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Kathy-to-Kayla deal keeps Gourmet Works open

Customers of Gourmet Works celebrated its sale last month at a "Hello-Goodbye" street party for the store's 20-year owner Kathy Starkey (on...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 4, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 3, 2019 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 1658 Views

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Sandia’s ‘Operation Backpack” helps kids from Bay Area military families

Employees at Sandia National Laboratories joined children from Northern California military families in going back to school last week, or rather the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 24, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 3, 2019 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 881 Views

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Oakland Temple rededicated

Jordan and Brielle Nally (pictured), both seniors at Brigham Young University-Idaho, pose in front of the newly renovated Oakland Temple of the Church...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sharon Rema, on Jun 18, 2019 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1298 Views

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Hart Middle School's popular music teacher retires

Dennis Aquilina (pictured), the band director at Hart Middle School, has retired, ending a 24-year-long career as a music teacher in Pleasanton schools. But...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

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Task force updating Pleasanton downtown land use plans to hold final meeting tonight

The Downtown Specific Plan Update Task Force will hold its final meeting starting at 6:30 Tuesday night (May 28) in the City Council chamber at the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 27, 2019
Last comment by Tech News, on Jun 2, 2019 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

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Public Memorial Day services next to Senior Center Monday

Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance will be held starting at 11 a.m. Monday in the garden area just south of the Pleasanton Senior Center on...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 26, 2019
There are no comments yet. 700 Views

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Fast-growing Dublin sizzling as Tri-Valley economic, family-friendly center

Dublin was recognized by Money Magazine last year as the seventh best city in the U.S. and the very best in California, and Mayor David Haubert (pictured)...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by real estate, on May 8, 2019 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 2258 Views

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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
Last comment by commercial cleaning, on May 3, 2019 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 1231 Views

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Services May 15 for Tom Morrison, longtime TV30 commentator

My good friend and longtime TV30 commentator Tom Morrison has died. He was 83. He's pictured above in 2008 with co-anchor Melinda Meza, former co-anchor...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 29, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

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Livermore Lab’s breakthrough advances 3d printing applications

Livermore Lab’s breakthrough advances 3d printing applications “It looks like something you might find aboard the Starship Enterprise,” said...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 29, 2019 at 7:14 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

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Fast-growing Dublin sizzling as Tri-Valley economic, family-friendly center

Dublin was recognized by Money Magazine last year as the seventh best city in the U.S. and the very best in California, and Mayor David Haubert (pictured)...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 26, 2019
There are no comments yet. 997 Views

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Barone’s restaurant, other task force rezoning plans, up for review at Tuesday’s Pleasanton City Council meeting

Joe Barone wants everyone to know that he has no plan to close his popular restaurant at 475 St John St. in downtown Pleasanton to build more housing...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by sunnysunny2019, on Apr 23, 2019 at 2:09 am | 2 comments | 1802 Views

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Funeral services pending for Arlen Ness, Dublin motorcycle designer, entrepreneur

Arlen Ness (pictured in this photo by Michael Lichter), an American motorcycle designer and entrepreneur best known for his custom motorcycles and...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by sunnysunny2019, on Apr 23, 2019 at 2:08 am | 3 comments | 3477 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 192.168.1.1, on Apr 10, 2019 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 2627 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 | 1994 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 | 1915 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 | 2537 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 | 2025 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 | 7160 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 | 1010 Views
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