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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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Amador coach among 4,700 losing jobs at NUMMI
Mar 29, 2010 8:58 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 7,180

This week, my good friend and lifelong Pleasanton resident Ken Villegas will find himself unemployed for the first time since graduating from Amador Valley High... More
Bob Athenour: Our sister city champ turns 80
Jun 19, 2009 9:12 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 7,097

Having just turned 80, Bob Athenour won't be skydiving out of a plane as former President George H. W. Bush did--and again two weeks ago on his 85th--but he will... More
Miley talks up taxes, regulations and still gets loud applause
Oct 11, 2013 7:47 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 6,660

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told members of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton last week that they may have to pay more taxes later next year and may have to... More
Deborah McKeehan named head of board at ValleyCare
Aug 6, 2009 8:19 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 6,139

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors, a move that puts her at the helm... More
Don’t count Nostrand out in future elections
Jul 22, 2010 7:59 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 6,112

Fellow business associates and friends crowded into a newly-expanded outdoor seating area the other day to celebrate its official opening at the Hop Yard American... More
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Election Day
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Election day is here, at last
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
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