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|"We'll Get Your Baby Out of Jail"
The fences surrounding the baseball field at Chaparral High School contain several banners that advertise area businesses, a practice that is not unusual throughout the country. However, the ...
|Breaking: State Finds District that Entrapped Our Son Misappropriated Special Needs Kids' Money
TVUSD punished again for financial improprieties A year-long investigation by the California Department of Education (CDE) into the Temecula Valley Unified School District's (TVUSD) special ...
|State Investigation Reveals 92% of Temecula's Special Education Students Have No Future
Meltdown in Temecula as State Investigation Finds Massive Non-Compliance in TVUSD Special Education Temecula, CA is home to the most famous special education department in the United States. However,
|Snodgrass Public Statement on the End of School Drugs Stings in Riverside County
The Riverside Press Enterprise recently asked us to comment for an article they were preparing, and is out now, Schools get reprieve from undercover drug busts . We provided the following written ...
|GREAT NEWS! Two Dozen Children Will Not Spend the Holidays Behind Bars Because of You
On the morning of December 13, 2012, the earth and the sky moved at a furious pace while my wife and I were putting on clothes we would normally reserve for funerals or weddings, all in what felt ...
|Superintendent Ritter Tries to Shut Us Up and Disgraced Ex-Board Members Flip Off Parents On Way Out
As we recently reported , the voters of Temecula replaced all three incumbent school board members with the candidates we endorsed. On November 18, two weeks after election night, the school board ...
|A Major Civil Rights Victory Just Occurred in Temecula
The Riverside County Registrar of Voters has certified the ballots for the 2014 Temecula School Board election, and the results are now official. Huge congratulations are in order for our newest ...
|School Superintendent to Kids Entrapped by Narc: DROP DEAD
History is filled with those who have placed themselves squarely on the wrong side of civil rights issues, and history is never kind to them. Meet one of the newest members of this exclusive
|Documentary About Our Autistic Son's Entrapment - and Heads Have Started to Roll
For background, read the Rolling Stone magazine article, The Entrapment of Jesse Snodgrass . As we're preparing for the upcoming lawsuit, (trial likely be scheduled for June or July of 2015), I ...
|School District Sues Police, Claims Our Autistic Son Was Victim of Unconstitutional Entrapment
As reported by the Press Enterprise and the Associated Press , this story has taken another strange and unexpected twist. Our son, Jesse, filed a lawsuit against Temecula Valley Unified School ...
|Sunday's LA Times Op-Ed Decries Our Autistic Son's Entrapment - and Tomorrow We See Deputy Dan
Just ahead of Tuesday's scheduled deposition of officer Daniel Zipperstein, a/k/a Daniel Briggs, a/k/a Deputy Dan, a/k/a the undercover police officer who targeted our son, Jesse, this appeared in ...
|Our Autistic Son's Entrapment: The Jig is Up – The End of Undercover Drug Stings in Schools
This week, our partners, the Drug Policy Alliance , have mailed a letter to the Superintendents of 20 Riverside County school districts, along with a copy of the recent Rolling Stone investigative ...
|Our Autistic Son’s Arrest: Rolling Stone Magazine Tells the Whole Story
The new issue of Rolling Stone tells the full story surrounding our autistic son’s in-school entrapment, arrest, detention, expulsion battle, and our efforts to rescue him. In addition to several ...
|California Government Opens Formal Investigation of Our Autistic Son's School District
The California Department of Education (CDE) has initiated a formal investigation of the Temecula Valley Unified School District . The investigation has come to light just months after the CDE ...
|Cops Who Entrapped Our Autistic Son Entrap and Arrest Disabled Kid for $3 Vicodin Pill
Last month, one year and one day after several armed police officers rushed into our autistic son’s classroom at Chaparral High School in Temecula, CA, handcuffed him in front of his classmates, ...
|OUTRAGE! A Year and a Day After Our Autistic Son's Arrest, 25 More Kids Arrested
Yesterday, one year and one day after several armed police officers rushed into our autistic son’s classroom at Chaparral High School in Temecula, CA, handcuffed him in front of his classmates, ...
|Our Autistic Son's Arrest: Lawsuit Filed, Individuals Named
Please visit and share the following links: Click here to donate to the Snodgrass Legal Fund Click here to sign the petition to end undercover drug stings in ...
|Our Autistic Son's Arrest: A Very Important Announcement
Nearly six months ago - 177 days to be precise - when my wife and I first went public about the fact that our autistic son was handcuffed in front of his classmates, taken away, medically probed, ...
|Our Autistic Son's Arrest: Some Good News, and Some News That Will Make You Sick to Your Stomach
On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, a little over seven months after that horrible day , I was standing face-to-face with my son in the hallway outside his room. I asked him, "did you take your medicine?" He ...
|KosAbility: When the School is the Bully
We were recently speaking with a newspaper reporter regarding our son's situation , and the reporter asked us why we thought people would care about a special education issue, because the subject ...
|I Confronted Our Autistic Son's Interrogator, Plus a Major Announcement
Note: Please donate to the E.A.S.E. Legal Fund . There are significant legal fees that have been spent to defend our son, and there will be additional legal fees incurred in the pursuit of justice ...
|Our Autistic Son Was Supposed to Graduate Yesterday
When our son was a little boy, I remember doing the math, which brought me to the knowledge that he would be a member of the 2013 high school graduating class. This last December , ...
|Updated - Our Autistic Son's Arrest: Meet the People Behind the Temecula Special Ed Scandal
Quick update…we’ve just learned of an excellent article that is now on Alternet. It’s a great read. Timothy Ritter, TVUSD Superintendent Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ...
|Our Autistic Son: Stunning Claim Alleges School Used 8th Grader as “Bait” in Secret Drug Sting
The administration of the Temecula Valley Unified School District is reeling from a new jaw-dropping allegation that can now be revealed . A Temecula middle school assistant principal recruited a ...
|Our Autistic Son's Arrest: We're Suing the Bastards
YOU helped our son beat the deep pockets of the school district. Now YOU can help to make sure that those who were responsible for the horror and abuse that our son endured will never be in a ...
|Our Autistic Son Back on Campus - His Self Portrait
This past December, a disturbing image of our was included in several news publications, both in print and on television. The image depicted our son being led away from his high school, in handcuffs .
|Our Autistic Son - The District is Still Going After Him
On Friday, March 8, 2013, our son prevailed against the Temecula Valley Unified School District in a due process hearing, and the judge ordered that he be returned to his High School, where he had ...
|Our Autistic Son Returns to School Today, and Explosive Article Details Judge's "Scathing Ruling"
94 days ago, our son went to his public school, much like any other day. He was an autistic special education student, who is significantly learning disabled and on a regimen of prescription ...
|Our Autistic Son's Arrest: The Judge Has Ruled, VICTORY!!!
For those who are new to this story, I have posted some relevant links to previous diaries and news articles at the end of this diary. Over a month ago, I first brought our story to the ...
|Our Autistic Son's Arrest: It's in the Judge's Hands, Here's What You Can Do
The world is watching. It's time to end the abuse. Note: Please sign this petition to help my son, and to halt the abuse of special education students in the school district referenced in this ...
|Update - Petition Tops 1500! Our Autistic Son's Arrest: DKos in the News
Driving, some years ago and in another state, my son is in the back seat. Radio is on, tuned to a news station, sports report in-progress. Announcer: "The Penguins beat the Devils..." My son ...
|Our Autistic Son's Arrest: Here's How the Orange Army Can Help
1) Sign and share the petition . It is having a tremendous effect here, let's keep the pressure on. 2) There are couple of new articles out so far today in area newspapers, please head over to them ...
|2nd Update: Our Autistic Son's Arrest in the Press, YOU got the District's Attention, They Freak Out
An abuser relies on the secrecy of their behavior for empowerment. Once their abusive behavior is exposed, their ability to continue abusing is threatened. Last week, I posted a diary, Our Autistic ...
|Major Update - Our Autistic Son was Handcuffed and Arrested in School, We Were Not Notified
Note: Please sign this petition to help my son, and to halt the abuse of special education students in the school district referenced in this diary. In December, 2012, a teenager went to his public ...
|Island Disappears in Bay of Bengal Due to Global Warming
In 1974, an American satellite introduced the world to a previously undiscovered island, located in the Bay of Bengal. The island became the subject of an ownership dispute, so it was known by more ...
|Federal Judge Rules on Monsanto GM Sugar as Supreme Court Looms in Background
Two weeks ago, I wrote about a federal hearing which could have ...
|Alex Chilton, 1950-2010
Alex Chilton has died at the age of 59 . His was an enormous influence in the sub-genre which came ...
|Federal Court May Halt Genetically Modified Sugar Beets Today
Currently, about half of the America's sugar supply comes from genetically modified sugar beets, which have been engineered to be resitant to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide. In a hearing scheduled to ...
|Monsanto Submitted "Fake Scientific Data" Says Former Exec
Monsanto's former managing directior of India operations is talking, and it's not pretty for the behemoth of genetic modification. Tiruvadi Jagadisan is accusing his former employer of faking ...
|No Health Insurance? No Autism!
I'd like to share a couple of recent items I find interesting in the realm of autism. On the surface the stories appear to have little in common aside from their autism connection. However, when ...
|The Biology of Global Warming (DK GreenRoots)
Tonight we are fortunate to have this article written by guest host Craig Mackintosh from the Permaculture Research ...
|Pesticide Dump Ignored for Decades, Cancers and Immune Diseases Reported by Residents
Dolan Miller used to live in the remote Antelope Valley region of Nevada's Lander County. Of course, all of Lander County is remote as a 2002 population estimate pegged it at 5,691. With a ...
|Healthcare Reform: Autism Reduces Household Income $6K Annually
A 2006 study from the Harvard School of Public Health estimated the cumulative lifetime cost of caring for a person with autism to be $3.2 million, and $35 billion for the annual cost of care for ...
|Marine Recruiter Drove Autistic Man from Group Home to Enlist
An introductory note. My intent in this diary is to be as free from written opinion as possible since this story not only infers many layers on its face, but contains enough blame to go around ...
|Report: Climate Change Killing 300,000 People Per Year - Updated
Terms like crisis , devastation , etc., have become frequent fliers in the lexicon of climate change discussion to such a degree that the short attention span theater within the ...
|Soldier Pays Hit Man Rather Than Face Redeployment to Iraq
Ten months ago on his first day of combat in Iraq, 20-year-old American soldier Jonathan Aponte was in his unit's chow hall where he watched a sergeant pick up her gun. She locked, loaded, put the ...
|James Bond JetPack Rating System for Green Technology - The Debut!
I've always been a fan of James Bond. Not so much James Bond in practice, but in concept. I have a deep interest in green technology along with a tremendous disappointment that the 21st century is ...
|Decertified Rogue "Organic" Dairy: Tanned, Rested and Ready
In Corporate Organic and the Beast That Devoured Itself , I had detailed the story of last month's organic decertification of Case ...
|Corporate Organic and the Beast That Devoured Itself
In an extraordinarily rare move, an industrial-scale dairy has been stripped of its organic certification due to serious violations of organic standards. Organic, Inc. ...
|Global Warming: CO2 Increasing 3 Times Faster Than IPCC Predictions
The National Academy of Sciences has released a new study showing that global warming is occurring at a rate which is ...
|9/11 Death Toll Officially Increased, Toxic Dust Verified
New York City chief medical examiner Charles Hirsch has officially linked the death of 42-year-...
|Sewage Now Accounts for 10% of 3,395-Mile River
China’s Yellow River , commonly referred to as the Cradle of Chinese Civilization is ...
|Wal-Mart Accused of False Organic Labeling (w/Smoking Gun Photos)
Cross-posted at Ecotality Blog. Wal-Mart's legal council has been warned by ...
|Grandmother's Challenge Forces Wal-Mart to Recall Lead Containing Baby Bibs
Marilyn Furer is a grandmother who lives in Mount Prospect, IL, a suburban village located 22 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. In 2005 she had seen a story on a local news station about ...
|What's Wrong With Global Warming Denialists?
Cross-posted at Ecotality Blog Anytime that I disagree ...
|Industrial Polluters Turn Yellow River Red
Cross-posted at the Ecotality Blog . China’s Yellow River , commonly referred to as ...
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