News DigestSenior Center closed next week
The Pleasanton Senior Center, located at 5353 Sunol Blvd., will be closed Jan. 5 to 9 for routine maintenance. It will reopen on Jan. 12 for regularly scheduled programs. During the closure period, the Spectrum Community Services lunch program offered Monday through Friday will be available at the Veteran's Memorial Building, located at 301 Main St.
Republican women speaker series begins
The Tri-Valley Republican Women Federated welcome guest speaker Thomas G. Del Beccaro, vice chairman of the California Republican Party, at its first meeting of 2009. Starting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at La Vite Restaurant, 3037-G Hopyard Road, the speaker series begins with Del Beccaro, who they consider "one of the most strategic thinkers and charismatic personalities" of the state organization. There will also be lively discussion on a range of topics. To learn more, visit www.trivalleyrepublicanwomen.org. Reservations are required.
Heritage homes at the market
Learn about Pleasanton's architectural history at Discover Heritage Homes, held at the Pleasanton Farmer's Market from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 10. Docents from the Museum On Main will provide information on heritage homes and buildings, specifically on one to two structures in the valley and provide pictures and facts sheets. Appointments can also be made at that time to conduct heritage home research in the museum's archives. For more information, call 462-2766 or visit www.museumonmain.org.
Input sought from trails users
Cyclists, hikers, walkers and others who use Pleasanton's 21-mile trail system are invited to take an online survey from the city's Trails Ad Hoc Committee. It will gauge the use of the trails. Visit www.tinyurl.com/trailsurvey by Jan. 12.