PLEASANTON, Calif. — The Pleasanton City Council voted last night to approve revisions to its current development impact fees that are assessed on new developments to help mitigate city costs that result from the development. The fees have remained unchanged for the last 20 years and are between 67 and 85 percent of the average of Dublin and Livermore fees.
PLEASANTON, Calif. — The Pleasanton City Council voted on Tuesday to conduct additional environmental review on the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (JDEDZ).
Check out the latest on Downtown Specific Plan update in City's newest edition of Pleasanton Progress.
Pleasanton offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We hope you enjoy the holiday.
Join us Saturday, December 2 between 5 and 8 p.m. for the annual parade and tree lighting ceremony on Main Street in downtown. For more information, call 925-931-5352 or visit hometownholiday.com
On behalf of the City of Pleasanton, our hearts go out to those impacted by the North Bay fires. As a community...
Calling all veterans! If you have medical questions, we'll have a mobile medical outreach team at the library on Thursday, Sept. 28., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 400 Old Bernal Ave.
During the summer months, some residents notice changes in the taste and smell of their drinking water. These changes are harmless but can be unpleasant. Read more about it on our webpage.
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.
On Monday, December 12, 2016, there will be moderate traffic impacts along Valley Avenue between Hopyard Road and Bernal Avenue as a result of recycled water infrastructure expansion.
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
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.
The Parks and Recreation Commission tour the Pioneer Cemetery on Th., October 13, 2016 at 5 p.m. to discuss proposed changes and learn about some updates.
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!
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
PleasantonPermits.com is open 24/7 to ease the business and permitting process.
Join us on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 for a community outreach meeting regarding the new automated water metering project the City will be undertaking over the coming months.
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.
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.
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.
Wheels Forward is proposing bus route changes intended to improve commutes and would like community input before April 22, 2016. A public meeting will be held on May 2, 2016 to discuss public input and comments.
For more information, please visit www.wheelsforward.com
The Pleasanton Seahawks will host the upcoming Far Western Swim Meet, with swimmers coming from all over the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Please join us for a joint workshop on the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pleasanton Senior Center, located at 5353 Sunol Blvd.
Please join us Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center for a transit fair to learn about the variety of transportation opportunities available for seniors.
Corned beef and cabbage will also be served in honor of St. Patrick's Day.
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.
The Pleasanton Library will be participating in the nationwide early literacy initiative, "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten." The kick-off will begin on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
Please join the City of Pleasanton for a series of three workshops to solicit input for the update of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan.
On Saturday, December 5, 2015, come home for the holidays with Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday Celebration. The holiday parade will begin at 5:00 p.m., followed by the official tree lighting ceremony at the Museum on Main.
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).
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.
Please join the Planning Division for another community neighborhood meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2015 to discuss the pilot project Economic Development Zone, a 40-acre area of land along Johnson Drive near Stoneridge.
The meeting will be held at Hart Middle School, 4433 Willow Road, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
Jump start your holiday shopping on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10am-4pm at the Pleasanton Senior Center with their annual Holiday Craft Fair.
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.
The City of Pleasanton is seeking volunteers for its “Share the Gift of English” new volunteer tutor training, to be held at the Pleasanton Library on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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.
The City of Pleasanton will activate its public Cooling Center for those seeking relief from the heat as temperatures are expected to soar again past the century mark today and tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday, 9/9 and 9/10.
Registration for Pleasanton Youth Basketball (PYB) is now open! PYB is a recreational basketball program open to boys and girls entering grades 1-12. All skill levels are highly encouraged to participate in this inclusive program.
The Pleasanton Library is offering free workshops for high-school students, aimed at addressing the unique concerns that oftentimes affect new and incoming students. These workshops are a great way for high-school kids to begin to develop an action plan for their high-school career.
The City of Pleasanton’s Community Services Department is launching its inaugural fall session for the Leadership-in-Training (LIT) program for teens. This program provides comprehensive training and placement in a volunteer position to work closely with city staff on various projects.
The City of Pleasanton’s Community Services Department announced its fall season line-up for the Youth Open Gym program, which includes both basketball and volleyball
The Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center (DBAC) will be closed for annual preventative maintenance.
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.
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.
Last night, the City Council approved an ordinance to ban all smoking in city parks and on city trails, exempting only the golf course from the ban. Put forward by the Pleasanton Youth Commission, this ban on smoking will take effect in the coming months
Experienced employment recruiters will be on hand to offer free counseling to any individuals interested in bolstering their job search skills or working to either create or improve their resumes.
The City of Pleasanton will unveil a traffic mitigation plan designed to coordinate a safe and efficient exit for the more than 70,000 fairgoers expected to attend the Alameda County Fair on Saturday, July 4, 2015.
A Public Hearing is scheduled for 7:00 pm on June 16, 2015 to review and approve the annual assessment for each of the four GHADs in Pleasanton; Laurel Creek, Moller Ranch, Lemoine, and Oak Tree Farm.
A Public Hearing is scheduled for 7:00 pm on June 16, 2015 to review and approve the annual assessment for each of the five LLMDs in Pleasanton; 1984-1 Ponderosa, 1995-1 Moller Ranch, 1993-1 Windsor, 1993-2 Bonde Ranch, and 1994-1 Oak Tree Farm.
East Bay Regional Parks District hosts a meeting.
The City of Pleasanton joins the Pleasanton Unified School District and Axis Community Health in presenting a free health fair on Saturday, June 6.
Join us from 10 am to 4 pm!
The City of Pleasanton is extending the application period to May 22, 2015 to recruit three (3) at-large community members to join the 11-member Civic Center/Library Facilities Master Plan Task Force.
The City of Pleasanton will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center, located at 4455 Black Avenue.
The City of Pleasanton is recruiting for openings on a number of various commissions and committees. Residents can apply for seats on the following commissions and committees:
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.
How does your child learn best? Visually, through music, words or dance? Learn about the seven distinct intelligences on Wednesday, February 18 at a special presentation for parents entitled “Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style”.
Experience the vitality of Africa as the Friends of the Sironka Maasai Dance Troupe perform at the Pleasanton Library on Saturday, February 14 at 1:00 p.m.
Critically acclaimed Verdi soprano Hope Briggs will appear in a free concert at the Pleasanton Library on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m
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.
The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Pleasanton, CA with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFBSM) award, joining more than 325 visionary communities from across the country.
Pleasanton's Annual Hometown Holiday Celebration kicks off on Saturday, December 6 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. along Main Street in downtown Pleasanton.