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Will Stoneridge mall just have one anchor tenant in the future?

Sadly, Pleasanton is witnessing first-hand the dramatic changes in the retail landscape at what used to be its premier regional shopping center, Stoneridge. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Bankrupt , on May 22, 2020 at 8:30 am | 19 comments | 14684 Views


More changes coming to ValleyCare

Sitting down for the first time with new ValleyCare CEO Scott Gregerson why the board liked him become very clear. Very intelligent; very high energy and clear...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2014 at 9:05 am | 19 comments | 14682 Views


Huge financial challenges surround the Bankhead Theater

David Hyslop certainly has his work cut out. Hyslop joined the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center recently after Ted Giatas departed after just two...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Feb 21, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 14667 Views


New rules downtown

After three years of wrangling and the requisite Pleasanton task force, the City Council approved new guidelines for entertainment after 10 p.m. in the downtown...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 14656 Views


Off to Africa

Rory and Pam Frink's walk with God takes another huge faith step March 6 when they and their family board a plane for Rwanda. The Frinks have been serving...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 14645 Views


Sales tax increases head for November ballot

Last week, supervisors in Alameda and Contra Costa counties decided to give the public a choice about whether to raise taxes. Both boards, with only Danville...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by angela angie, on Oct 30, 2020 at 2:55 am | 9 comments | 14643 Views


The two Californias

Here's another observation on Rep. Pete Stark. Back in the mid-1980s, he faced a tougher than expected campaign four years after he was elected. A Republican challenger,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 1, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 14628 Views


Looked for heated November campaign in the 15th

Look forward to quite an election this fall in Alameda County when the venerable Rep. Pete Stark faces a spirited challenge from 31-year-old Eric Swalwell of Dublin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 10, 2012 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 14627 Views


A tempting offer for one year

The non-profit group supporting district-wide education in the Pleasanton school district has put forth a tempting offer to the school trustees and administrators. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2013 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 14611 Views


Dublin votes for privately owned open space

Last week's anti-climactic election on Measure T in Dublin should, for the next number of years, solidify any question about what happens in Doolan Canyon north...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Longtimer, on Nov 14, 2014 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 14610 Views


The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader

The Livermore Valley lost one of its distinguished leaders last week when David Mertes died at the age of 83 on Oct. 9. David accomplished much in his professional...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Harry Sachs, on Oct 20, 2014 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 14600 Views


Good economic news for Pleasanton

Mayor Jerry Thorne's first State of the City address last week demonstrated the pent-up demand for housing in Pleasanton. With inventory of resale homes near...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 14594 Views


Key Republicans backing Glazer in 7th Senate primary

The primary race for the 7th Senate District seat is heating up. It boils down to a three-way race among Democrats with the only Republican on the ballot...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 14582 Views


Disconnects in Sacramento

Consider that the budget passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor relies on voters passing a significant temporary tax increase in November. The measure,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Marcia, on Jul 10, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 11 comments | 14572 Views


Two lives well lived

The passing of two long-time Pleasanton residents during the holidays deserves reflection. Warren Annis, a retired Pleasanton insurance agent and charter...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hunt, on Jan 7, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 14526 Views


Bring your own bag or pay up

The crusaders at Alameda County's waste management board continue to insert their regulations into our daily lives. This is the outfit that convinced the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Casanova_Frankenstein, on Apr 21, 2012 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 14526 Views


Pete Stark--the mouth that keeps roaring

U.S. Rep. Pete Stark has a well-earned reputation for shooting off his mouth, one that he's continued to build. His primary campaign against challenger...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by SteveP, on May 3, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 14526 Views


Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore

Some interesting news emerged from the Tri-Valley Mayor's Summit at the Blackhawk Museum Wednesday where I served as moderator. After consultation with the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 9 comments | 14521 Views


The governor touts his $68 billion boondoggle

When it comes to the environment, the sometimes pragmatic Gov. Jerry Brown seems to check his brain before deciding policy. Several examples from his inaugural...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by MikeDuaSp, on Sep 12, 2017 at 5:10 am | 5 comments | 14519 Views


Name the sports park for Ken Mercer

Pleasanton's parks and recreation commission will have the opportunity this week to celebrate the life of a man who gave hugely of his time and talent to help shape...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hunt, on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 14505 Views
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