In an effort to inform and hear from the public about the Pleasanton draft pedestrian and bicycle master plan, a workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Pleasanton Public Library's meeting room, located at 400 Old Bernal Ave. The evening will be led by transportation consultants and will focus on bicycle facilities, with some information about pedestrian facilities and a prioritized list of projects. Draft chapters may be viewed online at http://pleasantonbikepedplan.webexone.com.
Middle schools host rummage sales
Tomorrow is unofficially rummage sale day as two middle schools invite people to browse through gently-used goods in support of education. Hart Middle School, located at 4433 Willow Road, will have wares, such as household items, games and clothes, for sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Harvest Park Middle School, at 4900 Valley Ave., will have goods and baked items for sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds from Harvest Park's sale will go toward the special education program at the school.
Museum to explore Walnut Grove Park
The Lark in the Park program, sponsored by the Museum On Main, has a docent-led walk through a Pleasanton park to share about the local history that surrounds it. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, participants can learn more about the Walnut Grove Park area on Harvest Road. Donations are appreciated and a yearly membership to the program is $25 per person, which includes a passport, binder and one photo of each park's history. Money raised will go toward the museum's educational scholarship fund. To make reservations, call 462-2766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.museumonmain.org.
Local business paper folds
With increasing printing costs and readers flocking to the Internet for news, the East Bay Business Times is the latest newspaper to fold after more than 20 years. Its sister publication, the San Francisco Business Times, will absorb the 10-person operation that was based in the Stoneridge Corporate Plaza. Subscribers will receive an enhanced version of the San Francisco paper.