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TIM TALK

In-and-Out, Big Macs and budgets

Wonder why McDonald’s has re-organized to try and spark sales (it has been working nationally). We stopped for fast food in Salinas last Saturday at...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Roy K fahey, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1166 Views

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America's pasttime shrinking for Pleasanton youth

When I grew up in Pleasanton many, many years ago, the only organized youth sport was Little League baseball. I played a bit before moving on to middle school and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Crismartin2145, on Jul 29, 2016 at 4:15 am | 7 comments | 1846 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 saxena99, on Jul 29, 2016 at 3:01 am | 12 comments | 1574 Views

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A schedule revised by the Warriors' success

The amazing success of the Golden State (Oakland to be San Francisco) Warriors has totally messed with my TV viewing. Typically, I pay little attention to the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by rutu, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 1536 Views

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San Ramon Valley schools will use new calendar next year

Congrats to the San Ramon Valley school board for putting kids and education first by adopting a new instructional calendar. This week the board approved the new...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by rutu, on Jul 28, 2016 at 3:56 am | 2 comments | 2702 Views

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The governor's busy veto pen

Governor Brown finished up the first year of the Legislature's two-year session by finalizing his actions on the 941 bills sent to his desk. Some were very...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by BelindaDike, on Jul 26, 2016 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 1667 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 vishnu485, on Jul 21, 2016 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 1180 Views

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Proposed IKEA's traffic impact will dwarf Costco

Dublin has been known for its big box stores for decades. Prior to the opening of Stoneridge Mall in 1981, it was the retail shopping hub of the valley. Big box...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by vishnu485, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:55 am | 7 comments | 1641 Views

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Costco opponents trying to get ahead of the City Council

Bill Wheeler of Black Tie Transportation and his business neighbors along Commerce and Johnson drives have their work cut out with their anti-Costco initiative...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by vishnu485, on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 1583 Views

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More changes in place for daily newspapers

The struggle for what the future is of print/digital journalism has taken a couple of notable of weeks, both featuring Digital First, the parent company of the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by vishnu485, on Jul 8, 2016 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

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Half pint anyone?

Getting away to Southern California for a few days of golf, relaxation and time with my bride, we had the privilege of staying at three four or five-star resorts...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by vishnu485, on Jul 7, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 4 comments | 1207 Views

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New Wheels routes to serve BART much better

Supervisor Nate Miley, who represents Pleasanton, and Mayor Jerry Thorne pulled together a transportation workshop a couple of weeks ago. I attended because of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by rutu, on Jul 7, 2016 at 5:20 am | 7 comments | 1670 Views

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Prosperity challenges

Speaking to the transportation forum in late March, Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne said projections showed Interstate 580 becoming so congested over the next five...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by rutu, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:28 am | 8 comments | 1095 Views

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Laughing out loud and crying inside

As a long-time newsman and commentator, I almost laughed out loud at the latest spin from the Bay Area News Group about its coming consolidation of newspapers. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by rutu, on Jul 7, 2016 at 2:39 am | 3 comments | 990 Views

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Catching jup with winemaker Tom Lane

Driving south for a quick 36-hour trip to Paso Robles, we were delighted to reconnect with an old friend, winemaker Tom Lane. Tom grew up in Pleasanton, attending...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1635 Views

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Religious freedom under attack in Sacramento

Christian universities in California are facing an unprecedented act against their religious freedom because of legislation that already has passed the state Senate. SB...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jake, on Jul 4, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 8 comments | 1013 Views

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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot

There’s quite a tale of two big box stores developing in Dublin and Pleasanton. A Costco, slated for Johnson Drive in Pleasanton as part of the economic...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 1, 2016 at 3:56 pm | 12 comments | 1857 Views

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Sitting in to ignore due process

The Livermore Valley’s Congressman Eric Swawell joined one of his mentors, San Francisco Congressman Nancy Pelosi, for the Democratic sit-in on the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 30, 2016
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Sitting in to ignore due process

The Livermore Valley’s Congressman Eric Swawell joined one of his mentors, San Francisco Congressman Nancy Pelosi, for the Democratic sit-in on the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1067 Views

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Prosperity problems in the Bay Area

To be clear (and transparent, although that's word that the current White House Administration has destroyed), I have been a member at Centerpointe Church since...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by KristinaBrown, on Jun 25, 2016 at 3:05 am | 10 comments | 2745 Views
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