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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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Let?s take another look at the employee union contract
Feb 13, 2011 6:28 pm
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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
After 2 decades of helping local military families, Chris Miller is stepping down
Aug 17, 2009 1:40 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 8,430

There was loud applause earlier this month at a homecoming celebration for Pleasanton Marine Andy Bowen and also for Chris Miller, Pleasanton's long-time unofficial... More
Remembering our city of roses
Dec 28, 2011 7:47 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 8,421

Pleasanton once was known as a top rose-growing city in America, thanks to Jackson & Perkins (now bankrupt), which grew and developed roses here. Less known is the... More
Museum director putting history, future together
Dec 11, 2009 5:39 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 8,107

Few cities our size have their own museum, let alone one with a director like Jim DeMersman with years of experience in making museums come alive as he's now doing... More
What a parade!
Dec 8, 2011 8:06 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 8,005

Riding in the Pleasanton Weekly convertible in the Dec. 3 Christmas parade, I had a different perspective on this annual event that now is in its 40th year. Sitting... More
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