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By Monith Ilavarasan

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About this blog: My parents, brother, and I moved to Pleasanton when I was in the seventh grade. I then graduated from Amador Valley High School, went to college at UC Davis and started out a career in tech. After several years working in large co...  (More)

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Why this district attorney race matters
May 18, 2022 6:38 am
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There has never been an election like the one we are going to have on June 7th. Four candidates are running for Alameda County District Attorney, and none of them... More
Made in home
May 11, 2022 8:15 am
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After my IKEA cutting board started splintering I was in the market for another cutting board. Every time I decide that I need to get something... More
Searching for a way to live where you work
May 4, 2022 8:31 am
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Over the past year of advocating for affordable housing I met Heather (I changed her name at her request for privacy protection). Heather has been a Pleasanton resident... More
When heroes organize
Apr 27, 2022 8:33 am
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Throughout the COVID pandemic health care workers have been called heroes. There were stories written about them in the paper, there were signs posted in yards thanking... More
Take a hike
Apr 20, 2022 8:30 am
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Over the pandemic my partner and I got sick of being stuck inside all day. A few months in we made a pact. We would go on at least one outdoor... More
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