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NFL protests have nothing to do with free speech

The NFL protests have been completely mischaracterized by most of the media as well as players, owners and coaches. It is not a free speech issue. There’s no...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Oct 3, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 110 comments | 12486 Views


Happy Birthday America

Today we celebrate America’s birthday. Despite the flood of rhetoric from the politicians, we live in the country that provides amazing opportunity for those...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 4, 2019
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jul 12, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 73 comments | 11234 Views


Let's get elementary students back in school

Gov. Gavin Newsom imposed a state decree on local school districts last Friday when he declared that any county on the state’s watch list could not re-open...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 24, 2020 at 6:19 am | 67 comments | 7669 Views


Facing recall, DA Price comes to Pleasanton Rotary

Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price ventured into town last week to speak at the Rotary Club of Pleasanton. If her entourage wandered around town, they...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 9, 2023
Last comment by Max Renfroe, on Nov 16, 2023 at 7:16 am | 54 comments | 3695 Views


Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads

The anti-oil folks in Richmond and Berkeley are preparing to battle against trains carrying fracked oil to refineries in California. Richmond and Contra Costa County,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:42 am | 50 comments | 21789 Views


Trustees blunder in national politics again

The Pleasanton school board and its administration could not resist stepping into the race debate after the debacle in Charlottesville, VA. The trustees felt compelled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Regina Nestor, on Sep 5, 2017 at 4:48 pm | 49 comments | 13118 Views


Swalwell reaches way too far

Our Congressman, Eric Swalwell, seems determined to pander to the mainstream media and give them special treatment. He introduced a genuinely silly bill that...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Mitch, on Feb 27, 2018 at 11:18 pm | 48 comments | 11186 Views


Media malpractice

Listening to the radio Monday afternoon and then reading the Tuesday morning East Bay Times, I was struck at just how low the standards of journalism have fallen. Monday...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Woodbern, on May 23, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 46 comments | 11373 Views


Did district give invitation to future student walkouts?

Students in Pleasanton joined students across the nation last Wednesday in a demonstration concerning the school tragedy in Parkland, Florida. Whether it was...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2018 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 9772 Views


Thankfully the adult in the room takes action

It baffles me to watch looters and vandals tear up businesses in the Bay Area and elsewhere this weekend and see the weak leadership from local mayors. Oakland...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 10, 2020 at 4:47 am | 43 comments | 9716 Views


Great rankings for Pleasanton high schools

Pleasanton's high schools received some notable recognition this week when Niche, a website focused on housing and quality schools, cited both comprehensive high...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 22, 2018 at 12:51 pm | 42 comments | 12672 Views


Lessons learned from 10 years of serving homeless people

Kevin F. Adler discussed his 10 years of outreach and service to homeless people on the streets of San Francisco last week at the Commonwealth Club as he launched...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 16, 2023
Last comment by Jessica Tang, on Nov 22, 2023 at 1:22 pm | 40 comments | 2206 Views


Banning natural gas heating in Dublin?

California’s extreme climate goals are continuing to take a toll. Last year, the state energy commission approved plans from several cities and Marin County...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 2, 2020 at 2:05 pm | 39 comments | 8227 Views


Obamacare is rotten at its core

Forget about the incompetent feds trying to fix a web site, it's the reality of the law that now is hitting home that is the over-riding concern. Incidentally,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by JohnGaf, on Sep 6, 2017 at 8:10 am | 39 comments | 53735 Views


A different take on Betsy DeVos' confirmation

The Senate continued to slowly confirm President Trump’s cabinet nominees this week with the confirmation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos drawing the most...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Oldtimer, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:29 am | 36 comments | 13130 Views


Pleasanton police vehicles damaged in Oakland protest

Earlier today I wrote that the Pleasanton City Council elections were not surprising. I did overlook one election-related surprise---seeing damaged Pleasanton police...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Nov 18, 2016 at 9:45 am | 36 comments | 13188 Views


Set aside the time to see Oppenheimer

Having read several articles and reviews of Oppenheimer, I was ready to venture to the theater to see the three-hour movie. The reviewers were certainly right...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 27, 2023
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jul 29, 2023 at 11:22 am | 35 comments | 3844 Views


The takeout math just doesn't work for restaurants

The county health departments’ shelter in place orders on March 9 caught many, many people by surprise. With the hospitality and transportation industries already...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 2, 2020 at 11:06 am | 33 comments | 11323 Views


Is San Francisco caught in a "death spiral"?

This is a tough time to be either a business person or politician in San Francisco. It’s been well-publicized that the city has a huge budget problem and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 8, 2023
Last comment by James Lacy, on Jun 12, 2023 at 10:00 am | 33 comments | 6129 Views


Seeing God move supernaturally in Brazil

This week I returned from Brazil and the third healing mission trip I’ve had the privilege of joining with Bill Dew from San Diego. Bill and his late wife...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by David, on Nov 18, 2019 at 8:36 pm | 32 comments | 7136 Views
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