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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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Downtown studies need public exposure
Mar 12, 2010 10:19 pm
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Two outside consulting agencies have been hired to help the city and the Pleasanton Downtown Association come up with marketing and nightlife entertainment strategies... More
Pleasanton's own 'Wikipedia' says goodbye
Dec 25, 2009 5:19 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,590

While many of us are celebrating the holidays with family and friends, Dean and Mary Lu Campbell will spend the week busily packing up their Pleasanton house for... More
Smoking ribs for a benefit
May 28, 2010 9:01 am
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It's hard to be a food taster when you're faced with an abundance of carefully smoked ribs at a Fairgrounds cook-out. It was the second annual "Taste of Summer"... More
Mommy jewelry? Now I know!
Apr 3, 2009 8:32 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,506

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
Wal-Mart eyeing old Nob Hill for new 'Market'
Jul 14, 2011 8:55 pm
Comments: 44 | Views: 5,389

Wal-Mart eyeing old Nob Hill for new 'Market'

Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit to open one of its new "Neighborhood... More
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 17 comments | 1,171 views

Responding to a comment
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 782 views

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The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 172 views