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County officials cut short confab with Chinese delegation eyeing NUMMI

Original post made on Oct 4, 2009

Alameda County supervisors cut short their meeting last week with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping the NUMMI plant open because they had their own county board meeting to attend.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 2, 2009, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Nummi Worker
a resident of Ruby Hill
on Oct 4, 2009 at 7:52 pm

So unfortunate that such a meeting with these "High Level" Chinese Delegates had to be cut short. Looks like Nummi workers can't catch a break! California will be having an additional 20 thousand or more on the unemployment line come next year. Sad state of affairs!

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Posted by !
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:48 pm

Remember, under this new Obama paradigm shift, We The People and private sector businesses now exist to "serve" government officials. Not the other way around since America is changing from capitalism to socialism/marxism or worse.

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Posted by Jerry
a resident of Oak Hill
on Oct 5, 2009 at 2:17 am

What's more important - 4800 jobs or a hearing on appointing a successor to the County District Attorney...

In light of our current employment situtation, couldn't this hearing be re-scheduled. Seems to me someone may have their priorities confused...

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Posted by Lee
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 5, 2009 at 8:25 am

Seems to me their priorities were mixed up. 4800 jobs will be gone soon, and they couldn't reschedule their meeting? We have the wrong people in this group!! The Chinese group came half way around the world for this..they should have been the top priorityl!

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Posted by Julia
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 5, 2009 at 12:05 pm

Hey's not them. It's us for putting those fools in office to govern and guide our future...some day we MAY wake up. But seeing what some of you did in Washington, it just may be to late at least in my life time to see us..."we the people" come back as a smart, strong, great Country. I am sure as of this moment there are at least 95% of all the so called officials in office are just a bunch of self serving individuals who love to drain the system and move on to bigger and greater coffers to drain.

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Posted by Nothing New
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 5, 2009 at 2:09 pm

What else is new! Do you expect anything different? If you are, tell me what weed are you smoking?

The politicians saw it coming and don't want to be seen with a 'failure'... off they go... got to go... shows Americans don't have any stomach for tough agenda! If you were in the Chinese delegation and see the American politicians bailing out... what would be your reaction? This is not about elephants and donkeys! This is about people's livelihoods. Just think 'we' elected them!

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Posted by David
a resident of Foothill High School
on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm

Once again people spouting off at the keyboard about things they have no clue about. Why don't you call your County Supervisor and ask what he/she has done in the recent years to keep NUMMI in Alameda County. Or better yet, call the East Bay Economic Development Alliance and ask how the County attempted keep NUMMI in Alameda County. Sometimes some of you assume you know things, but we all know what assuming usually makes someone look like...

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