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Bee's Stay Away sign on Hopyard

Original post made by Jennifer on Sep 4, 2009

Has anyone seen this sign on Hopyard?

I take it means - there are bees in the area, stay away
or is it - bees stay away, you're not wanted here

Anyway, who would bother to make a sign?

Comments (6)

Posted by Karen, a resident of Birdland
on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:55 pm

Haha....funny....I have seen the sign too and wondered the same thing. :-)


Posted by resident, a resident of Mohr Park
on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:22 pm

So, the Bee sign with no meaning is still sitting at a busy intersection. Is there a reason the city is leaving it on the sidewalk?


Posted by grammar teacher, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 9, 2009 at 10:17 am

So, a misplaced apostrophe and a lack of punctuation... sounds like an example for the next edition of the book "Eats, Shoots, and Leaves"


Posted by Tess, a resident of Grey Eagle Estates
on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:24 pm

My son and I were wondering about this sign also. He thinks it is a mom's way of reasuring her child that may have been stung and is now frightened.


Posted by Pleasanton Resident, a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Sep 10, 2009 at 9:16 am

I saw the sign a week or so ago. I also saw an exterminator company spraying the lower traffic light mounted on the pole. I concluded that there was a bees nest there, and they were beign courteous & exercising concern in letting people know. Many posters to this Town Square blog should try to be the same. After all, that is what a Commuity is all about.


Posted by Jerry, a resident of Oak Hill
on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:27 am

This has absolutely nothing to do with the "bee sign" but I saw an amusing sign along side a roadway near Mt. Shasta City. Someone had altered a "Report Drunk Drivers - Call 911" sign to read "Drunk Drivers - Call 911"...

The paint covering "Report" matched perfectly...


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