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Helicopter Overhead

Original post made by Just Wondering, Vintage Hills Elementary School, on Jul 5, 2012

Anyone know what's going on? There's a helicopter buzzing back and forth over Vintage Hills. Can't see it, but it's been up there for at least 10-15 minutes.

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Posted by Nancy s
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 5, 2012 at 10:29 pm

Ive been wondering the same thing. But I have seen it and it is still circling.


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Posted by Neighbor
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:01 am

Might be a news chopper covering the horse jockey accident at the fair?


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Posted by nancy s
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:09 am

@Neighbor - don't think so, this was late last night 9:30 - 10:30 pm
Plus too far from Fairgrounds. We are talking south east side of Ptwn, by Shadow Cliffs.


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Posted by black heli
a resident of Amador Estates
on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:13 am

it is obama's homeland security eyeballing the few pleasanton citizens who disply the american flag. you know, these are the terrorists that worry obama...not the radical islamists.


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Posted by steven
a resident of Stoneridge
on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:21 am

Ever since I spoke up about BART and the union-financed thugs in Oakland, Obamacysts have been taping my phone. I bet dollers to donuts that the phone tapers are unionized.


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Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Jul 6, 2012 at 12:14 pm

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I could hear those on the helicopter announcing the park was closed (so it was after 10 pm). Not sure if this is a new attempt at enforcing the curfew because there are people grilling and fishing in the dark. Never seen them enforce the curfew, although I'll be grateful if they do.


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Posted by Clark
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 6, 2012 at 12:32 pm

So much information! In other words, someone's insinuating that they called in the police to rid the neighborhood of park users. Niiiiice!


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Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Jul 6, 2012 at 12:39 pm

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Call what police? It's county land last I knew, and I would hardly be calling anyone and can't see what's going on back there anyway. Lots of fireworks this week; maybe the concern was a potential fire? Clark, why not ask the sheriff's department what the cause was.


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Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Jul 6, 2012 at 2:26 pm

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According to East Bay Regional Park District, the helicopter was keeping an eye on people breaking the park curfew and evading the police. Helicopter was used until officers on the ground could remove them. See, just a simple phone call.