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10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday

It’s been 10 years since Laurel Williams (pictured) was killed in a horrific car crash on Foothill Road and her mother Kathy Pace-Williams hopes...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 272 Views

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Chabad holding Jewish high holy days services at new Pleasanton center

When Rabbi Raleigh Resnick (pictured above) blows the Shofar Friday night during Yom Kippur services, he and the community Chabad he leads will be...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by tonyjoye, on Oct 19, 2017 at 10:58 am | 11 comments | 1345 Views

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Sandia’s new portable detector keeping public safe from radiation

Given the numerous toxic and possibly radioactive sites now contaminating Houston and its flooded communities, rescuers can now turn to a newly-developed tool called...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by wattsam jassy , on Sep 19, 2017 at 4:52 am | 3 comments | 652 Views

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How to cut the cost of elective medical expenses

Whether it's a matter of comfort, appearance or safety, there are many medical procedures that you may want or need, but your health insurance won't cover, according...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by forbrukeretaten.no, on Sep 16, 2017 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 946 Views

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Despite a depressed market, here's a Realtor who can laugh it off

In the current depressed real estate market, it's good to have Realtor friends who are nevertheless upbeat and humorous. I've known Hometown GMAC Realtor Pat...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by adss30.com, on Sep 15, 2017 at 12:06 am | 3 comments | 5763 Views

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State housing push revives need for East Side planning

Two years ago, the City Council halted the planning of development on Pleasanton's largely empty 400-acre East Side. Given the state's current determination to force...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Missing Comments?, on Sep 14, 2017 at 6:40 am | 1 comment | 726 Views

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Honeywell assumes control of Sandia National Laboratories

Dori Ellis, a 40-year veteran in the energy sector, began work Monday as associate director for Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, succeeding Marianne Walck,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Joseph190, on Aug 28, 2017 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 2101 Views

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Weekly honored for contribution to Rotary scholarship program

The Pleasanton Weekly was honored last week for its Gold Level sponsorship of Rotary’s Father’s Day Spirit Run, an annual event that this year raised...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 22, 2017 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 568 Views

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2nd-graders' comments on the inauguration show they'll be ready to lead

The historic events on Inauguration Day Jan. 20 were also center stage in teacher Renee Vernon's second grade classroom at Walnut Grove Elementary School. "Ms. V,"...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by NikhilSingh, on Aug 17, 2017 at 2:27 am | 5 comments | 4531 Views

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Rotary: Doing good in Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton has awarded 12 Pleasanton high school students scholarships totaling $31,950 with another $3,000 in scholarship funding given to three...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 633 Views

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Remembering Korea

I’m just back from a one-week trip to Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon, Williamsburg and Thomas Jefferson’s estate at Monticello. For me, it was a chance...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 2, 2017 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 771 Views

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Feeding the hungry in Alameda County

Feeding the hungry in Alameda County The face of hunger has changed in America and Katherine Avila, food drive coordinator for the Alameda County Community Food...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 5 comments | 899 Views

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Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards

Top girl scholars from the junior classes in Bay Area high schools, including four from Pleasanton, have received merit awards in math and science...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by sudhasharma, on Jul 6, 2017 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 1734 Views

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Heat that scorched Pleasanton also hurt early fair attendance, Rotary Spirit Run revenues

Last week's scorching heat is now a distant memory as temperatures dip back into the mid-50s at nightime as the long four-day Independence Day weekend begins. Even...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by 8 Ads, "Only" 2 Real Estate, on Jul 4, 2017 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1217 Views

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Need for senior care keeps on growing

There seems to be an abundance of senior housing and special care facilities in the Tri-Valley, but more will be needed. That's the view of Lisa Foster, director...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 834 Views

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March Madness and TV30

If your Uncle Harry in Chicago needs a breath of spring air after the 10 inches of snow that city received this week, have him tune in to TV30 for a look at Arden...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by phumyford, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:57 pm | 2 comments | 5594 Views

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When Don Faught speaks, other Realtors listen

When Don Faught speaks, others listen, or at least other Realtors did last week when Faught talked about the changing work environment in real estate to a large...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by One size doesn't fit, on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 8 comments | 6600 Views

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Tom Richert: An entrepreneur who doesn't stop

It's quite a stretch from the tony venture capital investors' offices along Page Mill Road in Palo Alto to a lumberyard in Pleasanton, but Tom Richert made that...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rita Zumwalt, on May 30, 2017 at 9:59 pm | 15 comments | 6687 Views

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Las Positas professor helps veterans rejoin civilian lives

May is a special month for both those in and out of the military. For service members and veterans, it's a chance to pay tribute to supportive families and spouses...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Joseph , on May 22, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views

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Financial adviser urges parents to give kids a head start on handling money

Nathaniel Sillin, who directs Visa's financial education programs, recently issued an advisory for parents and their children about gaining experience in handling...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 6 comments | 1454 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 7,025 views

3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 531 views

10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 272 views