Pool fees reduced to $1 as Pleasanton endures higher temperatures today

Tri-Valley temperatures to possibly top 100 degrees

The city of Pleasanton cut its pool feels to $1 again today as Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley endure temperatures in the high 90s and even the low 100s by this afternoon.

Joanne Hall, the city's public information offifcer, said the reduced fee for recreational swim at the Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center, 4455 Black Ave. is available from 1 to 5 p.m. for Pleasanton residents arriving at the pool during those times. Swimmers will be asked to show proof of residency to qualify for the lower rate.

The forecast for Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley is expected to be sunny and very warm today. High temperatures in the lower 100s and southwest winds of 5 to 10 mph are anticipated.

Tonight the region is expected to be clear. Low temperatures in the 50s to lower 60s and southwest winds of 5 to 15 mph are anticipated.

Monday the region is expected to be mostly sunny and cooler. High temperatures in the upper 80s and southwest winds of 5 to 20 mph are anticipated.

The National Weather Service is encouraging residents to take precautions to avoid lengthy sun exposure.

Meteorologist Brian Tentinger predicted very warm temperatures from here in the Tri-Valley south to Morgan Hill and north to the Napa Valley. He said:

Temperatures in San Jose are expected to reach 95 on today, before cooling off to 86 on Monday.

In Oakland, highs are expected to climb to 83 on Sunday and falling to 77 on Monday.

San Francisco is expected to be on the cooler side with temperatures predicted to be 76 on Sunday and 73 on Monday.

In Santa Rosa, temperatures will soar to 93 on Sunday and 85 on Monday.

Bay City News contributed to this report.


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Posted by Pete
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 16, 2009 at 8:16 am

Good job!

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 16, 2009 at 4:51 pm

It is silly to open the pool from 1 to 5 - the time when people should not be in the sun! Why not stay open until 8 pm?

The aquatic center has hours that don't make sense. Why? Is this because they cannot get people to work past 5? If it is due to budget, they should consider opening at 4 and closing at 8 instead, to avoid the worse sun of the day (1-3:30)

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Posted by Pete
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 16, 2009 at 9:00 pm

It's 8:43pm and I'm still in the pool. Your right resident! I'm laying on my air mattress with laptop looking up at the stars writing this blog. How could the City not of thought of your reasonable request? Oh no, have got to go,person is jumping the fence. Must collect their $1.00 before any skinny dipping allowed. Hello, are you the Resident? You are? No peeing in the pool!

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