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TIM TALK

Is Ro Khanna running for the right office?

Maybe it just runs in the DNA of Democrats, but why do Congressional candidates focus some of their campaigns on k-12 education? Education is a state and local...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Have to agree, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 601 Views

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Celebrating a long overdue groundbreaking

Smiles were the order of the windy day last Friday when MidPen Housing and the Pleasanton City Council celebrated the groundbreaking of phase one of Kottinger Gardens. Constructio...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 24, 2016
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TIM TALK

Celebrating a long overdue groundbreaking

Smiles were the order of the windy day last Friday when MidPen Housing and the Pleasanton City Council celebrated the groundbreaking of phase one of Kottinger Gardens. Constructio...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 233 Views

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Good personnel decisions by the school district

The Pleasanton school district has made a few wise personnel decisions in recent weeks. Restarting the adult education program and appointing Glen Sparks to run...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by amar, on May 22, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 2935 Views

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Special interest legislation that belongs in the trash can

When it comes to special interest legislation benefitting a single company, Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) is moving to the head of the class. He has introduced...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 19, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 1092 Views

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Good questions about high-speed rail plan

The Assembly transportation committee showed some very appropriate skepticism about the high-speed rail authority’s latest spin on its business plan. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by vipul, on May 16, 2016 at 5:26 am | 7 comments | 950 Views

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Campaign spin

When it comes to misleading campaigns, the No on K folks in Pleasanton are certainly a pace-setter. This is the crew of folks in a neighborhood directly affected...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on May 14, 2016 at 10:13 am | 15 comments | 910 Views

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Vital signs are good for ValleyCare and Stanford

Displaying the Stanford “brand” has been good for the ValleyCare Health System as it nears the anniversary of its takeover by Stanford Health. CEO...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mark C, on May 12, 2016 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 548 Views

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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road

The Fallon Road/El Charro Road interchange on Interstate 580 could get even busier after this week’s announcement from the Republic Family of Companies...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by RhodaMathew, on May 12, 2016 at 2:45 am | 5 comments | 1005 Views

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Football, French horns and film

Veteran ushers at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco may have been taken aback Wednesday evening when patrons wearing football jerseys and blue jeans stepped...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by reyu, on May 10, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 831 Views

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How's this for an engagement offer?

Dan Ashton spoke like anything but a grieving husband when he shared memories of his late wife, Barbara, at her memorial service last week. He started out by giving...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by zhxbyfhs, on May 10, 2016 at 2:18 am | 2 comments | 972 Views

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Audibles worked well at Super Bowl breakfast

Plenty of audibles were smoothly called Saturday morning at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel when Athletes in Action celebrated the Super Bowl 50 breakfast with the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on May 9, 2016 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Travelling to Iraq with Pastor Tim

Tim Barley is known around Valley Bible Church as the “pastor of disaster.” He has earned that nickname by being the person the church sends...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by dhara, on May 9, 2016 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 1013 Views

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StopWaste strives to stay in business

Updating a February post, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority (Stopwaste.org) is poised to skirt the spirit of the law and establish a fee for hazardous...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Finally $1 Milion sneaky tax recinded, on May 6, 2016 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 4112 Views

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Public agencies lining up bond measures

You might want to hold your wallet tightly when you go to the polls next month and in November. There are going to be a pile of public agencies wanting to reach...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 664 Views

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Smith responds to water penalty for previous vacant house

A comment in response to an earlier post about water rationing in Pleasanton called into question the city's decision to charge penalties on a house that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by MarkSindone, on May 2, 2016 at 9:34 pm | 7 comments | 4435 Views

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The changing world of retailers

The Internet has wrecked the traditional business model for the print media industry, particularly newspapers. That’s not news—online access...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Apr 30, 2016 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 570 Views

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Let process with Costco play out

The majority of the Pleasanton City Council took the right step last week after a long workshop session on the Johnson Drive Economic Development District. They...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by JT, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:21 am | 32 comments | 1340 Views

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Great choice by the Weekly

The Pleasanton Weekly got it right when the publication named John Sensiba as the paper’s Man of the Year. I particularly appreciated John and his partners’...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Erin6297, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1237 Views

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Traffic report if Costco locates in Pleasanton

Sitting down with Pleasanton’s traffic engineer, Mike Tassano, is truly a learning experience. I thought I knew a bit about how traffic volumes and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by shiftyjones, on Apr 26, 2016 at 11:58 am | 8 comments | 2142 Views
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Cute, Playful Cat Needs New Home
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,068 views

Hang Eight
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 818 views

Is Ro Khanna running for the right office?
By Tim Hunt | 12 comments | 601 views

Conjecture Madness
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 222 views

So You Are Planning on a Career in Law? Read on!
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 132 views