Pleasanton is a charming, affluent city situated in the Tri-Valley region of Northern California’s Bay Area. It’s home to more than 70,000 residents and conveniently located about 40 miles east of San Francisco and 25 miles east of Oakland. Pleasanton is served by Interstates I-680 and I-580. A major suburb of the San Francisco Bay Area, Pleasanton has been ranked as one of the wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation by the Census Bureau.
Pleasanton’s intimate-feel, historic downtown offers its residents endless amenities, including unique boutiques, shopping, arts/cultural functions and leisure activities, as well as more than 220 dining possibilities ranging from specialty cafes to upscale restaurants. Noted for its ‘Top 10’ school system ranking in California, Pleasanton is a natural draw for families with children. Spending quality time outdoors is effortless, with convenient access to 1,200+ acres of beautiful parks and lush, open spaces and trails, complete with stunning vistas.
Pleasanton has gained notoriety through its status as one of the best cities to live in the United States. In 2014, USA Today ranked Pleasanton as one of ‘America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.’ Forbes listed Pleasanton as one of the ‘Best Place to Live’ in 2014 and also confirmed its economic vitality, ranking the city #9 on its list of the nation’s ‘Top Earning Towns.’