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Back from Paris in the nick of time

Original post made on Nov 29, 2015

When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent messages on her cellphone, and with good reason.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 26, 2015, 8:38 AM

Comments (8)

Posted by resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 29, 2015 at 12:02 pm

She states " If she had, Jennifer said, she most likely would have been there for days because the French government closed the airport and borders as soon as the attacks began."

Melodramatic but not true. The borders were closed, not the airports. I was also in Paris on that day and left the following morning. My flight was delayed only because of the extra time needed to get through security.

What relevance to this story is the comment about her being a realtor? A little free advertising or was there some rational reason to mention that?

Posted by a nice resident
a resident of Birdland
on Nov 29, 2015 at 12:59 pm

Way to add negativity to a nice story "resident". I took this story as just a good reminder to be grateful for safety and being able to return home to your loved ones. As for melodrama, you can thank the news for that because they made it sound as if all avenues for leaving France were closed. Glad you are safe, as well as Ms Haus and I hope you take a stance of gratitude going forward and spend your time in a more positive way being that it is the holiday season, you live in a free country and life is too short for snide comments.
Smile, hug someone or something today and count your blessings.

Posted by American Born
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 29, 2015 at 5:59 pm

The weekend forgets to put up the 'likes'. Thanks, nice, I appreciate the 'story' too. Also, Planes, airline employees, lines, crowds, often get wrong talk (info) from those involved on fringes, compared to tv we get. There are been major incidents that were totally misconstrued by folks 'on the ground', compared to those of us watching CNN cameras that are always on 'sites' around the world. I remember New Orleans different reporters, residents, Gov, etc confused the two "convention centers", and all first 2 days just talked past each other. Somr "Closed" could be interpreted differently by Paris locals, visitors, remote airlines,
Regardless her account is of interest, and I'm glad I didn't have the scare and uncertainty of what might be happening blocks away in a foreign country.
The close proximity of Brussels, Belgium, Paris, France, and all the countries are closer than California to some of our state line borders. I don't like the unknown neighbors walking back and forth. The European VISA "waiver" is absurdly insane in today's world. Because of that looseness, the 'waivers' must be stopped. Sen Diane Feinstein wants waiver program stopped. We cannot loosely say 'anybody' going around Europe freely without stamping passports, can then come here directly from 'friendly France' without any 'record' of previous travels in ISIS territory. We must insist NO waivers honored. ISIS can be found in all those small countries. USA has open spaces. From the news, it seems this 'JV' team is pretty expert at sneaking and mass killings!!! Let us check all our borders for the South American walkers, Seattle docked ships, etc... Check everywhere!
We have the right to be 'secure' in our homeland.

Posted by Thank you
a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Nov 29, 2015 at 11:10 pm

This was a wonderful article about a local resident being grateful and if you missed that completely by picking apart the reporting then you missed the point. Thank you for sharing this and glad heart and kindness and gratitude are worth reporting on.

Posted by Pro-Law
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:46 pm

I too do wonder how the Weekly got a hold of this "story".

Glad to hear she is safe, but the story does come off as something you'd talk about at dinner - not something that would be in a newspaper.

Posted by Huh?
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 2, 2015 at 1:02 pm

The negative-Neds/Nellies seem to forget that the Weekly is not a hard news outlet and is sent to us to illuminate the activities of our community and its residents. It's a nice distraction to read a story like Ms. Haus' when the world is in such turmoil. Take a chill-pill!

Posted by PW often blocks stories esp. about Realtors
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:43 pm

If the truth might hurt, then PW tries to sweep it under the rug.

Web Link

Blocked by PW to prevent people from expressing their ideas.
Maybe many people would be in support of "selling" houses to foreigners,
but they never got a chance to say either way.

Yet when you follow the link, there are also displayed two real estate ads!
Is the PW in Thrall?
What do you think?

Posted by Kidding right?
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:31 pm

The PW would not exist without realators Take a look a the paper, it is 1/3 houses for sale and glam photos of agents. They know they better pander to these people, cuz they pay the bills.

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