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TIM TALK

Danville-based Vitality Bowls celebrates 10th anniversary with aggressive growth plans

When Tara and Roy Gilad’s daughter was born 11 years ago, she had severe food allergies. That led Tara on a search for food supplies domestically as she created...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 14, 2021
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COUPLE'S NET

"When you make the sacrifice in marriage . . .

. . . you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship." - Joseph Campbell Well said! Other ways of saying it: Secure Attachment. Two-person...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 13, 2021 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 10154 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Smart meters: The easy part and the hard part

There’s an easier part and a harder part to a smart meter rollout. The easier part is installing the new meters and radios and associated software. I say this...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Oct 10, 2021 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 12194 Views

TIM TALK

Planning for the East Bay to move forward

The Tri-Valley region’s status as an economic powerhouse ($42 billion gross domestic product) is well documented, but it’s just a part of the broader...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 8, 2021 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 2804 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is renewable diesel the real deal?

Have you noticed the flags advertising “Renewable Diesel” at local 76 stations? I did and wondered if it was the real deal or a form of “greenwashing,”...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 19, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Oct 8, 2021 at 11:13 am | 12 comments | 16515 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Electric Speak 101

This past weekend some of my neighbors were participating in an informal panel discussion about electrification. Partway through one woman raised her hand and asked...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by SallyVP, on Oct 6, 2021 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 10166 Views

TIM TALK

A clear-eyed view of the Chinese Communist Party

Bob (Xiqiu) Fu knows first hand what Christians and other minority groups are facing in China today. Speaking on Zoom to a lecture series organized by The Salt...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jake+Waters, on Oct 5, 2021 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 2578 Views

TIM TALK

Big plans to transform the fairgrounds

When Jerome Hoban took over as Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair in 2013 his board prioritized the second phase of its vision plan. The board operates...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on Oct 1, 2021 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 3478 Views

TIM TALK

Amazon purchase likely dooms East Pleasanton Specific Plan

The announcement last week of Amazon’s purchase of 58.5 acres in East Pleasanton likely spelled the end to a master plan for the entire area. The city of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Sep 28, 2021 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 337 Views

TIM TALK

Bishop Ranch going from San Remote to San RaMOST

How things have changed in San Ramon and Bishop Ranch Business Park. Back in the early 1980s when Chevron bought land on Bollinger Canyon Road and built Chevron...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Steven Spedowfski, on Sep 27, 2021 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 3814 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

On price gouging and other obstacles to HPWH adoption

It is hard not to be worried about climate change these days. More...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 5, 2021
Last comment by EPL, on Sep 25, 2021 at 4:37 pm | 28 comments | 13279 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

"It's too little too late" and other reasons why not

FUD. Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. Big changes should be carefully considered. But when a new idea quickly provokes objections from many different angles, something...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 19, 2021 at 6:13 am | 13 comments | 9768 Views

TIM TALK

White House insiders views on 9/11 20 years later

Prior to viewing the Alameda County 9/11 remembrance at the Alameda County Fairgrounds last week, I watched a Hoover Institution program, “Reflecting on September...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Sep 16, 2021 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2183 Views

TIM TALK

Alameda County leaders remember 9/11

Dublin resident Deborah Lloyd acknowledges how difficult it is for her to talk about 9/11 and its impact on her family. The mother of three shared her recollections...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 14, 2021 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 2342 Views

TIM TALK

Spotlighting the Tri-Valley's innovation economy

The Tri-Valley’s innovation culture has grown stronger since Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national labs started their Open Campus program about a decade ago. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship . . .

. . . that makes unhappy marriages.” - Friedrich Nietzsche Despite the wonderful Beatles song,

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:22 pm |
2 comments | 9667 Views

TIM TALK

Conservative views on what took us to Tuesday's recall election

Three conservative Hoover Institution fellows collaborated on a webinar Tuesday on just how California got to the recall election next Tuesday. The information...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Gina+Channell,+Publisher, on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:20 pm | 5 comments | 3659 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“A happy marriage is . . .

. . . a long conversation which always seems too short.” - Andre Maurois I love this quote for a few reasons. First, let’s look at a couple of definitions: &ldquo...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 7, 2021 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 7453 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is artificial turf a good option for our dry climate?

About twenty-five years ago I had a friend who managed one of the landscaping crews at Stanford. After a few years he left to work elsewhere and explained why. “When...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by Trish+Bubenik+, on Sep 3, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 8 comments | 14715 Views

TIM TALK

The huge news stories trigger memories

I’ve been in and around the news business all of my adult life. I’ve written for publication for more than 50 years and I cannot recall any weeks like...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jake+Waters, on Sep 3, 2021 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 3071 Views
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