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Ted Buchanan April 21, 2014 at 04:47 pm
Who has even heard of these stores? Didn't Aaron Bros.go under in 1987? Who wants to take the timeRead More to hack into these accounts? Dummies that shop there don't have any money! Low-brow and low income customers who bring in their 5 screaming kids ( 4 are obese!) And their parents let them terrorize the rest of the shoppers. Free babysitting while Mommy orders an extra large Slushee for Remo and his ADD. Why ? Parents weren't parented either. Or its considered cute as Jr. has his meltdown with sticky chocolate fingers ! Count me out...
yourusmcboyelvises April 21, 2014 at 09:20 pm
you elvisees need to grab a par and march on the lilly house and drag those obummers and smoldens toRead More the streetskies for some real justskies. before icks too lakes.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 05:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 12:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 11:57 am
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
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D. Mom April 15, 2014 at 07:08 am
This is my favorite store! Hate to see it go. What store offers the same type of merchandise forRead More the same price?
Jasmine Tokuda April 15, 2014 at 12:32 pm
I really like the quality and cut of their clothes...It's amazing that Kohls can sell absolute junkRead More and be growing, and a company committed to quality can't compete....Wake up people don't you think you deserve good quality clothes?...Quit shopping for a race to the bottom based on price...price and value are not the same thing.....
All HAIL KING KITTY CAT April 9, 2014 at 07:02 pm
I just bought a 82' FXR.. Does that count? If they would build more bikes like the FXR (NOT FXD) I'mRead More sure american would be happy.. But who cares about America, not Harley who main focus is India and Asia now a days. That is why they are making this smaller bike.
Nicholas Zimmer April 4, 2014 at 09:14 am
Guardian Driving School, the Tri-Valley's leader in driver education and training, has an immediateRead More opening for a driving instructor to work in the Tri-Valley Area. This can be a full-time position or part time position. This position requires a DMV Driving Instructor's license. We provide the state-required licensing and instructor training if you do not have a license. We provide the vehicle, gas, and insurance. Your availability must include weekdays from 9-5 (during the summer/vacation time) and 1-7 pm (during the school year) and some weekends. (both Saturdays and Sundays). Must have solid people skills, be friendly, patient, and want to make a difference in our students lives. Must speak fluent English and have great communication skills. If you also speak Spanish, Chinese, other foreign language, that is a plus. Must have a HS diploma/GED, 10 years of good driving record, professional appearance, and a social security card. Background check, DMV physical, and drug testing are required. Must have basic computer skills and home internet access. Must have a cell phone. Law Enforcement, teaching, tutoring, or coaching experience is a plus. Females encouraged to apply, All applications will be considered. Email your resume to n.zimmer03@gmail.com
Ken Briggs March 31, 2014 at 11:58 am
so what is the prices between the two ? then what size do they give out for the free cup of mud ?Read More just asking , i rather have a cup of tea .
lubov mazur March 31, 2014 at 12:22 pm
Maybe it's good coffee in the morning, but by evening it's pretty bad because must be the same potRead More to taste like that.
Ken Briggs March 31, 2014 at 12:42 pm
but why the free coffee for ? i rather have tea m for it is not a used tea bag . coffee maybeRead More watered down
DUBLIN, Ca:  Hacienda Drive and Martinelli Way. Map Courtesy: Google Maps
Camaro on Cinderblocks March 12, 2014 at 09:11 am
The hills look ridiculous with all the track houses and condo's stacked on top of each other.Read More Driving around Dublin city streets on the weekend is a complete nightmare now.
Californicated1 March 13, 2014 at 05:48 am
Just more targets for the "MythBusters" to inadvertently hit when they use the Sheriff'sRead More Department Bombing Range.
Beverly Miller March 14, 2014 at 06:06 am
The traffic in Dublin 10 years ago was impossible so I can't imagine the situation now.
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Donna Vickroy March 9, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Edward - much the same as I thought. Nice they got it all figured out and nice that Safeway mustRead More live up to their advertisements, however - those who paid more for (less priced) groceries see nothing from the awards. Our reward, perhaps, can be that we now know, going forward, Safeway will be more cautious. In truth we need to watch out for ourselves. Pay attention when your groceries are being checked and if you see an error - point it out at the time.
audrey lubow March 9, 2014 at 10:28 pm
So glad that so many government agencies are getting reimbursed - SO what about the CONSUMER????Read More Oh, that's right we just make the complaints and let others know how our market is lying to us -- but what do we get -- nothing -- not even a working wi-fi in the store to print out of shopping lists. TYPICAL!!! The employees of the Safeway I go to are the best its the Companies attitude toward us - that's not right. (Dublin store on Tassahara)
audrey lubow March 9, 2014 at 10:30 pm
left out a comma, employees G8 - Chain's treatment of Consumer - -5.
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timothy March 8, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Hope you are right Chacha
Phil Simmons March 8, 2014 at 04:02 pm
ChaCha's got it right. Safeway was not bought by Albertsons. It was bought by Cerberus. They are aRead More capital management company. They buy stuff that needs to be restructured due to either bad business or changing economic models. "Super"markets are a dying breed. The mega stores like Costco and Sam's Club are beating them from the top. TJ's, Sprouts and dozens if not hundreds of neighborhood stores around the country are beating them from the other end. And the middle can't survive either because Walmart, Target, and other discounters are beating them in that space. Anyone that does not believe this needs to consider just one thing. Go to all of the other type stores, look at how busy they all are. Then realize that every dollar that goes to Costco, TJ's, Grocery Outlet, Walmart, etc is one more dollar that no longer goes to Safeway, Lucky, Albertsons, or the other "super"markets. The future will not look like the past. This buyout is just one of many that have already happened nationwide, such as Kroger buying Harris Teeter. This is step one in the downsizing and eventual elimination of the 1950's - 90's era "Super"market.
Phil Simmons March 8, 2014 at 04:09 pm
One other thing. If the City of Hercules continues to go along with the sale of its property toRead More Safeway/Albertsons/Cerberus and continues down the path of building a "super"market/parking lot/gas station type store it will be building obsolescence. It will be planning and developing a 20th century concept even though we are 14 years into the 21st century. The future will eventual show it to be the folly that it is.
Autumn Johnson (Editor) February 19, 2014 at 06:11 am
Yes. Can you please post it in our announcements section and email me that link so I can add it toRead More this piece? Thanks! http://livermore.patch.com/boards autumn.johnson@patch.com
ZandiBothwell February 19, 2014 at 07:14 am
We have need to hire a auto mechanic, can we post with you?
Autumn Johnson (Editor) February 19, 2014 at 07:25 am
Sure thing! Just follow the instructions I gave to Livermore Resident above.
Mr. Mike to you February 12, 2014 at 06:37 pm
***Hiring*** Livermore Electrical Testing, Circuit Breaker Repair Fax resume 925-493-7151
Mr. Mike to you February 12, 2014 at 07:07 pm
^^^ You can also email your resume to electricalparts@gmail.com
Jow February 13, 2014 at 06:51 am
I'm not gonna do what everyone thinks I'm gonna do and... FLIP OUT man... all I wanna know is oneRead More thing... who's coming with me?
ZandiBothwell February 5, 2014 at 07:05 am
I posted last week, Livermore auto and tire is hiring! Experienced mechanic, 167 so Livermore ave.Read More 447-7281
Jennifer February 5, 2014 at 09:19 am
American Swim Academy is hiring swim instructors at our Livermore school! Our pools are indoor andRead More heated to a cozy 92 degrees. Please send your resume to Ana@AmericanSwimAcademy.com or call 925-373-7946 for more details.
LIVERMORE, Ca: Holmes Street and Concannon Boulevard. Map Courtesy: Google Maps
Carol Sampson February 3, 2014 at 08:13 pm
I thought there used to be an Anytime Fitness in Springtown?
Stef February 3, 2014 at 09:02 pm
there was one in Springtown but its called something else now.
David Smith February 4, 2014 at 06:21 am
Be careful. All the Tri-valley Anytime Fitness locations have become Platinum a Fitness. TheRead More membership can now only be used at Platinum Fitness locations. One of the reasons I joined was the fact you could use any Anytime Fitness location nationwide. This is no longer the case and you can't break the contract. Good gym though if you only care about a local gym.
ZandiBothwell January 29, 2014 at 07:09 am
Livermore Auto & Tire is hiring experienced mechanics, contact Don 925-447-7281
Mr. Mike to you January 29, 2014 at 08:18 pm
Ampteks is hiring in Livermore! Circuit breaker testing/technician fax resume to 925-493-7151.