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TIM TALK

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 | 4809 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

It is not an easy decision to go to high school in Palo Alto right now

Note: Today’s post is not about climate change, but tune in next week for more climate-related topics. On Thursday morning my tenth-grade daughter...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Mar. 14, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 19, 2021 at 9:20 am | 25 comments | 20134 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Does Size Matter?

All joking aside, a tidbit on gender and the emotional brain in Scientific American Mind (SAM) July/August 2013, shares that women have a larger caudate nucleus...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 14086 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 7655 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 3552 Views

COUPLE'S NET

You, Me, and our Marriage (Three Entities)

Recently I wrote about the Isaacs definition of love, and it got me to thinking again about the third entity: your marriage (as in each of you and your relationship...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 12983 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 4006 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Kill two birds with one ... mini-split!

Mini-splits are the multi-tools of HVAC. They can heat, they can cool, and they are very modular -- you can put in as few or as many as you want, where you want....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Feb. 28, 2021
Last comment by RMRN, on Mar 8, 2021 at 9:05 am | 16 comments | 27473 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: How Long is Your Restoration Cycle?

When you get upset with your partner and a repair is made, how long does it take for your emotions, thoughts, and body to restore to equilibrium? I can almost...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 12499 Views

TIM TALK

How are D students going to learn what they missed this year?

Pleasanton school trustees last week expanded grading criteria for the spring semester to allow more students to receive credit for their Zoom classes. Instead...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by jerry miller, on Mar 2, 2021 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 3314 Views

ART SPACE

The Perfect Landscape Painting

by Bill Carmel, MFA The painting begins late morning with a hike up a path to a view so splendid, wondrous, and arresting that walking stops. I sit...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Feb. 21, 2021
Last comment by Sandra Roe, on Feb 28, 2021 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 3176 Views

TIM TALK

Rep. Ro Khanna wants to require all businesses to pay $15 per hour

The callous actions of President Joe Biden and other leading Democrats is mind-blowing. When the president cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline by executive order...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 25, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 27, 2021 at 7:49 pm | 17 comments | 4816 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Polar vortexes and clean energy in the Upper Midwest

Given the awful power grid mess in Texas, it’s interesting to look at the ongoing electricity planning discussions for the Upper Midwest. In the summer of...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Feb. 21, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Feb 27, 2021 at 4:06 pm | 8 comments | 14375 Views

TIM TALK

Planning for 2021 county fair continuing

It was no surprise to read news stories last week announcing that the 2021 Livermore Rodeo and the two GoodGuys winter and spring gatherings at the fairgrounds have...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on Feb 25, 2021 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 4686 Views

TIM TALK

A poor decision to stop planning for the future

After working together with Livermore Valley agencies for seven years, the majority of the Pleasanton City Council scrapped funding to study reusing potable water. Mayor...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 22, 2021 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 4624 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What does it mean to be a "realist" about climate?

I recently tuned into a city discussion about reducing local emissions. Senior Resource Planner Jonathan Abendschein was giving a progress update on his team’s...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Feb. 14, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Feb 21, 2021 at 1:01 pm | 21 comments | 15097 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: What Happens in Vegas Doesn't Stay in Vegas

What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas--NOT! Even though there is little traveling now due to Covid, the principles here still hold. These two quotes are from...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 13696 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton elementary students should be back in school now

Young elementary students in the San Ramon Valley started attending in-person classes Wednesday, returning to the classroom for the first time in about 11 months...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 11, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 17, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 18 comments | 6003 Views

TIM TALK

Lockdown is causing far more harm that the virus

Here’s hoping that Pleasanton school trustees will immediately move ahead with reopening elementary schools at their meeting this week. Trustees deadlocked...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by James Michael, on Feb 16, 2021 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 3645 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: "I - You" Statements

"I - You" Statements. No, that's not a typo. I hear these a lot when I encourage partners to use "I statements" or to share how s/he is feeling....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 12560 Views
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