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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, 19 hours ago | 14 comments | 460 Views

ART SPACE

trAction Abstraction

In January I profiled Rossmoor resident Karl Livengood, a retired social worker involved with the Rossmoor Senior Tutors Program. He also coordinates the Fine Arts...

Original post made by John A. Barry on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by mike, 21 hours ago | 7 comments | 500 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Next Up, The Election Props -- but first this word: We’re Number One!

Here is a quick announcement of some unadorned good news: Golden Gate University was recently ranked first.in.the.nation as a university for adult learners....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 395 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 | 730 Views

THE OBSERVER

Tax Day

April 15th, also known as Tax Day, is coming up soon. If you haven't filed your 2014 Federal and State Income Tax forms by Wednesday, you will need to file...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by knife republic, on Sep 22, 2016 at 7:08 am | 4 comments | 2752 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

My Former Student for President

… of Afghanistan. One of the several pleasures of teaching at the graduate level is seeing students you once had in-class do great things –...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Walter H, on Sep 22, 2016 at 4:38 am | 6 comments | 1168 Views

THE OBSERVER

Thanksgiving (Originally published in November, 2006)

I have a lot to be thankful for in my life. Living in San Ramon, which was almost an accident, is certainly one of them. This place is like a refuge from the real...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Ricky, on Sep 22, 2016 at 2:54 am | 7 comments | 4675 Views

THE OBSERVER

Too good to be true

There's a saying that if something is too good to be true, it probably isn't. It's one of those warnings against falling for a con job, like a pyramid...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by pixelgun, on Sep 22, 2016 at 2:50 am | 5 comments | 4617 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 | 467 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 | 1008 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 | 1360 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 | 848 Views

THE OBSERVER

"Sully"

"Sully" is the title of a new Clint Eastwood movie about Capt. Chesley Sullenberger's amazing landing of a disabled passenger plane on the...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by rosalindr, on Sep 17, 2016 at 9:37 pm | 9 comments | 1101 Views

ART SPACE

Adult Ed

The physical and intellectual pacing may have been more deliberate and deliberative, but the adults in their 60s and 70s were kids at heart as they...

Original post made by John A. Barry on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jasperr, on Sep 16, 2016 at 1:05 am | 4 comments | 1000 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 | 3219 Views

THE OBSERVER

Where's Roz?

Some of my readers might be wondering where I've been. I haven't posted a new blog in almost three weeks. Well I sold my house and moved to Villa San...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by terrarriumtv, on Sep 15, 2016 at 12:02 am | 9 comments | 2653 Views

THE OBSERVER

Saving Water

As some of my readers know I have a rainwater collection system for watering my drought tolerant front yard in the summer and for washing laundry year-round. I...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Sep 14, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 5 comments | 4636 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 Sep 14, 2016 at 3:20 am | 6 comments | 571 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 | 3002 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Taking a knee

Although I’ve turned-in my NFL fan-boy card (while retaining...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2016 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1044 Views
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Mark Davis clearly is serious about Sin City Raiders
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 730 views

Next Up, The Election Props -- but first this word: We’re Number One!
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 395 views