Neighbors Comment on Can't-Miss Stories of the Week

Read what your neighbors had to say about a horrific attack on a dog and a drunk driver hitting a pedestrian.

The Peninsula is always rife with news, but even some of these stories had us saying, "Huh?!"

Craig Burleigh wrote, "It is with great sadness that I learned today of Kurtis's passing - he was a highly valued member of our 2003 AYSO U12Boys team 'The Cyclones' and helped us to a second place that year. 
Our condolences go out to his family and friends - in our memory he will always be a forward pushing to score for his team."


Peninsula Humane Society Responds to Horrifying Dog Attack Case

Shirin Apour wrote, "I hope they give him the maximum and make an example out of him to show others that there are consequences for theses heinous crimes."


Pacifica Pedestrian Hit by Alleged DUI Driver

Ron wrote, "Seems our freedoms are so threatened that we live in "legal" fear of identifying either the victim or the culprit?"


4 San Carlos Homes Burglarized in Past 48 Hours

Bill Hudson wrote, "They will meet a very large pistol with hollow points on Cedar St. in San Carlos. A Shotgun if I have the time to get it."


One of Our Own Needs Help

Maggie Reyes said, "I've known Dennis since I was young & still in school. He is an awesome person and no matter how busy he was he would always take the time to talk to you and make sure you were doing ok. The city of Half Moon Bay needs to stop being selfish and do the right thing and give Dennis his benefits. He always took care of us when we needed him, now its our turn to take care of him."


Yee Says Death Threats Won't Deter His Gun Control Efforts

Richard wrote, "The comments here are exactly why we need gun control. It's not just the mentally ill who should be prevented from having guns. Handguns do not enhance our safety. They exacerbate our flaws, tempt us to escalate arguments, and bait us into embracing confrontation rather than avoiding it. The NRA and it's supporters will never acknowledge the danger posed by supposed "law abiding citizens"...until they get angry and turn to their guns as a means for settling up."


Palo Alto Police Chief Gains Following on Twitter Virtual Ride-along

Rhonda P wrote, "Very nice of you all to do this for the city!"


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