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Much in store for Stoneridge mall

Original post made on Mar 2, 2008

Changes are afoot at Stoneridge Shopping Center.
If you've frequented the mall over the past couple of weeks, you may have noticed that some stores have closed while others have sprouted up. And the trend will continue.
Since its acquisition last July by Simon Property Group, the shopping plaza, which was formerly owned by the Mills Corporation, has moved in some new tenants and said goodbye to others.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 29, 2008, 3:29 PM

Comments (18)

Posted by Pat Morton, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:37 pm

Re: you article about Stoneridge Mall. The paragraph on the Sweetwater Grill closing is written so that it implys that the Cheesecake Factory is also closing. I had 2 people call me to tell me that we could not go to lunch at the Cheesecake Factory because it was closing. I called the restaurant to be sure it was still open - it is!
Thank you for your attention

Posted by Jim, a resident of Stoneridge
on Mar 3, 2008 at 6:57 am

Cheesecake Factory is alive and well...and is staying as per the bartender I talked to the other night. It's a possibility that BJ's Brewery/Restaurant may replace the Sweetwater Grill (which was way overdue to close)... so the potential is lookin' good for better restaurants!

Posted by aaron, a resident of Highland Oaks
on Mar 3, 2008 at 12:34 pm

i am very disapointed in sweet river closing. i've been a patron of there's since i can remember. what a shame.

Posted by The Mall, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 3, 2008 at 2:42 pm

I rarely shop Stoneridge. The only store that lures me in is Sears -- and that's for a major appliance purchase every few years. Too many P-town Stepford Wives and their plastic kids shopping there for my taste.

Posted by Me, a resident of Pleasanton Middle School
on Mar 3, 2008 at 4:45 pm

Why so bitter The Mall? Sounds like an insecurity issue. I grew up here and by no means are my parents,my children,or myself considered money rich. I shop at Stoneridge and I don't feel like I shop among Stepford Wives and/or plastic kids.
Reflect and know that self love diminishes hatred towards others.

Posted by The Mall, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:11 pm

I'm not bitter at all, Me. I am simply saddened at what Pleasanton and most of the Tri-Valley has become.

Too bad the real estate market has gone so South. I'd be sooooo gone otherwise.

Posted by PToWN94566, a resident of Walnut Grove Elementary School
on Mar 3, 2008 at 10:18 pm

They should update parts of the mall. I would hate for it look like the old one up in Concord area that was finally updated (the one with a smaller movie theater, that might be gone as well). Some people in the tri valley do act like Stepford Wives or plastic kids as you put them- but who cares? The simple thing to do is to ignore them- you don't go to the mall to please or entertain others. If you enjoy people watching like I do, it can make for an entertaining afternoon, but that's not the point. Laugh it off and move on with life. And it's Sweet River Saloon, haha. I remember going there 20 years ago when I was young for my birthday and really had fun. I'll miss that place!!!(Even though the food wasn't the greatest).

Posted by The Mall, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 4, 2008 at 5:01 am

PToWN94566 -- You suggest laughing off what I see at the mall. Better yet, there are much easier-going places to shop where people are real. Why do it at Stoneridge?

Posted by RichMorrison, a resident of Dublin
on Mar 4, 2008 at 10:33 am

I hate that place, it's impossible to walk around without being pestered by the people working on the ground floor isles stalls especially the ones pedaling that black sea salt skin care crap.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:10 am


Posted by The Mall, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:45 am

Cholo -- Geeze, lighten up. I'm female myself. I'm only calling them as I see them. Not all the women in town deserve to be labeled at "Stepford." But sadly, the majority of them are starting to head in that direction.

Posted by PToWN94566, a resident of Walnut Grove Elementary School
on Mar 4, 2008 at 7:46 pm

Yes I suggest laughing off the annoying people in the mall. If it really gets under your skin that bad, something is off with you. It's useless to get worked up over stuck up people that act "valley-ish". If there is a store in the mall or the same store an hour away, I would suck it up and go to the mall here.

Posted by Shelley, a resident of Downtown
on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:45 pm

There are so boob jobs walking around Pleasanton. It wonders me that only The Mall and I see that.

Posted by The Mall, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 5, 2008 at 5:14 am

PToWN94566 -- I hit Sears and leave. I'm not a Macy's or Nordstrom kinda gal. But that goes without saying given I'm not "Stepford" either. *LOL* BTW, I would never drive an hour to shop. To be honest with you, shopping is not my religion. I make a lot of my "personal" purchases without ever entering a retail store. Thank God for the Internet!


Shelley -- For some, it's hard to see over those plastic boobs, let alone past them! *LMAO*

Posted by Me, a resident of Pleasanton Middle School
on Mar 6, 2008 at 2:40 pm

The only thing that annoys me at the mall are those kiosk vendors and rude kids. I also see the fake boobs but who cares? I don't own a pair of those balloons and I shop just fine at Stoneridge. =)

Posted by get real, a resident of another community
on Mar 11, 2008 at 8:58 am

You people are a joke. listen to your selves you sound like children, try to have an adult conversation if you can.

Posted by Amber, a resident of Foothill High School
on Apr 30, 2008 at 11:52 pm

I think it's a good idea to get new business in the mall.I guess the guy at the Sweetriver got tired of dateing the managers. So he's moving on to new pastures. Hopefully the new resturant will have much better food. And yes! Pleasanton has snobs you just have to be yourself and ignore them. As for the plastic kids they belong to the Doc that does all the boob jobs.

Posted by chris, a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on May 29, 2008 at 10:50 am

Thanks God the Sweetriver is closed...Underage teens were being served alchohol there by the wait staff on a regular basis...GOOD its closed.......

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