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By Monith Ilavarasan

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About this blog: My parents, brother, and I moved to Pleasanton when I was in the seventh grade. I then graduated from Amador Valley High School, went to college at UC Davis and started out a career in tech. After several years working in large co...  (More)

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Memories of July 4th
Jul 6, 2022 8:06 am
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The first fireworks show I remember watching was on my parent’s Magnavox tube television. We huddled around the 27 inch screen on July 4th to witness our very... More
Return to office
Jun 29, 2022 7:50 am
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When remote work first started, I remember I promised myself that I would never be one of those guys who showed up to a meeting in pajamas. Two years later I found... More
Bored Games
Jun 23, 2022 6:59 am
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I spend most of my waking hours in front of a screen. My job pushes me to be on a laptop all day either on video calls with fellow teammates or heads down getting... More
Why the Sheriff's department matters
Jun 15, 2022 8:27 am
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Something I never learned back in high school history class was that Santa Rita Jail had a very famous visitor on Jan. 14, 1968. On that fateful day Martin Luther... More
Gun controls won't solve everything, but we must start there
Jun 1, 2022 8:34 am
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When I saw the very first news alert about a possible shooting in Uvalde I scrolled right past it. I have started feeling desensitized to the news around shootings.... More
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