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TIM TALK

Arnold Palmer leaves an amazing legacy

I have few regrets in this life, but one of them just became real Sunday. I never had the opportunity to meet “The King,” Arnold Palmer. Mr....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 40 Views

TIM TALK

First Amendment under attack

It’s no secret that the 2nd Amendment has been under attack for decades. What’s truly troubling is how the 1st Amendment now is coming under...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Sep 24, 2016 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 610 Views

TIM TALK

Mark Davis clearly is serious about Sin City Raiders

When Oakland Raiders’ owner Mark Davis trademarked the Las Vegas Raiders name, it became even more obvious how serious he is about moving the franchise...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by les mahler, on Sep 22, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

TIM TALK

Comparing campaign finance laws in the valley

Last week’s post about the Friends of Livermore prompted lots of views and some comments that invite a comparison of campaign finance in Pleasanton and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by local, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 602 Views

TIM TALK

Dreaming marketers and drive times

It’s no secret that the tech industry in the Bay Area has driven the robust economic gains over the last six years. The return of new construction,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by diamondfdk, on Sep 21, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 9 comments | 1138 Views

TIM TALK

Look out for the "Coercive power of government"

Grab your wallet and prepare for much more government intervention in your life. Gov. Jerry Brown directly said so last week when he signed SB 32, the re-written...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 1508 Views

TIM TALK

Tiger planning to join Phil at Silverado

The big news on the golf front today is that Tiger Woods is planning to return to professional golf and announced he will be playing the Safewaty Open at Silverado...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by terrarriumtv, on Sep 19, 2016 at 2:05 am | 2 comments | 989 Views

TIM TALK

Amazing progress at Heart for Africa in Swaziland

Having just returned from 20 days in South Africa and Swaziland, I am delighted to report the amazing progress in just four years on Project Canaan, Heart for Africa’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by royrajib016, on Sep 15, 2016 at 6:42 am | 7 comments | 3351 Views

TIM TALK

New Wheels routes to serve BART much better

Supervisor Nate Miley, who represents Pleasanton, and Mayor Jerry Thorne pulled together a transportation workshop a couple of weeks ago. I attended because of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Bdea, on Sep 13, 2016 at 3:19 pm | 12 comments | 3146 Views

TIM TALK

Friends of Livermore functions like a Super PAC

The national Super PACS (Political Action Groups) have nothing on the Friends of Livermore. The Livermore group has mastered going around the city’s strict...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by sapnarani, on Sep 11, 2016 at 11:27 pm | 5 comments | 3640 Views

TIM TALK

Can governments cooperate in the NorCal mega-region?

Several blogs ago, I poked fun at a condo development in Davis that was being marketed as within commute distance of the Bay Area. It has been true for too many...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Brandon Cole, on Sep 5, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 1027 Views

TIM TALK

The governor's busy veto pen

Governor Brown finished up the first year of the Legislature's two-year session by finalizing his actions on the 941 bills sent to his desk. Some were very...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by JoeBanks, on Sep 2, 2016 at 7:23 am | 11 comments | 2629 Views

TIM TALK

A bad decision haunts East Dublin

East Dublin parents and members of both the Dublin school board and the Dublin City Council are wrestling with the effects of a decision made more than a decade...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:51 am | 26 comments | 3656 Views

TIM TALK

A judge will rule on ballot statement

Mayor Jerry Thorne will have some competition for re-election after all thanks to the last-minute candidacy of long-time council critic Julie Testa. Julie filed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Thorne needs to retire, on Aug 31, 2016 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 1132 Views

TIM TALK

A Costco tempest in a tea pot

Former City Councilman Matt Sullivan and some of his allies are engaging in tossing some stuff against the wall hoping something will stick to Mayor Jerry Thorne. Sullivan...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 30, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 7 comments | 3166 Views

TIM TALK

A judge will rule on ballot statement

Mayor Jerry Thorne will have some competition for re-election after all thanks to the last-minute candidacy of long-time council critic Julie Testa. Julie filed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

A judge will rule on ballot statement

Mayor Jerry Thorne will have some competition for re-election after all thanks to the last-minute candidacy of long-time council critic Julie Testa. Julie filed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Proposed IKEA's traffic impact will dwarf Costco

Dublin has been known for its big box stores for decades. Prior to the opening of Stoneridge Mall in 1981, it was the retail shopping hub of the valley. Big box...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by music18, on Aug 25, 2016 at 12:08 pm | 9 comments | 2503 Views

TIM TALK

Legislative showdown on cap-and-trade on tap

With less than 10 days left in the legislative session, Sacramento politicians and lobbyists and scurrying to cut deals. One of the biggest ones is whether to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 23, 2016
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TIM TALK

Legislative showdown on cap-and-trade on tap

With less than 10 days left in the legislative session, Sacramento politicians and lobbyists and scurrying to cut deals. One of the biggest ones is whether to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 23, 2016
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Mark Davis clearly is serious about Sin City Raiders
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,491 views

Next Up, The Election Props -- but first this word: We’re Number One!
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 597 views

Who Won the Debate?
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 209 views

Debate: What do you think?
By pleasantonweekly.com | 1 comment | 138 views