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Council halts plans for 90-home senior housing on Merritt property

The Pleasanton City Council in effect has rejected a developer’s bid to build a 90-home project for seniors 55 and older on the largely-vacant...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 20, 2019
There are no comments yet. 349 Views

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Illinois winters lead to Porky’s opening in Pleasanton

Thanks to the long and blustery winters in Chicago and northern Illinois – which I remember well -- the Valenziano family moved west and has...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 9, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 12, 2019 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 1603 Views

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Livermore Lab’s breakthrough advances 3d printing applications

“It looks like something you might find aboard the Starship Enterprise,” said Jeremy Thomas, a spokesman for Lawrence Livermore National...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 27, 2019 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 1340 Views

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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 Word Link, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:04 am | 3 comments | 1422 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 Codycross, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:03 am | 8 comments | 1830 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 | 1511 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 | 4119 Views

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Sanctuary Synesthesia

By John A. Barry It was nice to get out of a deep and dark December and into a warm, welcoming environment—then listen to jazz ballads against a backdrop...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Dec. 9, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2018 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 498 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 | 846 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 | 891 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 | 1201 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 | 947 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 | 1354 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 | 1445 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 | 979 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. 634 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. 907 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. 950 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. 1206 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. 919 Views
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