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  • Tweeting clerk quits, tells Pleasant Hill what she really thinks

    05/20/2014 11:28:41 AM PDT · by DFG · 8 replies
    SFGATE ^ | 05/20/14 | Henry K. Lee
    <p>The Pleasant Hill city clerk, accused of spending her time Tweeting during City Council meetings instead of keeping minutes, has resigned with a blistering e-mail in which she wishes the city good luck in finding a “schmuck” to take what she described as an awful job.</p>
  • Two BART workers killed by train running during strike [Bay Area Rapid Transit, California]

    10/19/2013 3:15:41 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 22 replies
    sfgate.com / San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Saturday, October 19, 2013 | Erin Allday and Demian Bulwa
    <p>The two workers, whose names weren't immediately released, died at the scene after they were hit by an eastbound train, sources close to the investigation said.</p>
  • Co-defendant: High-ranking cop stole from hookers

    05/15/2011 3:18:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 14, 2011 | Justin Berton
    PLEASANT HILL -- The former commander of a law enforcement task force in Contra Costa County robbed prostitutes whose operations were competing with his own brothel in Pleasant Hill, his co-defendant in a drug theft case told investigators. The former commander, ex-state Department of Justice agent Norman Wielsch, said prostitutes and drug dealers deserved to have their money stolen, said Christopher Butler, a private eye in Concord and Wielsch's former colleague on the Antioch police force. In a 34-page narrative that he wrote for investigators detailing his alleged criminal exploits and obtained by The Chronicle, Butler also said a woman...
  • Bin Laden bedazzled Saddam with jewel - $60 million Pearl of Allah 'evidence of al-Qaida link'

    10/28/2004 10:27:53 PM PDT · by HereComesTheGOP · 115 replies · 9,128+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | October 29, 2004 1 a.m. EST | Aaron Klein
    Osama bin Laden tried to purchase the world's largest pearl, the Pearl of Allah, as a gift to Saddam Hussein "to unite the Arab cultures," and Hussein was prepared to accept, according to the pearl's owner. Victor Barbish, who owns sixty-six percent of the pearl on behalf of his daughter, told WorldNetDaily he received an offer in 1999 from individuals who said they were "from bin Laden's group" to purchase the pearl for $60 million to give to Hussein as an overture of unity between al-Qaida and the Iraqi government.