Population: 79,871

Living in Pleasanton, California:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Pleasanton, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked three people living in Pleasanton what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


3 comments on “Pleasanton”

Pleasanton is a small town about an hour away from San Francisco. With beautiful scenery and an iconic Downtown area, Pleasanton is a nice place to raise a family. There are nine elementary schools, three middle schools, and three high schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District; all of these schools teach students well. Aside from the schools, there are many opportunities for recreation. The City of Pleasanton releases catalogs with lists of activities for people of all ages; the activities range from painting and pottery to swimming and archery.

Crystal, says: 2020

Pleasanton has a wonderful downtown shopping area, including lots of eateries and gift shops. Next, it has many parks with lots of greenery and play structures for children. Pleasanton also has many great schools, including Amador Valley High School, which is renowned for its high achieving students.

Josephine, says: 2020

Pleasanton is a diverse city home to many families, retired individuals, and students. Its schools are among the best in the nation, with tech moguls from the Silicon Valley eager to settle here to provide their children with the best experience. The quiet streets and cozy downtown are only some of the amenities that make Pleasanton feel like home.

Madeleine, says: 2020

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