Pleasant Hill is a city in Contra Costa County, in the state of California, within the United States. This city is situated in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay. The East Bay area is bordered by the South Bay and San Pablo Bay. Pleasant Hill is home to John F Kennedy University and the Diablo Valley College.
As part of the East Bay, Pleasant Hill offers a mixed economy that is dependent on services, manufacturing, and small and large businesses. Companies headquartered in the area include Kaiser Permanente, Chevron, and Safeway. Top employers with office space or other facilities in Pleasant Hill include Diablo Valley College, Mount Diablo Unified School District, John F. Kennedy University, Nelson Staffing, Contra Costa County Office of Education, the City of Pleasant Hill, and Target.
Entertainment And Dining Out
In Pleasant Hill the area known as ‘Downtown Pleasant Hill’ is a privately owned and operated outdoor shopping center. This shopping center was planned to reflect a typical American Main Street. It features stores and restaurants. Dining options in Pleasant Hill include Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, Jack’s Restaurant & Bar and Matsu Sushi Japanese Restaurant. Sweet Tomatoes is salad and buffet bar that serves healthy and fresh ingredients in a friendly atmosphere.
The nearest major airport to Pleasant Hill is Oakland International Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights from Oakland, California the airport is 28 miles from the city center. The region is linked by highways and by the BART rail system. Interstate route 680 runs through this area.