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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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BART?s new station celebration could be its last for quite a while
Feb 17, 2011 9:33 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,173

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: 6,031

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
Cleaning up Town Square
Oct 12, 2010 5:54 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 5,975

When the Town Square forum rolled out as a part of our updated sites in early 2007, we weren't exactly sure how the community would respond. Designed to be a digital... More
Downtown Pleasanton needs our help
Jan 14, 2011 8:52 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 5,959

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
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,775

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
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