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About this blog: I am a native of Alameda County, grew up in Pleasanton and currently live in the house I grew up in that is more than 100 years old. I spent 39 years in the daily newspaper business and wrote a column for more than 25 years in add...  (More)

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Barbara Mertes served students well for decades
Dec 23, 2014 8:42 am
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Las Positas College and its parent district lost the services of long-time trustee and retired dean Barbara Mertes this week when the board accepted her resignation.
She... More
What to do with your buckets of water
Dec 18, 2014 8:45 am
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Following up on my Pineapple Express stories, what do you do with the water you collect in the shower now that Mother Nature has blessed us with so much rain that... More
Pineapple Express memories
Dec 16, 2014 7:24 am
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Last week's torrential rainfall supplied by the "Pineapple Express" from the Hawaiian Islands recalled two previous atmospheric rivers that caught my family on ski... More
Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
Dec 11, 2014 7:56 am
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Las Positas College is losing one of its key advocates next June when foundation CEO Ted Kaye re-retires after 10 years at the helm.
Ted, who retired from the... More
Cheryl Cook-Kallio served Pleasanton well
Dec 9, 2014 7:27 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,222

The City Council welcomed former Arne Olson to its ranks last week and said farewell to Cheryl Cook-Kallio.
Arne has big shoes to fill as he steps into the seat... More
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