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Is Chick A Fils replacing Denny's?

Recently noticed Denny's on Owens Drive is closed. Is Chick A fils taking that spot? I thought Chick A fils was going...

Original post made by highdiver on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 21, 2015 at 9:27 am | 10 comments | 1119 Views


35 new stores opening in August as Livermore's Outlet center expands

Livermore's outlet center at El Charro Road and I-580, now renamed San Francisco Premium Outlets, will open a new 185,000...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by CAL Alum, on Aug 17, 2015 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 9761 Views


Planners OK McKay's Taphouse on Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, with the support of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has approved a bid by Barbara...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Mar 3, 2015 at 7:37 am | 20 comments | 7381 Views


What Happened to La Vite?

We were going to have dinner at La Vite in Hopyard Village last weekend and saw that it is closed. Does anyone know what...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 677 Views


Downtown Coffee?

Is it weird to anyone but me that there are no small-brand coffee shops in downtown (serving local brands like Ritual, Fourbarrel,...

Original post made by bf90 on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2015 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 1899 Views


Beer, wine garden on tap before Planning Commission tonight

A picturesque two story building on lower Main Street that was built in 1938 as an upscale family home is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 33 comments | 10945 Views


Win free Alameda County Fair tickets!

We're giving away 15 pairs of Alameda County Fair tickets! Answer a few questions and enter a drawing to win. Only one entry...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1700 Views


Restaurants + TV sets = nuisance

I was sad to find out that Handles Gastropub has added 4 TV sets in their main dinning room. Previously TVs were restricted...

Original post made by Pleasanton_Resident on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:50 am | 20 comments | 1673 Views


Watch your bill at Shari’s for “Upgrades”

Watch your bill at Shari’s for “Upgrades” They may quietly include charges for “extras”, and hope you do not review the...

Original post made by Watch your bill at Sharis for “Upgrades” on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2014 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 687 Views


What's happening at former TGIF

I drove by the other day and saw a notice on the window for a pending alcohol license. Anybody know what is going in there?...

Original post made by liz on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stacee, on Mar 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 1523 Views


La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 4075 Views


What ABOUT Fast-Food Workers?

Hey, wait a minute. I thought going to college was supposed to ensure that everyone becomes a millionaire! Well, at least...

Original post made by Milty on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Niles, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 3834 Views


Mama Rosa next to Trader Joe's is closed?

Does this mean I can use their parking space to shop at Trader Joe's now?...

Original post made by Food on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Jan 12, 2014 at 10:42 am | 5 comments | 1771 Views


Black Bear Diner opens Monday in Pleasanton

Black Bear Diner will open its newest California restaurant Monday in Pleasanton, offering its famous breakfast specials...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Diner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:43 am | 23 comments | 14563 Views


Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 3371 Views


Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 7014 Views


Girasole Closed

So sad to hear today that Girasole has closed it's doors. Many fond memories of celebrations and dinner with friends! I...

Original post made by Gladys on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 6, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 5 comments | 2105 Views


The Italians are here

They say variety is the spice of life, but that does not seem to be true when it comes to cuisine in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 3180 Views



So tired of all the Italian restaurants! We need a great burger place that has a some great salads too, fun atmosphere and...

Original post made by becky whitaker on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Allen, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:49 am | 26 comments | 2151 Views


New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 2727 Views
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