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TIM TALK

Celebrating a life that left a living legacy

Shepherd's Gate in Livermore will celebrate a life so-well lived Tuesday at 1 p.m. when a memorial service is held for its founder, Alice Ann Cantelow. Alice...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ed, 18 minutes ago | 2 comments | 452 Views

THE OBSERVER

Why I'm now supporting Bernie Sanders

I dropped Rand Paul because of his positions on Planned Parenthood. I'm still something...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 15 hours ago | 24 comments | 1484 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Casino Manhattan

I was interested yesterday to see pundit Ben Stein on the Sunday talkies, confirming one of my suspicions about last week's market gyrations. He may have burst...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 320 Views

TIM TALK

Heated battle likely over climate change legislation

The battle in Sacramento likely will be heated over Senate Bill 350, the very aggressive climate change bill being pushed by Senate leader Kevin de Leon and Governor...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Joe, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 157 Views

TIM TALK

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 Anne Micheal, on Sep 1, 2015 at 5:57 am | 10 comments | 3479 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Call Alice ...

With apologies to Grace Slick: ==I One pill makes him larger, and One pill lights your spark. But the promises Big Pharma gives you, Too-o-oo often...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Sep 1, 2015 at 5:43 am | 13 comments | 659 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 thompsonpaul, on Sep 1, 2015 at 4:09 am | 83 comments | 9556 Views

TIM TALK

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 lovivivi03, on Aug 31, 2015 at 11:51 pm | 24 comments | 5220 Views

TIM TALK

Observations from points south

Here are some thoughts and observations after returning last week from two weeks on the road in San Diego and then Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. San Diego...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by The Ronald, on Aug 31, 2015 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 462 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 Jared, on Aug 31, 2015 at 3:59 am | 3 comments | 4920 Views

THE OBSERVER

Steve Glazer's swearing in

I received an invitation to the Swearing in of State Senator Steve Glazer at the Veterans Hall in Danville tonight. For some reason I thought this would be a small...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by anony, on Aug 29, 2015 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 379 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Getting Organized for Your Junior Year in High School

Times have changed and getting into college is much different than it was even five years ago. Selecting a college is a big decision, and both public and private...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 539 Views

THE OBSERVER

A very bland blog

Now that I've opened a can of worms on Planned Parenthood, this blog is a very bland commentary about my latest shopping experiences at Whole Foods and OSH in...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2015 at 9:42 am | 6 comments | 994 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

How to Demagogue an Issue: Planned Parenthood in the Cross-hairs

This blog follows-on Roz's recent epistle on Planned Parenthood, which developed a spirited following in the threads until she got tired of the associated nonsense...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:53 am | 42 comments | 1402 Views

TIM TALK

"Swirling" to earn college credit

When Las Positas President Barry Russell spoke to the Pleasanton Men's Club this month, I learned a new term "swirl." It describes students, struggling to earn...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hutchison Whampoa Case Solution, on Aug 27, 2015 at 12:55 am | 12 comments | 1559 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Join in the College Crowd

Whenever you visit a college campus, especially for the first time, keep in mind that getting around is as important as looking around. You might be blown away by...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY GROUP Case Solution, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 12 comments | 4788 Views

TIM TALK

Congressman Swalwell votes No on Kate's law

Pleasanton resident Michael Austin asked Congressmen Eric Swalwell in an email why he voted no on Kate's Law. Michael posted Swalwell's response on Town Square,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 1243 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Taking SAT Subject Tests: Greater Flexibility or More Murkiness

Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides college, transfer and graduate school applicants through the complex world of admission. Elizabeth helps students identify majors...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by levenia, on Aug 24, 2015 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 3143 Views

THE OBSERVER

I Stand with Planned Parenthood

This blog is more controversial than I usually write, but I feel very strongly about this subject. If you disagree with me post a comment on why, but no hostile...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 23, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 45 comments | 1330 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 julia dave, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1303 Views
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Why I'm now supporting Bernie Sanders
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,484 views

Call Alice ...
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 659 views

Getting Organized for Your Junior Year in High School
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 539 views

Celebrating a life that left a living legacy
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 452 views