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Pleasanton Activates Cooling Center

June 19, 2017 

Beat the heat and come to the Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. from noon to 9 p.m. Drink plenty of water, minimize strenuous activity during peak heat hours and wear light-colored clothing.

For more information, contact community services at 931.5346.

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ARBOR DAY FESTIVAL AT ALVISO ADOBE

April 21, 2017 

Come to Alviso Adobe on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate becoming an official Tree City USA! Join us to visit with the experts and arborists. There will also be crafts for the kids.

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CHANGES TO UTILITY PAYMENTS PROCESSING AT CITY HALL

October 25, 2016 

Effective December 1, 2016, the City of Pleasanton’s Permit Counter located at 200 Old Bernal will no longer process Utility Payments.

All Utility Billing related operations reside at the City’s Operations Service Center at 3333 Busch Rd.

For more information, call 931.5507

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SANDBAG STATION OPEN AT OPERATION SERVICES CENTER

October 13, 2016 

In anticipation of rain, the Operations Services Center has opened its first sandbag station of the season. The Center is located at 3333 Busch Rd.

Bags and sand will be provided free of charge. Residents will need to supply their own shovel.

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PLEASANTON UNITES AGAINST BULLYING

October 5, 2016 

October is national bullying prevention month and on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, please wear orange to take a stand against bullying and in support of kindness and inclusion.

Visit www.ptownlife.org for more and to upload the logo on your social media platforms to demonstrate your support!

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LIBRARY HOSTS SENT-DOWN YOUTH FROM CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION

September 28, 2016 

On Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2 p.m., the Pleasanton Library is holding and event and exhibit featuring some of China’s “sent-down” youth, who were sent into the countryside during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

The library is located at 400 Old Bernal Ave. For more information, contact 931.5044

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CITY MODIFIES WATER CONSERVATION TARGETS

June 8, 2016 

In response to new statewide regulations and recognition of our successful conversation efforts to date, the City of Pleasanton has relaxed (but not eliminated) its drought restrictions for the time being.

The new conservation goal has been set at a ten percent reduction in water usage, as compared to 2013 usage.

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CIVIC CENTER/LIBRARY COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE

May 26, 2016 

Join us at two Community Open House meetings to share your vision of the perfect library, see an architectural scale model of the Task Force vision to date and talk to staff, Task Force members and the architect to discuss plans and ask questions.

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PROPOSED REVISIONS TO MASSAGE ORDINANCE IN PLEASANTON

May 3, 2016 

The State of California has enacted statewide regulations regarding massage practitioners. Please join us at a stakeholders’ meeting on June 16 at 10 a.m. in City Council chambers, located at 200 Old Bernal Ave. to review and discuss proposed changes to Pleasanton's massage ordinance.

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PARTIAL CLOSURE OF TASSAJARA ROAD IN DUBLIN

April 18, 2016 

Due to important road repairs, parts of Tassajara Road in Dublin will be closed. Beginning May 2, 2016, drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians will be unable to use Tassajara Road/Camino Tassajara to travel between Dublin and the San Ramon/Danville area.

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PLEASANTON WELCOMES NEW POLICE OFFICER

February 3, 2016 

The City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Department are excited to welcome Ricky Barcelo as Pleasanton’s newest Police Officer. Officer Barcelo was sworn in on Wednesday, February 03, 2016 and will begin his service to the Pleasanton community.

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PLEASANTON CONTINUES FREE COMMUNITY EDUCATION SERIES

January 11, 2016 

The City of Pleasanton’s FREE Community Education Series begins the winter schedule with The Mind of Your 21st Century Teen, a workshop on teen mental wellness. Dr. Robert Field, Ph.D. will present on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:30PM at the Pleasanton Public Library, located at 400 Old Bernal Ave.

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COMEDY AT CALLIPPE

December 23, 2015 

Start the New Year off with dinner and a laugh. Join us on Friday, January 8, 2016 at the Callippe Preserve.

$45 includes dinner and the comedy show.

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CITY OFFICES WILL CLOSE 12.24-12.25

December 23, 2015 

Pleasanton City offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25, 2015. We will be open again on Monday, December 28, 2015.

Please feel free to call 931.5100 for all non-emergencies and 911 in the event of any emergency,

Happy and Safe Holidays.

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Enrollment Open for 2016 Citizens' Police Academy

December 17, 2015 

Enrollment is now open for the 2016 session of the Pleasanton Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy. It begins on Thursday, January 21, 2016 and concludes on April 28, 2016. This will be the twenty fourth Citizens’ Academy the Department has presented since its inception in 2000.

The goals of the program are to create closer partnerships with the public, explain law enforcement procedures, and discuss the importance of public involvement in the policing process.

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Elf Jr., the Musical

December 16, 2015 

You saw the film-now see the musical through December 20, 2015.

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Join The City of Pleasanton for this funny, charming, and heart-warming classic, brought to life by the award-winning Bay Area children’s theatre company.


Call the Firehouse Arts Center Box Office for more information at 925.931.4848

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PLEASANTON'S HOMETOWN HOLIDAY PARADE AND TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

December 1, 2015 

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, Downtown Main Street will be closed to thru traffic for a special holiday event. We would like to invite everyone to come join us for the Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony.

The Parade will begin promptly at 5:00, and if you plan on driving downtown, we hope you will find the attached map showing which streets will be closed to automobile (but not necessarily sleigh) traffic helpful!


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PLEASANTON OPENS 3 SANDBAG STATIONS

November 6, 2015 
  • The City of Pleasanton, through its Operation Service Center has once again established sandbag stations in advance of the anticipated storms. The stations are located at the Sports Park, Operations Service Center and the Senior Center (see map below).

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PLEASANTON CONTINUES FREE COMMUNITY EDUCATION SERIES

November 2, 2015 

The City of Pleasanton’s FREE Community Education Series continues with What Kids Wish Their Parents Knew presented by Teen Esteem on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 7:00 to 8:30PM at the Pleasanton Public Library, located at 400 Old Bernal Ave.

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PLEASANTON HOSTS TEEN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

October 26, 2015 

The City of Pleasanton is hosting its inaugural Teen Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 8:30am-5:00pm. This daylong workshop is open to all high school students to give them the opportunity to collaborate and develop a citywide event in Pleasanton while learning and demonstrating leadership skills needed to succeed in everyday life.

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CALLIPPE PRESERVE GOLF COURSE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

October 20, 2015 

Pleasanton is pleased to announce that the Callippe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the Golf Course with a round of golf and a party, which will include on-course food and beverages, an after-event cocktail reception, hors d’ouevres and prizes.

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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: HONORING THE DEAD

October 6, 2015 

Pleasanton is pleased to announce that the Pleasanton Library is looking for 25 individuals or groups to create and display an altar in the special community exhibition: Dia de Los Muertos: Honoring the Dead, which will be on display at the Library on Saturday, October 31, 2015 and Sunday, November 1, 2015.

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Korean Cultural Festival at Pleasanton Library

September 29, 2015 

The City of Pleasanton is pleased to announce that the Tri-Valley Korean American Parents’ Association is making a generous gift of Korean language materials to the library on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. On the occasion of this gift of Korean language materials to the library’s adult and children’s collections, the Pleasanton Public Library and the Tri-Valley Korean American Parents’ Association will also present a celebration of traditional and contemporary Korean culture, immediately following the ceremony until 3:00 p.m.

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City of Pleasanton Hosts 2nd Free Fall Festival at Alviso Adobe

September 21, 2015 

The City of Pleasanton will host its second annual free Fall Festival at Alviso Adobe Community Park on Saturday, October 10th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The public is invited to this free event, located at 3465 Old Foothill Road. The event is also made possible with assistance from 4-H, East Bay Regional Park District and the Meadowlark Dairy.

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What To Do With That Brown Lawn

August 26, 2015 

The City of Pleasanton Water Conservation Division is hosting a workshop for people who are interested in options for lawns and landscaping ideas during the drought.

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Pleasanton Announces 2015 Community Survey Results

August 19, 2015 

Pleasanton is pleased to announce the results of its most recent Community Survey. Conducted between June 3 and June 15, 2015, the phone survey was the 5th of its kind for the City since 1995 and was conducted by Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3), a public opinion research and strategy group.

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Pleasanton Seeks Candidates for Commission and Committee Vacancies

August 13, 2015 

Pleasanton is currently seeking applications to fill vacancies on a variety of commissions and committees. Applicants must be Pleasanton residents, with the exception of the Economic Vitality Committee, in which case applicants must be employed by a company either located in Pleasanton or that serves the Pleasanton community. The deadline to apply for any of these positions is Friday, September 11, 2015.

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Members Sought for WHEELS Accessible Advisory Committee

March 12, 2015 

The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of the Wheels Bus system and Dial-A-Ride paratransit service in the Tri-Valley, is seeking applications for members and alternates to serve on the Wheels Accessible Advisory Committee (WAAC). Members on the WAAC represent the cities of Livermore, Dublin, and Pleasanton, unincorporated Alameda County and Tri-Valley social/human services agencies.

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Sign Up for Spring Adult Sports!

January 27, 2015 

The City of Pleasanton’s department of Community Services offers a full range of sports programs for adults this spring. To register online, please visit www.pleasantonfun.com. For more information, please call (925) 931-3437.

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Pleasanton Unveils New Smartphone-Powered Public Art Platform

November 21, 2014 

The City of Pleasanton introduces a new platform that makes finding and exploring the city’s public art collection fun and accessible. STQRY is a new app that educates users about a public art piece straight from their smart phone. STQRY users can identify the exact location of each piece of public art within the city, view photos of the piece, and learn details about its history and artist.

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