballot initiative—

By Jessica Calefati <jcalefati@bayareanewsgroup.com>
Mercury News — May 20, 2016


SACRAMENTO — Quickly moving from one bill to the next, the California Senate on Thursday approved a package of sweeping gun-control measures, setting up a showdown featuring top Democrats over how best to tackle one of the year’s most incendiary issues.

The Senate approved legislation to regulate the sale of ammunition, close several loopholes in the state’s assault weapons ban and establish a Firearm Violence Research Center at the University of California — all over the objections of outnumbered Republican lawmakers. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, said he wants to use Thursday’s votes to create enough momentum to carry the bills through the Assembly and to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk as soon as next week. Swift success, he hopes, will convince Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to yank his gun control initiative from the November ballot.

But none of that will be easy. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, has not yet endorsed de León’s strategy. And Brown’s position on the proposals — some of which he has vetoed before — remains unclear. On top of that, Newsom, who hopes the issue will propel his 2018 gubernatorial campaign, has vowed not to pull his measure from the ballot no matter what lawmakers do. This year, sponsors of initiatives for the first time can choose to yank them from the ballot if the Legislature takes action and they’re satisfied with the results. De León and many other Democratic lawmakers argue that the bills passed Thursday by the Senate are remarkably similar to the provisions in the ballot measure Newsom is championing.



State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, left,
rejoices as his bill to regulate the sale of ammunition is
approved. Senate Bill 1235 now moves to the Assembly.


Speaking to reporters after the votes, De León thanked Newsom for “keeping gun control on the front burner” and inspiring the Legislature to act. But citing concerns that Newsom’s measure could fail, he insisted the Capitol is the best place to craft tighter rules for gun owners — not the ballot box. In addition, many Democratic leaders worry that the measure could drive pro-gun voters to the polls in November and swing close congressional and legislative races.

“Given the complexity of firearms policy, I believe the legislative process is the most responsible path forward,” said de León, who hasn’t spoken with Newsom in several weeks. “We owe it the voters to tackle tough issues and not force them to do our jobs for us.”

A Newsom spokesman on Thursday did not respond to a request for comment on the Senate’s action.

John Donohue III, a Stanford law professor and expert on gun politics, said it’s difficult to predict the end result.

“It’s too soon to know how it will all shake out,” Donohue said.

The 11 bills the Senate approved Thursday include some the upper house vetted in policy committee hearings along with others that, until a few days ago, looked like totally different pieces of legislation on unrelated topics. That was before the proposals were “gutted and amended” — a maneuver lawmakers use to craft new bills once legislative deadlines for new bills have passed.

Legislation authored by de León in 2009 regulated the sale of ammunition, but a judge later ruled that its definition of ammunition was too vague to enforce.

De León’s Senate Bill 1235 and Assembly Bill 156, authored by Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, seek to remedy the problem by defining ammunition as “one or more loaded cartridges consisting of a primer case, propellant and with one or more projectiles.”

The Senate approved both measures on a 24-15 vote despite Republican protests that the bills and other pieces of the package trample on Californians’ Second Amendment rights, create more red tape for law-abiding gun owners and will do little to reduce violent crime.

Senate Republican leader Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, criticized Democrats for seeking new firearms rules before the state has fully implemented a law on the books that instructs the attorney general to seize guns from people, such as felons and the mentally ill, who are prohibited from owning them.

The state “invested millions of taxpayers’ dollars for Attorney General Kamala Harris to remove illegal guns off the streets, but Harris’ office has failed to do so,” Fuller said. “We should be focusing on criminal activity and taking illegal guns off our streets.”

Lawrence Keane, senior vice president and general counsel for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade group for the firearms industry, released a statement after the votes raising similar concerns: “Law abiding, responsible California gun owners and firearm retailers were the ones truly hurt by today’s actions,” he said.

Other measures the Senate passed include SB 880, authored by Sens. Isadore Hall, D-South Bay, and Steve Glazer, D-Walnut Creek, and AB 1135, authored by Assemblymen Marc Levine, D-Marin County, and Phil Ting, D-San Francisco. The measures seek to modify the assault weapons ban to effectively prohibit “bullet buttons.”

Aiming to work around current law, which bans long guns with detachable magazines, firearms manufacturers began selling “California compliant” assault weapons with recessed buttons that allow users to instantly detach a magazine by pressing it with the tip of a bullet or another small tool. The Senate approved these measures on a 24-14 vote.

SB 1446, authored by Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, seeks to make another revision to the state’s assault weapons ban by restricting possession of ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. California’s 1999 update of the quarter century-old assault weapons law only banned the importation, manufacture and sale of large-capacity magazines. The Hancock measure was approved on a 22-15 vote. Sen. Jeff Stone, R-Riverside, who spoke out against almost every gun bill the Senate considered Thursday, called SB 1446 especially “egregious” because it allows for “the incremental beginning” of the government’s ability to confiscate weapons. Starting July 1, 2017, the bill would require owners of magazines of more than 10 rounds to sell them, move them out of state or turn them in. “I’m going to quote Adolf Hitler,” he said, to gasps in the Senate chamber. “To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens.”

• • • • •

It didn't surprise us that the topic of gun control would attract the attention of Barbara Marshman and her Mercury News editorial board, nor that an editorial like the one below would result...

 

Senate’s Gun Control Bills Should Be Law

Editorial — Mercury News — May 23, 2016


Passing strict new gun laws won’t end gun violence in California. But the state has an obligation to do everything it can to protect its residents from guns specifically designed to kill large numbers of people. The sweeping new measures approved by the state Senate on Thursday build on California’s record as a national leader on gun control. The Assembly should concur and send the package of bills to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

And then Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom should withdraw the gun control initiative he plans to place on the November ballot. Laws vetted by the Legislature are far better because they can be tweaked and corrected over time, as situations change or glitches surface.

The package is a direct response to the San Bernardino shooting spree last December that left 14 people dead. The 11 bills would regulate the sale of ammunition and close several loopholes in the state’s assault weapons ban. Yes, some criminals still will find ways to get their hands on assault weapons, as critics claim.

But if the laws stop even one mass shooting from taking place, they’re worth the effort.

A key element of one bill, Berkeley Sen. Loni Hancock’s SB 1446, would restrict possession of ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.

It would require those who own them to sell them, move them out of state or turn them in.

There’s no reason that hunters or sport shooters need weapons made to rapidly kill large numbers of people.

Other bills would outlaw the sale of semiautomatic rifles with detachable magazines and mandate background checks for purchasing ammunition of all types. Buyers would be required to present identification before making any ammo purchases, and sellers would need clearance that the buyer is not a felon or prohibited from having a gun.

It’s far better for the Legislature to pass measures like this than take chances on a gun control initiative.

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon hopes that these laws will persuade Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to yank his gun control initiative from the ballot this fall. But Newsom, who is running for governor, seems more interested in grandstanding on a hot-button issue in California than enacting good legislation.

He counters that his proposition is “more comprehensive, more powerful and more permanent than anything the Legislature is considering and can legally accomplish.”

“More permanent” is precisely the problem. An initiative can’t be changed to correct problems without going back to voters.

It should be a last resort when lawmakers refuse to deal with an important issue. This Legislature is stepping up.

Changing our deadly gun culture has to be an evolution. This legislation is important progress toward making the state a safer place to live.

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IT’S STORY TELLING NIGHT AT THE RETIREMENT HOME…

 
An older couple were lying in bed one night. The husband was falling asleep but the wife was in a romantic mood and wanted to talk.
 
She said: "You used to hold my hand when we were courting."
 
Wearily he reached across, held her hand for a second and tried to get back to sleep.
 
A few moments later she said: "Then you used to kiss me."
 
Mildly irritated, he reached across, gave her a peck on the cheek and settled down to sleep.
 
Thirty seconds later she said: "Then you used to bite my neck."
 
Angrily, he threw back the bed clothes and got out of bed.
 
"Where are you going?" she asked.
 
"To get my teeth!"

~ ~ ~
 
80-year old Bessie burst into the Rec room at the retirement home. She held her clenched fist in the air and announced, "Anyone who can guess what's in my hand can have sex with me tonight!"
 
An elderly gentleman in the rear shouts out, "An elephant?"
 
Bessie thought a minute and said, "Close enough."
 
~ ~ ~

Two elderly ladies had been friends for many decades. Over the years, they had shared all kinds of activities and adventures. Lately, their activities had been limited to meeting a few times a week to play cards.
 
One day, they were playing cards when one looked at the other and said, "Now don't get mad at me. I know we've been friends for a long time, but I just can't think of your name. I've thought and thought, but I can't remember it. Please tell me what your name is."
 
Her friend glared at her. For at least three minutes she just stared and glared at her. Finally she said, "How soon do you need to know?"

~ ~ ~
 
As a senior citizen was driving down the highway, his car phone rang. Answering, he heard his wife's voice urgently warning him, " Vernon, I just heard on the news that there's a car going the wrong way on I-85. Please be careful!"
 
"Hell," said  Vernon, "It's not just one car. It's hundreds of them!"
 
~ ~ ~

A little old lady who had lost her marbles was running up and down the halls in a nursing home.
 
As she ran, she would flip up the hem of her nightgown and say "Supersex."
 
She ran up to an elderly man in a wheelchair, flipping her gown at him, she said, "Supersex."
 
He sat silently for a moment or two and finally answered,"I'll take the soup."


THE BEST OF THE LATE NITE JOKES

May 18 — 24


May 18: In a recent interview, "Shark Tank" host Mark Cuban predicted that if Donald Trump is elected, it would be bad news for Wall Street. And in related news, Donald Trump just got endorsed by Bernie Sanders.

Last night, Fox premiered its new reality dating show "Coupled." I watched it for 10 minutes and I thought, these two are not going to make it. Then I realized I was watching the Megyn Kelly-Donald Trump interview.

A man from New York proposed to his girlfriend by playing a video on one of the giant billboards in Times Square. It was a beautiful moment until Times Square Elmo said, "I give it two months.”

A "Game of Thrones" version of the board game Clue is now for sale. It's just like regular Clue except that everyone did it in every room with every weapon.

May 19: The New York Times just did a big profile on Donald Trump, and revealed that he has life-sized portraits of Ronald Reagan and John Wayne at his campaign headquarters. And if you don't see them right away, it's because they're right behind a 25-foot tall portrait of Donald Trump.

For the third year in a row, Washington, D.C., was named the fittest city in American, mainly because Michelle Obama goes around slapping pizza out of everyone's hands.

CBS announced that season 33 of "Survivor" will be called "Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen-X." It'll start in September, and end 20 minutes later when both teams realize there's no Wi-Fi.

The Wall Street Journal just reported that America has a surplus of cheese and that every person in the country would have to eat an extra three pounds of cheese this year to get rid of it. So the next time the pizza guy judges you for ordering extra cheese, just say, "I'm doing this for America."

May 20: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are starting to really go at it. This week Hillary criticized Trump's behavior, saying that when you run for president, the rest of the world is watching. While the rest of the world was like, “Yeah, and we're loving this!”

While at a rally with Chris Christie in New Jersey yesterday, Donald Trump said, “If you can make it in New Jersey, you can do just about anything you want in life.” Then Trump looked at Christie and said, “Well, except be President.”

A new poll found that 90 percent of Native Americans aren't bothered by the controversial name of the Washington Redskins. It turns out the name Native Americans dislike the most is still the Cowboys.

The Centers for Disease Control issued a new report that 80 percent of hot tubs inspected in 2013 had at least one violation. Which reminds me, “The Bachelorette” premieres this Monday on ABC!

May 23: It's reported that Donald Trump may have actually done business with the mob ... even has ties to an ex-convict named Joey No Socks. When asked about his relationship with Trump, Joey No Socks said, "That's between me and Donny Three Wives."

There was a brief security scare yesterday when some party balloons drifted over the White House fence. The White House staff were pretty worried, especially when they saw Obama tying those balloons to a lawn chair.

Saturday was the 141st running of the Preakness, and it was won by a horse named Exaggerator. Apparently, he won just by promising to make horse racing great again.

Italian chefs recently set a new world record after making a mile-long pizza that took five ovens and over 11 hours to bake. It got weird when the person who ordered the pizza was like, "Ooh, I said no pepperoni."

May 24: It’s been reported that the head of security for the TSA has been officially removed from his position. That’s right, he was told to turn in his badge, his uniform, his shoes, his belt, his keys, bottles over 4 ounces, his laptop, and any coins in his pockets. (I repeat! There should be NOTHING IN HIS POCKETS!)

I saw that today, Donald Trump held a big rally in New Mexico. Which is weird, since he’s spent his whole campaign promising to ban NEW Mexicans.

Trump criticized Hillary Clinton over the weekend, claiming that her views are “just words” read off a teleprompter. But Hillary denied it, saying, “I’ve had these speeches memorized since I was six.”

Helen Hunt posted a photo on Twitter to show that her Starbucks barista wrote “Jody” on her cup because she thought she was Jodie Foster. Meanwhile, Jodie Foster is still at that same Starbucks going, “Where the hell is my damn coffee? What is TAKING so long?!”

Bernie said yesterday that his critics call him “Santa Claus” because of his white hair. Then Santa said, “Yeah — even I don’t promise people THAT much free stuff.”


May 23: It's reported that Donald Trump may have actually done business with the mob ... even has ties to an ex-convict named Joey No Socks. When asked about his relationship with Trump, Joey No Socks said, "That's between me and Donny Three Wives."

There was a brief security scare yesterday when some party balloons drifted over the White House fence. The White House staff were pretty worried, especially when they saw Obama tying those balloons to a lawn chair.

Saturday was the 141st running of the Preakness, and it was won by a horse named Exaggerator. Apparently, he won just by promising to make horse racing great again.

Italian chefs recently set a new world record after making a mile-long pizza that took five ovens and over 11 hours to bake. It got weird when the person who ordered the pizza was like, "Ooh, I said no pepperoni."

May 24: Donald Trump is now ahead of Hillary Clinton in the polls. This was reported today in The Washington Post, and 2,000 years ago in the Book of Revelation.

Donald Trump is holding his first-ever campaign fundraiser but says he’s only doing it because the Republican Party asked him to. Yeah. Trump thought he should do this for the Republican Party, since he turned down their first request: Don’t be our candidate.

A recent survey found that Donald Trump is polling very badly among Asian-Americans. After hearing this, Trump said, “That’s odd, I haven’t even gotten around to insulting them yet. I got great material on them.”

Troubling news for Hillary Clinton. The FBI says as part of its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails, it may call her in to speak to them. No word yet on how much Hillary’s planning to charge. Could be as much as $300,000.

The security chief of the TSA has been fired. He’s been told to expect long lines at the unemployment line. Get there three hours early, take off your belt, your shoes.

The Centers for Disease Control reports that 80 percent of public swimming pools they investigated have health and safety violations. 80 percent! The study concluded with “enjoy your Memorial Day weekend.”


May 18: Recently to celebrate opening in its 100th country, Pizza Hut decided to deliver a pizza to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa. I mean this isn't so crazy, whenever I order Pizza Hut I'm usually super high.

You just know that once the guy got to the top, the climbers were like, “Ah, I actually ordered no anchovies, if you could just…”

Burger King has converted one of its restaurants in Finland into a combination of a restaurant and spa. But this is good because now it's perfectly OK to eat a burger during a massage without all that judgment from your masseuse.

Although I will say if you are the kind of person willing to use a communal sauna as a Burger King, you might be a little too relaxed already.

Wendy's has implemented its own invasion. The company is set to debut computerized self-service kiosks in 6,000 of its restaurants this year. This is actually Wendy's reaction to the minimum wage hike. They're like, “That's it! It's cheaper for us just to build an army of robots than pay Phil a living wage.”

Now even the robots will be talking about the good old days. They'll be like, “We used to take humans to the moon. Now we work at Wendy's.”

The idea of robots selling you food may seem scary but don't worry, a lot of things are staying the same. Robots will take the orders, but the food will still be cooked by humans and the bathrooms will still be cleaned by nobody.

May 19: Google has been testing self-driving cars and yesterday they filed a patent for a new safety feature called pedestrian glue. How it works is if the driverless car hits someone, it releases a glue-like coating so that the person will stick to the hood instead of bouncing off.

Now, some car companies might focus on making cars that don't hit people. Not Google. No way. So if one of these cars hits you, you will be spread-eagled, stuck to the hood as the car slowly rolls to a halt, because that was the problem with getting hit by a car before: It just wasn't embarrassing enough.

The driverless car thing seems like it's really catching on lately. In fact, the ride sharing company Uber has begun testing driverless cars on the streets of Pittsburgh. Finally, Uber found a way to make out-of-work actors even more out of work.

But don't worry, for all of you who love Uber, the experience isn't really going to change. To keep in line with Uber's brand, their driverless cars will be programmed to smell like cologne and also make female passengers really uncomfortable.

Honestly, this whole driverless Uber thing is unnecessary. All you have to do now is get hit by one of those Google cars, and just hope it's going where you are going. You'll be fine.

This week a California man recorded his wife giving birth, and accidentally live streamed it to the world on Facebook. I've heard of people on Facebook oversharing, but ovary sharing?

May 24: Yesterday, a North Korean official turned down an offer by Donald Trump to visit the country and meet with Kim Jong Un, saying the offer is “propaganda” and “nonsense.” This doesn’t make Trump look good. You know you’re in trouble when the leader of North Korea is like, “I can’t associate myself with that guy.”

Trump got turned down for a meeting with Kim Jong Un. So I guess his search for a vice president isn’t going so well. Seriously, how do you get denied by North Korea?

A study by the Pew Research Center determined that more millennials between the ages of 18 and 34 are living with their parents than at any other point in history. Millennials were happy to take the poll, while their parents were proud of them for finishing the poll.


May 18: Megyn Kelly interviewed Donald Trump last night. The important thing is that wounds have been healed, which is good. It was difficult to watch Donald and her fight. It's hard to watch a fight between two people with such similar hair styles.

It seems Donald Trump is integrating himself into the Republican Party establishment, and making amends with those he steamrolled during the race, including the increasingly sleepy Dr. Ben Carson.

On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders won Oregon. It's funny with Oregon. If recreational marijuana is legal in your state, you can pretty much guarantee Bernie will win it.

Democrats are concerned that Sanders' campaign could alienate enough voters to hand Donald Trump the election. Bernie said, “Listen, I'm 74 years old. I'm surrounded by college girls screaming my name. Don't ruin this for me.”

So Clinton won Kentucky and Sanders won Oregon, and now this will be settled by whose supporters can be most annoying on Facebook. Good luck, everybody.


May 18: Bernie Sanders won last night's Oregon Democratic primary and this was a surprise. Hillary came in third — behind a bag of weed.

Fox News host Megyn Kelly addressed rumors about Donald Trump's hair in a new interview and said, "It's not a wig and it's not a comb-over, either." So, what is it? It's a mystery, wrapped in a riddle, inside an enigma.

American Express is suing Charlie Sheen for an unpaid credit card balance of over $200,000. How did he blow that much money? Oh, right. Answered my own question.

It's being reported that an upcoming "X-Men" movie could feature a female wolverine and if she loses in November, so will America.

May 23: The NRA on Friday endorsed Donald Trump for president. I guess that reaffirms their commitment to absolutely zero background checks.

The White House went into lock down yesterday after several balloons drifted onto the property. Even worse, Bernie Sanders' house was attached to them.

A new poll shows that almost half of registered voters say they would consider a third-party candidate as an alternative to Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. A third-party candidate is a little bit like a Tinder date. You think to yourself, what have I got to lose? Can't be worse than my ex.

Papa John's salads were among several hundred products recalled for listeria contamination this weekend. Said a spokesman for Papa John's, "We have salads?"

New research suggests that dinosaurs may have had lips. It's called a Kyliesaurus.

May 24: Bernie Sanders today campaigned in California just a few miles from Disneyland. Either that, or Grumpy was on a lunch break.

In an interview last night, Bernie Sanders talked about the chaotic primary season, saying, “Democracy is messy. Every day my life is messy.” Which is exactly the kind of comment you’d expect from a guy who always looks like he just rolled down a hill.

An Australian man is making headlines after he started treating an abandoned shopping cart as his son, naming it Trevor and giving it a pair of sneakers. Even sadder, he already had a son named Trevor.

Actor Shia LaBeouf has started hitchhiking around Colorado as part of a performance art piece he is calling #TakeMeAnywhere. Unfortunately for LaBeouf, everyone just keeps taking him back to the airport.


May 18: A new poll has 87 percent of Republicans supporting Trump. The other 13 percent are currently standing on bridges looking vacantly into the distance.

He is slowly unifying the Republican Party. All it took was no other options.

In last night's Democratic primaries in Oregon and Kentucky, Bernie won Oregon. No surprise there. If you look at it on a map, Oregon is pretty much as far left as you can get.

Meanwhile, in Kentucky, Hillary Clinton declared victory after winning by less than 1 percent. So there's another 1 percent for Bernie to be mad at.

May 19: Vice President Joe Biden today urged Americans to have an uncomfortable conversation about race relations. And he would know, because he's had lots of them.

Despite her promises to be tough on Wall Street, a new report has found that groups supporting Hillary Clinton have received $25 million from the financial industry using so-called shadow banks. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders has received a new waffle iron for opening a savings account.

According to a new report, Spain's federal debt is now greater than their gross domestic product. Spanish citizens are so upset, they could barely sleep all afternoon.

May 19: Ed Rendell tried to help Hillary Clinton by attacking her opponent, saying, "Trump's comments, like 'you can't be a 10 if you're flat-chested,' will come back to haunt him." And then Rendell helpfully added, "There are probably more ugly women in America than attractive women. People take that stuff personally." Yep, I have a feeling a lot of women are about to take that really personally.

The National Parks Service is so desperate for cash that they just announced that, for the first time, they are going to solicit corporate sponsorship. Pretty soon, those sequoias could be brought to you by Viagra. Remember, if your redwood lasts more than 2,000 years, call your lumberjack!

One of the ways that Trump is treating the convention like a reality show is holding off announcing his running mate. As one Trumpling said, "Announcing the vice-presidential nominee before the convention is like announcing the winner of 'Celebrity Apprentice' before the final show is on the air." It's an apt metaphor, because this year's Republican convention will be the series finale of America.


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I have it on good authority that the U.S. Bicycle Association is offering a $10,000 reward leading to the identity of the person who sent John “The Duke” Wayne an email that STATED only far left liberals ride bicycles with skinny tires. (1:13)




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That background theme of The Duke taking potshots at far left liberals on bikes with skinny tires reminds us of this clip we ran a few years ago of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and its rendition of "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly." It is closing in on ten million VIEWS since it was first posted in 2010. Stick with it for at least a minute and you will see why. (5:06)




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Sharon Lansdowne posted THIS 1954 clip of the Chordettes singing their hit song “Mr Sandman” on Facebook a few days ago. Can you name the man who says “Yes?” at the 1:38 mark? (2:23)




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Your age will likely determine how many movie stars from the past you will recognize in this short film of MGM’s 25th Anniversary Party that took place in 1949. The speaker at the very end is Louis B. Mayer, the head of MGM and the most powerful man in HOLLYWOOD at the time. (10:28)




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Alice Baker was a chorus line dancer back in the ‘30s and ‘40s who danced in night clubs and appeared in films with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. The former hoofer who is 102 years old today had never seen herself on film until recently. Have a look at THIS clip that has garnered over 10 million views. (7:29)

 

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If you love Rap it’s unlikely you will enjoy this rendition of “All About the Base” by the Koi Boys because this is ‘real’ music. Have a listen to THIS clip received from Dirk Parsons and you might even hear “Satchmo” around the 2:30 mark. (3:45)

 

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From our overflowing Pic of the Week file…




 


Anyone care to explain how this contestant on Britain’s Got Talent pulls off THIS trick of solving a Rubik's Cube blindfolded without looking to Google for the solution? No takers? Didn’t think there would be. (3:37)




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While this clip of game show legend Chuck Woolery is nearly five years old, he makes some excellent points on how to cut $1.5 trillion in government SPENDING over 10 years. Hear him out. (3:22)




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I once had a personal trainer who I fired at the end of the first day. Like THIS dog owner, she was a royal pain in the butt. And not once did she say to me, "Good boy!" (0:48)




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Few things are more frustrating to French Bulldog puppies than being unable to dislodge the family feline from their bed. HERE’s proof. (1:06)


What French Bulldog puppies may lack in their ability to intimidate cats, however, they make up in their ability to irritate cats to the point where the BULLDOG rules the day. (0:42)




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Here’s a twist on the continuing stories about critters that were brought back from the Middle East. THIS one is about a little kitty from Afghanistan that was rescued by a veteran and found a new home in the US. (2:02)




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More from our overflowing Pic of the Week file…






This lady in China who is paid to look after some Giant Pandas definitely deserves a pay raise. Click HERE and see if you agree. (2:10)




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Remember the first time you and a friend or two were introduced to a hammock? Was the experience something like THIS one? (1:21)




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Would Big Bird of Sesame Street be as protective of its young as this Big Bird if someone tried to steal his eggs, provided, of course, the TV star could lay eggs? Watch THIS clip and imagine you are dressed up like the guy in this clip who attempts to bag an egg or two by trying to disguise himself as a fellow Ostrich. (3:50)




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Every wonder what a bird’s eye view of the city of Dubai would look like? Thanks to a camera strapped to the back of THIS eagle that sets a record flying from the highest building in the city to its handler on the ground, you need not wonder anymore. (1:59)



Click HERE for the full five-minute uncut version of the flight.




If you can spare 49 seconds, check out THIS orphaned baby goat and his human friend. You might even enjoy the short musical accompanying cut from the “Sound of Music.” (0:49)

 




Still more from our overflowing Pic of the Week file…






If you have even the slightest curiosity about the Cosmos, try to wrap your head around this short clip about IC 1101, a/k/a the largest Galaxy in the known Universe. That little pinpoint of light in the lower left-hand corner of the pic below is our MILKY WAY (red arrow); next to it is the nearby Andromeda Galaxy; to its right is the galaxy known as Messier 87; and on the right is IC 1101. (2:24)




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This contribution from Joe Suske is making the rounds…


Bert, 85 years old, always wanted a pair of soft spike golf shoes like Freddie Couples is known to wear, so seeing some on sale after his round, he bought them and was so delighted with his purchase that he decided to wear them home to show his wife.
 
Walking proudly into the house, he sauntered into the kitchen and said to her, "Notice anything different about me?"
 
Margaret, age 83, looked him over and replied, "Nope."
 
Frustrated, Bert stormed off into the bathroom, undressed and walked back into the kitchen completely naked except for the new golf shoes. Again he asked Margaret, a little louder this time, "Notice anything different NOW?”
 
Margaret looked up and said in her best deadpan response, "Bert, what's  different? It's hanging down today, it was hanging down yesterday, and it'll be hanging down again tomorrow."
 
Furious, Bert yelled out, "AND DO YOU KNOW WHY IT'S HANGING DOWN, MARGARET?”

“Nope. Not a clue,” she replied.
 
Bert yelled, "IT'S HANGING DOWN BECAUSE IT'S LOOKING AT MY NEW GOLF SHOES!”
 
Without missing a beat, Margaret replied, "Should’ve bought a new golf hat, Bert."

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If this street performer was to come to the U.S. to ply his trade, wouldn’t it be fun to stand in the crowd and hold up a clipboard that had large letters on the back that read IRS, then pretend to jot something down every time someone drops some money in his bowl? (Yeah, that's mean. Looks like I've caught whatever it is that Donald Trump has.) (3:04)

 




Admit it, guys, wouldn’t you love to have one of THESE UFO-shaped, self-contained yachts for a paltry $200K? (3:00)




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Lumpy says THIS is what it would be like if Meat Eaters acted like Vegans. (If any hate mail is called for, send it to Lumpy, not the Farsider; in other words, don’t kill the messenger.) (3:02)


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Stanley Roberts of NBC Bay Area created another video in his on-going series of “People Behaving Badly” on Bay Area roads and highways. THIS episode deals with Carpool (HOV) Cheats. (2:22)




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If you served in Vietnam or during the Vietnam War, you should appreciate this video Lumpy sent in. Those who spat on or gave the finger to the vets coming home from that war should have gone to Canada and stayed there. THIS video is narrated by Sam Elliot, the man with the golden voice. (4:48)




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It should come as no surprise that our closer this week is in honor of our nation’s fallen on this Memorial Day weekend. Click on the link below. (4:12)

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Remember to fly your flag this weekend…


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Aguilar, David
Aguirre, Jim
Albericci, Jerry
Alberts, Dick
Alcantar, Ernie
Alfano, Phil
Alford, Mike
Aligo, Cynthia
Allbright, Bill
Allen, Bob
Alvarado, Marie
Alvarez, Pat (Campbell)
Amaral, Mike
Anders, Alberta
Anderson, Jim
Anderson, Mark
Anderson, Sharon
Anthony, Tom
Antoine, Steve
Antonowicz, Germaine
Appleby, Judy
Arata, Jennifer
Arca, Rich
Archie, Dan
Avery, Rod
Babineau, Dave & Cheryl
Bacigalupi, Dave
Baggott, Jim
Bailey, Rich
Baker, Beth
Balesano, Bob
Balesteri, Lou
Ballard, Gordon
Banner, Ken
Barikmo, Jon
Bariteau, John
Barnes, Steve
Barnett, Brad
Baroff, Stan
Barrera, Ray
Barranco, Rich
Barshay, Marc
Bartels, Don
Bartholomew, Dave
Bartoldo, Tom
Basilio, Les
Bastida, Maggie
Bates, Tom
Battaglia, Nick
Battaglia, Will
Baxter, Jack
Bayer, Lance
Bayers, Dennis
Beams, Bob
Beattie, George
Becerra, Manny
Beck, Brian
Beck, Tom
Becknall, Jim
Beckwith, Tony
Beiderman, Margie
Belcher, Steve
Bell, Bob
Bell, Mark
Bell, Mike
Belleci, Ron
Beltran, Phil
Belveal, Chuck
Bence, Martin
Bennett, Joy
Bennett, Mark
Berggren, Heidi
Bergtholdt, Doug
Bernardo, Guy
Bettencourt, Ed
Bevis, Sherry
Biebel, Phil
Bielecki, Mike
Binder, Andrew
Biskup, Shelley
Blackmore, Chuck
Blackstock, Carroll
Boales, Tina
Boes, Judith
Boggess, Eileen
Boggess, Mike
Bonetti, Jon
Bosco, Al
Botar, Rick
Bowen, Gordy
Bowman, Mike
Boyd, Pat
Boyles, John
Bradshaw, Bob
Brahm, Bob
Bray, Mary Ellen
Brewer, Tom
Brickell, Dave
Bridgen, Dave
Brocato, Dom
Brookins, Dennis
Brooks, Bob
Brown Jr., Bill
Brown, Charlie
Brown, Dennis
Brown, Ernie
Brown, Terry
Browning, Bob
Brua, Dale
Bullock, April
Bullock, Dan
Bulygo, Corinne
Bulygo, Mary
Burke, Karol
Burns, Barbara
Burroughs, (Bronson) Utta
Busch, Dennis
Bye, Bud
Byers, Dave
Bytheway, Glenn
Caddell, Jim
Cadenasso, Richard
Caldarulo, Wendy
Calderon, Richard
Caldwell, Phyllis
Camara, Bob
Camarena, Raul
Campbell, Jason
Campbell, John
Campbell, Larry
Campos, John
Cannell, Tom
Caragher, Ed
Caraway, Steve
Card, Christine
Cardoza, Vic
Carlin, David
Carlsen, Laura
Carlton, Jim
Caro, Bert
Caro, Lynne
Carr Jr., John
Carr, John
Carraher, Don
Carraher, Jim
Carter, Ernie
Carrillo, Jaci Cordes
Carrillo, John
Cassidy, Kevin
Cates, Dean
Cavallaro, Dave
Cedeno, Rey
Chalmers, JC
Chamness, Hank
Chapel, Ivan
Chevalier, Brian
Chavez, Ruben
Chewey, Bob
Christian, Brian
Christiansen, Bob
Christiansen, Rich
Christie, Kenn
Clark, Bill (the one who stayed)
Clark, Bill
Clayton, Dave
Clear, Jennifer
Clifton, Craig
Coates, Marisa
Cobarruviaz, Lou
Coen, Roger
Colombo, Tony
Comelli, Ivan
Como, John
Confer, Rick
Connor, Stephanie
Connors, Kim
Conrad, Mark
Conroy, Mike
Contreras, Dee
Contreras, Dolores
Conway, Ed
Cook, John
Cooke, Bertie
Coppom, Dave
Cordes, Marilyn
Cornfield, Scott
Cortez, Darrell
Costa, Mike
Cossey, Neil
Cotterall, Doug
Couser, Rich
Cripe, Rodger
Crowell, Chuck
Culwell, Ken
Cunningham, Stan
D'Arcy, Steve
Dailey, Karen
Daley, Brian
Daly, Ron
Damon, Alan
Damon, Veronica
Daniels, Jim
Daulton, Rich
Daulton, Zita
Davis, Bud
Davis, Joan
Davis, Mike
Davis, Rob
Day, Jack
Deaton, Caroll
DeBoard, Joe
DeGeorge, Bob
DeLaere, Sylvia
Delgado, Dave
DeMers, Buc
Dennis, Sandra
Destro, Mike
Destro, Tony
Devane, Dan
Devane, Joe
Dewey, Rod
Diaz, Mike
DiBari, Dave
DiVittorio, Gerrie
Dishman, Billy
Doherty, Janiece
Dolezal, Dennis
Dominguez, Bob
Dooley, Jeff
Dorsey, Ed
Dotzler, Jennifer
Dowdle, Mike
Doxie, Tara
DuClair, Jim
Dudding, Bill
Dudley, Bruce
Duey, Dennis
Dye, Allen
Dwyer, Pat
Earnshaw, Kathy
Earnshaw, Patrick
Edillo-Brown, Margie
Edwards, Derrek
Edwards, Don
Egan, Mike
Eisenberg, Terry
Ellner, Howard
Ellsworth, Larry
Embry (Howsmon), Eva
Erfurth, Bill
Erickson, Rich
Esparza, Dave
Esparza, Fred
Estrabao, Dario
Eubanks, Earl
Evans, Linda
Evans, Ron
Ewing, Chris
Ewing, Don
Ewing, Paul
Fagalde, Kevin
Fair, Bruce
Fairhurst, Dick
Fanucchi, Ross
Farlow, Paul
Farmer, Jack
Faron, Walt
Farrow, Chuck
Faulstich, Marge
Faulwetter, Stan
Faz, Dennis
Fehr, Mike
Ferdinandsen, Ed
Ferguson, Betty
Ferguson, Ken
Ferla, Al
Fernsworth, Larry
Flauding, Ken
Fleming, Joe
Flores, Phil
Flosi, Ed
Fong, Richard
Fontanilla, Rick
Forbes, Jay
Foster, Rick
Foulkes [Duchon], Louise
Francois, Paul
Francois, Tom
Frazier, Rich
Freitas, Jordon
Furnare, Claud
Gaines, Erin
Galea, Andy
Galios, Chris
Galios, Kathy
Gallagher, Steve
Garcia, Jose
Garcia, Lisa
Gardner, Paul
Garner, Ralph
Gaumont, Ron
Geary, Heide
Geer, Brian
Geiger, Rich
Gergurich, Judy
Giambrone, Jim
Giorgianni, Joe
Giuliodibari, Camille
Goates, Ron
Goings, Mark
Gomes, Rod
Gonzales, Gil
Gonzales, Jesse
Gonzalez, D. (formerly D. Avila)
Gonzalez, Frank
Gonzalez, Jorge
Gott, Pat
Graham, George
Grande, Carm
Grant, Bob
Grant, Doug
Grant, Rich
Granum, Jeff
Graves, Pete
Green, Chris
Grigg, Bruce
Griggs, Fran
Grimes, Eric
Guarascio, Dan
Guerin, Pete
Guido, Jr., Jim
Guido, Sr. Jim
Guizar, Ruben
Gummow, Bob
Gummow, Rich
Gutierrez, Hector
Guzman, Dennis
Guzman, Kim
Gwillim, Reese
Habina, Ron
Hafley, Gary
Hahn, Chuck
Hale, Don
Handa, Mitch
Handforth, Terry
Hann, George
Hare, Caren (Carlisle)
Harnish, Mary (Craven)
Harpainter, Bob
Harris, Bucky
Harris, Diane
Harris, Don
Haskell, Marty
Hawkes, Ken
Haynes, Sandy
Hazen, Skip
Heck, Steve
Heckel, Rick
Hedgpeth, Bob
Helder, Ron
Hellman, Marilyn
Hendrickson, Dave
Hendrix, Dave
Hernandez, Irma
Hernandez, Joe
Hernandez, Linda
Hernandez, Rudy
Hernandez, Vic
Herrick, Mike
Herrmann, Erma
Hewison, Jamie
Hewitt, Dave
Hilborn, Art
Hildebrandt, Karen
Hill, Sandra
Hippeli, Micki
Hirata, Gary
Dave Hober
Hober, Margo
Hodgin, Bruce
Hoehn, Charlie
Hogate, Joanne
Hogate, Steve
Hollars, Bob
Holliday, Sandy
Hollingsworth, Larry
Holloway, Sandi
Holser, George
Hong, Bich-nga
Horton, Debbie (McIntyre)
Hosmer, Dewey
Howard, Terri
Howell, Jim
Howsmon, Frank
Howsmon (Sr.), Frank
Hudson, Kim
Hughes, Gary
Hunter, Dick (via daughter Kim Mindling)
Hunter, Jeff
Husa, Sonia
Hyland, Brian
Ibarra, Miguel
Imobersteg, Rob
Inami, Steve & Francine
Ingraham, George
Ireland, Joe
Jackson, Curt
Jacksteit, Ken
Jacobson, Barbara
Janavice, Dean
Jeffers, Jim
Jenkins, Dave
Jensen, Dan
Jensen, Janie
Jewett, Donna
Jezo, Pat
Johnson, Bob
Johnson, Craig
Johnson, Cynthia
Johnson, Dave
Johnson, Gary
Johnson, Jon
Johnson, Karen
Johnson, Kyle
Johnson, Mardy
Johnson, Tom & Fran
Jones, Russ
Kaminsky, Glenn
Katashima, Annie
Katz, Dan
Keeney, Bill
Kelsey, Bert
Keneller, Dave
Kennedy, Scott
Kensit, John
Killen, Pat
Kimbrel, Tammy
Kinaga, Rose
King, Charlie
Kingsley, Fred
Kirkendall, Dave
Kischmischian, Gene
Klein, Lou Anna
Kleman, Karl
Knea, Tim
Kneis, Brian
Knopf, Dave
Kocina, Ken
Koenig, Heinz
Kong, Ernie
Kosovilka, Bob
Kozlowski, Astrid
Kracht, John
Kregel, John
Kunesh, Cindy
Kurz, Jennifer
Lanctot, Noel
Laney, Tammy
Lansdowne, Sharon
Lara, Bill
LaRault, Gary
Larsen, Bill
Laverty, Ann
Lax, John
Leak, Felecia
Leavy, Bill
Leavey, Jack
LeGault, Anna
LeGault, Russ
Lem, Noland
Leonard, Gary
Leonard (Lintern), Lynda
Leong, Ken
Lewis, Lefty
Lewis, Marv
Lewis, Steve
Lind, Eric
Linden, Larry  
Lisius, Jim
Little, Keith            
Livingstone, John
Lobach, Bob
Lockwood, Bob
Lockwood, Joan
Logan, Maureen
Longaker, Mary
Longoria, Noe
Lopez, Candy
Lopez. Dan
Lopez, Ruvi
Lovecchio, Pete
Low, John
Lu, Elba
Luca, Dennis
Lucarotti, Jim
Luna, Gloria
Lundberg, Larry
MacDougall, Joanne
Macris, Carly
Macris, Tom
Madison, Gary
Maehler, Mike
Mahan, Rick
Malatesta, Jim
Malcolm, Roger
Mallett, Bill
Malvini, Phil
Mamone, Joe
Marcotte, Steve
Marfia, John
Marfia, Ted
Marin, Julie
Marini, Ed
Marks, Rex
Marlo, Jack
Marsh, Scott
Martin, Brad
Martin, Lou
Martin, Todd
Martinelli, Ron
Martinez, Rick
Martinez, Victor
Matteoni, Charlotte
Mattern, John
Mattos, Bill
Mattos, Paula
Mattocks, Mike
Mayo, Lorraine
Mayo, Toni
Mazzone, Tom
McCaffrey, Mike
McCain, Norm
McCall, George
McCall, Lani
McCarville, John
McCollum, Bob
McCollum, Daniele
McCready, Tom
McCulloch, Al
McCulloch, Scott
McElvy, Mike
McFall, Ron
McFall, Tom
McGuffin, Rich
McGuire, Pat
McIninch, Mark
McKean, Bob
McKenzie, Dennis
McLucas, Mike
McMahon, Jim
McMahon, Ray
McNamara, Laurie
McTeague, Dan
Meheula, Cheryl
Mendez, Deborah
Mendez, Mike
Messier, Tom
Metcalfe, Dave
Metcalfe, Mickey
Miceli, Sharon
Miller, Keith
Miller, Laura
Miller, Rollie
Miller, Shirley
Miller, Stan
Miller, Toni
Mills, Don
Miranda, Carlos
Mitchell, Carol
Modlin, Dick
Mogilefsky, Art
Moir, Bob
Montano, Wil
Montes, José
Morales, Octavio
Moore, Dewey
Don Moore
Moore, Jeff
Moore, JoAnn
Moorman, Jim
Morella, Ted
Moreno, Norma
Morgan, Dale
Morin, Jim
Morris, Jack
Morton, Bruce
Mosley, Joe
Mosunic, Taffy
Moudakas, Terry
Moura, Don
Mozley, Ron
Muldrow, Mark "Mo"
Mulholland, Kathy
Mullins, Harry
Mulloy, Dennis
Munks, Jeff
Munoz, Art
Murphy, Bob
Musser, Marilynn
Nagel, Michael
Nagengast, Carol
Nakai, Linda
Nalett, Bob
Namba, Bob
Nelson, Ed
Ngo, Phan
Nichols, John
Nichols, Mike
Nimitz, Stephanie
Nissila, Judy
Norling, Debbie
North, Dave
North, Jim
Norton, Peter
Norton, Phil
Nunes, John
Nunes, Les
O'Carroll, Diane (Azzarello)
O'Connor, Mike
O'Donnell, Tom
O'Keefe, Jim
Oliver, Pete
Ortega, Dan
Ortiz, Leanard
Otter, Larry
Ouimet, Jeff
Ozuna, George
Pacheco, Russ
Padilla, George
Pagan, Irma
Painchaud, Dave
Palsgrove, Ted
Panighetti, Paul
Papenfuhs, Steve
Paredes, Carlos
Parker, Rand
Parlee, May
Parrott, Aubrey
Parsons, Dirk
Parsons, Mike
Pascoe, Brent
Passeau, Chris
Pate, Neal
Patrino, Lyn
Payton, George
Pearce, Jim
Pearson, Sam
Pedroza, Frank
Peeler, Eleanor
Pegram, Larry
Pennington, Ron
Percelle, Ralph
Percival, John
Perry (Cervantez), Martha
Peterson, Bob
Phelan, Bill
Phelps, Scott
Phillips, Gene
Piper, Will
Pitts, Phil
Plinski, Leo
Pointer, John
Polanco, Mary
Polmanteer, Jim
Porter, John
Postier, Ken
Postier, Steve
Powers, Bill
Priddy, Loren
Princevalle, Roger
Pringle, Karl
Propst, Anamarie
Puckett, Bill
Punneo, Norm
Purser, Owen
Pyle, Leroy
Quayle, John
Quezada, Louis
Quinn, John
Quint, Karen
Ramirez, Manny
Ramirez, Victoria
Ramon, Chacha
Raposa, Rick
Rappe (Ryman), Bonnie
Rasmussen, Charlene
Raul, Gary
Raye, Bruce
Realyvasquez, Armando
Reed, Nancy
Reek, Rob
Reeves, Curt
Reid, Fred
Reinhardt, Stephanie
Reizner, Dick
Rendler, Will
Rettus, Bev
Reuter, Larry
Reutlinger, Leslie
Reyes (Buell), Cindy
Reyes, Joe
Reyes, Juan
Reyes, Mo
Rheinhardt, Bob
Rice, Jayme
Rice, Lyle
Richter, Darrell & Annette
Riedel, Gunther
Rimple, Randy
Roach, Jim
Roberts, Mike
Robertson, Harry
Robinson, Walt
Robison, Rob
Rodgers, Phil
Rogers, Lorrie
Romano, Marie
Rose, John
Rose, Wendell
Ross, Joe
Ross, Mike
Rosso, Ron
Roy, Charlie
Royal, Russ
Ruiloba, Louie
Russell, Russ
Russell, Stan
Russo, Grace
Ryan, Joe
Saito, RIch
Salamida Joe
Salewsky, Bill
Salguero, Desiree
Salvi, Pete
Samsel, Dave
Santos, Bill
Sanfilippo, Roy
Sauao, Dennis
Savage, Scott
Savala, john
Sawyer, Craig
Scanlan, Pete
Scannell, Dave
Schembri, Mike
Schenck, Joe
Schenini (Alvarez), Joanne
Schiller, Robert
Schmidt, Chuck
Schmidt, Paul
Schriefer, Hank
Seaman, Scott
Seck, Tom
Sekany, Greg
Seymour, Chuck
Seymour, Jim
Sharps, Betty
Shaver, John
Sheppard, Jeff
Sherman, Gordon
Sherr, Laurie
Shigemasa, Tom
Shuey, Craig
Shuman, John
Sides, Roger
Sills, Eric
Silva, Bill
Silveria, Linda
Silvers, Jim
Simpson, Terry
Sinclair, Bob
Sly, Sandi
Smith, Bill
Smith, BT
Smith, Craig
Smith, Ed
Smith, Jerry
Smith, Karen
Smith, Kerry
Smith, Mike
Smoke, Wil
Sorahan, Dennis
Spangenberg, Hal
Spence, Jim
Spitze, Randy
Spoulos, Dave
Springer, George
Stauffer, Suzan
Stelzer, Rex
Sterner, Mike
Strickland, John
Sturdivant, Billy
Sugimoto, Rich
Suits, Jim
Summers, Bob
Ted Sumner
Sun, Jeff
Suske, Joe
Swanson, Ray
Tarricone, Linda
Tate, Bill
Taves, Phil & Paula
Taylor, Joyce
Tenbrink, Bob
Tennant, Ed
Teren-Foster, Aileen
Terry, Glenn & Maggie
Thawley, Dave
Thayer, Dean
Thomassin, Ron
Thomas, Art
Thomas, Dick
Thompson, Gary
Thompson, Margie
Thompson, Mike
Tibaldi, Ernie
Tibbet, Walt
Tice, Stan
Tietgens, Dick
Tietgens, Don
Tomaino, Jim
Torres, Gil
Torres, John
Torres, Nestor
Torres, Ralph
Townsend, John
Townsend, Vicki
Tozer, Dave
Trevino, Andy
Trujillo, Ted
Trussler, Christine
Trussler, John
Tush, Dick
Tyler, Diana
Unland, Joe
Urban, Diane
Usoz, Steve
Valcazar, Dan
Vallecilla, Ernie & Peggy
Van Dyck, Lois
Vanek, John
Vasquez, Danny
Rich Vasquez
Vasquez, Ted
Vasta, Joe
Videan, Ed
Videan, Theresa
Vidmar, Mike
Vincent, Bill
Vinson, Jim
Vizzusi, Gilbert
Vizzusi, Mike
Vizzusi, Rich
Vizzusi, Tony
Waggoner, Bill
Wagner, Jim
Wagstaff, Greg
Wahl, John
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Wall, Chuck
Ward, Jean
Ward, Ray
Watts, Bob
Way, Vicky
Webster, Ron
Wedlow, Dean
Weesner, Greg
Weesner, Steve
Weir, Tony
Welker, Jessica
Wells, Bill
Wells, Brenda
Wells, Mike
Wendling, Boni
Wendling, Jay
Weston, Tom
Wheatley, Tom
White, Rich
Wicker, Joe
Wiley, Bruce
Williams, Jodi
Williams [Durham], Lanette
Williams, Rick
Williamson, Kathleen
Williamson, Ken
Wilson, Caven
Wilson, Jeff
Wilson, Jerry
Wilson, Lee
Wilson, Neal
Wilson, Stan
Wilson, Tom
Windisch Jr., Steve
Wininger, Steve
Winter, Bill
Wirht, Kim
Witmer, Dave
Wittenberg, Jim
Wolfe, Jeff
Woo, Paul
Wood, Dave
Wood, Jim
Woodington, Brad
Wysuph, Dave
Yarbrough, Bill
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Yuhas, Dick
Yules, Ken
Zalman, Ginny
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Zaragoza, Phil
Zenahlik, Tom
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