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County sheriff, Mythbusters TV crew hold public meeting over Dublin cannonball incident

Original post made on Dec 19, 2011

On the heels of an epic TV production mishap that sent a cannonball flying into Dublin homes, roughly two hundred people filled a local community center Saturday to discuss the incident

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, December 18, 2011, 2:29 PM

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Posted by John
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 19, 2011 at 10:05 am

I'm sure the bombing range existed long before the houses were built so close by. Nobody who lives there should be astonished that something that was meant to happen in a rural area was going on before that rural area was developed. However, the residents most likely should have been informed of what was nearby (along with the Santa Rita jail). The county, also, should have considered moving the bomb range when Dublin decided that that land could be developed for housing. It is the classic case of residents complaining about something that was there even before their houses got built (like the folks near the Livermore Airport, or those in downtown Pleasanton who complain of the sound of railroad horns...)

Ah well...

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Posted by Get Over It
a resident of Foothill High School
on Dec 19, 2011 at 1:17 pm

People need to get over it! It's probably "more dangerous" living by Santa Rita Jail; people in Dublin should be more worried about that then worrying about what Myth Busters is doing!

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Posted by Fred Jones
a resident of Castlewood
on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:38 pm

You live next to a bomb range. Why haven't you protested that in the past?

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