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Things I Love in Pleasanton

Original post made by Love, too, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Mar 18, 2014

The Beautiful day we're having,
The Dairy,
The Farmers Market.
Out cultural diversity,
Numerous beautiful parks and playing fieds.
The word "boo" on the mirror at Gay 90s Pizza.
The Pleasanton banner across Main St.
Walking Main St.
Parades.
The Fair.
High school rivalries.
Random murals and art.
The Sports Park.
The FireHouse Theater.
Neighborhoods with sidewalks.
The sound of the train, even when it wakes me up.
Those guys who are always on the corner by Tully's.
I'm sure there are a lot more...

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Posted by Spring
a resident of Castlewood
on Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Beautiful day today.


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Posted by Ewwwwwww!
a resident of Downtown
on Mar 18, 2014 at 11:18 pm

I Love Pastime Pool.
The word Gay in "Gay 90s Pizza"
Hacienda Business Park.
The street sweepers at 3am downtown on Friday and Monday.
The old and loud garbage trucks at 6am.
All the Newbies.
And the Dairy for selling old Safeway food.
Love the train and miss the Bag Lady.


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Posted by Brad
a resident of Amador Valley High School
on Mar 19, 2014 at 6:24 am

The renovated aquatic center is very nice


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Posted by Hoops
a resident of Mohr Park
on Mar 19, 2014 at 8:50 am

I give credit to those who planned the city.All of the parks,trees,culdesacs......great job.I do think the downtown,while nice to walk around,is lacking useful retail....never buy anything there.Not so high on the restaurants either.Great place to live though.


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Posted by Day 2
a resident of Amador Estates
on Mar 19, 2014 at 7:41 pm

Wow! Another perfect day in Pleasanton today. Love this weather.


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Posted by Tomorrow
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 19, 2014 at 9:25 pm

Going to be another nice one


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Posted by Barb
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Mar 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm

Love the Berry Patch and art Gallery


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Posted by More Grist
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 19, 2014 at 10:08 pm

I love the homogenous feel of things while I stroll down Main. I grew up in Idaho, and so I appreciate being in the midst of people who look and sound like I do.


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Posted by Neigh
a resident of Downtown
on Mar 20, 2014 at 7:57 am

I like the horse that stands outside of Christensen's. Dean's is nice downtown fixture as well


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Posted by Erin
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:12 am

I love walking my dogs in the sports park.


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Posted by Beth
a resident of Walnut Grove Elementary School
on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:32 am

I love the Pleasanton Mothers Club! Web Link


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Posted by omg
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 20, 2014 at 1:18 pm

Is this Facebook or the Pleasanton Weekly?


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Posted by Hooray omg
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 20, 2014 at 3:45 pm

I love that omg has a forum for self expression


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Posted by Petrol
a resident of Downtown
on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:36 pm

I like the old fashioned gas station


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Posted by Thankful for...
a resident of Del Prado
on Mar 21, 2014 at 7:36 pm

The Gale-Schenone Hall of Justice,
Private schools,
Gingerbread preschool,
Kindergarten not being mandatory,
Pleasanton ridge,
Sunol ridge.


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Posted by agreed
a resident of Amador Estates
on Mar 22, 2014 at 7:52 am

Yes. Pleasanton is indeed a pleasant place to live and there are many things about this community to appreciate.

I personally have a difficult time focused on Pleasanton, however. Sort of like lounging on the Titanic. I am sure there were many views from the Titanic that were lovely and it might have been a wonderful ship to socialize on. The Titanic I am referring to is both California and America, largely thanks to the ever-increasing public debt, Obamacare, opressive regulations that are choking American business, the deliberate weakening of our national defense, the refusal to become energy independent, the destruction of the American family unit and the decaying societal morals, the deliberate reduction in the quality of educational system, the ever-expanding welfare state, the refusal to tighten our borders, the deliberate unravelling of our civil society thanks to the failure to adhere to our U.S. Constitution, etc.

I will continue to enjoy living in Pleasanton from the deck of the above ship while doing what I can to course-correct it.


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Posted by Rob
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 22, 2014 at 6:33 pm

I love that it's over 60 percent registered democrats .


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Posted by Thankful for...
a resident of Del Prado
on Mar 22, 2014 at 7:21 pm

The Counterterrorism and Criminal Exploitation Unit,
No Chance of a Parcel Tax Ever Passing in Pleasanton,
Alameda Creek Alliance,
Flowers,
Bunnies,
Burrowing Owls (are there any left in Pleasanton?)


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Posted by john
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:31 pm

"No Chance of a Parcel Tax Ever Passing in Pleasanton"

I wouldn't count on that. The last measure was quite close. The demographics are also changing. Lots of formally educated young professionals who care about things like class sizes (like they do in Dublin) are moving in. Pleasanton is changing for the better!


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Posted by Great Schools
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 10, 2014 at 3:49 pm

I love the great schools in Pleasanton


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Posted by I LOVE THE REAL PLEASANTON THAT IF YOU WEREN'T HERE 35 YEARS AGO NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT
a resident of Beratlis Place
on Jun 11, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Today i dislike :
*LIBERALS

*DEMOCRATS

*BICYCLIST WHO RUN STOP SIGNS AND DON'T USE THE DESIGNATED BIKE LANE

*DOG WALKERS WHO THINK THE LEASH LAW ISN'T FOR THEM AND PEOPLES FRONT
YARDS ARE THEIR DOGS TOILET

*RUBY HILL BILLY'S THAT THINK THEY ARE BETTER THAN EVERYONE ELSE

*OUR DOWNTOWN THAT SUCKS COMPARED TO LIVERMORE, JUST A MATTER OF TIME TILL
WE FOLLOW LIVERMORES LEAD

*THE HYPOCRISY OF DRINKING IN THE PARK ON CONCERT IN THE PARK NIGHTS

*SCHOOLS WHERE CERTAIN DEMOGRAPHICS ARE PUT ABOVE OTHERS

*RAMPANT THEFT AROUND TOWN TO WHICH VERY FEW INSTANCES ARE EVEN ATTEMPTED
TO BE SOLVED

*MOST OF ALL ITS THE ARROGANCE I LOVE MOST



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Posted by Lisa
a resident of Mission Park
on Jun 11, 2014 at 2:52 pm

Why is there always someone who tries to politicize every single thread here? Please grow up. You're not going to change the world. You can only change yourself.


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Posted by Damon
a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Jun 11, 2014 at 4:35 pm

I love Craig Ferguson's humorous monologue on Pleasanton. Interesting observations on Pleasanton by an outsider and the (Scottish) host of the Late, Late Show:

Web Link


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Posted by On the Road
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:32 pm

Terrific Road layouts in Town. Santa Rita and Hopyard providing two ways to get to downtown and the crisscrossing of W. Las Positas and Stoneridge for access between the two. Well Done, Pleasanton.


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