Street work begins
Crews started work this week on the city's annual street maintenance project in neighborhoods throughout Pleasanton.
Slurry seal and resurfacing roadwork will continue during the fall. Visit the "Pavement Management Program" page at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov for project schedules, traffic impacts and other updates.
Library book sale
The Friends of the Pleasanton Library are hosting their next book sale next Saturday (Sept. 25) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Pleasanton Public Library at 400 Old Bernal Ave.
"There will be books for all ages, DVDs, and CDs -- all in nearly new condition -- at really great prices. Find treasures for yourself, your family and friends," organizers said.
There will also be a meet-and-greet with the local fire and police departments during the event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vets Hall open house
American Legion Post 237 is set to hold an open house for veterans and their families this Saturday (Sept. 18) at 1 p.m. at the Pleasanton Veterans Memorial Hall located at 301 Main St. in downtown.
Tours of the historic building will be conducted throughout the afternoon. Light refreshments will be served.
Commander Dale Bowman said the post has three missions: "Serving and supporting our senior veterans, mentoring young veterans as they return from military service, and serving the community in many other ways." For more information on the open house, call Bowman at 925-963-7004.
'Funding Your College'
The city of Pleasanton's Community Education Series is returning next Thursday with a free workshop, "Funding Your College Education."
"Geared towards students and parents of high-schoolers, the workshop will share the basics of financial aid, how and when to apply, who qualifies and how eligibility is determined," organizers said. "Participants will also gather information and resources for student aid opportunities from the federal government, the State of California, post-secondary institutions,and private sources."
Andrea Silas, UC Berkeley financial aid advisor, will lead the presentation. Sign up at www.pleasantonfun.com (course code No. 3464). The Zoom-based workshop runs from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 23).