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Area code changes for S.F., Marin County, but ours stays the same

Original post made on Aug 11, 2014

Starting next February, San Francisco and Marin County residents will have to do something they've never done before: dial the numbers 4-1-5
when making a phone call.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 11, 2014, 7:25 AM

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Posted by 3 changes!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 11, 2014 at 8:49 am

So glad we didn't take it in the shorts again.

Do not know why the East Nay had no clout, but the phone co, changed us from 415 to 510 to 925.

No one pays to change all your printed material, or to tell all your contacts, it's just a big loss,
and a nuisance.

Yet the nice people in Marin will NOT have their area code changed,
just new phone will have 628, so now knowing the area code is 415 will not indicate where you are calling.



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Posted by Joe
a resident of Canyon Meadows
on Aug 11, 2014 at 9:09 am

You're right. I remember when I first moved here, my phone number was 415. Then it changed to 510. When it changed to 925, the first few months people would ask me, "Where is 925, I've never heard of it???". So the 628 people get to go through that now. Not only that, but they'll have to do what San Jose is already doing, which is to dial an 11 digit phone number even if you're calling your next door neighbor.


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Posted by Stone Age
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 11, 2014 at 10:02 am

Why do we have to keep putting up with this 1950's technology with land lines? Just switch to a cell phone. No need to dial 1. No need to dial 415 if you are in the 415 area.


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