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RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Ballot Follies, and the great Candidate Challenge

Hark! For I have received my mail-in ballot for the Extra-special State Senate run-off election of May 19th. It is not to be confused with the Super Duper Measure...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by American, 23 minutes ago | 1 comment | 136 Views

TIM TALK

The air board gets an ear full from residents

Reading the coverage in the Tri-Valley Times of the Bay Area air board public meeting in Livermore last week, it was clear that those attending did not conceal their...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 624 Views

THE OBSERVER

Exchange Club Essay Contest Deadline

This is a reminder to any and all High School students who are interested in American History and would like to win a Scholarship for $500 to $1500, the deadline...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 239 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The Big Mistake Students Make When Filling Out The FAFSA

As the flurry starts to die down around applying to colleges, there is a new issue for students and their families to consider. Students may have to be just as...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by novin10, 21 hours ago | 22 comments | 6559 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Indiana Bakery: On-line Customer Application

The Hoosier Daddy, a Cakery for discriminating tastes On-Line Customer Convenience Application (PCs only – does not work...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Apr 17, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 38 comments | 1465 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 an...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 314 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Can You Get a Job with That?

In his presentation "Can You Get a Job with That?" Stuart Nachbar, noted education writer and college counselor states "A good school does good by its students."...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Toby Young, on Apr 16, 2015 at 4:06 am | 4 comments | 2363 Views

TIM TALK

Better financial times ahead for ValleyCare thanks to Stanford merger

I can imagine there were smiles all around when state Attorney General Kamala Harris signed off on the Stanford Health Care acquisition of ValleyCare Health System. Assuming...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 495 Views

TIM TALK

Time to revise rebates for electric cars

State Senator Ted Gaines (R-Rocklin) has a great idea. He proposes limiting the state rebates on electric vehicles to cars priced at $40,000 or less. Currently,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by CJ, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 1258 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 Charlescolin, on Apr 15, 2015 at 2:13 am | 7 comments | 2992 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Our fathers, who wert in boardrooms

Was the concept of the United States as a fundamentally Christian nation sold to us by the folks who brought us Better Things for Better Living? A forthcoming...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 4444 Views

THE OBSERVER

Catupuncture

One of my cats has been looking unhappy for the last few months. She's also put back some of the weight she lost last year. She will be 12 years old in June. {IMG...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

TIM TALK

Two men I never met who touched my life

The deaths this past week of two public figures—one a broadcaster and one a pastor-- brought back fond memories of how both had touched my lives. The broadcaster...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 603 Views

TIM TALK

Governor establishes unprecedented mandatory water restrictions

The governor made official this week what most observers already knew—the state is facing an unprecedented challenge with the drought. For the first time in 75...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Rhel, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 7 comments | 1443 Views

TIM TALK

A new concept for neighborhoods in Pleasanton

Last week, DeNova Homes opened its new neighborhood near the Gateway Shopping Center at Bernal Avenue and Interstate 680. It's an interesting new concept for Pleasanton....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Apr 5, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 4 comments | 1028 Views

THE OBSERVER

Cat Show in Pleasanton again

I went to the cat show in Pleasanton on Sunday afternoon. I got there around 1:30 pm, but missed the entrance for parking...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 881 Views

THE OBSERVER

Good-Guys were here without me

The Good-Guys car show was back at the Alameda County Fair Grounds in Pleasanton this weekend. I didn't pre-register,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 3, 2015 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1783 Views

THE OBSERVER

Big cars and little cars

I wrote my last blog about my Maverick and the Good Guys show last weekend. That show featured big cars, the full size ones people can drive. I have two big cars,...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Apr. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 920 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Since When are Competition and Lower Medical Costs a Bad Thing?

I am writing in response to brother blogger Tim's recent description of developments in the East Bay health care market. I'll admit to some uncertainty about the...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by loansmob, on Apr 2, 2015 at 5:17 am | 37 comments | 25297 Views

TIM TALK

A new concept for neighborhoods in Pleasanton

Last week, DeNova Homes opened its new neighborhood near the Gateway Shopping Center at Bernal Avenue and Interstate 680. It's an interesting new concept for Pleasanton....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 0 Views
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The air board gets an ear full from residents
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 624 views

Tax Day
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 314 views

Ballot Follies, and the great Candidate Challenge
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 136 views