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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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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: 7,990

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
Amador coach among 4,700 losing jobs at NUMMI
Mar 29, 2010 8:58 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 7,956

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
BART?s new station celebration could be its last for quite a while
Feb 17, 2011 9:33 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,921

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
Have churches become too big for Pleasanton neighborhoods?
Feb 9, 2007 8:20 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 6,823

Here we go again. Another Pleasanton church--Trinity Lutheran- is facing the wrath of homeowners who live nearby and even some who don't because of this city's... More
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