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TIM TALK

Trash board reaching for your wallet

In case you haven't noticed, the StopWaste bureaucrats in Alameda County are working at picking your pocket again as they strive to stay in business. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Apr 25, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 16446 Views

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Life lessons on the golf course

I had the privilege of attending the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am media day Tuesday and playing the Monterey Peninsula Country Club. Golfers—if you ever...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by LMAO, on Jan 22, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 16392 Views

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Fourth of July fireworks return to the county fair

The news differs for fireworks on the Fourth of July depending upon where you live. The San Ramon parks and recreation commission put a firm kibosh on the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Henry Knowles, on Oct 7, 2017 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 16371 Views

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The Pleasanton connection to Scottish golf

One of the more unusual golf stories I know features two Pleasanton residents who built and own a golf course in Scotland. Art Dunkley and Jim Tong went into a...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 16359 Views

TIM TALK

Timely action by the district attorney

Alameda County voters are fortunate that District Attorney Nancy O'Malley acted before the election to indict a candidate for auditor-controller (ballots have...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by AaronMat, on Sep 1, 2017 at 6:22 am | 2 comments | 16320 Views

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Good personnel decisions by the school district

The Pleasanton school district has made a few wise personnel decisions in recent weeks. Restarting the adult education program and appointing Glen Sparks to run...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by karam, on Jan 20, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 16291 Views

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New turf grass for landscaping?

Given the brown lawns that abound in Pleasanton, it was stunning Tuesday afternoon to see lots of fresh green turf being laid in front of what will be a...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Aug 13, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 5 comments | 16286 Views

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A rare demolition in Pleasanton

Seeing buildings remodeled for different tenants has been common in Pleasanton for the last number of years, but seeing one torn down is unusual. That's the case...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Urooshi, on Oct 3, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 16268 Views

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New Wheels routes to serve BART much better

Supervisor Nate Miley, who represents Pleasanton, and Mayor Jerry Thorne pulled together a transportation workshop a couple of weeks ago. I attended because of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mark Collins, on Aug 29, 2016 at 12:06 am | 5 comments | 16162 Views

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A competitive race for mayor looms in Dublin

Election season will heat up on the local front this month as the August deadline to file to run approaches. Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne declared his candidacy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 16158 Views

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The end of a home-building era

Corporate purchases or takeovers are given in business, but it is a shame to see the end of Shapell Homes as a privately held, family owned business. It was announced...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 16128 Views

TIM TALK

Project labor agreements are bad business

As you prepare to vote next week or fill in your vote-by-mail ballot, you should be aware of the implications of project labor agreements. These union-backed and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by sknywench, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 16124 Views

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Sunol Valley golf courses to close

Bad news last week for public course golfers with the announcement that the Sunol Valley Golf Club is closing after nearly 50 years. The 36-hole complex was...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Medical Thesis Help, on Feb 1, 2016 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 16114 Views

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Intriguing plans for the Beyer Ranch in Livermore wine country

Pleasanton vintner and commercial property owner Mike Callahan has been working for three years to give the growing Livermore Valley wine industry a major shot in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 16087 Views

TIM TALK

thoughts

Here is one... more TK. http://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/2013/11/19/california-cannot-meet-its-2050-carbon-dioxide-emissions-goals/ check this one...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 18, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 16024 Views

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Happy New Year

All the best for a healthy and blessed 2015....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Charlespab, on Sep 1, 2017 at 5:18 am | 6 comments | 15917 Views

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Snake story--beware of tall grass

A Pleasanton friend learned this month to take the rattlesnake warning signs seriously. Playing at the Course at Wente Vineyards in Livermore, he topped his...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Saint Andrew, on May 27, 2014 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 15860 Views

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High-speed rail finally may be wrecked

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier brought experts together earlier this fall to discuss ways to avoid repeating the fiscal and approval fiasco of the Bay Bridge. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Avid Reader, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:14 am | 2 comments | 15724 Views

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A bad decision haunts East Dublin

East Dublin parents and members of both the Dublin school board and the Dublin City Council are wrestling with the effects of a decision made more than a decade...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:51 am | 20 comments | 15679 Views

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Campaigns for 2014 getting serious

Elections in 2014 are still months away, but candidates, particularly those who face primaries, are in full campaign mode. Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti, who is...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 15654 Views
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