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TIM TALK

Sunset accelerates Bishop Ranch's transition to a mixed-use community

Sunset Development Co, developers and owners of much of Bishop Ranch Business Park, has continued its major shifting of the 585-acre park into a true mixed-use,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 13, 2021
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TIM TALK

Why Pleasanton lets coastal redwoods perish

Reviewing the notes from Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho’s talk Monday I noted a few more interesting tidbits. I reported Tuesday on most of his discussion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 22, 2021
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TIM TALK

Workers are scrambling in the aftermath of Caldor Fire

We got away to South Lake Tahoe last week during what’s truly a shoulder season—no snow for skiing, golf courses closed for the year (except in the Carson Valley)...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 18, 2021
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TIM TALK

Commute traffic is coming back despite widespread work from home

Statistics are backing up what I’ve observed anecdotally—people are getting back on the road during commute hours. Last week, driving on Sunol Boulevard...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 9, 2021
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TIM TALK

The fuzzy future for companies and office campuses

Tri-Valley real estate professionals shared their views on the pandemic’s impact on the area during a Zoom presentation Tuesday. The bottom lines: residential...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 4, 2021
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TIM TALK

2021 was a great year for golf and The Club at Castlewood

2021 has been a very good year for the golf industry building off a rebirth of interest in the sport as the pandemic lockdowns eased last year. Courses have had...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 14, 2021
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TIM TALK

Growing a successful business starting in the boyhood bedroom

Ryan and Brad Alani got tired of working for someone else in 2011 so they set up their own business in the bedroom Ryan grew up in off Foothill Road in Pleasanton. Ryan...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 22, 2021
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TIM TALK

Sierra at Tahoe celebrates 75 years with special weekend opening

When Sierra at Tahoe General Manager John Rice and his team started planning for the resort’s 75th anniversary a few years ago, there’s no way they could...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 5, 2022
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TIM TALK

Comment today to keep the Tri-Valley communities together in the redistricting

Adding a few thoughts from my interviews with Doug Miller (Viet Nam helicopter pilot for two tours) and his son, also a helicopter pilot who served two tours in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 24, 2021
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TIM TALK

Valley Study Group disbanding

The long-standing Valley Study Group plans to formally disband after more than 40 years according to a board member. The group’s monthly meetings were halted...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 20, 2022
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TIM TALK

Blessing families for Christmas

If you wanted to enjoy a heart-warming experience, you should have stopped by Valley Community Church in Pleasanton Friday morning. Monthly Miracles, the Christian...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 27, 2022
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

The horrifying truth

Mondays. The jarring beginning of the work week, the guillotine-like cut off of the weekend. The day that I seem to have forgotten everything I once knew about routines,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 5, 2013
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

Insert 'Jaws' theme song here

This week is a special week. Not because school looms on the horizon, not because of the panicked scramble for on sale pencils and notebooks. This is Shark Week....

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 6, 2013
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

Hefty holidays

I'm dreaming of a thin Christmas. A holiday season where I don't compulsively eat twelve ginger snaps at one time, where I can put down the fourth York mint patty,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 23, 2013
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DOING COLLEGE

So You Are Planning on a Career in Law? Read on!

Different colleges offer different programs and services to help undergraduate students prepare for admission to law school and to find internships and other opportunities...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on May. 24, 2016
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DOING COLLEGE

Two College Applications Go Live!

The 4th of July signals celebration, BBQs and firework displays commemorating our independence, but in the college admissions world, this week also marks the opening...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jul. 4, 2018
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DOING COLLEGE

Trends for the Class of 2019 to Consider

Understanding the reality of today’s college application process is an important element in managing expectations. One trend that we advisors have observed...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Aug. 21, 2018
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DOING COLLEGE

Making the Most of Your College Visit

As a college advisor for the past 15 years, I believe the best way for prospective students to get to know a college or university is to visit. Finding the right...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Oct. 20, 2018
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DOING COLLEGE

How to Be Certain You’ll Get In!

While some students stress over their ability to be accepted at highly selective colleges, there is a category of colleges that think quite differently about admissibility....

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Apr. 4, 2019
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DOING COLLEGE

Finishing Strong: Colleges Can Revoke Admission Offers

You worked too hard to get into college to mess with it now. Seniors should bear in mind that their remaining high school grades can affect their new relationship...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 12, 2020
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