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TIM TALKCongressman Swalwell votes No on Kate's law
Pleasanton resident Michael Austin asked Congressmen Eric Swalwell in an email why he voted no on Kate's Law. Michael posted Swalwell's response on Town Square,...Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 14350 Views
TIM TALKCampaign spin
When it comes to misleading campaigns, the No on K folks in Pleasanton are certainly a pace-setter. This is the crew of folks in a neighborhood directly affected...Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on May 14, 2016 at 10:13 am | 15 comments | 12205 Views
TIM TALKLivermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
Congratulations to the Livermore school trustees for not taking the bait and jumping into the immigration battles. Unlike Pleasanton and Dublin trustees, who heeded...Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by uan status, on Jul 31, 2017 at 10:44 pm | 15 comments | 11234 Views
TIM TALKMore craziness in Sacramento
The California Senate has rushed into uncharted waters with stunning and irresponsible haste last week. The Senate, on a largely party line vote, passed unprecedented...Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by HarogeaK, on Sep 26, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 15 comments | 9778 Views
TIM TALKTri-Valley Ventures launches valley's first venture capital fund
There a common theme among the founders of Tri-Valley Ventures when they publicly introduced their first venture fund for Tri-Valley companies Tuesday evening at...Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Mensajes Para Pascua, on Mar 3, 2018 at 6:31 am | 15 comments | 11161 Views
TIM TALKPolitical correctness and academic runs amuck with ethnic studies curriculum
Cooler and wiser heads seem to be prevailing in the justified controversy over the new California ethnic studies curriculum. The Legislature passed a measure...Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:06 am | 15 comments | 8744 Views
DOING COLLEGEThe 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 | 9034 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENCalculate your EV mileage (custom for CA)
There was an interesting discussion in the comments of a recent blog post, and I thought it would...Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 6, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 73733 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENWhat is a "ton" of carbon dioxide anyway?
When I first started reading about climate change and all of the carbon dioxide emissions, I wondered what they meant by a “ton” of carbon dioxide, or...Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Dec 8, 2019 at 9:29 am | 15 comments | 90438 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENA chimney plug unboxing
The biggest emission sources for people in our area, besides those from general consumption, are: transportation (car and plane), food (diet and waste), and heating...Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 15, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 20, 2019 at 9:18 pm | 15 comments | 17482 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENHoney bees!
Yesterday we were getting ready to eat dinner outside when my sister, who was visiting, said “Hey Sherry, have you seen that swarm in your tree?” “What?” ...Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 10, 2021
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on May 15, 2021 at 7:47 pm | 15 comments | 14717 Views
NOTES ON THE VALLEYThe sticker shock from electricity bills
As a kid power outages were an exciting experience. My parents would light candles throughout the house and it would feel like we were on a mystical adventure. As...Original post made by Monith Ilavarasan on Mar. 22, 2023
Last comment by DM, on Mar 28, 2023 at 12:15 pm | 15 comments | 2151 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENA Power Play
One of the amazing things about the power grid is that when you flip on a light switch, the power for the light is generated right then. There is no “pool”...Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 19, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on May 26, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 14 comments | 23054 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENOnline vs In-Store Shopping: Which wins?
Now that Halloween is over, ‘tis the season for holiday shopping. I’ve been wondering whether shopping in stores or online generates fewer emissions....Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 3, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 8, 2019 at 7:49 pm | 14 comments | 28676 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENIs California engaging in wishful thinking or rigorous planning?
Two weeks ago, a comment on this blogOriginal post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 28, 2021
Last comment by Peter Converse, on Jan 12, 2022 at 7:33 pm | 14 comments | 18674 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENThe difficult calculation where math and humanity intersect
The US government may not levy a carbon tax yet, but for more than ten years our government has calculated a price for carbon emissions and used it to craft policies....Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jan 13, 2022 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 13807 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREEN"One of the biggest failures in 50 years of energy policy"
Stanford recently invited John Deutch, a Professor Emeritus at MIT with decades of experience in energy policy and energy security, to do a short series of lectures...Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Feb. 20, 2022
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Feb 25, 2022 at 6:18 pm | 14 comments | 18419 Views
A NEW SHADE OF GREENLet's bury our CO2. What could possibly go wrong?
We did not act early enough on climate change, and we continue to burn through our carbon budget too fast. As a result, we are faced with the need to capture and...Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 1, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jul 4, 2022 at 8:22 am | 14 comments | 18404 Views
COUPLE'S NETMarriage Interview 9: Make a Date to Have Sex Once or Twice a Week and . . .
. . . Deeply Understand Yourself and Your Partner Jessica and Steve just celebrated their 25th anniversary. Steve is 72 and Jessica is 68. They met in 1989 at...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 29493 Views
COUPLE'S NETI Need Your Help Naming my New Book
Hey, wonderful readers, A 52 year-old heroine stars in the romance novel I’ve started. Caroline is a psychologically sophisticated woman. She’s VP of business...Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:08 am | 14 comments | 35185 Views
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2023 guide to summer camps
Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.