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By Jeb Bing

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About this blog: A longtime newspaperman, I have been editor of the Pleasanton Weekly since it was launched Jan. 28, 2000. I was a reporter and Neighborhood News editor at the Chicago Tribune for 13 years, and previously a reporter for the Advance...  (More)

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Downtown Pleasanton needs our help
Jan 14, 2011 8:52 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 5,665

We keep hearing that the recession is on the wane. To measure the sales reports of several of the major department store chains, holiday sales were indeed favorable.... More
Axis Community Health needs our help
Dec 11, 2010 8:09 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 4,844

Drive by Axis Community Health's aging facilities on Railroad Avenue any weekday morning and you're likely to see patients waiting to see a doctor or nurse that... More
Hungry in Manhattan at 2 a.m.
Nov 5, 2010 10:33 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,019

My wife Jan and I are just back from another quick trip to Manhattan to visit our son Chris, daughter-in-law Mary and our adorable 14-month-old grandson Jonathan.... More
Cleaning up Town Square
Oct 12, 2010 5:54 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 5,547

When the Town Square forum rolled out as a part of our updated sites in early 2007, we weren't exactly sure how the community would respond. Designed to be a digital... More
Pioneer Cemetery a disappointment
Oct 5, 2010 6:33 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 4,676

Gravesites have gone on sale at Pleasanton's newly expanded Pioneer Cemetery but buyers beware.

The cost for double-burial gravesites at $10,198 for full burial... More
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