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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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Mayors outraged by vice president's snub
Jul 10, 2009 12:58 pm
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Many of the country's mayors--including our own Mayor Jennifer Hosterman-- are hopping mad over being snubbed at their recent convention in Providence, R.I. by Vice... More
Ralph Romero battling Lou Gehrig's disease one day at a time
Jul 2, 2009 6:26 pm
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Several hundred are expected to play golf next Thursday, July 9 and even more to attend a dinner that night at Castlewood Country Club to honor a top golfer and... More
A waitress many of us know says goodbye
Jul 26, 2009 7:55 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,145

Those of us who dine frequently at Vic's All-Star Kitchen are also good friends of Patti Benson, who's been Vic's restaurant manager for the last 11 years and was... More
Axis Community Health needs our help
Dec 11, 2010 8:09 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,113

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
Look to Burlingame for more sizzle in downtown Pleasanton
Oct 22, 2008 8:16 am
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Some merchants in downtown Pleasanton are fighting mad that neither their own Pleasanton Downtown Association nor city government are doing enough to help bolster... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 18 comments | 685 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 493 views

Prosperity problems in the Bay Area
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 451 views