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Growing up in Pleasanton in the 1950s

Original post made on Oct 21, 2022

Imagine walking down Santa Rita Road after school just ended and seeing kids riding their horses to the pool rather than their cars. Or seeing 13-year-olds driving their moms to the grocery store. That was life on a daily basis for...

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Posted by btittanyanne
a resident of Ruby Hill
on Oct 21, 2022 at 9:45 am

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This book sounds like a true treasure! I will be visiting Town Center Books tonight to put myself on the early release list. Thank you to everyone involved.


Posted by Jan Batcheller
a resident of Downtown
on Oct 21, 2022 at 11:03 am

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Congratulations to Donna McMillion for her diligence in gathering all the wonderful stories for this book. I am eager to read it.

Posted by Calvin Moulthrop
a resident of another community
on Oct 24, 2022 at 2:38 pm

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We moved from Livermore to Pleasanton in 1960. In the 20+ years we lived there there were so many changes . I've often told the story of when the last mile of I-680 (in a field which is now close to Stoneridge) was opened in approximately 1968. There was an elaborate ribbon cutting ceremony, speeches, photos, a large crowd - very exciting for a 15 year old.

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