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RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Where we stand, so far apart

Okay, so this blog will Not be about the disarray in the Republican Party, what with Reince Priebus “apoplectic”, Sen. McCain justifiably...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by vishnu485, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 1717 Views

ART SPACE

Anatomy of a Summer Camp Project A Visual Essay, Phase 2

==I Setup for painting involves taping two 9 x 12 drop cloths and surrounding protective cloths and tarps to the pavement, resulting in an approximately...

Original post made by John A. Barry on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rae Allison, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 184 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 vishnu485, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 554 Views

DOING COLLEGE

5 TopTips to Tackle The UC Essays

Seniors all over the country are busy writing their college application essays. Juniors will be doing the same task next year. Students applying to the UC are...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by CarolineWebb, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 5626 Views

THE OBSERVER

The Grass Roots Rise

I was disappointed that Bernie Sanders caved into the Democrat party to nominate Hillary Clinton for President. Bernie ran to keep big money out of politics, and...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 21, 2016
Last comment by vishnu485, 4 hours ago | 25 comments | 1868 Views

TIM TALK

Fitting farewell for Jim Hansen

Pleasanton schools chief Jim Hansen remarked on the fitting timing for his re-retirement at the Amador Valley High graduation last Friday. The Amador senior class...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lawrence Weil, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 1718 Views

TIM TALK

Half pint anyone?

Getting away to Southern California for a few days of golf, relaxation and time with my bride, we had the privilege of staying at three four or five-star resorts...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by <a href="http://www.compnetworkhelp.com/video-compression-technology-assignment-help-12089">Video Compression Technology Homework Help</a>, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1354 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, 18 hours ago | 9 comments | 1859 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

What’s it all about … Brexit?

Is it just for the moment we vote? My views on the UK&rsquo;s python-worthy referendum are summed-up in this brilliant

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Doug Miller, 23 hours ago |
8 comments | 1463 Views

TIM TALK

Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads

The &ldquo;dog days of August&rdquo; came to an abrupt end for most students in the valley this week, but they drag on in Sacramento as the Legislature grinds...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kidz, on Aug 24, 2016 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 464 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
There are no comments yet. 0 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
There are no comments yet. 0 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
There are no comments yet. 0 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
There are no comments yet. 241 Views

DOING COLLEGE

So You Are Planning on a Career in Law? Read on!

Different colleges offer different programs and services to help undergraduate students prepare for admission to law school and to find internships and other opportunities...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by JackPonting, on Aug 22, 2016 at 5:50 am | 3 comments | 1121 Views

LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

May you remember your New Year's Eve

I will not bore you with a list of my New Year's resolutions, since to be perfectly frank I'm certain that most people forget their resolutions as soon...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by john, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:38 am | 2 comments | 5662 Views

TIM TALK

An interminable meeting with the right result

Pleasanton Planning Commissioners spent an agonizing number of hours last week nit picking an excellent development proposal for the 15 acres of land between the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by johnwilliams, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:30 am | 4 comments | 771 Views

ART SPACE

BAMPFA

From a drought perspective, the last day of January was not goo, a sunny and warm Sunday. But for art-lovers, it was a good day. I was one of many attending the...

Original post made by John A. Barry on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by alex, on Aug 22, 2016 at 3:32 am | 3 comments | 504 Views

TIM TALK

Laughing out loud and crying inside

As a long-time newsman and commentator, I almost laughed out loud at the latest spin from the Bay Area News Group about its coming consolidation of newspapers. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by CHANTI, on Aug 21, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 1154 Views

ART SPACE

Teambuilding, Teamwork

Over the past year, I've reported in this blog on efforts by my colleagues and me to bring trAction Painting to kidsâand adults. In all of these efforts,...

Original post made by John A. Barry on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by rembo, on Aug 19, 2016 at 4:27 am | 5 comments | 1523 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 25 comments | 1,868 views

A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 554 views

Anatomy of a Summer Camp Project A Visual Essay, Phase 2
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 184 views