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Planners OK multi-million-dollar projects in Pleasanton

Original post made on May 1, 2014

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved two new development projects that will significantly expand the Lexus auto dealership on Rosewood Drive and will allow Workday to build a new six-story office center between Stoneridge Mall Road and the I-580 freeway.

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Posted by Spudly
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on May 1, 2014 at 8:53 am

Great news.

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Posted by Sharon P
a resident of Ironwood
on May 1, 2014 at 11:44 am

Guess that "small town feel" just became a grope by big business putting its hands all over Pleasanton.

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Posted by SS
a resident of Stoneridge
on May 1, 2014 at 12:01 pm

@Sharon - It's called jobs, what you need to thrive, it puts more dollars into our city so we can maintain the likes of Main St. etc.

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Posted by Huh?
a resident of Highland Oaks
on May 1, 2014 at 1:23 pm

So what will happen to the Safeway offices once the expected staff slashing take place? Expanding auto dealership - I drive to where the sales tax is less.

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Posted by One of "Those" Teachers
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 1, 2014 at 5:25 pm

Huh? - Sales taxes on a car purchase is based on your address, not the location of the dealership. Web Link

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Posted by Meg
a resident of Birdland
on May 1, 2014 at 7:32 pm

I've been in Pleasanton for 19 years. No more small town.... Very sad. We are now just an annex of Dublin as we are building in the same manner. Can't tell where one stops an another begins.

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Posted by Jeff
a resident of Vintage Hills
on May 1, 2014 at 7:50 pm

To the people who say added one building and re doing a car dealership makes us not "a small town " anymore, I would disagree. The small town feel , I think still excists based on the low population, close community and great schools! You need jobs to sustain this "feel". As a 33 year resident of Pleasanton, I think we are growing at a slow , but healthy rate. I do though, worry about the Bernal Properity that's still not developed. If that is a business park, great, less homes, but if it is mostly homes.... Then that's a lot of people added to our "small town. "

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Posted by john
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 1, 2014 at 8:40 pm


Dublin schools now have higher test scores than Pleasanton and they're building plenty of new houses.

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Posted by ??
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 1, 2014 at 9:21 pm

Jeff, the Bernal property is protected by a voter approved plan for it that excludes houses and commercial. It would require a majority vote to be able to change that

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Posted by hostile takeover
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 1, 2014 at 9:35 pm

Workday will be bought out by Oracle in a few years. David Duffield does not know how to retain an independent company. Look what happened to Peoplesoft.

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