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TIM TALK

What to do with your buckets of water

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...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Dogfather, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 213 Views

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Pineapple Express memories

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...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 365 Views

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Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement

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...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 1122 Views

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Cheryl Cook-Kallio served Pleasanton well

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...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2014 at 9:43 am | 6 comments | 692 Views

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Pleasanton's water use matches Las Vegas

Pleasanton water department staffers have received lots of feedback—that's greatly understating it—since the City Council established the policy that every...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Tom F WISHES he was up here in the Wood!, on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:53 am | 19 comments | 2872 Views

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No Frosty in Pleasanton

Bah, Humbug in Pleasanton hit the media this week. Johnny Moore, who has sold Christmas trees at the Alameda County Fairgrounds for years, was notified by a city...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 10, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1387 Views

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Baker sworn into office; Buchanan to run for Senate

Monday was transition day in Sacramento when new legislators were sworn in and others departed. For Catharine Baker of Dublin, it was a wonderful day when she...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Dec 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

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Regents wrestling with tuition increase tomorrow

The University of California regents will face up to a challenge tomorrow—do they directly deal with students and Governor Brown—or do they continue to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Edward, on Dec 1, 2014 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 1024 Views

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Happy Thanksgiving

May you enjoy this special day with family and friends and celebrate the many blessings in our lives....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 28, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

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Thankful season for ValleyCare

The Valley Care Health System Board of Directors and senior leadership will be particularly thankful during this season. The 50-year-old system, founded by community...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 761 Views

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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters

The lame-duck Pleasanton school board took action on two key actions and heard disturbing comments from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Nov 22, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 21 comments | 2607 Views

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Friends controlling Livermore politics

In stark contrast to the heated 2011 election, the City Council and mayoral races were quite uneventful in Livermore. Mayor John Marchand, who pulled out just...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on Nov 21, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

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Dublin votes for privately owned open space

Last week's anti-climactic election on Measure T in Dublin should, for the next number of years, solidify any question about what happens in Doolan Canyon north...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Longtimer, on Nov 14, 2014 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1806 Views

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Obamacare is rotten at its core

Forget about the incompetent feds trying to fix a web site, it's the reality of the law that now is hitting home that is the over-riding concern. Incidentally,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:31 am | 35 comments | 37350 Views

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Post election musings

One of the surprises coming out of Tuesday's election was in the hard-fought 16th Assembly District where Republican Catharine Baker topped Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 2095 Views

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The season for political show and tell

If it is election season, then it must be groundbreaking or grand opening season. Did you note the timing of the formal ceremony to celebrate the improvements...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 731 Views

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Major change due to higher education

With the costs of higher education soaring faster than health insurance costs, look for disruptive changes across the higher education establishment. Many will...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by MissPolly, on Nov 3, 2014 at 4:26 am | 14 comments | 3725 Views

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The Vranesh situation heads to court

The vexing challenge faced by the Pleasanton school district got more difficult this month when former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh filed a law suit against...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Nov 1, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 10 comments | 2035 Views

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Big money flowing in selected primaries

This week we should learn how voters regarded the big money poured into the heated primary campaign to succeed Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan in Sacramento. She is...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 30, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

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A good plan for downtown, but can city officials get it approved?

The city has grand plans to integrate the Firehouse Theater into the two downtown parks on First Street—Lions Wayside and Delucchi to enhance the green spaces...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views
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By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 694 views