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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 Pleasanton needs our help
Jan 14, 2011 8:52 pm
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We keep hearing that the recession is on the wane. To measure the sales reports of several of the major department store chains, holiday sales were indeed favorable.... More
Pleasanton Marine helps those who lost loved ones in war
Jan 1, 2010 7:23 am
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Given the growing hassle over flying commercial, we might all want to sign up with Col. Chris Buescher on his next all-volunteer "Snowball Express." Buescher, an... More
Downtown studies need public exposure
Mar 12, 2010 10:19 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,282

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
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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
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