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Stoneridge Mall opens to crowds of anxious shoppers at midnight

Original post made on Nov 22, 2012

Stoneridge Shopping Center gave shoppers an early start on their holiday buying today by opening the mall at 12 midnight as the clock turned to the festive, frenzied 'Black Friday."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 22, 2012, 8:56 AM

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Posted by Daniel Bradford
a resident of Foothill High School
on Nov 22, 2012 at 10:40 am

Who shops at midnight? This event might as well be advertised as Welcome, Crazy People. And Thanksgiving is a day when a lot of people spend the day drinking...well, this will be interesting.

Also: what happened to relaxing and celebrating the holidays? Giving thanks and all that? The employees of Stoneridge Mall might actually want to have a good night's sleep after celebrating Thanksgiving with their family and friends, instead of being forced to participate in this paean to unfettered greed and consumerism run amok.

We have plenty of "shopping days 'till Christmas", folks. Learn to take it easy. You'll live longer.

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Posted by Daniel Bradford
a resident of Foothill High School
on Nov 22, 2012 at 10:43 am

By the way, Jeb: Is this a "news story" or a paid advertisement? Because it reads like a paid advertisement. You may want to disclose if any cash traded hands for you to write this "story" the interests of preserving "journalistic integrity".

Yeah, I laughed out loud when I wrote those last two words in the P-Weekly.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 22, 2012 at 12:53 pm

there is nothing wrong with being "crazy people" as long as you spend your money and pay see, taxes are necessary to help out others less fortunate!

pretty is as pretty does...i rest my case

can we all get along?

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Posted by Ptown native
a resident of Stoneridge
on Nov 22, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Be sure not to leave anything of value in your locked cars.

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Posted by MOM
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:27 pm

Can't wait to get there!!!!!

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Posted by Timmy!
a resident of Valley Trails
on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:40 am

I really want a new iPad and big screen TV but can't afford it. A percentage of everything that's in these ads needs to be reserved for low income shoppers at reduced prices. This should be funded by taxing the rich.

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