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From Behind The White Line, You're Not So Bright

Original post made by Jamie, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Jul 10, 2009

I was on Main Street this evening and it was incredibly busy. I thought there was a special event, but I didn't see one. There was no parking, every available space was taken. Are we in a recession? It didn't look like it. The restaurants were packed.
I was in my car, on a side road leading onto Main Street, stopped at a stop sign. Gay Nineties Pizza was on my left. I waited for pedestrians to finish crossing, and then, because I couldn't see due to all the parked trucks and cars, I inched out onto Main Street, looked to my left, which was clear, and then looked to my right. There was a motorcycle coming so I waited. As he passed he screamed at me, "The white line is back there!"
The fact that a driver couldn't see past the lines of parked vehicles from behind the crosswalk and the white line was obvious. He would rather I had blindly pulled out and flattened him. The intelligence level of many people seems low when I'm out there on the road. Just sayin'.

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Posted by Buford
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:21 pm

We need to knock down all these sissy liberal historic buildings downtown including Veteran's Memorial Hall, the Museum Building) and build a SUPER WALMART. I want low prices now! I want parking! Don't stand in the way of good old Reagan-American progress! AMERICA!!

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Posted by FREEBIES
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:18 pm

The FREE concert off First Street is one of the reasons for lack of parking. Then consider that alot of the streets on the west side of town are crowded with fair attendees who are also looking to save a buck.

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