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ART SPACE

O’Neill Goes to the Movies

By John A. Barry The film industry has been good (and not so good) to Eugene O’Neill, who lived at Tao House in the Danville hills from 1937 to 1943,...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on May. 7, 2019
Last comment by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel, on Jul 13, 2019 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 806 Views

TIM TALK

Look for negotiations to bring health benefits back to Pleasanton teachers

Pleasanton schools chief David Haglund and the trustees agree that a key part of his job is strategic planning—something they believe has been lacking. He...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by riyaqueen, on Jul 13, 2019 at 4:50 am | 8 comments | 2862 Views

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Stoneridge mall losing its luster for some

Stoneridge Shopping Center, a shopping mecca for generations of Livermore Valley residents, is losing its luster for some patrons. I met with two ladies who are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 6, 2019
Last comment by riyaqueen, on Jul 13, 2019 at 4:04 am | 4 comments | 1978 Views

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New ValleyCare CEO arrives at perfect time for planning the health system's future

ValleyCare CEO Rick Shumway arrived in the valley at a perfect time. The transition from the standalone health system to the Stanford Health System that took...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by riyaqueen, on Jul 13, 2019 at 4:03 am | 3 comments | 1406 Views

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Happy Birthday America

Today we celebrate America’s birthday. Despite the flood of rhetoric from the politicians, we live in the country that provides amazing opportunity for those...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 4, 2019
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jul 12, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 73 comments | 2293 Views

ART SPACE

Rubens and O'Neill This Summer

This installment of Art Space ==I is a twofer. Bill Carmel writes about the largely unknown side of Rubens the artist: the diplomat. John Barry provides an...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2019 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 1307 Views

TIM TALK

Dublin trustees wisely opt for stability

Summer vacation has taken on a new sense of peace for Dublin students, parents, teachers and staff. They can be relieved that former Dublin High Principal and Interim...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 598 Views

TIM TALK

Checking out trends in Pleasanton's city revenues

Reading through the East Bay Economic Development Alliance annual economic report, I was struck by the sales tax report that showed Pleasanton’s taxable sales...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by harshak999, on Jul 8, 2019 at 11:07 pm | 10 comments | 1703 Views

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Refreshed Wente Vineyard Table and Tasting Lounge opens Saturday

Wente Vineyards has operated its signature fine dining restaurant for 33 years with minimal changes to format until 2018. It was a classic expense account or special...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 30, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

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Telling stories makes connections in business

Carmine Gallo has a simple message for business owners: tell stories. Gallo shared that message with a mentoring group founded 16 years ago by Joe Christiano, retired...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 2100 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Increase in Parental Romance = Happier Kids, Too

As parents, many of you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what's best for your kids. In many families, kids are prioritized above one's partner. I believe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 4540 Views

TIM TALK

District elections will be problematic

As the city of San Ramon nears finishing the process of setting up districts for City Council elections, the Dublin school district has demonstrated just how troubling...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 13, 2019
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Time to make a budget deal

With the constitutional deadline for approving the budget looming Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democrat legislative leaders cut deals last weekend. The deadline...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by K, on Jun 12, 2019 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 1404 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The Up and Downside of AP Courses

Depending on how your particular school treats AP classes, an AP class can be worth a full grade higher than the regular track class (that’s how some students...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jen G., on Jun 6, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 4285 Views

TIM TALK

Insights from The Mirador View

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out The Mirador View: Perspectives on the Tri-Valley: The Intersection of Talent & Technology. Compiled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2019
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TIM TALK

Time for high-speed train plans to die

President Donald Trump and his administration may have bailed out taxpayers in California despite the bellows from Sacramento politicians. When the federal Federal...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 4, 2019 at 8:45 am | 28 comments | 2304 Views

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Diablo Country Club moves forward with $31 million renovation

At a time when many country clubs are struggling with shrinking membership, the Diablo Country Club membership has undertaken a $31 million investment in the Tri-Valley's...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 2791 Views

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More parking downtown must be in the plan

As the two-year process to update Pleasanton’s downtown plan nears its conclusion, naturally some key questions have arisen. The task force is scheduled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:24 pm | 3 comments | 1698 Views

DOING COLLEGE

College Options for the Artistic-Minded Student

For the artistic-minded student, there are several different types of schools to research in order to find the right academic fit and degree path. - Four-year...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Cheap web hosting, on Jun 2, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 18 comments | 2134 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The College Admissions Scam

The recent college admissions scandal that was revealed in a New York Times...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by kayliewalter, on Jun 1, 2019 at 1:53 am |
15 comments | 3772 Views
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