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The Five

I'm not talking about the five senses, "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," the 5-second rule, the Jackson Five, quintuplets or "The...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 16, 2019 at 8:22 am | 5 comments | 1150 Views

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Pleasanton school leaders facing dilemma as enrollment surges

Pleasanton schools have a challenge, said school Superintendent David Haglund at a recent Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce forum (pictured). That's...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 22, 2018
Last comment by akki007, on Jan 7, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 1536 Views

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Candidates find campaigning hard work, expensive

Voters have to hand it to the four candidates running for two seats on the Pleasanton City Council for their stamina, determination and personal commitments. Win...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by martindell, on Dec 27, 2018 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 1344 Views

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Pleasanton Hotel’s new restaurants among many new eateries in town

Ed Westmoreland and his team (pictured) are serving hundreds of diners just two weeks after opening the Clubhouse restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 26, 2018 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 2922 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Holiday Fund helps Cultural Arts Council help others

Charlotte Severin (pictured), a life member of Cultural Arts Council, recently put finishing touches on the restoration of 50-year-old mural on wall...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by A. Shlia, on Dec 11, 2018 at 6:36 am | 4 comments | 657 Views

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Pleasanton spearheading recycling education effort

Pleasanton is playing a big role in encouraging recycling across America thanks to Jill Buck (pictured), who in 2002 wrote the Go Green Initiative...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 16, 2018 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 759 Views

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New pastor takes pulpit Sunday at Our Savior Lutheran

Our Savior Lutheran Ministries, a Missouri Synod Lutheran church that serves Livermore and Pleasanton, and the church where I am a member, has named the Rev. Dr....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by pondi, on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 1043 Views

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Supporters endorse Thorne for re-election as mayor

Chris Miller (left in picture) joined Mayor Jerry Thorne Monday to sign nomination papers for the mayor, who is seeking re-election to his fourth (and...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by sunny, on Sep 27, 2018 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 835 Views

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Livermore researcher named one of country’s “brightest engineers” at MIT symposium

Sandia National Laboratories researcher Brandon Heimer (pictured in photo by Dino Vournas) has been named one of the country’s top young engineers...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 15, 2018 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

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Livermore’s Sandia leading study for hydrogen-powered research ship

Marine research could soon be possible without the risk of polluting either the air or the ocean thanks to a new ship design and feasibility study...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by momo, on Sep 13, 2018 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

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Developers tweak plans for Spotorno acreage in hopes for approval

A development group once rebuffed in its plan to build pricey homes along Alisal Street on a 31-acre site known as the Spotorno Flat thinks its new...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jerry Nagra, on Aug 30, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 841 Views

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Pleasanton soccer parade starts at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow on Main Street

The 47th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade (photo courtesy of Pleasanton RAGE) will be held from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 526 Views

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Our Savior Lutheran Church names new pastor

Our Savior Lutheran Ministries, a Missouri Synod Lutheran church that serves Livermore and Pleasanton, and the church where I am a member, has named the Rev. Dr....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 762 Views

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Scott Raty now gone from Pleasanton Chamber where he was chief executive

Scott Raty (pictured), former CEO of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, left his office Wednesday, leaving behind a legacy of programs and accomplishments...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 824 Views

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Scott Raty bows out as CEO of Pleasanton Chamber

Scott Raty (pictured) will officially leave his post as CEO of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, leaving behind a legacy of programs and...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1083 Views

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Pleasanton's First Lady Sandi Thorne: 1937-2018

Pleasanton's First Lady Sandi Thorne, wife of Mayor Jerry Thorne (both pictured) , was laid to rest Aug. 10 after a funeral mass at St. Augustine Catholic...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 802 Views

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Joe Streng nominated for election to Pleasanton City Council

Susan Hayes, chair of the Pleasanton Human Services Commission, joins Joe Streng (pictured) at a special event to sign nomination papers as he seeks...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 29, 2018
Last comment by james102, on Aug 8, 2018 at 4:47 am | 1 comment | 1906 Views

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Julie Testa seeking election to Pleasanton City Council

School and city activist Julie Testa (pictured) was surrounded by supporters Monday night who signed nomination papers needed to place her on the Nov....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1378 Views

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Plant With Purpose helping families to grow out of poverty

It's estimated that 800 million people suffer from hunger daily and 85% of them are subsistence farmers, living in rural areas of the world, totally dependent on...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2018 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 846 Views

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At 60 gallons an hour, I had quite a leak

If I ever needed better convincing to register for regular reports on how much water I’m using at home, an underground pipe leak (pictured) ...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by Linda Kelly, on Jul 5, 2018 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 882 Views
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