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RAUCOUS CAUCUS

I’ve been Hacked! Insulted, too.

I awoke this morning to an ominous-looking email – it announced that I’ve been hacked. Uh-oh. Now, I consider myself to be a reasonably competent,...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 27, 2019 at 10:40 am | 66 comments | 2666 Views

TIM TALK

Tri-Valley cities band together to battle Bay Area housing compact

The focus on the statewide housing crisis by the pols in Sacramento and Bay Area business leaders have spawned understandable negative reactions in Pleasanton and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Mar 25, 2019 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

ART SPACE

The Evolution of ‘Vanity’ Publishing

By John A. Barry The ads were omnipresent. I remember seeing them in theNew York Times, the Boston Globe, and even in my hometown paper in...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by avakin life on pc, on Mar 25, 2019 at 4:28 am | 2 comments | 386 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Write a Personal Ad . . . to Your Partner . . .

. . . stating what you have to offer and give in your relationship. Don't make it dependent on what you are getting, either. (Later you can write another personal...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by 3 comments | 3414 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by 192.168.1.1, on Mar 22, 2019 at 1:54 am | 7 comments | 5085 Views

TIM TALK

Three ideas for reading in the new year

Happy New Year. To start off 2019, I have some reading suggestions. I can recommend two books that are ideal for reading while on the porcelain throne. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 1, 2019
Last comment by malkova, on Mar 21, 2019 at 4:51 am | 3 comments | 1639 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "The Goal of Marriage is Not to Think Alike, but to Think Together"

I recently came across this quote comes from Robert Dodd, and it resonates in my work with couples. We often select a partner that is different from us, yet complements...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by Believe In Marriage, on Mar 15, 2019 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 4456 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family

Steve Simpson is the author of four books for teens and young adults. In each book he includes The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook. I asked Steve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by impress family, on Mar 13, 2019 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 5449 Views

TIM TALK

High-speed rail folly should end now

Two knowledgable long-time critics of California’s high-speed rail authority came to Sacramento this month with a detailed report that demonstrates the fallacy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Paterson Moving, on Mar 13, 2019 at 6:40 am | 20 comments | 1645 Views

TIM TALK

Supervisors plan key vote on Urban Shield Tuesday

After months of committee work and a key vote by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the future of the valuable Urban Shield training program comes down to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2019
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TIM TALK

Pleasanton's home-grown "unicorn"

The Tri-Valley’s first home-grown “unicorn” will move into new digs next year. Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics is expanding rapidly as the privately-held...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by https://apkmabbu.com, on Mar 10, 2019 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 3132 Views

TIM TALK

Replacement plans for Sears should enhance Stoneridge offerings

When it comes to making lemonade when seemingly handed lemons, the Simon Property Group certainly doing that at Stoneridge mall. When Sears went bankrupt and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Anony, on Mar 7, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 1984 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Child Loss, "No U-Turn at Mercy Street"

"No U-Turn at Mercy Street" by Chandrama Anderson, MA, MFT. Here's a quote and the back cover copy: No U-Turn at Mercy Street is an...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by DON’T FORGET YOURSELF, DON’T SACRIFICE YOURSELF, on Mar 7, 2019 at 6:28 am | 3 comments | 4745 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: All People Are Difficult, But You Shouldn’t Be Too Difficult

The following article is written by Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT. He is the founder of PACT, Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy. Most of our Connect2 therapists...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by The Single Sibling, on Mar 7, 2019 at 6:12 am | 4 comments | 4737 Views

TIM TALK

Turning an active 95 requires many birthday parties

Dan Ashton was feeling a bit “birthdayed out” on Monday afternoon. He’d officially celebrated his 95th birthday on Saturday in Pleasanton, but...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Tul Ver, on Feb 28, 2019 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

TIM TALK

Confusion surrounds high-speed rail project

If you’re confused about the status of California’s absurd high-speed rail project, you’re probably not alone. In his State of the State speech last week,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 21, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 24, 2019 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1875 Views

TIM TALK

Talking sports and life with Tommy Dyer

When you sit down with Tommy Dyer and talk sports, come prepared. His knowledge of current teams, players and stats is daunting, but it’s his recall of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Joe Cook, on Feb 20, 2019 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 2892 Views

TIM TALK

Fresh scrutiny for residential plans in East Dublin

When the new Dublin City Council gets down to business this month you can expect a fresh look at all potential residential projects. Last June, Mayor David Haubert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by RayThompson, on Feb 20, 2019 at 6:08 am | 2 comments | 2710 Views

TIM TALK

One of Pleasanton's "characters" passes on

There was a season when Pleasanton was a city of characters who helped make it a special place to live, work and raise a family. One of those characters was trivia...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by armor games com, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 1813 Views

TIM TALK

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas. This is a great time of year and I hope for all of our readers that you enjoy this time. It’s the season to gather with family and friends and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 25, 2018
Last comment by armor games hacked, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:44 pm | 6 comments | 1202 Views
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