In Alameda County, California is the city of Pleasanton, home to over 67,000 residents. This city has gorgeous weather and fantastic amenities for its residents and there are lots of things to see and many things to do such as:
- The Alameda Country Fair. The fairgrounds are available for events all year long but the fair itself is something that residents love to participate in and truly look forward to.
- Shadow Cliff Park. A park that used to be a quarry but was donated to the city for parks and recreation services to the residents. There is an 80-acre lake, picnic grounds and plenty of room for large or small gatherings. The fishing is fine here too and you can rent boats or bring your bike and ride the trails.
- Each September is the Scottish Games Gathering at the Alameda fairgrounds and it’s a popular event for visitors and residents alike.
- Downtown Pleasanton has plenty of shopping, sights to see and fine dining. The historic area if nice to visit and there are always happening activities run by the Downtown Association in order to help preserve the history and keep the place vibrant enough to attract visitors. The downtown motto is to “Eat, Shop and be Merry.”
This city is committed to building a community of character and strives for excellence in the raising of its youth and in the way the city is operated. The sense of community is warm and active involvement is encouraged here so that everyone who lives here contributes to making our city a wonderful place to live. The community policing initiative is very successful in neighborhood safety efforts and our crime rate remains low.
From an economic standpoint, this city continues to strive for growth so that citizens continue to live in a thriving community. The community support services support this initiative and the location of Pleasanton makes it an excellent accessible point for neighboring markets within the Bay area. The excellent schools make for an educated workforce and there’s enough happening here that today’s youth don’t need to leave this area to find their futures.
The quality of life here makes this a great place to raise a family, start a business or retire and enjoy your golden years.