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- From Kanchan, Newsteam ContributorPleasanton is home to some picturesque natural scenery, as well as some of the Tri-Valley’s most memorable cultural markers. But with a global pandemic opening its fearsome jaws, all of these landmarks are respecting the rules of our Bay Area quarantine. But for those of you who still wish to explore the city, you can now embark on new adventures — this time, beneath a blanket with a computer on your lap. While this quarantine continues, here are some landmarks to discover in Pleasanton cyberspace.Want to learn more about your city? A local real estate company offers a virtual tour of the city, including some of our classic delights: horseback riding, a walkthrough of the country club, a small outing on the streets of downtown, and even a peek into some nearby restaurants! Though you can’t feel the grass between your toes or hear the dull roar of the downtown hubbub, the video is very similar to the real thing. Hopefully, once the quarantine ends, this online adventure will help you discover new landmarks on your own (and in-person). To watch the tour, click here!Can’t find a seat on the bleachers to root for your favorite team? Along with local restaurants, offices, and facilities, all sports matches and leagues will remain closed for at least another two weeks…leaving some avid sports fans without a game to watch. Thankfully, MaxPreps provides some highlights of our local basketball games over the past few years! Relive some of the city’s best three-pointers with this compilation of sports matches between Amador, Foothill, and other high schools of the Tri-Valley. Though our doors may be closed, the game is certainly not over. To take a look, click here!To close off your internet spree, make sure to pay a visit to the website of the City of Pleasanton! City officials can answer a lot of legitimate questions that you may have, such as how you can return library materials and what building inspection services are available during the closure. The website provides some vital updates about social distancing, local school districts, facilities, and COVID-19 in general — a helpful equivalent to a visit to City Hall.
This is hard, I know. It’s going to be difficult for all of us to adjust to this “new normal”, but we can definitely make it if we stay positive and supportive of one another. Be safe, everyone!
Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it. – Robert H. Schuller
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