More people, more growth heading our way Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:22 am
Pleasanton's economy is on the uptick thanks to population and business growth. Laura Olson, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, told a Chamber of Commerce forum Wednesday that retail and restaurant businesses are "standing in line" for available space on Main Street. Shopping centers along Hopyard Road are also filled to capacity and businesses are now filling up the available space at the new Safeway Gateway Center at Valley and Bernal avenues. Bagel Street Cafe and Baja Fresh opened this week, following last month's opening of the popular Habit Burger Grill and Panda Express' third outlet in Pleasanton. Stoneridge Shopping Center also is thriving with new stores and restaurants.
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Posted by All Ready Moved, a resident of the Parkside neighborhood, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:42 pm
Yeah, I saw one too many you-know-whoooos in my neighborhood and so I moved to Texas. I don't miss P-town at all. Nothing about my part of Texas resembles Oakland, if you know what I mean.... NRA Rocks Forever!!!
Posted by cautionary tale, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Apr 19, 2012 at 11:10 pm
It's funny, we've moved out of town, but still visit frequently. The congestion, the density, the once-small town appeal gone. There's a lot of people in Pleasanton. It's not the Lilly W-land it use to be. But, it's still better than Texas, that's for sure.