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Key decision pits BART to Livermore against transit subsidies

Extending and doubling the sales tax for transportation in Alameda County will face one of its key decisions this afternoon when the county transportation commission...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 13857 Views


Will Stoneridge mall just have one anchor tenant in the future?

Sadly, Pleasanton is witnessing first-hand the dramatic changes in the retail landscape at what used to be its premier regional shopping center, Stoneridge. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Bankrupt , on May 22, 2020 at 8:30 am | 19 comments | 13855 Views


Name the sports park for Ken Mercer

Pleasanton's parks and recreation commission will have the opportunity this week to celebrate the life of a man who gave hugely of his time and talent to help shape...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hunt, on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 13824 Views


Newspapers say no to Pete

With the June election less than a month away and absentee ballots in the mail, campaigns are cranking up. For 20-term (yes, that's right, 40 years) Congressman...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by SteveP, on May 8, 2012 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 13821 Views


Dublin votes for privately owned open space

Last week's anti-climactic election on Measure T in Dublin should, for the next number of years, solidify any question about what happens in Doolan Canyon north...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Longtimer, on Nov 14, 2014 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 13820 Views


The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader

The Livermore Valley lost one of its distinguished leaders last week when David Mertes died at the age of 83 on Oct. 9. David accomplished much in his professional...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Harry Sachs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 13818 Views


A big day at the fair can mean a bad day on the freeway

Heading north on interstate 680 last Saturday afternoon, I was struck by the huge back-up of southbound cars that were queued up at the Bernal Avenue interchange,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Anthony, on Jul 7, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 3 comments | 13818 Views


Key Republicans backing Glazer in 7th Senate primary

The primary race for the 7th Senate District seat is heating up. It boils down to a three-way race among Democrats with the only Republican on the ballot...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 13798 Views


The governor touts his $68 billion boondoggle

When it comes to the environment, the sometimes pragmatic Gov. Jerry Brown seems to check his brain before deciding policy. Several examples from his inaugural...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by MikeDuaSp, on Sep 12, 2017 at 5:10 am | 5 comments | 13788 Views


Revolutionizing higher education

The Democrat-dominated Legislature is doing everything possible to clear the way for the public to approve the governor's tax increase initiative in November,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Moravecglobal, on Jun 29, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 13787 Views


Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore

Some interesting news emerged from the Tri-Valley Mayor's Summit at the Blackhawk Museum Wednesday where I served as moderator. After consultation with the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 9 comments | 13768 Views


Setting priorities

These are challenging times for the Pleasanton police department leaders. In a more normal economy with typical city revenues flowing, the department has...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 13761 Views


The drought drives lawmakers to action

The ugly drought the state is enduring coupled with the reality that voters were scheduled to decide on a water bond finally moved the governor and Legislature to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Knut, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:15 am | 14 comments | 13744 Views


Challenges with potential Costco site in Pleasanton

I will readily admit that I am somewhat confused by the Pleasanton Weekly’s reports of Costco signing a letter of intent to buy the 40-acre former Clorox site...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by gerald3, on Apr 3, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 13727 Views


Boy Scouts expected to reverse their stand

Perhaps it should not have been a surprise, but it was to me when the Boy Scouts of America announced the organization was prepared to reverse its position on homosexuals...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 13726 Views


The tunnels: so much money that benefits so few

Bay Area media outlets have celebrated the opening of the twin tunnels that eliminate the road on Devil's Slide along the San Mateo County coast this week. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Casanova_Frankenstein, on Apr 6, 2013 at 7:34 am | 2 comments | 13703 Views


The valley's longest serving chamber executive retiring

A fixture in Dublin business and political circles for nearly 40 years, chamber executive Nancy Feeley is retiring this month. Her leadership of the chamber...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Larappabs, on Sep 27, 2017 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 13683 Views


Final week for filing for City Council

The Pleasanton City Council election field will come into shape this week when filing closes. With three members termed out—Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 13680 Views


Debating mature Sycamore trees

Having lived in the valley for more than 50 years, I've witnessed major changes since Pleasanton was a farming community of 3,000 residents and you could buy a home...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Justin D, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 3 comments | 13651 Views


High-tech solution for snoring

As one of many middle-aged men who wrestle with sleep apnea, I was flat out impressed to see the Iphone app that my friend Jim Knudsen, a fellow suffer, shared...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 13645 Views
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