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Challenges with potential Costco site in Pleasanton

I will readily admit that I am somewhat confused by the Pleasanton Weekly’s reports of Costco signing a letter of intent to buy the 40-acre former Clorox site...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by gerald3, on Apr 3, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 11133 Views


A wise perspective on the tragic shootings

Frankly, I was shocked to awaken Sunday morning and learn of a second mass shooting within 13 hours. The sadly predictable rhetoric and commentary followed by the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 14, 2019 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 3353 Views


Three Alameda County Supervisors vote thumbs down on public safety

As predicted by Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern, the changes to the Urban Shield training program mandated by the Board of Supervisors last week caused the federal...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Buy PhenQ, on May 14, 2019 at 1:00 am | 18 comments | 4090 Views


First Debate Drinking Game

Okay politifans, we now know from the respective debate camps that neither candidate can conjugate a verb – or communicate with more sophistication than grunts,...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 18 comments | 11370 Views


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 | 4111 Views


Extraordinary Transgression

When last we checked-in on the Senate Intelligence Committee (DiFi vs Spy, RC March 12), our own Senator...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Aug 9, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 18 comments | 25193 Views


Ordinary Transgressions

This will be an equal opportunity RC post; recent scandals have befallen politicians of both Parties, on both ends of the country. I'll focus on one from each Party....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Where did Lulu go? , on Aug 15, 2014 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments | 18631 Views


The Silence of the Sows (hens and calves, too)

As the saying goes, “democracy dies in darkness.” Industrial agriculture, however, thrives in its dark and muted isolation from consumers. Prop 12...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by unblocked games 24h, on Jan 20, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 18 comments | 4593 Views


House of Cables

The new House of Cards series on Netflix has been a riveting experience on multiple levels. Don't worry, no spoilers here ? just to say that part of its...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 17 comments | 18381 Views


Plural Relationships

June, thanks for sending in your question. I should say for the sake of disclosure, that I support gay marriage, and worked quite hard within my professional...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 14, 2014 at 12:10 am | 17 comments | 31044 Views


Ray Rice and Domestic Violence

There has been a great outrage and shock for people to see the video of Ray Rice slugging his then fiancé, now wife. We heard about it, but actually seeing it has...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by My thoughts, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:59 am | 17 comments | 23824 Views


Schools days are roaring upon us

Pleasanton parents and students alike are counting down the final days of summer this week. School opens next Monday, earliest opening day in memory. Of course,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by sabir, on Aug 29, 2017 at 10:41 am | 17 comments | 5390 Views


More silliness from San Francisco

Fortunately, San Francisco Mayor London Breed is acting like the adult in the room., After the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed new descriptions for felons,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2019 at 11:24 am | 17 comments | 3381 Views


Driving your car is the official recommendation--so much for transit

The KTVU Morning News showed a telling picture early Friday morning. There was a 15-minute backup at the Bay Bridge—on a July Friday within a week of July 4th....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by Kevin Please, on Jul 21, 2020 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 2781 Views


Supremes should play the Prop 8 case 'straight'

The cause of gay rights is a generational thing. That is, if you're over 60, your synapses may have ossified to the point where you can't get past the unfamiliarity...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:51 am | 17 comments | 11780 Views


Mr. Votes Goes to Washington (but not quite far enough)

Amidst typically strident DC hyperbole, the Senate this week took a significant step toward getting things done. It amended its filibuster rules to overcome their...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Nov 26, 2013 at 6:21 am | 17 comments | 15537 Views


Yeah, I watched it ? Superbowl Notes

Okay, so despite my recent protestations to the contrary, we did watch the...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 17 comments | 20014 Views


??and all I ask of dyin?, is to go naturally? *

We don't die well in America -- treating it as a tragedy to be avoided, rather than as a natural inevitability that ought to make every healthy moment consciously...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Charles74, on Jun 15, 2016 at 9:17 am | 17 comments | 13779 Views


A Glimpse into local HS Suicide

Note: This is only one view, from one Palo Alto HS student. My son is a senior this year. We spend every Thursday afternoon together, and have been doing so for...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Roxy, on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 16 comments | 25844 Views


Fighting to wipe out changing our clocks

Fremont Assemblyman Kansen Chu is fighting the good fight when it comes to the absurd practice changing clocks twice a year. Last year, the retired IBM employee,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 15, 2018
Last comment by joe root, on May 7, 2018 at 11:31 pm | 16 comments | 4947 Views
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