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School trustees made right call to slow down district election process

Pleasanton school trustees made the right call last week when they took a collective deep breath and slowed the process of switching from at-large elections to district-based...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 21, 2021
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White House insiders views on 9/11 20 years later

Prior to viewing the Alameda County 9/11 remembrance at the Alameda County Fairgrounds last week, I watched a Hoover Institution program, “Reflecting on September...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Sep 16, 2021 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

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Alameda County leaders remember 9/11

Dublin resident Deborah Lloyd acknowledges how difficult it is for her to talk about 9/11 and its impact on her family. The mother of three shared her recollections...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 14, 2021 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1141 Views

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Spotlighting the Tri-Valley's innovation economy

The Tri-Valley’s innovation culture has grown stronger since Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national labs started their Open Campus program about a decade ago. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

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Conservative views on what took us to Tuesday's recall election

Three conservative Hoover Institution fellows collaborated on a webinar Tuesday on just how California got to the recall election next Tuesday. The information...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Gina+Channell,+Publisher, on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:20 pm | 5 comments | 2403 Views

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The huge news stories trigger memories

I’ve been in and around the news business all of my adult life. I’ve written for publication for more than 50 years and I cannot recall any weeks like...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jake+Waters, on Sep 3, 2021 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 1881 Views

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Views on the ground from Afghanistan

Just how bad is the situation in Afghanistan after the United States pulled out Monday to meet President Biden’s withdrawal deadline? Simply stated, it’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Sep 2, 2021 at 1:57 pm | 13 comments | 1292 Views

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Two reports raise concerns about economic future of Bay Area

Predicting what office life will be like and its impacts on pricey commercial real estate downtown has been a guessing game since the pandemic broke out last year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Rich+Buckley, on Aug 26, 2021 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2462 Views

TIM TALK

Two reports raise concerns about economic future of Bay Area

Predicting what office life will be like and its impacts on pricey commercial real estate downtown has been a guessing game since the pandemic broke out last year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 26, 2021
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Father and son veterans reflect on Viet Nam and Afghanistan

Doug Miller readily said he has not been sleeping well for the last couple of weeks. Doug, a retired Army major, flew helicopters on two tours in Viet Nam, and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 21, 2021 at 1:57 pm | 8 comments | 2231 Views

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Organized theft gangs hitting suburbs including Pleasanton

San Francisco has made lots of headlines over the last couple of years for a lot of the wrong reasons. Two national chains shuttered stores because of the rampant...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Aug 18, 2021 at 9:16 pm | 9 comments | 4881 Views

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Red hot local real estate market looks sustainable

The Livermore Valley real estate market is still red hot and likely sustainable for months if not years to come. That’s the conclusion from David Stark, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Gib Souza, on Aug 12, 2021 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2265 Views

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Gov. Newsom ignores dismal economic trends in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom spent much of the summer traveling around the state to announce big spending plans for the state’s $100 billion year-over-year budget surplus. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Aug 10, 2021 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 283 Views

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Poor downtown zoning decision should be reversed

Contrasting zoning debates offers insights into priorities for community leaders. Consider that Berkeley, AKA the People’s Republic of Berzerkley, is moving...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Aug 9, 2021 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1615 Views

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Newsom recall polls now are within the margin of error

California Democrat party leaders thought they were enhancing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s chances to beat the recall when they passed special legislation and then...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm+Hex, on Aug 8, 2021 at 10:01 am | 8 comments | 2257 Views

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The redwood plan for Ken Mercer Sports Park

After writing about coastal redwoods and recycled water last week a reader emailed some questions so I reached out to City Manager Nelson Fialho for additional...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Carol Withers, on Aug 2, 2021 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 2708 Views

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Startup Tri-Valley launches to enhance innovation ecosystem here

The Tri-Valley’s innovation culture took another major step forward when the two national labs and four cities announced the launch of Startup Tri-Valley....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jul 27, 2021 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2207 Views

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Downtown concerts in the park in the fall?

Enjoying dinner downtown twice in the last week I can attest that restaurateurs are enjoying serving their customers again—inside and outside. The weekend...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by John, on Jul 23, 2021 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 2748 Views

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City Council will consider getting Main Street back to normal tonight

The City Council tonight will consider several changes to activities that became common during the pandemic as it meets in person for the first time since March...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by Guillermo M., on Jul 21, 2021 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1416 Views

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Museum on Main pivots to virtual and grows

When Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a statewide lockdown of California March 17, 2020, nobody could imagine what lay ahead. For Museum on Main Executive Director Jim...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Sean, on Jul 15, 2021 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 1734 Views
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