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on Nov 20, 2009
BART and the city of Livermore are moving forward quickly on a plan that could put elevated tracks across the northeast corner of Staples Ranch in an effort to extend BART to Livermore, a long-sought goal of the rapid transit agency and Tri-Valley cities. The only problem is that Pleasanton, where millions of dollars in development projects are nearing approval on Staples Ranch, has been left out of the discussions. The projects, in fact, could be in jeopardy if elevated tracks are built over land that is now designated for a 37-acre auto mall planned by the Hendrick Automotive Group and within eyesight of those who would live in the adjacent Stoneridge Creek complex planned by Continuing Life Communities (CLC), with up to 800 units for assisted living, skilled nursing and independent living residents
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