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Outcry from parents, kids for cricket fields in Pleasanton leads public comments in council priorities workshop

Original post made on May 3, 2021

Nearly 100 Pleasanton residents weighed in and asked the Pleasanton City Council to prioritize a variety of projects listed in the city's draft work plan during a special meeting and workshop on Wednesday that lasted six hours.

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Posted by Felipe Tonello
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 3, 2021 at 11:25 am

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Is 50 people enough to push a cricket field as high priority project? I feel this needs to be at least voted by the whole community.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 3, 2021 at 3:35 pm

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I see a fairly consistent number of adults playing cricket on the sports park baseball fields, and its no secret Pleasanton's Indian population has grown immensely over the years.

I don't think we force this population to play baseball in order to integrate into our culture, I think we celebrate that we all enjoy outdoor activities and sports, and cricket being a growing one - having the sports park (or another shared outdoor venue) become central to all communities is a good thing.

Build it.


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