Pleasanton was incorporated in 1894 and by 1900 was a thriving agricultural community complete with the Bank of Pleasanton, the Pleasanton Hop Company, the Ruby Hill Vineyard, and three fancy hotels.Phoebe Apperson Hearst brought fame and fortune to Pleasanton after she built her magnificent home "Hacienda del Pozo de Verona" at the present site of Castlewood Country Club.What was planned to be a hunting lodge for her husband became internationally known as a showplace for art, architecture, and entertaining on a grand scale. Kaiser had determined the great potential of sand and gravel below the Valley surface.The gravel industry has been one of the Valley's most enduring and profitable throughout the last half century.
Unaccompanied minor bookings are not permitted online.
The "desperate years" lasted until roughly 1871 at which time life calmed down considerably in the little town of Pleasanton.
Ranchers and thoroughbred horse breeders were attracted by the favorable climate and abundance of water, and were soon followed by dairy farms, hop fields, and vineyards.
It has been said that no city of any size is more blessed with recreational programs than Pleasanton.
Some 12,000 registrations are handled each year for a variety of sports activities ranging from softball and soccer to Little League baseball, junior football, golf, tennis and swimming.
Please add an adult passenger to this reservation to continue, or contact the Call Centre at 1-888-619-8622 to complete a reservation for an unaccompanied minor.