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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - September 9, 2011

Losing a bit of our heritage

The city of Pleasanton has a problem when it comes to old houses and trees. There aren't many of them and often neither is worth saving when age and deterioration take their toll. Members of the Planning Commission and City Council, along with scores of interested individuals and organizations bent on preserving historic buildings and trees, also took their toll in the long hours of public hearings and discussions over what to do with a 1908 bungalow on a 1.2-acre site at 4189 Old Stanley Blvd. and two Douglas fir trees at the front of the property and about the same age.

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