PLEASANTON -- The city is accepting applications for five advisory commissions and a committee.

Applicants must be city residents to serve on the five commissions: planning, civic arts, library, youth and housing. Members of the economic vitality committee must work in Pleasanton.

Applications are available online at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/ or at the city clerk's office at City Hall, 123 Main St.

Planning Commission applications are due 5 p.m. April 3, All other applications are due by 5 p.m. March 24.

Contact Denis Cuff at 925-943-8267. Follow him at Twitter.com/deniscuff