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TIM TALK

King football bows down to the dollars

When it comes to sports and television, football is King. Ask the University of Utah just how big the King is or more importantly, who rules the King. That’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by shibu, on Dec 23, 2017 at 3:58 am | 4 comments | 873 Views

TIM TALK

Residents love living in Pleasanton

You might not know it by reading online comments, but the vast majority of Pleasanton residents are delighted to live here. The city’s satisifcation survey, which...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by aarav, on Dec 23, 2017 at 3:27 am | 1 comment | 954 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

"Merry Christmas!" Or not? How about nativity scenes on public land?

Do you find the "Merry Christmas!" greeting inappropriate or offensive? What about nativity scenes on public land? If you believe these are not appropriate,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by MarryJy, on Dec 23, 2017 at 2:53 am | 11 comments | 1138 Views

TIM TALK

Moms are thankful school is in session this week

Thinking back to my childhood days, this is a week that my mother would have celebrated that we were in school instead of on vacation. Imagine dealing with four...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 524 Views

TIM TALK

Supervisors shopping another sales tax increase

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is shopping around another potential increase in the county sales tax. Supervisor Nate Miley and his team held a “listening”...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 2683 Views

TIM TALK

580/680 interchange changed valley forever

Fifty years ago this month, the key freeway link for the Tri-Valley was completed when Interstate 680 opened between Pleasanton and Mission San Jose. The I-680/I-580...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by sufowot, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:42 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Young Girl, The Roy Moore Story

Note: I didn't really intend two consecutive song parodies, but Sue was playing Oldies yesterday, and the Union Gap's ode to pedophilia came on the box....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 17, 2017 at 11:32 am | 86 comments | 1535 Views

TIM TALK

Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians

Many years ago, while traveling, we identified two places that we might consider moving to: Healdsburg in the Sonoma County wine country and Central Oregon—Bend,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by marthawilson710, on Dec 12, 2017 at 3:04 am | 8 comments | 1512 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Denied College Admission? Should You Appeal?

Paul was denied admission to a private college that he, his parents, and high school counselor all had agreed matched his interests and academic profile. The question...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Marisa, on Dec 11, 2017 at 3:37 am | 2 comments | 1201 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Sometimes, they just write themselves.

With apologies to Gene Vincent, as The Prez breaks into song: ==I Fewer friends out in the West Wing, To...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 102 comments | 1847 Views

TIM TALK

Time to defeat a bad bill on bridge tolls

It’s unusual to see a federal official weigh in on actions being taken in Sacramento, but Congressman Mark DeSaulnier felt compelled to do exactly that as the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2017 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 1244 Views

TIM TALK

Hurricanes and drought touch home

One of the great blessings of my life has been getting to know people in Kenya and Swaziland through my mission work with Heart for Africa. And through connections...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by aprilrussell, on Dec 7, 2017 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1086 Views

TIM TALK

Gas tax increase is one of many tax hikes

In case you didn’t notice, the Legislature’s increase on the gas tax hit your wallet on Nov. 1. The effective date just happened to coincide with the shift...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by somon, on Nov 30, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 1166 Views

TIM TALK

A tale of two creeks

Pleasanton residents living along creeks should have taken notice of an action taken by the San Ramon City Council. The city had been trying to sell the former...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by raychin, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 943 Views

TIM TALK

Costco plan moves ahead as expected

As was expected, the Pleasanton City Council moved the Costco project forward Monday evening by approving the financing agreement for the infrastructure improvements...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by maria111, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 1618 Views

TIM TALK

Building is what Frank Berlogar loves

Frank Berlogar is a respected geotechnical engineer professionally, but he’s a chip off the old block when it comes to his heart and his passion. His dad...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 28, 2017 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 765 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Reasons to Love the A’s, Chapters Next

Let’s get the baseball stuff out of the way first – any regulars will know what’s coming. 1 – there’s the new stadium prospect...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by addisonsophia, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 37 comments | 2189 Views

TIM TALK

God loves to heal his children

Progressives hit a new low this week when they complained bitterly about Congress holding a moment of silence and remembering those killed and wounded Sunday in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by addisonsophia, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 25 comments | 1496 Views

TIM TALK

Please give us a hand while we flout federal law

Does anyone else see the contradiction with Gov. Jerry Brown requesting federal aid to help with recovery from the devastating North Bay wine country fires after...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Yelena Hopper, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:02 pm | 12 comments | 1277 Views

TIM TALK

CityServe success stories

CityServe of the Tri-Valley presented an inspiring program at its fifth annual Tri-Valley Prayer breakfast Monday in Pleasanton. The event served as an opportunity...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Few questions, on Nov 27, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,878 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 72 comments | 1,122 views

Jazz and Abstraction
By John A. Barry and Bill Carmel | 0 comments | 184 views