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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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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
Pioneer Cemetery a disappointment
Oct 5, 2010 6:33 am
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Gravesites have gone on sale at Pleasanton's newly expanded Pioneer Cemetery but buyers beware.

The cost for double-burial gravesites at $10,198 for full burial... More
Tom Richert: An entrepreneur who doesn't stop
Jul 20, 2012 10:50 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 4,620

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... More
Special Olympics' Ken Mano just keeps on giving
Apr 4, 2011 8:11 am
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Ken Mano just keeps on giving. Fresh off the gymnasium floor of Amador Valley High School where he coordinated the eighth annual Special Olympics basketball tournament,... More
Let’s take another look at the employee union contract
Feb 13, 2011 6:28 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 4,531

With new information now available from CalPERS about retirement plan funds and a group of individuals asking for a better deal from the Pleasanton city employees... More
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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