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Live in Pleasanton and walk to 2 wineries! Drive home to the wine country.  The southern side of Pleasanton offers homes from a little over a million dollars to large 20 acre vineyard estates.  The gated "Ruby Hill" community includes eight hundred homes encircling a beautiful golf country club, ...
Government Affairs Action for the Week of January 11, 2007by David C. Stark, Public Affairs DirectorLivermore Lab Lay-Offs:  On Monday, administrators at the Lawrence Livermore Lab announced that up to 500 employees will be laid off.  Lab officials stated that the lay offs are will help bridge a ...
  After many years of studies and meetings we have created a gem of a golf course.  Callippe Preserve is a city owned public facility that combines a difficult flat valley style golf course with a target style hill course. Hannah Montana says it is the best of both worlds. Landing areas are criti...
Here is some info about Livermore:  Founded in 1869, Livermore is located in the Tri-Valley region East of San Francisco on Interstate 580 providing easy access to both the Central Valley and San Francisco Bay metropolitan area.Livermore is the epitome of California living with its urban amenitie...
The birds are on the street signs....Raven, Blackbird, Mallard. Birdland is a wonderful, centrally-located neighborhood in Pleasanton, CA that was developed by Morrison Homes in the 1960's and 1970's.Many Birdland homes are walking distance to the Pleasanton's award winning public schools, incred...
I am sure that when Morrison Builders selected the street names for their Pleasanton Valley residential development they may have not thought that the "Birdland" tag would endure through the decades.Pleasanton's Birdland neighborhood has mature tree-lined streets full of children riding their bik...
Main Street in Pleasanton, CA offers over twenty restaurants, many which feature outside seating. The premier Main Street restaurant patio is at The Blue Agave.They advertise the restaurant as Pleasanton's high-end Mexican restaurant with extensive Margarita and specialty Mexican menu selections....
You have had a long and busy work week. Saturday morning arrives so you look out the window and check out the weather, make a pot of coffee, open the newspaper and plan your walk down to Pleasanton's Farmer's Market.You live in one of the most interesting areas of Pleasanton: Pleasanton Heights.P...
Pleasanton is poised to see major change and progress in 2007 in its business, government and services sectors.  Already, four multi-million-dollar projects are under way downtown: restoration of the Veterans Memorial Building and the Kolln Hardware Building on Main Street, a new two-story retail...


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