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Location, location, location: a home run for Workday

Serial software entrepreneur Dave Duffield lives in Alamo and has headquartered two of his successful businesses in Pleasanton. The latest is Workday, which has...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 5, 2014 at 8:00 am | 4 comments | 16957 Views


Friends of Livermore functions like a Super PAC

The national Super PACS (Political Action Groups) have nothing on the Friends of Livermore. The Livermore group has mastered going around the city’s strict...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 8, 2016 at 9:17 am | 6 comments | 16953 Views


Following up on ValleyCare directors' compensation

Following up on ValleyCare and its board of directors—the federal 990 tax forms showed income for the volunteer directors starting in 2010. The board has served...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by cost concerned livermore resident, on Feb 27, 2014 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 16935 Views


News and notes

Were you surprised that the Dept. of the Interior and the National Park Service released a survey results that touted the economic benefits of the national...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:48 am | 24 comments | 16895 Views


Some curious decisions by the governor and legislative leaders

The state budget approved by the Legislature and signed by Governor Brown last week demonstrated some questionable priorities. It was a relatively easy budget...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by High School Teacher, on Jul 2, 2014 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 16882 Views


Pleasanton-based company develops new COVID-19 test

Alexandra Valsamakis, the chief medical officer at Roche Molecular Solutions in Pleasanton, is justifiably proud of her team and colleagues who won FDA approval...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alli, on Mar 18, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 16805 Views


What were some voters thinking or were they?

Barring a major surprise in the 13,300 ballots still to be counted, Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer will face off with Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla in the May...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 22 comments | 16801 Views


Major change due to higher education

With the costs of higher education soaring faster than health insurance costs, look for disruptive changes across the higher education establishment. Many will...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by lovivivi03, on Aug 31, 2015 at 11:51 pm | 15 comments | 16786 Views


Remember your bags

As you head out for market today, be sure to bring your reusable bag so you won't get dinged for a dime for the bag to tote your groceries home. That's the privilege...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 28, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 16778 Views


A mom's reflection on a horrible Saturday

Last weekend was a particularly difficult one for the Centerpointe Church family in Pleasanton. Saturday afternoon, many of us learned that young Logan Wight...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 16690 Views


Prosperity problems in the Bay Area

To be clear (and transparent, although that's word that the current White House Administration has destroyed), I have been a member at Centerpointe Church since...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by KristinaBrown, on Jun 25, 2016 at 3:05 am | 10 comments | 16676 Views


Narrowing a thoroughfare is a bad idea

City leaders in Dublin are considering a really bad idea. In an attempt to make the city more bicycle friendly, they are considering converting two car lanes to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 16635 Views


Job growth is driving housing prices

Tuesday's post about the 11,000-unit River Islands in Lathrop reflects the long term view that homebuilders and developers are taking when it comes to job growth...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by JohnDub, on Sep 25, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 8 comments | 16475 Views


Tough new rules on water are necessary

Media reports abounded this week after the state water board established firm new regulations to put some teeth to its message that the state is locked in a drought...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hunt, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:48 am | 12 comments | 16443 Views


The air board gets an ear full from residents

Reading the coverage in the Tri-Valley Times of the Bay Area air board public meeting in Livermore last week, it was clear that those attending did not conceal their...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by VIVICACORNELLY, on Sep 11, 2017 at 3:17 am | 10 comments | 16411 Views


New heights for NIMBYs

Many San Ramon Valley residents are taking NIMBY (Not in my back yard) attitudes to new heights. An estimated 450 people gathered last weekend to protest against...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:52 am | 29 comments | 16407 Views


What's wrong with California: Part II

Continuing the discussion of what's broken in California, a July 7th Wall Street Journal editorial called out just how expensive AB 32—the anti-global warming...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 12, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 2 comments | 16379 Views


Las Positas President looking for a new job

Las Positas College President Kevin Walthers is actively seeking a new position and on his way out at the Livermore college. That's the report posted by the Las...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by T-Vall123, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 16367 Views


Be patient with damaged citrus

Looking at my frost desiccated citrus trees, I called my friends at Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore to ask their advice about what to do. The direct answer: be...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Feb 4, 2014 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 16332 Views


Two stories of Ukraine

Following on Ukraine with good news and bad news. A month ago, I wrote about a Ukrainian woman who worked for a construction company repairing my home. At the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by RobertD., on Apr 2, 2022 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 16301 Views
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