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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - November 29, 2013

Editorial: Black Friday? That's so yesterday

If you can't find a place to park today as you make your way around town to start your Christmas shopping, think positive. Merchants from Macy's at Stoneridge Shopping Center to Clover Creek downtown will be ecstatic, glad to see you frantically searching for a parking spot to join the customers standing in line at their cash registers inside. It's what they've been waiting for. Today is Black Friday--the day after Thanksgiving--and traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the year for retailers. Many of us no doubt stayed glued to our computers between turkey and pumpkin pie yesterday checking for door-buster deals that actually started right after the pie was served -- at 6 p.m. at Walmart, 8 p.m. at some stores in the Mall and places like Best Buy, and even all day yesterday at K-Mart, wherever it has stores in the region.

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