Pleasanton, California is one of the many jewels of Alameda County. Located about 25 miles east of Oakland, Pleasanton is affluent and very popular. In fact, it’s considered the wealthiest medium sized city and the third wealthiest city overall. It’s considered one of the best places to live by several publications.
Pleasanton has just about everything to offer, including water sports, parks, shopping and restaurants. For those who are fans of architecture, Pleasanton won’t disappoint. Several historic buildings dot the city, ranging from Gothic Revival, Pioneer, Italiante, Colonial Revival and Queen Anne. Nearly everything is walkable.
Every first Wednesday of the month, May through September, the Pleasanton Downtown Association blocks off Main Street for a street fair with varying themes, food, music, beer and lots of other entertainment. Every Friday during those months, there is a Friday Concerts in the Park series. Pleasanton is also home to the Alameda Fairgrounds, which hosts trade shows and other events. Pleasanton’s Firehouse Arts Center hosts art, improv comedy and theater.
Pleasanton is also corporate headquarters to Safeway supermarkets and they have offices for Cisco Systems, Sage Software, Clorox, Symantec and several other corporations.
Pleasanton is probably best known for its downtown area, which is rich with shopping and restaurants.
Despite Pleasanton’s wealth, the median home price is still under $1 million, but barely. The median rent comes in at close to $4,000 a month.
Like the rest of the inland areas, Pleasanton is a bit warmer than much of the bay in the summer and cooler in the winter. In July, the high temperatures average almost 90 degrees and in January, the lows are in the mid 30s.
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