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May 29, 2012        4:46 p.m.

Seattle software engineer Justin Ferrari had just picked up his parents from the airport for a visit, his two young children in tow, when a bullet slammed through a window of the family van and into his head. Ferrari died in his father’s arms.

“He just happened to be in the wrong place, wrong day. But now in Seattle, they’re shooting everywhere,” said Massaret Habeti, who ushered Ferrari’s distraught mother and young children into her restaurant immediately after Thursday’s shooting.

Ferrari’s death was one of several cases of bystanders cut down by gunfire across Seattle in recent days, shootings that have brought the city’s long-simmering gun violence problem alarmingly home to neighborhoods across the city.

On Saturday, 33-year-old teacher’s aide Ryan Burr was waiting to cross the street near the Space Needle when a bullet — apparently aimed at someone else during an argument — struck him in the leg. The gunman fled into the crowds at the nearby Folklife Festival, underway at Seattle Center, where police later arrested a suspect.

“I never saw any fight that preceded this. I never even saw the person,” Burr, who was treated at the hospital and released, said in an interview.  “What I heard was that somebody bashed the guy’s face with a skateboard, and it escalated from there.”

Police also were investigating four drive-by shootings early Sunday morning, including the case of a teenage girl who had to duck behind a dresser as a hail of bullets hit her bedroom.

That same night, a home invasion left a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. And three people were arrested early Tuesday after multiple reports of gunshots fired at a park along Lake Washington.

These incidents happened in a city already reeling from a shooting April 22 in Pioneer Square, adjacent to the city’s downtown financial and shopping districts. In that incident, Nicole Westbrook, 21, a culinary student who had just moved to Seattle, was killed by a shot from a moving car while walking home with her boyfriend.

In all, more than 60 rounds were recorded in the city over the Memorial Day weekend, Deputy Police Chief Nick Metz said at a briefing for the Seattle City Council on Tuesday. “We’re absolutely much better than this. So this is really a sad thing to see,” he said.

The violence, especially in the case of Ferrari’s death, Metz said, has  “created a great deal of concern throughout the city because of its randomness — and the fact that it could have been just about anybody at that point in time.”

Violence appears random

Police suspect gang involvement in at least some of the shootings. Seattle, like most urban areas, has been troubled with gang violence over the years, but its overall homicide rate has been among the lowest in the country. The recent shootings, though — 15 murders so far, compared to 21 in all of 2011 — threaten to put a dent in Seattle’s record, City Councilman Nick Licata warned.

“If we continue at the rate we’re going this year, it’ll be about a 20% increase. Which is not good,” he said.

One of the most troubling features of the recent incidents is that on at least two occasions, police responding to incidents were greeted by hostile crowds who did not immediately allow officers to do their work. In one case, on May 16, medics were delayed reaching the victim of a shooting at a south Seattle fast food restaurant after several young men at the scene stripped off their shirts and challenged police officers to a fight.

There have been long-standing complaints, especially among minorities, about heavy-handed police tactics. The U.S. Justice Department announced in December that it had found a “pattern or practice of excessive force” in the department, though it did not find a clear pattern of bias. Federal authorities have been in discussions with the city for how to resolve the issue.

Tuesday’s City Council discussion dwelled heavily on the problem of getting citizens to cooperate with police to identify suspects and make arrests, and Licata suggested that reforms initiated as part of the Justice Department review could help improve the community’s perceptions.

“I think the sooner we move in with a strong and fair agreement with the [Department of Justice] and the community sees that, I think that’ll help give them confidence,” he said.

Police said they are already stepping up patrols, with a number of officers working overtime through the weekend, and are working with community groups and schools on anti-violence initiatives.

“We want to make it clear that we’re there, and if you’re going to be stupid enough to commit violence, you’re going to be arrested, and you are going to go to jail,” Metz said.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-seattle-shootings-20120529,0,7813802.story

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Nicole Westbrook

593635 551229662                69

 

her path of destiny = 69 = A marked woman.

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May 29, 2012        4:46 p.m.

Seattle software engineer Justin Ferrari had just picked up his parents from the airport for a visit, his two young children in tow, when a bullet slammed through a window of the family van and into his head. Ferrari died in his father’s arms.

“He just happened to be in the wrong place, wrong day. But now in Seattle, they’re shooting everywhere,” said Massaret Habeti, who ushered Ferrari’s distraught mother and young children into her restaurant immediately after Thursday’s shooting.

Ferrari’s death was one of several cases of bystanders cut down by gunfire across Seattle in recent days, shootings that have brought the city’s long-simmering gun violence problem alarmingly home to neighborhoods across the city.

On Saturday, 33-year-old teacher’s aide Ryan Burr was waiting to cross the street near the Space Needle when a bullet — apparently aimed at someone else during an argument — struck him in the leg. The gunman fled into the crowds at the nearby Folklife Festival, underway at Seattle Center, where police later arrested a suspect.

“I never saw any fight that preceded this. I never even saw the person,” Burr, who was treated at the hospital and released, said in an interview.  “What I heard was that somebody bashed the guy’s face with a skateboard, and it escalated from there.”

Police also were investigating four drive-by shootings early Sunday morning, including the case of a teenage girl who had to duck behind a dresser as a hail of bullets hit her bedroom.

That same night, a home invasion left a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. And three people were arrested early Tuesday after multiple reports of gunshots fired at a park along Lake Washington.

These incidents happened in a city already reeling from a shooting April 22 in Pioneer Square, adjacent to the city’s downtown financial and shopping districts. In that incident, Nicole Westbrook, 21, a culinary student who had just moved to Seattle, was killed by a shot from a moving car while walking home with her boyfriend.

In all, more than 60 rounds were recorded in the city over the Memorial Day weekend, Deputy Police Chief Nick Metz said at a briefing for the Seattle City Council on Tuesday. “We’re absolutely much better than this. So this is really a sad thing to see,” he said.

The violence, especially in the case of Ferrari’s death, Metz said, has  “created a great deal of concern throughout the city because of its randomness — and the fact that it could have been just about anybody at that point in time.”

Violence appears random

Police suspect gang involvement in at least some of the shootings. Seattle, like most urban areas, has been troubled with gang violence over the years, but its overall homicide rate has been among the lowest in the country. The recent shootings, though — 15 murders so far, compared to 21 in all of 2011 — threaten to put a dent in Seattle’s record, City Councilman Nick Licata warned.

“If we continue at the rate we’re going this year, it’ll be about a 20% increase. Which is not good,” he said.

One of the most troubling features of the recent incidents is that on at least two occasions, police responding to incidents were greeted by hostile crowds who did not immediately allow officers to do their work. In one case, on May 16, medics were delayed reaching the victim of a shooting at a south Seattle fast food restaurant after several young men at the scene stripped off their shirts and challenged police officers to a fight.

There have been long-standing complaints, especially among minorities, about heavy-handed police tactics. The U.S. Justice Department announced in December that it had found a “pattern or practice of excessive force” in the department, though it did not find a clear pattern of bias. Federal authorities have been in discussions with the city for how to resolve the issue.

Tuesday’s City Council discussion dwelled heavily on the problem of getting citizens to cooperate with police to identify suspects and make arrests, and Licata suggested that reforms initiated as part of the Justice Department review could help improve the community’s perceptions.

“I think the sooner we move in with a strong and fair agreement with the [Department of Justice] and the community sees that, I think that’ll help give them confidence,” he said.

Police said they are already stepping up patrols, with a number of officers working overtime through the weekend, and are working with community groups and schools on anti-violence initiatives.

“We want to make it clear that we’re there, and if you’re going to be stupid enough to commit violence, you’re going to be arrested, and you are going to go to jail,” Metz said.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-seattle-shootings-20120529,0,7813802.story

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Ryan Burr

9715 2399            45

 

his path of destiny = 45 = Violence.  Ouch.  That’s gotta hurt.  Things went horribly wrong.

Five of Cups Tarot card

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May 29, 2012        4:46 p.m.

Seattle software engineer Justin Ferrari had just picked up his parents from the airport for a visit, his two young children in tow, when a bullet slammed through a window of the family van and into his head. Ferrari died in his father’s arms.

“He just happened to be in the wrong place, wrong day. But now in Seattle, they’re shooting everywhere,” said Massaret Habeti, who ushered Ferrari’s distraught mother and young children into her restaurant immediately after Thursday’s shooting.

Ferrari’s death was one of several cases of bystanders cut down by gunfire across Seattle in recent days, shootings that have brought the city’s long-simmering gun violence problem alarmingly home to neighborhoods across the city.

On Saturday, 33-year-old teacher’s aide Ryan Burr was waiting to cross the street near the Space Needle when a bullet — apparently aimed at someone else during an argument — struck him in the leg. The gunman fled into the crowds at the nearby Folklife Festival, underway at Seattle Center, where police later arrested a suspect.

“I never saw any fight that preceded this. I never even saw the person,” Burr, who was treated at the hospital and released, said in an interview.  “What I heard was that somebody bashed the guy’s face with a skateboard, and it escalated from there.”

Police also were investigating four drive-by shootings early Sunday morning, including the case of a teenage girl who had to duck behind a dresser as a hail of bullets hit her bedroom.

That same night, a home invasion left a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. And three people were arrested early Tuesday after multiple reports of gunshots fired at a park along Lake Washington.

These incidents happened in a city already reeling from a shooting April 22 in Pioneer Square, adjacent to the city’s downtown financial and shopping districts. In that incident, Nicole Westbrook, 21, a culinary student who had just moved to Seattle, was killed by a shot from a moving car while walking home with her boyfriend.

In all, more than 60 rounds were recorded in the city over the Memorial Day weekend, Deputy Police Chief Nick Metz said at a briefing for the Seattle City Council on Tuesday. “We’re absolutely much better than this. So this is really a sad thing to see,” he said.

The violence, especially in the case of Ferrari’s death, Metz said, has  “created a great deal of concern throughout the city because of its randomness — and the fact that it could have been just about anybody at that point in time.”

Violence appears random

Police suspect gang involvement in at least some of the shootings. Seattle, like most urban areas, has been troubled with gang violence over the years, but its overall homicide rate has been among the lowest in the country. The recent shootings, though — 15 murders so far, compared to 21 in all of 2011 — threaten to put a dent in Seattle’s record, City Councilman Nick Licata warned.

“If we continue at the rate we’re going this year, it’ll be about a 20% increase. Which is not good,” he said.

One of the most troubling features of the recent incidents is that on at least two occasions, police responding to incidents were greeted by hostile crowds who did not immediately allow officers to do their work. In one case, on May 16, medics were delayed reaching the victim of a shooting at a south Seattle fast food restaurant after several young men at the scene stripped off their shirts and challenged police officers to a fight.

There have been long-standing complaints, especially among minorities, about heavy-handed police tactics. The U.S. Justice Department announced in December that it had found a “pattern or practice of excessive force” in the department, though it did not find a clear pattern of bias. Federal authorities have been in discussions with the city for how to resolve the issue.

Tuesday’s City Council discussion dwelled heavily on the problem of getting citizens to cooperate with police to identify suspects and make arrests, and Licata suggested that reforms initiated as part of the Justice Department review could help improve the community’s perceptions.

“I think the sooner we move in with a strong and fair agreement with the [Department of Justice] and the community sees that, I think that’ll help give them confidence,” he said.

Police said they are already stepping up patrols, with a number of officers working overtime through the weekend, and are working with community groups and schools on anti-violence initiatives.

“We want to make it clear that we’re there, and if you’re going to be stupid enough to commit violence, you’re going to be arrested, and you are going to go to jail,” Metz said.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-seattle-shootings-20120529,0,7813802.story

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Justin Ferrari

131295 6599199              69

 

his path of destiny = 69 = A marked man.

 

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24 May 2012             09:40 GMT

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso set the pace from Lotus’s Romain Grosjean and Sauber’s Sergio Perez in first practice at the Monaco Grand Prix.

The Spaniard managed a lap 0.365 seconds quicker than Grosjean.

Perez was 0.081 secs behind the Frenchman and McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton was 0.036 secs further back in fourth.

The session came to a premature end when the engine in Heikki Kovalainen’s Caterham blew up in the tunnel with seven minutes remaining.

Williams driver Pastor Maldonado, who won the last race in Spain, was fifth, ahead of Ferrari’s Felipe Massa, Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi, McLaren’s Jenson Button, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg.

“This year’s racing is really competitive,” said BBC F1 technical analyst Gary Anderson. “That’s seven different cars in the top 10 and any one of those guys could win the race.

“The car is going well at the moment. It is important to have a car you are confident with”

Romain Grosjean

“It bodes so well for the different chassis having some success. We’ve got two Ferraris, Saubers and McLarens up there. The first Red Bull comes in ninth. Even Lotus and Williams are looking strong.”

Alonso, Grosjean and Hamilton swapped fastest times throughout the session, with the Lotus going fastest, then the Ferrari, before Hamilton took top spot.

Grosjean then took it back, before Alonso finally grabbed it for good with a lap in one minute 16.265 seconds.

The times confirmed the impressions from out on the track, where the three cars looked especially impressive.

Two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen, watching at the second Swimming Pool chicane, told Anderson: “Monaco is a difficult circuit to drive because the barriers are so close.

“You need to have the perfect run and have maximum concentration to get a good lap. It looks like the Lotus is really strong here. Nico Rosberg is looking confident as well but it’s still too early to say.”

Grosjean said: “I like Monaco. I like the track; it’s good fun. The car is going well at the moment and let’s see what we can do later on. It is important to have a car you are confident with.”

Grosjean’s team-mate Kimi Raikkonen failed to set a lap time. He came back to the pits after just one lap to complain that the steering on his Lotus was not to his liking. The team spent the rest of the session changing it.

BBC 5 live analyst Jaime Alguersuari said: “It’s not the best session for Kimi Raikkonen, especially as he’s been away for Formula 1 for two years.

“But I don’t think he will struggle to get the rhythm back. He has a good car.

“He just needs to be mature enough to get through FP2 without a problem and get lots of laps ready for Saturday.”

The only other incident involved Michael Schumacher, who damaged the front wing of his Mercedes on the kerbs at the harbour-front chicane.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/18188453

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Fernando Alonso was born on July 29th, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_Alonso

July 29th, 1981

July 29th

7 + 29 +2+0+1+1 = 40 = his personal year (from July 29th, 2011 to July 28th, 2012) = I could use some help.

Page of Cups Tarot card

40 year + 4 (April) = 44 = his personal month = It is what it is.

44 month + 27 (27th of the month) = 71 = his personal day = Job well done.

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Pastor Maldonado

13 May 2012        14:38 GMT

Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado took his maiden victory and Williams’s first since 2004 in a strategic battle with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.

Maldonado, who is in only his second season in Formula 1, won the Spanish Grand Prix after his team outsmarted Ferrari with pit-stop timing.

Alonso survived a late charge from Lotus’s Kimi Raikkonen, who took third.

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton fought up from the back of the grid to eighth, with team-mate Jenson Button taking ninth.

Alonso’s second place moves him into a tie on points at the head of the championship with Sebastian Vettel, who was sixth in his Red Bull, passing Button, then Hamilton and finally Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg in quick succession in the closing laps.

Maldonado analysis

Image of David CoulthardDavid CoulthardBBC F1 co-commentator

Some said Maldonado was a pay driver and he didn’t deserve his place in Formula 1 but they’ll be eating their words now. This was a fantastic drive.

Vettel is classified as the leader on results countback.

Alonso and Ferrari may well privately regret the decision to delay their second pit stop until two laps after Maldonado made his on the 24th of 66 laps.

Alonso, who started second, beat pole-sitter Maldonado into the first corner and led through the first pit-stop period, after which he had a 3.4-second lead on lap 12.

But Maldonado closed that advantage to 1.5secs by lap 21 and when he could not get any closer Williams decided to try to ‘undercut’ Alonso with an earlier pit stop.

It worked to perfection. Ferrari’s decision not to stop on the next lap simply made life easier, especially when Alonso was held up by Marussia’s Charles Pic during that period – for which the Frenchman earned a drive-through penalty.

BBC F1 technical analyst Gary Anderson said: “I think Alonso was a lap too late and that has cost them.”

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Spanish GP - Top three drivers

Spanish GP – Top three drivers

That left Maldonado with a 6.2-second lead. Alonso closed in throughout their third stints, getting the gap down to 4.2secs before Maldonado stopped for the final time on lap 41.

Williams had a problem fitting his left rear tyre and that left Alonso only 3.1secs adrift when he rejoined from his final stop three laps later.

The double world champion quickly closed on to the rear of the Williams, but Maldonado drove cleverly to ensure he was always far enough ahead at the start of the pit straight to ensure Alonso could not pass him.

It concludes a remarkable recovery from Williams, who had slumped in recent years to the worst season in their history last year.

But changes to the way the team operates, and key personnel at the top, have produced a turnaround in fortunes.

“It’s a wonderful day for the team which has been pushing so hard,” Maldonado said.

“We have been trying to improve so much. It was a tough race with the strategy and the tyres after a couple of laps we were struggling after as couple of laps with the rear grip, Fernando did a better start than me, I was just following the pace.

“It was my first podium and my first victory. You can imagine what I feel.”

Alonso began to drop away in the final eight laps – he suspected his car had lost an aerodynamic part – and measured his pace to the charging Raikkonen, who was only 0.6secs adrift at the flag.

Alonso said: “We were a little bit unlucky maybe, but they did a great job and they had the pace.

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Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton ‘proud’ of performance

“If we were faster than the Williams we would have had the opportunity to overtake but they were quicker.

“It’s a step forward in terms of championship possibilities.”

Raikkonen said he was “a bit disappointed”, adding: “I expected to be a bit stronger in the race, especially in the beginning. In the end we were quite quick but it was too late.”

The Finn’s team-mate Romain Grosjean was fourth, ahead of Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi.

Behind Vettel, Nico Rosberg held off a late charge from Hamilton to take seventh, ahead of Button and Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg.

Hamilton drove a superb, attacking yet measured race to recover from the penalty that demoted him from pole to the back of the grid.

The 2008 world champion stopped only twice when almost all other drivers opted for three stops, and judged perfectly the tactical demands of needing to look after his tyres while also gaining places quickly.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/18051941

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Pastor Maldonado was born on March 10th, 1985 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pastor_Maldonado

March 10th, 1985

3 + 10 +1+9+8+5 = 36 = his life lesson = Having his work cut out for him.  Crushing the competition.

Ten of Wands Tarot card

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March 10th, 1985

March 10th

3 + 10 +2+0+1+2 = 18 = his personal year (from March 10th, 2012 to March 9th, 2013) = Surreal.

The Moon Tarot card

18 year + 5 (May) = 23 = his personal year (from May 10th, 2012 to June 9th, 2012) = Athlete.  Sports.  Taking action.  Just do it!

23 month + 13 (13th of the month on Sunday May 13th, 2012) = 36 = his personal day = Crushing the competition.

Ten of Wands Tarot card

[When his number (36 (his life lesson number)) comes up, that’s when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live experience.  So today was HIS day!!!]

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http://predictionsyear2012.com/

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