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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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Happy retirements to Vic and Rick
Oct 18, 2019 8:33 am
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Rick's Picks, a popular retail store at one end of Main Street downtown, will close after Christmas, and Vic's All Star Kitchen, a restaurant that... More
City unions' benefit helps cancer-stricken colleagues who are getting better
Sep 3, 2019 5:59 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,416

Members of Pleasanton’s police, firefighters and city employee unions joined together late last month at a fundraising barbecue benefit in support... More
Sandia’s ‘Operation Backpack” helps kids from Bay Area military families
Aug 24, 2019 1:49 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,109

Employees at Sandia National Laboratories joined children from Northern California military families in going back to school last week, or rather the... More
Kathy-to-Kayla deal keeps Gourmet Works open
Jul 4, 2019 12:48 pm
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Customers of Gourmet Works celebrated its sale last month at a "Hello-Goodbye" street party for the store's 20-year owner Kathy Starkey (on... More
Oakland Temple rededicated
Jun 16, 2019 7:37 am
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Jordan and Brielle Nally (pictured), both seniors at Brigham Young University-Idaho, pose in front of the newly renovated Oakland Temple of the Church... More
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