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TIM TALK

Rounding up thoughts between planned outages

Earlier this month, I received a routine promotional email from the Dublin Ranch Golf Course that seemingly contained good news—lower rates. Perry Lee,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Nov 2, 2019 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1901 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Our Own Artsy California System: A Few of the Many Visual and Performing Arts Programs in the UC System

You don’t need to leave California to get a great education in the arts—and you don’t need to spend big bucks to become noticed for your art. The...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 29, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 3641 Views

TIM TALK

New federal fish decision likely will impact the valley

Federal wildlife agencies had some good news about regulations for the Delta this week. The agencies updated a rigid 2008 biological opinion concerning the endangered...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 84 Views

TIM TALK

Manufacturing companies are alive and well in the East Bay

If you have questions about whether manufacturing can still flourish in the East Bay, don’t worry—it can and it is. That’s one takeaway from the East Bay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 22, 2019
There are no comments yet. 576 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Bond. Bond Touch.

All joking about James aside, the Bond Touch is a pretty fun and nifty gadget. The overview is that it’s a wrist-worn device that you tap and your partner (whether...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by rick, on Oct 21, 2019 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 4520 Views

TIM TALK

Strizzi's celebrates 30 years on Main Street

One of Pleasanton’s home-grown restaurants is celebrating a milestone 30-year anniversary this month. Strizzi’s has anchored the corner of Main and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Oct 17, 2019 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

TIM TALK

The mayor has ambitious goals for life sciences in the valley

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne has made no bones about his ambition for life science companies in his city and the Tri-Valley. He reminded attendees at the 2nd...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Zouen, on Oct 16, 2019 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 1960 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: The "Right" Way to Eat an Artichoke

At dinner recently, my husband and I were eating artichokes and having a spirited conversation, as we often do. I looked over at one point and noticed he was eating...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by BrendaAnderson, on Oct 14, 2019 at 2:06 am | 1 comment | 5105 Views

TIM TALK

Fighting wildfires from the air

With the extreme fire danger in Northern California looming and PG&E preparing to shutdown power to as many as 800,000 customers, CalFire moved to deploy its...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 12, 2019 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2349 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The 6 Top Mistakes Made by High School Students Applying to College

1. Not balancing your college list by admission probability is a recipe for disappointing results. Reach schools have low and very low admit rates; they are...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by Heidi, on Oct 11, 2019 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 3638 Views

ART SPACE

Art Inside-Out, Body of Work (Literally)

Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin FAMSF de Young Museum. Through October 6, 2019 See Ed Hardy break through the establishment rubble to see the light of day at the...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2019 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 2239 Views

TIM TALK

A different perspective on terror groups targeting Israel

I heard a different perspective on Muslim terrorism from Pierre Rashad Houssney, the executive director of Horizons International, when he presented to the Barnabas...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 9, 2019 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 1594 Views

TIM TALK

A different perspective on terror groups targeting Israel

I heard a different perspective on Muslim terrorism from Pierre Rashad Houssney, the executive director of Horizons International, when he presented to the Barnabas...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Get Real

"Be grateful for every scar life inflicts on you. Where we're unhurt is where we are false. Where we're wounded and healed [my italics is where our real...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Old Enough to Know Better, on Oct 8, 2019 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 5405 Views

TIM TALK

Paying it forward by mentoring

When it comes to touching lives of businesspeople, Joe Cristiano of Pleasanton may have reached more entrepreneurs one-on-one than anyone I know of or have met....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2019 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Why Make a College Application Resume?

A resume shows colleges who you are beyond your grades and test scores. Many colleges recommend and some even require a resume of your activities and achievements...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by 125, on Oct 3, 2019 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

TIM TALK

AB5 could be death knell to printed daily newspapers

Newspaper readers and publishers can thank the state Legislature and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez in particular for destroying what’s left of their business...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Oct 2, 2019 at 4:00 am | 5 comments | 2663 Views

TIM TALK

Dublin council stays the course with inside hire

The Dublin City Council followed a well-established pattern when it moved immediately to replace retiring City Manager Chris Foss with Assistant City Manager Linda...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by raichad0, on Sep 30, 2019 at 12:12 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Helping Partners Become Couples (vs. Helping Couples Become Partners)

I was recently told that my tag line, Helping Partners Become Couples, is backwards and should be Helping Couples Become Partners. In my experience with many,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4480 Views

TIM TALK

Traveling the world in Airbnbs

When I received a press release last month touting Airbnb’s explosive growth across the world, my mind turned immediately to my Pleasanton friends Jay and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Boring, on Sep 6, 2019 at 11:06 pm | 5 comments | 2565 Views
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