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Thinking through Taiwan and China with Hoover fellows

If you watched 60 Minutes Sunday night you probably learned some key information about why Taiwan is a critical ally for the United States. The report, featuring...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on May 9, 2021 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 658 Views

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Impressive group of Dreammakers and Risktakers

The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group will celebrate its 10th group of Dreammakers and Risktakers with a virtual ceremony at noon Thursday. The honorees are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 4, 2021
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TIM TALK

Impressive group of Dreammakers and Risktakers

The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group will celebrate its 10th group of Dreammakers and Risktakers with a virtual ceremony at noon Thursday. The honorees are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 664 Views

TIM TALK

Red flags raised about school district race consultant

I must confess warning bells went off when I read about the Pleasanton school district decision to contract with a consultant to “identify and address equity gaps...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Rosie, on May 4, 2021 at 9:36 am | 20 comments | 1586 Views

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Another innovative Tri-Valley firm lands angel funding

The innovative companies that are being birthed here in the Tri-Valley continue to fascinate me. One of the latest is illumy, based in San Ramon. Its cloud-based...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by McMadilyn, on Apr 28, 2021 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 675 Views

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Big news for Unchained Labs in Pleasanton

Pleasanton-based Unchained Labs broke major news Monday when it announced it had been acquired by The Carlyle Group for $435 million. Carlyle partnered with Unchained...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 27, 2021
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Growing a successful business starting in the boyhood bedroom

Ryan and Brad Alani got tired of working for someone else in 2011 so they set up their own business in the bedroom Ryan grew up in off Foothill Road in Pleasanton. Ryan...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 22, 2021
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Campaign spending limits coming to Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council majority is wasting little time in trying to put its stamp on the city. Their latest move is moving to establish campaign contribution...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Apr 20, 2021 at 1:04 pm | 6 comments | 829 Views

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Smart pivot by fairgrounds leadership

Congrats to the Alameda County fairgrounds leadership for innovative pivots required by the Covid-19 virus. The fair was cancelled last June when state mandates...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Apr 20, 2021 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

TIM TALK

Smart pivot by fairgrounds leadership

Congrats to the Alameda County fairgrounds leadership for innovative pivots required by the Covid-19 virus. The fair was cancelled last June when state mandates...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 20, 2021
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Contrasting golf tournaments last week

It was striking to see the differences between the PGA tour and the LPGA tour events on Sunday. The Texas Valero Open, played in San Antonio, had spectators following...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 16, 2021 at 8:56 pm | 4 comments | 769 Views

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Housing proponents push to eliminate single-family zoning

There’s growing pressure from housing advocates to limit or eliminate single-family zoning in communities across California. Both Berkeley and Sacramento...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 8, 2021
Last comment by DublinMike, on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 1173 Views

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Now is the time to fully reopen Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton students went back into the public schools last week in a hybrid program that has two days of in-person instruction and three days of online instruction. Parents...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 8, 2021 at 7:50 am | 16 comments | 1882 Views

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Lessons learned during the lockdown

Four local business owners shared with the Northern California Mentoring Group Tuesday the lessons they learned while coping with the pandemic. They were Matt Richert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 1, 2021
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City Council faces major housing challenges

The Pleasanton City Council will have some particularly challenging decisions facing it when it comes to housing. The governor and Legislature likely will turn...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Alfie, on Mar 31, 2021 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 2015 Views

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Sticker shock in the Bay Area

We welcomed new tenants into our in-law apartment over the weekend and talked about California sticker shock. They relocated from Louisville, KY and were stunned...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Mar 25, 2021 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2320 Views

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Supervisor Miley reviews 2020 and priorities for 2021

Supervisor Nate Miley took a long look back at the difficult year of 2020 during his annual State of the District address Wednesday evening. Speaking from the Board...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on Mar 20, 2021 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 2041 Views

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People are bailing out of San Francisco, but not the Bay Area

Much has been written in the last year about families and companies bailing out of high-cost California and the Bay Area in particular. Two recent studies have...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Mar 18, 2021 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 4381 Views

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School shutdowns have been devastating for students

Reports are piling up that demonstrate the huge toll school lockdowns are having on students. A report from the non-profit group FAIR Health analyzed pediatric...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 17, 2021 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 1451 Views

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10x Genomics releases its campus plans

Rapidly growing 10x Genomics continues to expand its footprint in Pleasanton. The company formally announced its acquisition of the former JCPenney Home Store...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2021 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views
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