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TIM TALK

Masud Mehran's legacy

Masud Mehran, one of the builders who transformed both Livermore and San Ramon, died last month at the age of 93. He founded Sunset Development in 1951 and started...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Fremont, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 14038 Views

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Bikes have replaced locomotives on Iron Horse Trail

Having observed the valley's political and government scene for more decades than I care to remember starting before Danville, Dublin and San Ramon were incorporated,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mike Millbrae, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 5392 Views

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16th Assembly race has familiar elements with a new twist

The campaign for the 16th Assembly district has gotten a lot more interesting since former Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio declared she will run...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by JamesDub, 11 hours ago | 9 comments | 6466 Views

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Job growth is driving housing prices

Tuesday's post about the 11,000-unit River Islands in Lathrop reflects the long term view that homebuilders and developers are taking when it comes to job growth...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by JohnDub, 12 hours ago | 8 comments | 7195 Views

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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 Cholo, 16 hours ago | 9 comments | 725 Views

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Some additional takeaways from Monday's presentation

Here are a few more nuggets I took away from the Monday presentation by Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho and Pamela Ott, economic development manager, to the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by LarJoitty, on Sep 25, 2017 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 773 Views

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Plenty of confusion with Measure K

Not surprisingly, the Measure K election in Pleasanton looks to have come down to just a couple of hundred votes with some mail-in ballots still to be counted. With...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ronskeply, on Sep 24, 2017 at 4:01 am | 2 comments | 3594 Views

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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 Jake Waters, on Sep 22, 2017 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 655 Views

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A great Leap Day idea moves forward

It is remarkable to witness the progress of Sunflower Hill has made toward its goal of providing long-term housing solutions for adults with special needs. Swapping...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Silver House, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:20 am | 5 comments | 2609 Views

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Baker's bipartisan bill to push BART-ACE connection is moving ahead

Momentum is building in the Legislature for a bill co-authored by Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-Dublin) that would formally establish a Tri-Valley-San Joaquin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:32 am | 7 comments | 1780 Views

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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 DKHSK, on Sep 18, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 7 comments | 622 Views

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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 Cholo, on Sep 17, 2017 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 450 Views

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Canceling the festival was the right decision

Good call by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association to cancel its 36th annual Harvest Wine Celebration Sunday and Monday because of the extreme heat. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by bittu, on Sep 17, 2017 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 603 Views

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Cutting down on cut-through traffic

After its staff worked with the neighborhood, the Pleasanton City Council will have the opportunity to use traffic calming methods to divert cut-through traffic...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by chaturbate token generator, on Sep 15, 2017 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 1167 Views

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John Muir-San Ramon hospitals invade ValleyCare's home turf

The announcement this week that the John Muir Medical Systems-San Ramon Regional Hospital joint venture has purchased an office building in Pleasanton further...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Yelena Hopper, on Sep 13, 2017 at 5:17 am | 11 comments | 14086 Views

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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 | 6627 Views

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John Edmands: the classic small town newspaper publisher

Many people living in Pleasanton today have no clue who John Edmands was and what role he played in shaping the community they live in today. John edited and published...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Iba, on Sep 12, 2017 at 1:46 am | 6 comments | 1863 Views

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The air board gets an ear full from residents

Reading the coverage in the Tri-Valley Times of the Bay Area air board public meeting in Livermore last week, it was clear that those attending did not conceal their...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by VIVICACORNELLY, on Sep 11, 2017 at 3:17 am | 10 comments | 7089 Views

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Big, bad changes for fairgrounds racing community

The game changed big time for the horse racing at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton and likely for horse racing in Northern California on Dec. 31, 2016....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Ashwin_21, on Sep 9, 2017 at 2:59 am | 2 comments | 2659 Views

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Tri-Valley is in a sweet spot

If there was a key message coming from two panels at the State of the Tri-Valley event last week at Bishop Ranch, it’s the Tri-Valley has lots going for it now,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Ashwin_21, on Sep 9, 2017 at 2:53 am | 2 comments | 830 Views
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Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 725 views

Reasons to Love the A’s, Chapters Next
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 377 views

What Exactly Is FAFSA and Why Should You Complete It?
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 336 views