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TIM TALK

The housing challenge facing California dims future prospects

Two major stories reported last week nicely layout the challenge California faces. After a nearly 20-year approval process, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 18, 2018
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New Donlon school is at least four years away

Pleasanton school district trustees reviewed potential financing options for the two schools on the Donlon Elementary School site this week, but any solution remains...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 17, 2019
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Dublin council should focus on East Dublin review

Dublin Mayor David Haubert likely knew that his concerns were heard when the city staff presented its long-awaited update on residential development across the city. Haubert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 22, 2019
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Castlewood board recommends sale to the Bay Club

Members of the Pleasanton's Castlewood Country Club will be voting next month on whether to sell the club and its two golf courses to the Bay Club. The club's...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 24, 2019
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Why an in-house interim chancellor makes sense for Chabot Las Positas district

There’s an underlying reason for the parade of interim chancellors in the Chabot Las Positas Community College District. Pension reform legislation signed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 7, 2019
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Disrupting the dog food business in Danville

When it comes to disruptive companies innovating in the Tri-Valley, it’s easy to think of technology firms or life science companies. How about firms breaking...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 9, 2019
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Did Urban Shield make a difference?

Retired Alameda County Sheriff’s Lt. Jim Knudsen added a real life perspective to the Board of Supervisors’ decision to end the Urban Shield anti-terrorist...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 17, 2019
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Striving to support children in foster care

Valerie Crane knows first-hand the challenges of serving foster children and their families. She serves as the executive director of Help One Child that has...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 5, 2019
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TIM TALK

Haggerty's decision creates rare open seat on county board

Come January 2021, the Livermore Valley will have a new representative on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Scott Haggerty, who has represented...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 18, 2019
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Obituaries strike close to home in this season.

In my season of life, reading obituaries has become personal. Earlier, it was reading about parents of friends from my youth who were passing. Now, it’s contemporaries. Tha...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 19, 2019
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Taking tech jobs to Main Street in the suburbs

Doug Ludlow and his MainStreet start-up want to move skilled people out of the Bay Area. As they launched last week, they grabbed attention by offering to pay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 21, 2019
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Developing a vision for the Tri-Valley in 2040

Community leaders from the public and private sectors have launched a process to develop a unified vision for the Tri-Valley area in 2040. The vision was recommended...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 9, 2020
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Remaking Bishop Ranch Business Park into a mixed-use community

City Center at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon makes more sense than ever after Sunset Development Co. released plans to remake the business park into a mixed-use project. Since...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 10, 2019
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10x Genomics goes public today

Breaking news out of Pleasanton this morning when 10x Genomics announced its initial public offering at $39 per share. 10x Genomics, which makes tools to help...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 12, 2019
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10x Genomics stock soars with initial public offering

10x Genomics stock soars with public offering When its initial public offering hit Wall Street last week, 10x Genomics stock (TXG) soared on the Nasdaq. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 19, 2019
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Opinions freely expressed at Regional Summit Monday

Speakers at the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group’s Regional Summit Monday spared few punches in sharing their opinions. Yes, the economy in the Bay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 26, 2019
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Castlewood Country Club moves ahead to recreate the club

2019 was a year of decisions for Castlewood Country Club members. Now 2020 will be a year of action as the club moves forward on its plans for remodeling the clubhouse...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 19, 2019
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Stepping up to meet the challenge of people who are homeless

Thanks to the good work of six homebuilders and two churches, working homeless people will have a place to live in Hayward next spring. The builders, working...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 24, 2019
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Finishing strong in Dublin

If you stopped by the city manager’s office at Dublin City Hall Monday you would have found Chris Foss at his desk on his final day in that chair. Instead...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 31, 2019
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Next Step pivots quickly again

2020 has been a year of pivots for non-profit groups, many which rely on major fundraisers to support their programs. These events in the Tri-Valley have largely...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 8, 2020
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