Home to the Alameda County Fairgrounds, the oldest horse racing track in the nation, and the historic Main Street, Pleasanton has a small-town feel with a plethora of locally owned businesses, but also features leading retail and commercial stores in addition to the Hacienda Business Park. Outdoor recreation is popular is Pleasanton that boasts its own regional park, more than 9,000-acres of preserved open space and a haven for hikers, cyclists, and equestrians. Make it to the top of Pleasanton Ridge and be rewarded with magnificent views that span into the Livermore Valley and beyond. Pleasanton is also home to the Castlewood Country Club rich in history and former home to the San Francisco elite including George and Phoebe Hearst. Today’s its exclusive home sites continue to enjoy the country club and golf course setting, Those lucky enough to call Pleasanton their home enjoy updated bungalows near the downtown and picturesque tree-lined neighborhoods to extraordinary estates in the gated Ruby Hill development. This family-friendly community is filled with plenty to do including summer concerts in the park, community theater and a weekly farmers market. A stop at the drive-through and walk-up Meadowlark Dairy is a must. Celebrating 100 years in business, Meadowlark is synonymous with Pleasanton.
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