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Cover Story - December 30, 2016

Into the sunset with 2016

Local elections, new park amenities, conflict over development and PUSD turnover among top headlines of past year

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

As Pleasanton debated whether to allow new homes at Lund Ranch or pave the way for a Costco on Johnson Drive, everyone welcomed the continuing progress of Bernal Community Park and a special memorial for veterans at Pioneer Cemetery. Drought water restrictions were eased, a new dog park opened, leaders were re-elected and the school district hired -- and later suspended -- its new superintendent. What a year!

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