Pleasanton opens sandbag stations as rainy season starts

Free sandbags available to aid in flood prevention

With the city finally seeing some of that winter rain, Pleasanton officials have opened three sandbag stations in anticipation of more storms.

The stations provide free sandbags to help prevent flooding.

The stations are located at the city's Operation Services Center, 3333 Busch Road, the Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. and at the offices of the Ken Mercer Sports and Recreation Community Park, 5800 Parkside Dr.

Hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Residents must bring a shovel.

"We're all crossing our fingers for enough rain to help us recover from this historic drought," said Kathleen Yurchak, Interim Director for Operations Services in Pleasanton. "But we also want everyone to be properly prepared by having not just one, but three sandbag stations available."


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Couples: Wanting, Yet Missing One Another
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 799 views

Superintendent's new contract may portend difficult employee negotiations
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 556 views

Scott Raty bows out as CEO of Pleasanton Chamber
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 355 views


Nominations due by Sept. 17

Pleasanton Weekly and are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

Nomination form