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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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Holiday Fund donations help 14,000 gain health care
Nov 29, 2017 8:13 am
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Axis Community Health is sole provider of medical services for area’s low income, uninsured.

Pictured is Dr. Upama Barua assisting an Axis... More
It's Giving Tuesday – A time to donate to the Holiday Fund
Nov 28, 2017 9:02 am
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On this sixth anniversary of Giving Tuesday, it’s a good time to consider donating to the Pleasanton Weekly’s 2017 Holiday Fund. Your gift will benefit 12 nonprofits... More
Cyber Monday keeps holiday spirit alive
Nov 26, 2017 8:06 am
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Monday is Cyber Monday when many do much of their Christmas shopping online. This follows record sales on last week’s Black Friday and large crowds that shopped... More
Today is "Small business Saturday;" shop in downtown Pleasanton
Nov 25, 2017 10:36 am
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The National Retail Federation forecasts that holiday sales will increase between 3.6-4% this year, to nearly $679 billion dollars.

That could be good news for... More
It’s Black Friday. Carols anyone?
Nov 23, 2017 10:18 pm
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It’s Black Friday – or it’s supposed to be -- the traditional day after Thanksgiving when shoppers look for the best buys. But this... More
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Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 80 comments | 1,252 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 5 comments | 513 views