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TIM TALK

Big money pouring into Livermore referendums

Three Livermore residents who have largely bankrolled the Friends of Livermore political activities for the last decade are playing the same role in the two ballot...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Steffan876, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1642 Views

TIM TALK

Plenty of blame to go around for fires and power shutoffs

Assemblyman James Gallagher wrote an opinion piece for CalMatters.org that offered a perspective that’s too often been missing from stories detailing the utility’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Sam, 12 hours ago | 10 comments | 1380 Views

TIM TALK

Two key water studies launched this month

Two major studies that directly effect the quality and cost of the Tri-Valley’s drinking water got underway this month. In Sacramento, the Newsom Administration...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 23, 2020
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TIM TALK

Two key water studies launched this month

Two major studies that directly effect the quality and cost of the Tri-Valley’s drinking water got underway this month. In Sacramento, the Newsom Administration...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 275 Views

TIM TALK

Unchained labs teams are free to do it their way

Pleasanton-based Unchained Labs is a study in contrasts. • The executive photos on the web page look like they were asked to act goofy. They complied. • The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by temple run, on Jan 22, 2020 at 2:07 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More About University of California-Merced

Located near Yosemite National Park in the San Joaquin Valley, two hours from San Francisco, UC-Merced is the smallest and newest campus in the University of California...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steffan876, on Jan 21, 2020 at 3:39 am | 3 comments | 2288 Views

TIM TALK

Voters face three school bond measures come March

Dublin school trustees and senior staff have spent the last several years scrambling to find a site for a second high school as well as other school sites as enrollment...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by plebe, on Jan 20, 2020 at 7:05 pm | 7 comments | 1473 Views

ART SPACE

Fire

By John A. Barry I’m very late in getting this written, but you still have a chance to visit No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, at the Oakland...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Jan. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 308 Views

TIM TALK

Putting a positive spin on bad news

You’ve got to give Joe D’Alessandro credit for trying to make lemonade out of a bad lemon situation. Responding to news that Oracle moved its annual Open World...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Pubg, on Jan 19, 2020 at 3:05 am | 7 comments | 1623 Views

TIM TALK

Shaping a new neighborhood at Stoneridge mall

Big changes are coming to Stoneridge Shopping Center and nearby properties. In 2019, the City Council approved plans for mall owner, Simon Co., to knock down...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by GregDublin, on Jan 8, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 2935 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

A message for all ...

I saw "The Electric Horseman" recently (enjoyed it!). I was reminded of this gorgeous cut Hand's on the Wheel from Willie Nelson's magnificent...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 25, 2019
Last comment by Henry Archer, on Jan 3, 2020 at 4:36 am | 4 comments | 2570 Views

TIM TALK

Election season is heating up

The holidays may be over and 2020 is here, but there’s little slacking in the election campaigns. Democratic presidential candidates spent the holidays...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jan 2, 2020 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 1870 Views

TIM TALK

Time for school district to ask what if?

The Pleasanton school board, at its final 2019 meeting, heard a report of the options the city is considering to add a second left-turn lane at Bernal Avenue and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1309 Views

TIM TALK

Safe Spaces documents scary trend

If you are concerned about freedom in speech in America, you should check out Safe Spaces, a documentary featuring conservative commentators Adam Carolla and Dennis...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Dec 17, 2019 at 5:44 am | 4 comments | 1408 Views

TIM TALK

Dublin leaders position the city to develop a downtown

Since its incorporation in 1981, Dublin leaders have relied on private enterprise to shape the city. Dublin developed its core, with all of the big box stores,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Dec 11, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Differentiating Grief from Clinical Depression

Grief is applicable regardless of the type of loss you have been through; a death, a divorce, a job loss, etc.   When symptoms of grieving persist as defined...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by wilson, on Dec 10, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 5418 Views

ART SPACE

Tissot Goes to the Movies and the Library

The exhibition James Tissot: Fashion and Faith is at the Palace of the Legion of Honor until February 9, 2020 By John A. Barry Thomas Campbell, director...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 7, 2019 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1776 Views

TIM TALK

Could new quarry operations threaten PG&E gas pipeline on Isabel Avenue?

Geo-technical engineer Frank Berlogar has built a well-deserved reputation as a conservative, thoughtful professional over his more than 50-year career here in the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mike H., on Dec 5, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2120 Views

TIM TALK

Talking historical hops with Otis Nostrand

If you ever have the chance to hear Eric “Otis” Nostrand talk about the history of hops in Pleasanton, jump at the opportunity. Otis spoke to the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by albert987345662, on Dec 2, 2019 at 10:40 pm | 3 comments | 1585 Views

TIM TALK

Radical generosity can change lives

When Kirk Perry looks back at his life, he notes turning points provided by people showing radical generosity. Growing up very poor in the mid-West (his parents...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 28, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 1, 2019 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views
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Big money pouring into Livermore referendums
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Fire
By John A. Barry and Bill Carmel | 0 comments | 308 views