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Column - February 17, 2012

Hatfield-McCoy feud comes to Pleasanton

by Jeb Bing

We've all heard about the legendary Hatfield-McCoy family feud of the late 1800s that pitted two back-country West Virginia-Kentucky families in a fight over property rights. Now, more than a century later, the feud has become a modern allegory for neighbors in the Old Town section of Pleasanton, especially along Second and Neal streets where long-term homeowners succeeded last week in denying a newer neighborhood couple from significantly upgrading the 100-year-old house at 205 Neal St. they bought three years ago.

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