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Notes on the Valley

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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The forever chemicals
Mar 9, 2023 8:35 am
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Last week the Pleasanton City Council once again talked through solutions for an issue that has been affecting the city for a few years. In 2019, the city shut down... More
Snow days
Mar 1, 2023 7:46 am
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This past week the Bay Area was treated to a white Friday. Many mountaintops and high elevation areas were blanketed with snow. This might have seemed magical to... More
The local chocolate factory
Feb 23, 2023 7:44 am
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Every time we had visitors from out of town our family would pack up and do the standard Ilavarasan San Francisco tour. This would involve driving to San Francisco,... More
Let's be kind to the bees
Feb 15, 2023 7:19 am
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In Jeremy Walsh’s recent What a Week article he talked about a slew of bills that Tri-Valley Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan had introduced to date. While all... More
Book it to the library
Feb 8, 2023 7:31 am
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Last year I was visiting my brother in Oak Park, Illinois and one of the things that showed up most on any “sights to see” website was the public library. Since... More
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