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Seven arrested after fair fight

Original post made on Jul 5, 2017

Authorities arrested seven juveniles after a fight in the carnival midway area of the Alameda County Fair early Fourth of July evening, according to a sheriff's office spokesman.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 10:21 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by Flightops
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 5, 2017 at 1:33 pm

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Not a big surprise when you have a group of 2 or more hoodlums running around togethe, the bigger the pack the braver they get!

Posted by saraclaw
a resident of California Reflections
on Jul 6, 2017 at 11:11 am

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Flightops, I don't understand how calling people "hoodlums" who you don't even know nor have never met contributes to the conversation. Your snap judgement of fellow human beings must be rooted in a superiority complex that you are better than they are for one reason or another. It makes me sad that you, and so many others, feel comfortable throwing out insults from behind a computer without foundation or respect for other human beings.

Posted by Bubba
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Jul 6, 2017 at 11:18 am

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Thanks, saraclaw. Flightops' comments actually motivated me to sign up here but you beat me to the punch in your reply.

Posted by FrequentWalkerMiles
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 6, 2017 at 11:22 am

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I'm curious now, which correct-term-of-the-week does the enlightened intelligentsia prefer the plebs to use when characterizing idiots who get into a violent brawl at a family oriented community event?

Posted by Flightops
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 6, 2017 at 4:05 pm

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Sorry about that, I guess I could have said " fine young gentlemen " but then again after reading a little more about what happened I think I was right the first time! Hopefully after being released to their parents a little "straightening out" was implemented!

Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:38 am

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I find reading the comments more interesting than the article itself. I am not really in shock that a State or County Fair experiences fights and brawls. But to attack 'Flightops' for using a very old description such as 'hoodlums' is very disconcerting. The word 'hoodlums' is extremely mild and probably very PC. Those of you who responded to Flightops' regarding his choice of a word, never felt it necessary to address the behavior of the........hoodlums. Oh boy, oops there goes another rubber tree plant.

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