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NOTES ON THE VALLEY

The future of homework

Hey GPT, please write me a haiku about how the Sacramento Kings are a better basketball team than the Golden State Warriors. ==I Kings rise up strong, Warriors...

Original post made by Monith Ilavarasan on Feb. 1, 2023
There are no comments yet. 182 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“ . . . We have no way of knowing when our time is up . . .”

“It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up -- that we will...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 28, 2023
Last comment by Harrison Tamaki, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1439 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Deferred? Now What?

When the pandemic first hit, many worried that applications for admission would decrease in much the same way as enrollment numbers dropped. However, the opposite...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Feb. 1, 2023
Last comment by Harrison Tamaki, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 201 Views

TIM TALK

Shining a spotlight on Tri-Valley start-ups

Last week was a great one to gain further insight into the thriving Tri-Valley economy. I reported Thursday about Innovation Tri-Valley’s annual forum that focused...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 30, 2023
Last comment by Harrison Tamaki, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 488 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples New Year Resolutions (Including Sexually)

We will: - Prioritize our partner/relationship/marriage over everything: • Doing so will create a secure foundation and roof over the head of your kids. You...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2022
Last comment by Shubham Verma, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 5592 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Doing more with the natural spaces we have

I wrote last week about how difficult it is to hang onto our open spaces in the face of development pressure and land constraints. We need policies to protect...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 29, 2023
Last comment by Jon B, 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 2573 Views

NOTES ON THE VALLEY

Now we're cooking with gas

As I’ve gotten more into cooking over the past few years, I’ve fallen in love with gas stoves. After years of using old electric stoves I felt like my eyes were...

Original post made by Monith Ilavarasan on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 30, 2023 at 10:40 am | 6 comments | 1133 Views

TIM TALK

Feds retreat quickly from natural gas ban, not so California

California launched the war on natural gas with actions by the Legislature and the state air board. When President Joe Biden took over as president, his administration...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 30, 2023 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 1143 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought . . .

. . . without accepting it.” - Aristotle Entertain these thoughts/ideas, let them rumble around inside you for a while. Experiment. “Don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 22, 2023
Last comment by Joaquin Perez, on Jan 28, 2023 at 4:49 pm | 7 comments | 4167 Views

TIM TALK

Health care agencies collaborate as well as compete here

Attending Innovation Tri-Valley’s 9th annual Innovation Forum, you cannot help but be impressed by all that’s going on in health care and the life sciences...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jan 26, 2023 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 913 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

How we eat away at our open space, even in Palo Alto

Palo Alto has a long and distinguished history of identifying, protecting, and maintaining open space. The generosity and dedication of nature-loving residents...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 22, 2023
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jan 26, 2023 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 7735 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Becoming a Dental Specialist

After graduating from a four-year dental program with your degree and obtaining licensure, you will be...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 26, 2023
There are no comments yet. 861 Views

TIM TALK

Dallas vs. San Francisco Sunday sparks plenty of memories

Sunday’s Dallas-49ers game sparks lots of memories for me. I started in the newspaper industry as a sports writer and wrote sports throughout the late 1960s and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Gary Chisolm, on Jan 24, 2023 at 7:22 am | 6 comments | 998 Views

TIM TALK

A new twist and consolidation in health care

The health care industry in the Tri-Valley took another twist this month when John Muir Health agreed to purchase San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Tenet Healthcare,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by JJ, on Jan 24, 2023 at 7:19 am | 9 comments | 2012 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Because

Because So I can’t save the world— can’t save even myself, can’t wrap my arms around every frightened child, can’t foster peace...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 14, 2023
Last comment by Benzo, on Jan 22, 2023 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 3724 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

How are you coping with power outages?

Good grief. Is everyone staying dry? Staying sane? I actually made mozzarella yesterday, for the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Eric Muller, on Jan 22, 2023 at 2:48 pm | 20 comments | 6294 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Applying for Dental School

Dental school is hard work. It requires academic rigors similar to applying to medical school. The application process is complex, detailed and competitive. Here’s...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 19, 2023
There are no comments yet. 1222 Views

NOTES ON THE VALLEY

Visiting family in India

Over the holidays I joined my immediate family on a trip to India. It had been five years since I had last been there and had a chance to reconnect with extended...

Original post made by Monith Ilavarasan on Jan. 18, 2023
There are no comments yet. 1077 Views

TIM TALK

Transforming Stoneridge mall

Stoneridge Regional Shopping Center stood as the gem among centers in the East Bay for decades since it opened in 1981. Originally opened with Macys, Emporium...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 12, 2023
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 16, 2023 at 8:46 pm | 19 comments | 3174 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Seek Barriers Within Yourself Against Love

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” - Rumi I tell...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 14, 2023 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 5257 Views
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Doing more with the natural spaces we have
By Sherry Listgarten | 6 comments | 2,573 views

“ . . . We have no way of knowing when our time is up . . .”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,439 views

Now we're cooking with gas
By Monith Ilavarasan | 6 comments | 1,133 views

Health care agencies collaborate as well as compete here
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 913 views

Becoming a Dental Specialist
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 861 views