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Streetwise: Have you ever been April fooled?

Original post made on Mar 30, 2012

As residents of the San Ramon Valley keep their eyes peeled for pranksters, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Thrift Station to inquire about April Fools past.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 29, 2012, 4:32 PM

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Posted by [removed], a resident of another community
on Mar 30, 2012 at 9:42 am

Dear Stan,

You might review April Fools Day with Dolores. Over the years, I have shared the origin of this ancient French New Years celebration with her and the reasons some French were called fools for not observing the Christian Calendar.

So Happy New Year! Each year my new years celebrations start in September via the Jewish Calendar, to Halloween as ancient Celtic New Years, onward to Yule Tide as Norse new years, and Chinese New Years.

As Halamo, The Alamo Town Fool
@ODDs, a Saloon for Fools
The Hotel Snaysmuth in Alamo


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