Local Blogs | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Local Blogs

Interested in becoming a blogger?   Show all bloggers


Sort by:  Most recent blog/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any blog label will display all recent posts on that blog

AROUND TOWN

After falling at airport, Chris Miller finds stepping back from civic duties a tough start

Chris Miller, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army who served in Vietnam and for decades boosted veterans’ awareness programs in Pleasanton – even backing...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 74 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eugene O’Neill Foundation offers new program for Bay Area artists

Florence McAuley, chair of the Eugene O’Neill Foundation’s Artist in Residence Committee, is offering local artists an opportunity to work...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2019 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy retirements to Vic and Rick

Rick's Picks, a popular retail store at one end of Main Street downtown, will close after Christmas, and Vic's All Star Kitchen, a restaurant that...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 21, 2019 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 896 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2187 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1292 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2689 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1545 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 1409 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4174 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3625 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3123 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 10

Stay up to date on local coronavirus coverage with our daily news digest email.

Next Step opens in Livermore and offers free diapers
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,826 views

Repairing a Disagreement with your Beloved & “Physical” vs. “Social” Distancing
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 973 views

Pet Safety Net?
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 961 views