Recreation, park district Children's Fair Sept. 13
Local children and their families will have a day of fun courtesy of the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District at the district's annual Children's Fair on Sept. 13.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Robert Livermore Community Center, families can take part in arts and crafts, enjoy bounce houses, ride ponies, pet farm animals, ride a train, watch musical performances and pick up information about child safety. Admission is free, with some activities carrying a small fee.
The Livermore Police Department will offer car seat checks for families with young children as well as a K-9 demonstration. The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will also display a safety trailer and fire truck. Food booths will be available, and the pool will be open for recreational swimming. The community center is located at 4444 East Ave. For more information, visit www.larpd.org or call 925-373-5700.
-- Jeremy Thomas, Staff
Groundbreaking for new City Hall set for Sept. 9
The groundbreaking for the new City Hall is set for 5 p.m. Tuesday in Central Park at 12501 Alcosta Blvd.
Construction will start on the 44,000-square-foot building, which will be located at the southwest corner of Central Park at Bollinger Canyon Road and Market Place, where the basketball courts are now located. Iron Horse Trail and an existing skate park and baseball field will border the site. The nearly $14 million building will be two stories high and include a large council chambers, public meeting rooms and a large lobby with a glass rotunda.
The event will feature a brief ceremony that will be held near the skate park, and attendees are asked to enter the parking lot from Bollinger Canyon Road. Those interested in more information or attending the ceremony can contact the city clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-973-2539.
-- Joyce Tsai, Staff
Cemetery master plan public comment wanted
The city invites the public to comment on a proposed master plan for managing the Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery at 5780 Sunol Blvd.
Copies of the master plan can be found on the city's website at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov. City staff and an advisory committee drew up the plan covering business operations, costs, landscape improvements, expanded burial options and improved access. The city bought the cemetery in 2007.
Comments are due by Sept. 21, and may be emailed to Kathleen Yurchak at email@example.com or sent by mail to City of Pleasanton, Attn: Kathleen Yurchak, P.O. Box 520, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
-- Denis Cuff, Staff
Volunteers are sought for yearly creek cleanup
The city is seeking volunteers to help clean up four local creeks from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 in Dublin's sixth annual creek cleanup day.
The city asks those interested in participating to contact the Dublin Environmental Services Department at 925-833-6630 or via email at ES@dublin.ca.gov.
Volunteers will meet with city staff at 9 a.m. in the group picnic area at Emerald Glen Park and then clean four creeks: Tassajara Creek at Emerald Glen Park, Alamo Canal by the Dublin Civic Center, Alamo Creek by Alamo Creek Park and South San Ramon Creek behind Dublin High School.
A continental breakfast will be served before the event, and a pizza lunch will be served afterward.
-- Denis Cuff, Staff