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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
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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
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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
Deborah McKeehan named head of board at ValleyCare
Aug 6, 2009 8:19 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 7,390

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: 6,487

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
BART?s new station celebration could be its last for quite a while
Feb 17, 2011 9:33 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,450

At last, the costly, wrongly-built overhead steel pedestrian walkways have been carted away from the I-580 freeway shoulders at the new BART-West station, just in... More
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