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  •  i know that diving to the floor routine. my second (5+ / 0-)
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    Avila, WB Reeves, WakeUpNeo, Ahianne, saluda

    apt in the bay area was on o'keefe - and i was up a little bank in a two story - front door was sliding glass off the patio.

    when the automatic was going off, i was pinning the dogs to the floor to keep a low profile.  pinning four dogs isn't easy, btw, especially when they want to go SEE the excitement directly outside the entrance!  the slugs were on the sidewalk - but, fortunately for us, they weren't firing up - they were firing at someone in the next building.

    fortunately, too, they were terrible shooters... didn't hit anything.

    a few years back, a truck in front of this house ended up with bullet holes from a running battle.  fortunately, the folks who were the source have all moved now.  there are no more "crack houses" nearby - mostly families - working parents and young kids.  

    it's changing slowly... thankfully - and, our pd is very small and no chance of corruption.  they are very involved in making epa a really good place to live.  it takes a whole lot of effort, but they are doing it.

    EdriesShop Is it kind? is it true? is it necessary?

    by edrie on Mon May 06, 2013 at 03:03:31 AM PDT

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    •  oh, okeefe was also epa but the OTHER side of the (1+ / 0-)
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      freeway... the supposedly "good" side.

      now, there's a huge luxury hotel on university on the west side of 101 and that helped clear out part of the troubled neighborhood on the west side.

      EdriesShop Is it kind? is it true? is it necessary?

      by edrie on Mon May 06, 2013 at 03:04:41 AM PDT

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