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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 | 6366 Views


"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 | 5769 Views


Innovative companies flourish in the Tri-Valley

The more I learn about the booming innovation economy here in the Tri-Valley, the more impressed I am and more interested in doing all we can to enhance it. You’ve...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 10, 2020
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 10, 2020 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3305 Views


Solos Health Analytics moves at warp speed

Start-ups are known for moving quickly, but Solos Health Analytics may be setting the all-time standard. When Pleasanton tech executive Mark Lewis went to buy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2020
Last comment by Margo, on Sep 4, 2020 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 3153 Views


Hopyard Road start-up announces potentially unlimited clean energy

Pleasanton-based NDB, Inc. today announced what could be a game-changing advance in battery technology—a battery powered by Carbon-14 with up to a 28,000-year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 30, 2020 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 5113 Views


All is quiet at Camp Arroyo this summer

Typically, during the last week of August, the team at The Taylor Family Foundation would be scrambling to prepare for its annual huge fundraiser, Day in the Park. This...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Janet Adams, on Aug 29, 2020 at 2:55 am | 2 comments | 2399 Views


Premarital and Couples: “Hold Me Tight” by Dr. Sue Johnson

Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy is closely aligned with my training in couples counseling. Sue provides a well-researched theoretical framework...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 21, 2020
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The English Rose is closing for good

Downtown Pleasanton will lose an institution this month when the English Rose Tea Room and Gifts will close for good. Owner Lisa Binzoni closed her cozy shop...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Cohoaxhannity, on Aug 20, 2020 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 5447 Views


I’ve Been Diagnosed with Essential Tremor (ET)

According to the Mayo Clinic: “Essential tremor is a nervous system (neurological) disorder that causes involuntary and rhythmic shaking. It can affect almost...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Cynthia DeLand, on Aug 19, 2020 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 9704 Views


Rolling blackouts in the world's 5th largest economy

Is anyone besides me quite irritated that California is having rolling blackouts for the first time in 20 years. The California Independent System Operator ordered...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 18, 2020
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Will any plan work for key Dublin parcels?

Earlier this summer, the Dublin City Council soundly rejected the latest proposal for the largest plot of undeveloped land in the city—the vacant lots east...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Ndna Jnz, on Aug 14, 2020 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2884 Views


Rest in peace Senor Bob Athenour

Pleasanton lost one of its long-time residents, businessman, teacher and all-around good guy, Senor Bob Athenour who died Monday. He celebrated his 91st birthday...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 12, 2020 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 3020 Views


Time to rethink high school top to bottom

Editor's note: Upon reflection and taking into account other comments, I have changed this headline. School trustees throughout the Tri-Valley and across...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Thomas Maxwell, on Aug 10, 2020 at 3:25 pm | 11 comments | 4947 Views


Solving a big problem in the basement on 2nd Street in Livermore

Three years ago Tom Olenic and George Farquar set out to use cutting-edge technology to solve a vexing problem for employers and law enforcement -- how to efficiently...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by lomixgropijdih, on Aug 6, 2020 at 3:59 am | 16 comments | 3851 Views


Couples: Are you Committed to your Vows or Dysfunction?

At one time I am sure that you were committed to your vows. Think back to your wedding. Remember how happy you felt. You were certain when you married that this...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 4, 2020 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 6951 Views


An optimistic view for East Bay economic recovery

There’s quite a debate about what type of recovery can be expected when the country re-opens. Opinions are all over the map. Last week, Christopher Thornberg...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 2, 2020 at 6:53 pm | 6 comments | 3331 Views


Endorsements keep flowing for David Haubert's campaign

Dublin Mayor David Haubert continues to rack up endorsements in his race to replace retiring Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty. The latest was from the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by pavan, on Aug 1, 2020 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 3289 Views


Covid and Grief; Resilience

With nearly a 150,000 people having died in the US from Covid-19 and many, many more around the world, there are millions of people grieving the death of a loved...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 31, 2020 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 7816 Views


Battling against industrial solar installation

One of the challenges with green power is that it often involves direct environmental tradeoffs. For decades, the early windmills in the Altamont Pass killed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by sjd, on Jul 29, 2020 at 11:44 pm | 3 comments | 3546 Views


The Ballad of Andy and Rocky

The Ballad of Andy and Rocky Uploaded: Jul 2, 2020 By Bill Carmel, MFA This blog entry memorializes the recent painting of a mural for the Lamorinda Arts...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Elizabeth Hopkins-Kurz, on Jul 28, 2020 at 10:33 am | 7 comments | 1823 Views
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2021 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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