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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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The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read
Apr 17, 2009 10:29 am
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Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle, but you just can't quite pinpoint... More
Help for families of fallen police, firefighters
Apr 13, 2009 4:18 am
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Just hours after the murders last month of the four Oakland police officers, members of the 100 Club of Alameda County delivered checks of $20,000 to each of the... More
Mommy jewelry? Now I know!
Apr 3, 2009 8:32 am
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I've never been a shopper for mommy jewelry, but maybe I'll start. There's a lot of demand for these personalized mini-tags and necklaces, making and selling them... More
Corbett introduces anti-Libel Tourism bill
Mar 10, 2009 6:43 am
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We don't normally pay much attention to libel laws affecting newspaper reporters because U.S. law and the courts are generally protective of the rights of journalists... More
Chicago Tribune losing readers, but not its iconic tower
Mar 3, 2009 5:13 am
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Not all news about the big city daily newspapers is troubling, although there's plenty of that being reported. A bright spot came last week out of Chicago when real... More
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