PtownLife News Team


Library and Recreation Department is a community website dedicated to youth and families.  A new component of the website is a weekly newsletter “The Ptown Life” – a weekly roundup of the news, events, and happenings in Pleasanton. 


Along with City Staff, each week the Ptownlife News Team will work collaboratively to create a newsletter that is both interesting and informative to our community.  Students will submit content in the form of local news stories and events, video, and photography. Students can also work on youth contests and social media and gain experience in editing, writing content, video production, events, and journalism.  Students that apply will contribute through writing articles, editing articles and participating in some city events like Teen Open Mic. 



Participants must high school students



Interested students must be able to commit to:

  • At least a school year team (Aug– May) to ensure consistency.
  • 1.5 hours per week during the school year 
  • 1 mandatory training – FALL.


Please be sure you can commit to the above requirements before you apply!


Application Procedure

  1. Complete Ptownlife News Team application
  2.  Interview for the position


There is limited space for this program and you must be a Pleasanton resident to apply

Select applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview after review of their application.



If you have any further questions, please contact the Recreation Coordinator, Julian Mireles at (925) 931-3474 or