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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
There are no comments yet. 119 Views

TIM TALK

Thinking of leaving the Bay Area? You're not alone

The humming Bay Area economy and its world renown innovation culture are magnets for entrepreneurs, but they are counter-acted by the soaring costs of living in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 15, 2019 at 7:48 pm | 17 comments | 1933 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
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 15, 2019 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 830 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 | 2134 Views

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 jaosnmssithss, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 450 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
Last comment by amlina , on Jun 13, 2019 at 11:45 pm | 3 comments | 843 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
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

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 StaceyDorrance, on Jun 13, 2019 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 474 Views

TIM TALK

Take your kids to the Valley Children's Museum remodeled trailer

The Valley Children’s Museum took a major step forward last week when it re-opened its remodeled trailer in Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park. The organization plans...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Jun 12, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 975 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 | 3010 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
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

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 | 1474 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1701 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1055 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 | 1316 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 | 2879 Views

TIM TALK

Welcome to a rainy, snowy month of May

Back in the day when my bride and I were avid skiers, a long season capped by skiing on Memorial Day weekend was one of our favorite activities. Those days...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 840 Views

TIM TALK

Castlewood members voted for major clubhouse remodeling; Second vote looms

The future of the iconic Castlewood Country Club became a little bit clearer this month when the membership narrowly voted to proceed with remodeling the clubhouse...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Camille, on May 27, 2019 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 1341 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: How to Stop an Argument

1. Close your mouth (really, it works! But read on . . . ). 2. Make the "T" for time-out signal with your hands. 3. Give your partner the benefit...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by MomOfTeen, on May 25, 2019 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

TIM TALK

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 Rachel, on May 22, 2019 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 1176 Views
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Rubens and O'Neill This Summer
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