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Draw the line: District-based elections taking hold in Tri-Valley

Original post made on May 18, 2019

Many local elections in the Tri-Valley are in the midst of a major makeover, and come 2020, voters in the area will find a variety of changes on their ballots as a result.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 16, 2019, 11:11 AM

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Posted by Dan
a resident of Danville
on May 18, 2019 at 7:37 am

One more reason to leave CA. The reasons keep growing, and growing, and growing......


19 people like this
Posted by Seth
a resident of Danville
on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 am

Seth is a registered user.

I left California for many reasons. Recently went back to Danville/San Ramon/Pleasanton and do not recognize the area. The demographics have changed drastically for the worse. We have been invaded by foreigners who don't look or act like those of us who built the towns. I am shocked as to how so many people are afraid to reject this pathetic "diversity is our strength" ideology and put up with living in uncomfortable environments just so they are not called racists. [Portion removed due to a violation of terms of use]


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Posted by Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on May 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm

We are being flooded by H1B visa workers imported by hi-tech companies looking for compliant worker bees that will be satisfied making a little less than American workers of equal education.

These H1B people come to America simply to make lots more money than they can in their home countries like India, Pakistan, & China. They do not assimilate and have no motivation or intention to assimilate to American culture.

H1B'rs don't know Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Edison, & likely never heard of or care to know about either. Certainly they don't know about Mark Twain, the Civil War, or civics (how our government is supposed to work) Bollywood yes, Hollywood, that's so passé.

Calling this out is not "racist" as the politically correct knee jerk crowd might respond. This is about the destruction of American culture.


See you next time at Costcoistan.


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Posted by BobB
a resident of another community
on May 21, 2019 at 2:05 pm

@Resident,

H1-b are temporary visas. They are not for permanent residents. They are not green cards.

What "Seth" wrote above your post is blatantly racist.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on May 21, 2019 at 3:17 pm

H1B workers are here for years & years, raise families, buy houses, & displace qualified American workers.


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Posted by BobB
a resident of another community
on May 21, 2019 at 9:58 pm

Seth,

You are a racist. Your now deleted comments show who you really are. You are the problem. There is no "white genocide". You don't deserve any special privileges because of anything your ancestors did.

"... been invaded by foreigners who don't look ... like us ..."

More blatant racism.

You are a sick person. You need to seek help.


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Posted by BobB
a resident of another community
on May 21, 2019 at 10:08 pm

@Resident,

"Certainly they don't know about Mark Twain ..."

This is seriously what worries you?

" ... no motivation or intention to assimilate to American culture ..."

Not what I've seen at all in 25+ years in Silicon Valley. I've Both hired and worked for many foreign nationals throughout my career here. They've been vital to the technology revolution that's been going on for decades now. The people who've been here for a while assimilate well. I'd be in favor of increasing the number of skilled work visas granted, and from what I've been reading, the current administration agrees.

American culture changes all the time. Think how different things were in 1850 vs 1890. Or 1950 and 1990. Who wants to go back to American culture in 1850? I welcome change. That which stops moving dies.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on May 22, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Oh, I get it now, rake in as much positive cash flow for the hi-tech business world regardless how destructive that is to American culture.

Face Book selling personal information, Google collecting & doing the same without permission, it all fits a pattern now, profits before ethics, revenue growth makes it all "right" even to the detriment to American culture. Bet you get stock options too!


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Posted by BobB
a resident of another community
on May 23, 2019 at 10:16 pm

@Resident,

"destructive that is to American culture"

I'm missing the destructive part. I think American culture is getting better every day.

"Face Book selling personal information ..."

If you're saying that some technology companies have their problems, and that needs to be called out, I agree with you. If you're saying modern technology (Intel, Applied Materials, Genentech, Cisco Systems ...) has been a net negative for America and the world, well no way -- you'd have to be kidding. And we couldn't have done it without immigrants.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on May 24, 2019 at 1:32 pm

You know exactly what I am saying, do not obfuscate. That might work to fool your H1B workers, but won't work here.


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Posted by BobB
a resident of another community
on May 25, 2019 at 5:40 pm

"You know exactly what I am saying"

No, I don't know what you are saying.

You seem to:

1. Not like immigrants.

2. Talk about "destruction of American culture". That sounds ridiculous to me. If boring mono-culture is your thing, I think you're living in the wrong place. What is the problem, seriously? You don't like your neighbors because they read different fiction, ate different food, and watched different movies than you did? This is a problem? Try getting to know them better.

3. You're complaining about the h1b visa. My biggest problems with the h1b visa is that it is a temp visa and not a green card, and also that it has a yearly cap. I would make it permanent and take away the yearly limit. Just because a person had the dumb luck to be born in the US doesn't give that person the right to lifetime protection from foreign competition whether from offshore outsourcing or immigration. These are both pluses for the American economy and the world economy. This is Econ 101 stuff.

Web Link

You: " ... fool your H1B ... "

My current title is "Member of Technical Staff", so I don't have any h1b workers.

I really think you should relax. Apart from being a little crowded, the Tri-Valley is a great place to live (and work).


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Posted by Seth
a resident of Danville
on May 27, 2019 at 5:22 pm

Seth is a registered user.

I have a suspicion BobB is a user who had been banned in the past under a different name. He likes to attack those of us who have broken our backs building the beauty of Danville and Alamo. He doesn't even live in Danville!!!
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Posted by Seth
a resident of Danville
on May 27, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Seth is a registered user.

I don't think any foreign entity should be allowed to purchase properties in our country. This is causing our kids to not afford homes when they get out of college.
I have spoken to one of the leaders in the state and they are considering a new law prohibiting non citizens from buying up all our houses.
This would be one of the best days of my life! [Portion removed.]


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Posted by BobB
a resident of another community
on May 27, 2019 at 10:14 pm

More racist nonsense from "Seth". I flagged your latest post also.

Please get help. A good first step would be to stop paying attention to people like David Duke and Richard Spencer.


Posted by Name hidden
a resident of Danville

on May 28, 2019 at 12:42 pm

Due to repeated violations of our Terms of Use, comments from this poster are automatically removed. Why?


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