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Scenes of Yosemite on display at Firehouse Arts Center today

Original post made on Jan 15, 2012

The Firehouse Arts Center will display Scenes of Yosemite in its lobby and hallway galleries starting Thursday and continuing through Feb. 15

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 13, 2012, 4:56 PM

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Posted by Thruth
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 15, 2012 at 4:27 pm

How can we afford to build, maintain and staff this place? The city is crying poor and demanding it's employees reduce their we really need this or could our tax money be better served towards public services? Interesting.

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Posted by mooseturd
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Jan 16, 2012 at 9:01 am

mooseturd is a registered user.

We all have our opinion about what constitutes a public service. Firehouse Arts Center fits my definition. I would close the golf course and the senior center.

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Posted by Gertrude O'Brien
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Jan 16, 2012 at 4:47 pm

If the city is so poor then how come fines are not charged on some items at the library? As for closing the Senior center-obviously you're not a senior that relies on services there. I am an long time pleasanton resident and well into my 80's and look forward to the friendship and classes offered to us elderly at the center. I do have to agree with the golf course idea though.

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Posted by John
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 17, 2012 at 9:35 am

Building and improving infrastructure such as the senior center and Firehouse arts center creates jobs and improves the quality of life that so many people in this forum value here in Pleasanton. That quality of life improves property values and increases revenue income to the city, which uses the income to pay off infrastructure investment and invest in new infrastructure that further improves quality of life... Kind of makes you wonder why we don't do that everywhere...

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Posted by Concerned
a resident of Southeast Pleasanton
on Jan 17, 2012 at 10:07 am

All of the City services or facilities mentioned are of great value or importance to some large group of people here in the City.

As far as the golf course, it is one of the few places mentioned that is not only paying for itself but generates as income to the City ro partially fund other services or facilities.

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