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TIM TALK

Baker bill targets BART strikes

Catharine Baker, the Tri-Valley's representative in the Assembly in Sacramento, introduced her first legislation aimed at stopping BART workers' strikes. Her bill,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by J, 33 minutes ago | 1 comment | 397 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 Albert Roger, 11 hours ago | 19 comments | 5962 Views

THE OBSERVER

Steve Glazer for State Senate

This is my endorsement of Steve Glazer for the Senate seat vacated by Mark DeSaulnier, who recently resigned to serve in Congress. I was not too kind to Glazer...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Feb 24, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1521 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton resident will have his hands full trying to keep the Oakland teams

Pleasanton resident Scott McKibben will step into the middle of the struggle to keep both the Raiders and the Athletics in Oakland when he assumes leadership...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 878 Views

TIM TALK

Key Republicans backing Glazer in 7th Senate primary

The primary race for the 7th Senate District seat is heating up. It boils down to a three-way race among Democrats with the only Republican on the ballot...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1941 Views

THE OBSERVER

Harry Sachs' Letter

I received an email with a long, informative letter from Councilman Harry Sachs. I am assuming he sent this out to all of his supporters from the last election...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 901 Views

TIM TALK

Barbara Mertes served students well for decades

Las Positas College and its parent district lost the services of long-time trustee and retired dean Barbara Mertes this week when the board accepted her resignation. She...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by sarahjones, on Feb 21, 2015 at 1:23 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

TIM TALK

Ambitious amphitheater plans in Dublin

The Dublin City Council moved ahead this month with impressive plans to build an aquatic complex at Emerald Glen Park in east Dublin. The project had been put...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 3 comments | 821 Views

THE OBSERVER

Brian Williams, Blogger?

Snark alert! This blog gets a little hmm, snarky, not just about Brian Williams either. As almost everyone should know by now, Brian Williams has been suspended...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:12 am | 7 comments | 1244 Views

THE OBSERVER

Cider not Tea

Our founding fathers and mothers were not tea drinkers like their English cousins. Most of the early, pre-revolutionary colonists in America drank good old fashioned...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 17, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 1723 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Now that we’re all agreed, here’s a chance to create your own year 2050!

Campaign issues are beginning to round into shape for 2016. The economy, healthcare and terror are 21st century perennials, but poverty, the middle class/income...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 17, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 25 comments | 3785 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 Marcin, on Feb 16, 2015 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 1918 Views

LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

My Funny Valentine

Happy Valentine's Day, or as some have affectionately called it, Happy Single Awareness Day. Valentine's Day is not merely a day where sweethearts canoodle and express...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Feb 12, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 3053 Views

TIM TALK

Look for changes in the gasoline tax

Momentum seems to be building in both Sacramento and Washington D.C. to address highway and roads that are suffering from lack of maintenance or simply wearing...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1435 Views

TIM TALK

More conversations about the school calendar

Interesting that in the same week Pleasanton school trustees continued their retreat from a new calendar, San Ramon Valley trustees voted to go in the other direction. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Voice of Reason, on Feb 12, 2015 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 1613 Views

TIM TALK

A rare demolition in Pleasanton

Seeing buildings remodeled for different tenants has been common in Pleasanton for the last number of years, but seeing one torn down is unusual. That's the case...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 11, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 2629 Views

THE OBSERVER

Hot Pizzas and Hot Peppers

I had a Dentist Appointment on Crow Canyon Road yesterday to finish up a crown on a broken tooth. After leaving the Dentist I drove up Crow Canyon Road to the...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Feb 11, 2015 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1368 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Get your daily dose of powdered veggies, and weeds

Did you remember to take your gingko biloba memory supplement, today? If you did, chances are that any medicinal properties of the herb do not deserve the credit....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 10, 2015 at 11:05 am | 20 comments | 2050 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton enjoys an enviable financial position

Retiring Pleasanton finance director Emily Wagner had nothing but good news for the City Council in her final briefing. The city is in an enviable financial...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 984 Views

THE OBSERVER

Accident settlement settled

It has been two years since my automobile accident on January 24, 2013, and it has taken that long for all of the pieces to wrap up. I've written several blogs...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 9, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 2119 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,521 views

Pleasanton resident will have his hands full trying to keep the Oakland teams
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 878 views