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TIM TALK

Gov. Newsom ignores dismal economic trends in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom spent much of the summer traveling around the state to announce big spending plans for the state’s $100 billion year-over-year budget surplus. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Aug 10, 2021 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 283 Views

TIM TALK

Poor downtown zoning decision should be reversed

Contrasting zoning debates offers insights into priorities for community leaders. Consider that Berkeley, AKA the People’s Republic of Berzerkley, is moving...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Aug 9, 2021 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1615 Views

TIM TALK

Newsom recall polls now are within the margin of error

California Democrat party leaders thought they were enhancing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s chances to beat the recall when they passed special legislation and then...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm+Hex, on Aug 8, 2021 at 10:01 am | 8 comments | 2239 Views

TIM TALK

The redwood plan for Ken Mercer Sports Park

After writing about coastal redwoods and recycled water last week a reader emailed some questions so I reached out to City Manager Nelson Fialho for additional...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Carol Withers, on Aug 2, 2021 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 2692 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The Illusion of Test Optional Colleges

With the COVID-19 epidemic and the onset of nearly universal distance learning for all high school students, both parents and students have been relieved to hear...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by John, on Jul 30, 2021 at 8:39 am | 4 comments | 4523 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Selecting a Premed Undergraduate Program

Like all educational opportunities, premed programs vary in terms of focus, quality, and the support they provide students. While some of these differences are reasonably...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jul. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 56 Views

TIM TALK

Startup Tri-Valley launches to enhance innovation ecosystem here

The Tri-Valley’s innovation culture took another major step forward when the two national labs and four cities announced the launch of Startup Tri-Valley....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jul 27, 2021 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2194 Views

TIM TALK

Downtown concerts in the park in the fall?

Enjoying dinner downtown twice in the last week I can attest that restaurateurs are enjoying serving their customers again—inside and outside. The weekend...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by John, on Jul 23, 2021 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 2725 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: I look like THAT??!!

I’m certain I have blind spots I don’t know about--that’s what makes them blind. I hope my husband, family, and friends will tell me (kindly and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7361 Views

TIM TALK

City Council will consider getting Main Street back to normal tonight

The City Council tonight will consider several changes to activities that became common during the pandemic as it meets in person for the first time since March...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by Guillermo M., on Jul 21, 2021 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

COUPLE'S NET

For You, Readers

An elegantly draped veil, shimmering, pulsing, light illuminates and obstructs. I must wend my way amidst its tendrils, guided only by faith and trust. Anticipating...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4817 Views

TIM TALK

Museum on Main pivots to virtual and grows

When Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a statewide lockdown of California March 17, 2020, nobody could imagine what lay ahead. For Museum on Main Executive Director Jim...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Sean, on Jul 15, 2021 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views

TIM TALK

Innovation Tri-Valley releases its 2040 Vision

The Tri-Valley has enviable strengths now, but it will take a sustained effort and strong vision to maintain and enhance them by 2040. The Innovation Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by James Moore, on Jul 14, 2021 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: “Marriage is not just spiritual communion . . .

it is also remembering to take out the trash.” Joyce Brothers Marriage is sacred and also mundane. It's easy to lose sight of one or the other of those....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 12, 2021 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 8465 Views

ART SPACE

But Is It Art?

By John A. Barry When David Letterman hosted “The Late Show,” he periodically presented a segment entitled “Ape or Artist?” An abstract...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Apr. 26, 2021
Last comment by Barry Allen, on Jul 12, 2021 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 2332 Views

TIM TALK

There's lot of love about the month of July

July has been a favorite month of mine for decades. It’s the one month a year when my bride, a school teacher for 35 years, did not have school on her mind. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 6, 2021
Last comment by THOMAS D COLEMAN, on Jul 7, 2021 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 1598 Views

TIM TALK

Teen Esteem's reach soared during pandemic

The pandemic and the lockdowns—to say nothing of the closing of schools—forced most organizations to pivot and figure out new ways to deliver their services....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1688 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Don't Follow your Dreams; Chase Them."

- Richard Dumbrill First you have to dream. It's easy to get going, going, going toward a goal, or just taking care of everyday life. When do you have time to...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 29, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 29, 2021 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 9054 Views

TIM TALK

Sacramento makes a deal on spending the gusher of cash

Thanks to a generous and unnecessary influx of borrowed federal money, the question for Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature is how to spend more than $262 billion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Sacramento makes a deal on spending the gusher of cash

Thanks to a generous and unnecessary influx of borrowed federal money, the question for Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature is how to spend more than $262 billion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views
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