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About this blog: I am a native of Alameda County, grew up in Pleasanton and currently live in the house I grew up in that is more than 100 years old. I spent 39 years in the daily newspaper business and wrote a column for more than 25 years in add...  (More)

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Big, bad changes for fairgrounds racing community
Jan 31, 2017 8:49 am
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The game changed big time for the horse racing at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton and likely for horse racing in Northern California on Dec. 31, 2016.... More
A year of change at important non-profits
Jan 26, 2017 3:54 am
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The last year has seen major transitions in a few key Tri-Valley non-profits.
The latest two were Senior Support of the Tri-Valley and Open Heart Kitchen. At Senior... More
Railroad quiet zone is an overdue good idea
Jan 24, 2017 4:33 am
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ACE trains are moving forward with a long-overdue improvement—establishing a quiet zone for two railroad crossings in Sunol and one near me on Castlewood Drive.

The... More
Will Republican Administration cut off bullet train funding?
Jan 19, 2017 7:14 am
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The change to Republican domination in Washington D.C. could have one excellent ripple effect in California—the feds pulling the plug on Gov. Jerry Brown’s... More
ValleyCare closes Livermore thrift store
Jan 17, 2017 8:08 am
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ValleyCare shuttered its decades-old thrift store operation in December because it was costing the hospital about $200,000 per year to operate the all-volunteer... More
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 782 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 331 views


Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.