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Ralph Romero battling Lou Gehrig's disease one day at a time

Several hundred are expected to play golf next Thursday, July 9 and even more to attend a dinner that night at Castlewood Country Club to honor a top golfer and...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 8772 Views


Dublin's Lockhart back in the news to help schools

One of Pleasanton's favorite neighboring politicians--former Dublin mayor Janet Lockhart--has just been named executive director of the Dublin Partners in Education,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Frank Lee, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 6847 Views


The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read

Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle, but you just can't quite pinpoint...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Not Happy, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 7330 Views


Back to Vietnam for an ex-flight attendant

Those of us who know Nancy Pennell, and there are no doubt hundreds in Pleasanton who do, also know that she's hard to track down. A world traveler who celebrated...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Been there too, on May 10, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 6836 Views


Lifetime achievement award goes to Ben Fernandez

Ben Fernandez won the Pleasanton Chamber's "Lifetime Achievement Award" earlier this year, and with good reason. At 78, he's still as active as ever, traveling...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 25, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 7207 Views


Have churches become too big for Pleasanton neighborhoods?

Here we go again. Another Pleasanton church--Trinity Lutheran- is facing the wrath of homeowners who live nearby and even some who don't because of this city's...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 22 comments | 9760 Views


Help for families of fallen police, firefighters

Just hours after the murders last month of the four Oakland police officers, members of the 100 Club of Alameda County delivered checks of $20,000 to each of the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 6607 Views


Corbett introduces anti-Libel Tourism bill

We don't normally pay much attention to libel laws affecting newspaper reporters because U.S. law and the courts are generally protective of the rights of journalists...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 6316 Views


Chicago Tribune losing readers, but not its iconic tower

Not all news about the big city daily newspapers is troubling, although there's plenty of that being reported. A bright spot came last week out of Chicago when real...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 6366 Views


Look to Burlingame for more sizzle in downtown Pleasanton

Some merchants in downtown Pleasanton are fighting mad that neither their own Pleasanton Downtown Association nor city government are doing enough to help bolster...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 4, 2009 at 7:08 am | 34 comments | 8617 Views


What Dr. King might have said today

The Tri-Valley YMCA traditionally holds it community-wide breakfast honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a week after the national holiday so that more...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 6820 Views


From websites to mailbox delivery, New Media is changing

As readers, viewers and advertisers shuffle the ways they get their news and sell their products as if they have some sort of a universal remote capable of switching...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 13, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 7178 Views


Newsroom consolidation means loss of public 'watchdogs'

Aug. 13 will mark a day that will change the landscape of media in the East Bay. The sale of The Contra Costa Times by the McClatchy Company in April 2006...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Aug. 8, 2007
Last comment by booster, on Jan 13, 2009 at 1:26 am | 7 comments | 12474 Views


What a way to celebrate Independence Day!

It's back to work on Monday, July 7 after a fun-filled weekend in Pleasanton. Like thousands of others, about as far as I drove was to the mall to meet others for...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by Long, on Aug 27, 2008 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 7567 Views


Removing stories from Web sites is like unringing a bell

We recently received a request that other media groups across the United States are receiving at least daily, sometimes hourly. We were asked to remove a story from...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:06 pm | 12 comments | 12392 Views


Rules of engagement: FCC vote will affect your future

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin wants a vote in December to conclude the matter of media ownership rules. Overturning the current ownership...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 26420 Views


Contest: No hanging chads or box stuffing, but lots of questions

"Tired of smug jerks" writes on the PleasantonWeekly.com's Town Square forum that he (or she) could not believe a particular business was again voted Best of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Oct. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 15091 Views


Residents are the eyes and ears of the newspaper

The Internet age has brought us a completely new vocabulary. We know a "blog" is not an amphibian and a "wiki" is not a Hawaiian dance. These words are commonplace...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Jul. 11, 2007
There are no comments yet. 14944 Views


Schools should help students cope with Virginia Tech tragedy

With bomb threats and disturbing graffiti at high schools in Tracy and Pacifica just a week after the shooting tragedies at Virginia Tech, shouldn't Pleasanton high...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 10, 2007 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 7822 Views


High-tech solution for snoring

As one of many middle-aged men who wrestle with sleep apnea, I was flat out impressed to see the Iphone app that my friend Jim Knudsen, a fellow suffer, shared...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 11647 Views
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