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Col. John gave 25 years to the military, almost 50 servicing Patterson
by Ron Swift | Patterson Irrigator
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The many of us who knew John Azevedo, Col. John as he was affectionately called, have long recognized his remarkable devotion to his community and nation.
Your Voice: Praising those helping the poor and homeless
Patterson still has compassionate and hard-working members doing their best to help pull frustrated people out of the well of despair, one step at a time. I know them well; these are the committed ...
Jul 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Your Voice: July 17, 2014
Concerns about the homeless and police efficiency.
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patterson is suffering from its lack of Greyhound Bus services
Mary Gordon writes concerning the lack of Greyhound Bus service here in the town of Patterson, CA.
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Response to original letter
Editor, I must respond to an article I authored that was posted in the “Our Voice” section of this paper. My original article was called “Let the Law Do It’s Job,” and I feel I have been wronged in...
Jun 26, 2014 | 14 14 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gobsmacked
Dear Editor, There was a large period of time where I had no use for the local newspaper and the slant that was coming from it. That period of time never encompassed the period in which Mr. Swift o...
Jun 26, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairness vs. “Nastiness”
For reasons I’ve never been able to fully understand, Ron Swift seems to have a problem with me. Mr. Swift has recently written several columns which have focused on me. I respect Mr. Swift for his...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do 'the right thing' by everyone
Jun 11, 2014 | 7 7 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was taken aback by the letter written about the late Sam Cuellar in which he was accused of creating an atmosphere where gang members could not be stopped and questioned by the local...
Bad Taste
Jun 05, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, I am writing in response to the nonsense of “Let the law do its job” author. Unfortunately my father is not here to set the record straight, so I will. My father, Sam Cuellar apparently is ...
'Let the law do its job'
May 29, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, I have to respond to the article in Sunday’s (Modesto Bee) newspaper on May 25 about the drive-by shooting in Patterson that killed a 42-year-old woman. The Police Chief Tori Hughes stated ...
Response to 'Your dogs are barking'
May 28, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, I read the article in the Patterson Irrigator dated Thursday, May 15, regarding the barking dogs.  However, I am new to Patterson and also experienced life in the city, traffic, sirens, cri...
Teen Talk: Moving forward
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s note: With the end of the school year comes new motives and uncertainty for many of Patterson’s youth. Here is a basic example of what their direction is life is aimed to be.
Response to ‘Seniors for allocating garbage discounts’
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor, I agree with Gil Hyder on the garbage discounts for seniors, but there is also the people who are disabled and on a very limited income. Why not set up a program for them also? Of cour...
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