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DOING COLLEGE

Thinking Premed? What You Should Be Thinking About

One of my specialty areas is graduate and professional school admissions and I work with many high school and college students who are hoping to one day attend medical,...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by FlorenceEliza1256, on Apr 22, 2018 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 747 Views

DOING COLLEGE

What Exactly Is A “Meaningful” Summer Experience for Your High School Student?

On both the Common Application, the University of California application...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by henry99, on Apr 21, 2018 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1453 Views

TIM TALK

Sen. Wiener heeds feedback from mayors

Speaking to the Pleasanton Men’s Club earlier this month, Mayor Jerry Thorne expressed his concern about state Sen. Scott Wiener’s bill (SB 827) concerning high-density...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by annamartin, on Apr 20, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 6 comments | 420 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”

‘Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by ElaineB, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views

TIM TALK

Local venture capital fund set to close

The closing of the Tri-Valley’s first home-grown venture capital fund is imminent. Tri-Valley Ventures, founded by six partners including Greg Hitchan and Don...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 470 Views

TIM TALK

Innovation flourishing in Tri-Valley

Attending the third annual Game Changer Awards at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, I was struck by the amazing diversity of business enterprises in the Tri-Valley. Presenti...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by mikelapi0, on Apr 17, 2018 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 829 Views

TIM TALK

Good news for this week of good news

During Holy Week, the timing is right to share a couple of stories. One of the great privileges of my life was to serve as the founding board chairman of Heart...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by Himanshu321, on Apr 17, 2018 at 2:49 am | 3 comments | 598 Views

ART SPACE

Sublime Seas

A Review by Bill Carmel, MFA SFMOMA is host to an exhibit titled Sublime Seas that features a video installation Vertigo Seas by John Akomfrah;...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Apr. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

TIM TALK

School trustees want more state money

It cannot come as a surprise that the Pleasanton and Dublin school boards joined the statewide drive to increase education funding. When the board approved the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 13, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 588 Views

TIM TALK

Innovation flourishing in Tri-Valley

Attending the third annual Game Changer Awards at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, I was struck by the amazing diversity of business enterprises in the Tri-Valley. Presenti...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Corruption in the Balance?

Item: per the NYTimes report of Press Secretary Sara Sanders, on the White House view of EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt: “Ms. Sanders said that Mr. Pruitt’s...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Apr 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm | 67 comments | 1643 Views

TIM TALK

Learning life's true priorities

For the first part of his career, Kirk Perry thought he was a self-made man. Speaking to the men of the Community Presbyterian Church in Danville before Easter,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by Muttertag Wünsche, on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:41 am | 4 comments | 528 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Art Project du jour

With no intent or likelihood of horning-in on the Art Space blog of Messrs. Barry and Carmel, I invite your critique of the following work: "Please...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 7, 2018 at 9:14 am | 112 comments | 1992 Views

TIM TALK

"More Good Mary" is blessed in Pleasanton

I checked in with Mary Latham (More Good Today) over breakfast downtown on Saturday as she was starting her third day in Pleasanton. She was featured in an article...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by John, on Apr 7, 2018 at 3:34 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

TIM TALK

The Pleasanton way: making the simple complicated

Trying to do something that seems simple with the city of Pleasanton invariably seems to turn into a complicated mess. Take the Kay Hatsushi family and their...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by laura Mc, on Apr 3, 2018 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 999 Views

TIM TALK

Did district give invitation to future student walkouts?

Students in Pleasanton joined students across the nation last Wednesday in a demonstration concerning the school tragedy in Parkland, Florida. Whether it was...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2018 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 1273 Views

TIM TALK

No surprise in latest soaring cost estimate for high-speed rail

Was any thinking person surprised that the latest iteration of the high-speed rail business plan shows costs soaring, competition dates extended far into the future...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 24, 2018 at 2:08 am | 5 comments | 943 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work" by John Gottman

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Mar 23, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views

ART SPACE

Rauschenberg at SFMOMA

Review by Bill Carmel, MFA The soon to conclude (March 25) exhibit at SFMOMA of the work of Robert Rauschenberg, entitled “Erasing the Rules,”...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 23, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 311 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More about University of California-Davis!

Welcome to the second in a series of articles about the University of California system. In a deliberate step away from those omnipresent rankings and instead going...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Feb. 5, 2018
Last comment by ecindia, on Mar 21, 2018 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 2085 Views
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Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 961 views

Local venture capital fund set to close
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 470 views