The public is invited to hear candidates for Pleasanton city council and Pleasanton mayor at forums Monday night.

The forums will held in the city council chambers at 200 Old Bernal Ave., and are sponsored by the League of Women Voters Livermore-Amador Valley, the Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch of the American Association of University Women and the city of Pleasanton.

City council candidates Karla Brown, Erlene DeMarcus and Jerry Pentin will appear from 7-8 p.m., followed by mayoral candidates Cheryl Cook-Kallio and Jerry Thorne from 8-9 p.m.

The public will have an opportunity to submit questions to the candidates. The debate will be moderated by Mary Ann Hannon of the League of Women Voters.

The event will be taped for later broadcast on Tri-Valley Community Television Channel 30.

Contact Gary Peterson at 925-952-5053. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/garyscribe.