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Opinion - November 23, 2012

Competing for entertainment

Congratulations to the Pleasanton Downtown Association and the city's Economic Vitality Committee for their three years of work in developing new guidelines for making downtown Pleasanton more attractive to nightlife and entertainment. Mired in outdated regulatory rules limiting nighttime operating hours to 10 p.m. without special, costly and time-consuming permits, revelers have increasingly been taking their business and money to nearby communities that seemed more inviting. The new guidelines, which already have the approval of the city's Planning Commission, are expected to gain another and final OK Tuesday from the Pleasanton City Council.

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