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on Oct 16, 2009
There is seems to be so many "outsiders" coming into our community and either causing trouble/incidents which jeopardizes the safety of our residents. Why are so many "outsiders" (people who don't reside in the immediate area-Danville, Blackhawk, San Ramon, Alamo) coming to the area? What "attracts" them to the area? We need to figure out why they are coming here and try to decrease the reasons why they are in the area.
Hey Tracy...are you serious or are you that blind to reality. Have a cup of coffee (strong)and read the article and then read your comment.
What's attracts them...why don't you just sit back and think about that question.
Your sentence is unbelievable.
THANK YOU JULIA!
I am constantly amazed and horrified by the comments from our community.
Easy Pick'ns - is the answer...
Danville's code name in the less-wealthy communities with gang problems. The word on the street for quite a while is that SRV folks (mostly the Danville & Alamo areas) leave valuables in their (often unlocked)cars parked on the street. Drive thru any neighborhood at 10pm and you'll find more than one garage door open. Go to any of our little shopping areas and you'll find a car unattended with the keys in the ignition and engine running. We showcase (flaunt ?) our naivete to the gangsta world with street fairs like Hot August Nights - "come in and check out the merchandise...just make sure you look like a car aficianado while doing it." And we don't have anywhere near the levels of law enforcement out patrolling the streets that other criminal-intensive communities in the East Bay have.
Like I said - Easy Pick'ns.
Julia, be nice!
For years I've advocated check points on all roads that lead into our valley but no one seems to want to listen to me…
so what's relevant about the officer saying there are oftentimes two patrol cars (which is often the case when there is a young lady pulled over)? "Things can go sideways extremely quickly"??? What exactly went sideways here (in relationship to this arrest)?
Please, many more dangerous communities only use one patrol car for routine stops. What a bunch of nonsense. That's why you carry a gun.
I just came up with an epiphany - we charge everyone $50 for a Danville license plate - use that to hire 20 more police officers (to defend us of course). If you don't have a Danville license plate frame, you are shot on sight. Simple solution to a complex problem.
Good point, hal. Maybe they use the second car to keep more cops who'd otherwise have not much to do busy. It's a great diversion from sitting in bank parking lots.
Danville has precious little in the way of real community. With apologies to Robert Frost, I blame gates and fences for much of our splendid isolation.
And some folks hereabouts seem to confuse their stuff with themselves. If you're that attached to your belongings, get a double indemnity insurance policy. But to go to all the trouble of getting all that stuff, just to live in fear of losing it, seems counterproductive.
Couldn't have said it better myself, Mr. Paine.
Hi, Danville. I just wanted to echo 80% of our community members' point about the germ-mongering aliens and street urchins who call themselves illegals and "po' fo'ks" and who try to sneak into our private town. I've always said I believe Mayor Newell should declare an emergency ordinance establishing Danville PD-staffed checkpoints at Town borders that deny entry to all minorities and even non-Hispanic whites who don't fall under a tax bracket of 28% or higher. For diplomatic purposes we could grant two-hour passes to Spanish-descended people, but limit their movements to their Tacomas and the perimeters of our front yards. To preserve the idealized and invented memory of the Town I made up and love, MY 41,000-resident Town (not city), this is what Danville needs right now. Just a thought.
But the automatic shooting's not a bad idea neither.
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