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TIM TALK

Rolling back guards, guns and gates in Livermore

The San Francisco Business Times Tri-Valley event held earlier this month at Bishop Ranch featured three discussions. I already have reported on the conversation...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by begoy, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1261 Views

TIM TALK

School trustee were wise to take it slow on another bond

Pleasanton school district staff has been working with consultants to plan for another bond issue potentially in two years. Fortunately, a majority of school trustees...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 16, 2018 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 241 Views

TIM TALK

Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up

The Friends of Livermore just made this fall's election season even more interesting. When the Livermore City Council approved the downtown plan this month, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by change ringtone, on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 1942 Views

ART SPACE

Eugene O’Neill in Danville, Past and Present

By John A. Barry It’s surprising how few people in the area know that one of America’s greatest playwrights lived in Danville in the 1940s....

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Aug. 29, 2018
Last comment by aw restaurants menu prices, on Oct 14, 2018 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 443 Views

TIM TALK

An efficient government employee taking out the pests

After failing on several attempts to wipe out two yellowjacket nests (my bride was stung a few times), a friend from Contra Costa County mentioned she could not...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Carlos Jorge, on Oct 12, 2018 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 721 Views

TIM TALK

Teens can't sleep in on school days thanks to the governor

High school students looking to sleep a bit later on school days will have to rely on their local school board to make a change in the starting time. Gov. Brown...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 9, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 6 comments | 595 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel prepares product launch

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel is breaking new ground in the home surveillance industry and, like many other innovative solutions, hopes to completely disrupt it. Home...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 582 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 3186 Views

TIM TALK

Tri-Valley and East Bay life sciences companies are flourishing

Life sciences companies were spotlighted last week when the East Bay Economic Development Alliance brought its fall membership meeting to the Rosewood Commons...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by promoocode, on Oct 9, 2018 at 3:11 am | 3 comments | 779 Views

DOING COLLEGE

5 Steps to Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Completing the FAFSA is an important step in the college planning process, and I believe most students benefit from having this document in place. It improves the...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Oct. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 780 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

A fish out of water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-IkWpm7TS0 (safe for work) ==I Self-referential Blogger note: It’s been a while – all those tribal drumbeats. Your...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 7, 2018 at 11:28 am | 70 comments | 1444 Views

TIM TALK

Health care cost measure is a mess in Livermore

Livermore voters will face an initiative on the Nov. 6 ballot that simply should not be decided by voters. Measure U asks voters give the city the authority to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Member, on Oct 4, 2018 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 3110 Views

TIM TALK

Chamber's community vision sets road map for policy advocacy

When retiring Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce CEO Scott Raty reflects on his most recent tenure here, he quickly points to the community vision that the chamber has...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by Robert parker, on Oct 4, 2018 at 5:01 am | 8 comments | 1062 Views

TIM TALK

Blurring the rights of citizenship

The Democrat party’s embrace of illegal aliens continues to grow. Consider a bill passed by the Legislature that would allow illegal immigrants to serve in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by MATILDE12, on Sep 29, 2018 at 4:17 am | 12 comments | 930 Views

TIM TALK

California's permanent drought is getting worse

The state water board dropped the proverbial other shoe last week when it announced plans to significantly increase water flows through the San Joaquin Delta, meaning...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by kellyydv23, on Sep 27, 2018 at 11:05 pm | 12 comments | 1741 Views

TIM TALK

Oakland schools: a textbook case of poor fiscal management

The Alameda County Grand Jury report on the Oakland school district demonstrates just how important leadership is—at both the senior staff and board level. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by raj, on Sep 27, 2018 at 11:02 pm | 4 comments | 1175 Views

TIM TALK

Dublin school trustees move ahead with new high school site

Tuesday was a big night for key decisions on growth in Dublin. The Dublin school board voted unanimously to purchase the 23.5-acre Promenade site in East Dublin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 27, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1034 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)

I usually stay away from gender generalization because people are unique; additionally, gender-based comments are not useful to men or women. But in the case of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 27, 2018 at 2:38 am | 2 comments | 2141 Views

TIM TALK

Howard Bowles leaves wonderful legacy

The women and children of Shepherd’s Gate lost a key leader and supporter Sept. 12 when Howard Bowles died at the age of 75. Many of us lost a friend, who always...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 25, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1163 Views

TIM TALK

Will the new tax law chase wealthy Californians out?

Is the limitation on state and local sales tax deductions brought about by the 2017 federal tax reform going to motivate wealthy Californians to leave the state? Next...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2018 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 1230 Views
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Couples: It's Normal to Get Defensive . . . Then What?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,123 views

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel prepares product launch
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 582 views