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TIM TALK

Setting the record straight on NDB, Inc. of Pleasanton

I need to set the record straight on NDB, Inc., the Pleasanton-based company that I wrote about in September. The company announced proof of concept for its revolutionary...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 20, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Oct 26, 2020 at 8:25 pm | 8 comments | 1707 Views

TIM TALK

49er owner Jed York pours millions into Santa Clara council race

Voting already has started for the Nov. 3 general election, but that hasn’t slowed the flood of political spending. Hundreds of millions are being spent...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Rodger, on Oct 26, 2020 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 1492 Views

TIM TALK

COVID-19 shutters movie theater chain

The COVID-19 challenge continues to reverberate in the economy. Last week, the Disney Co. announced it was laying off 28,000 employees, partially because California,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by Linda, on Oct 24, 2020 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1710 Views

TIM TALK

Considering reparations for Black people

Reparations for Black Americans has been in the headlines recently. The Legislature passed a bill to establish a commission on reparations that Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 23, 2020 at 8:00 pm | 21 comments | 2594 Views

TIM TALK

Bay Area United Way issues its political recommendations

Amid the flood of campaign emails and postcards in the mail, I was struck by a voting guide issued by the United Way Bay Area. The nonprofit group covers the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on Oct 19, 2020 at 12:52 pm | 6 comments | 1716 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

NO on PROP 22: NObody rides for free – Not even Billionaires

November’s Prop 22, the most deep-pocketed Proposition in California’s rich referendum history (with a war chest of $184 million on the ‘yes’...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 17, 2020 at 8:02 pm | 25 comments | 6030 Views

TIM TALK

10x Genomics acquires two companies to broaden its product line

Pleasanton can celebrate several life science companies for their rapid growth in a critical sector for people on this earth. When I interviewed the CEO of one...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2020 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1748 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Trump Paid $750 in Taxes

At our house, we believe that black lives matter. We believe it’s time to end racism and sexism. We believe that all people matter and it’s time to end...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 8, 2020 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 4718 Views

TIM TALK

Regional housing goal numbers likely will soar in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council received a preview of what likely will be daunting regional housing goals for the cycle that starts in 2023 in a meeting last month....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views

TIM TALK

Mass vote-by-mail invitation to problems

There’s been justifiable concern about mass voting by mail in many states, including California. We have been permanent vote-by-mail people since Alameda County...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by John, on Sep 30, 2020 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 2173 Views

TIM TALK

Checking in on the regional Bay Area economies

Economic recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown continued through the summer, but it will be 2021 before employment returns to the pre-pandemic levels of last February,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1211 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips

Check out the movie Buck; it's ostensibly about Buck and horses, yet it speaks to the way people handle themselves and one another. There's a scene in which Buck...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 25, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips

Check out the movie Buck; it's ostensibly about Buck and horses, yet it speaks to the way people handle themselves and one another. There's a scene in which Buck...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 25, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips

Check out the movie Buck; it's ostensibly about Buck and horses, yet it speaks to the way people handle themselves and one another. There's a scene in which Buck...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 25, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Pivoting and piloting science programs to serve students and families

When Caleb Cheung and the board of the Quest Science Center in Livermore mapped out a plan for 2020, it was full of pilot programs. And that was before the pandemic. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by LaraGencins, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:01 am | 1 comment | 2200 Views

TIM TALK

Retailers face challenging holiday season

Law firm Hoge Fenton put together a virtual panel on Tri-Valley retail last week featuring the economic development officers from the five communities that was moderated...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1380 Views

TIM TALK

Goodness Village coming to Crosswinds Church in Livermore

Come January, people experiencing homelessness in the Livermore Valley will have a new option. Crosswinds Church has partnered with HomeAid Northern...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Rosemary Martelli, on Sep 18, 2020 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 2397 Views

ART SPACE

Theater in the Time of Corona

By John A. Barry If all the world’s a stage, 2020 has presented a series of tragedies: plague, infernos, Beijing-plus air…. Amid all this,...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Sep. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 842 Views

TIM TALK

Workday walks away and 10x Genomics scoops up mall site

The pandemic already has shifted the real estate situation around Stoneridge Shopping Center. The last several months have shown that tech employees can effectively...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Vmeca, on Sep 15, 2020 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 4725 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Plant an Expectation, Reap a Disappointment"

What does this old adage mean for a relationship? We already have the myth that we can't ask our partner to change (although we can if it is to better the relationship...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Manuela, on Sep 11, 2020 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 3911 Views
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