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Opinion - June 17, 2016

Council gives go-ahead for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

by Jeb Bing

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but rundown cemetery on Sunol Boulevard voted unanimously last week to spend up to $390,000 for a Veterans Memorial at the top of the renamed Pioneer Cemetery.

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Posted by Doug Miller
a resident of Country Fair
on Jun 17, 2016 at 8:47 am

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Update: A ground breaking ceremony for the memorial will take place on Monday, June 27th at 1:00PM at Pioneer Cemetery. The public is invited.

Please also see the Pleasanton Weekly website article at:
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Posted by Mark Sweeney
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 17, 2016 at 3:22 pm

One clarification for the readers. Thru the generosity of Pleasanton residents, service organizations, and the business community the Pleasanton Veterans Memorial Committee has raised nearly $250,000 of the needed $390,000 to complete the memorial. Thru private donations it is our goal to keep the public funding need of the memorial to a minimum. If you would like to learn more about the project or to make a contribution to this beautiful tribute to our veterans please visit our web site at
Thank you

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