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TIM TALK

Pool service changes its business model

A Pleasanton institution will close this week when the Pleasanton Pool Center shutters its retail store on Sunol Boulevard. The building has housed a pool center...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 28, 2018
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Workers are scrambling in the aftermath of Caldor Fire

We got away to South Lake Tahoe last week during what’s truly a shoulder season—no snow for skiing, golf courses closed for the year (except in the Carson Valley)...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 18, 2021
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Comparing new valley superintendents

Three Tri-Valley school districts will have new superintendents by the time school starts in August. Pleasanton school trustees already have made their choice,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 5, 2016
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Miserable Mondays

What to make out of the last two Mondays. We wake up a week ago to a massacre in Las Vegas with a demented gunman mowing down hundreds of people from a luxury hotel...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 10, 2017
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The right call on the Eastside plan

Four members of the Pleasanton City Council made the right call last week when they decided to continue planning what should happen on the east side of the community. Senior...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2014
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Castlewood Country Club moves ahead to recreate the club

2019 was a year of decisions for Castlewood Country Club members. Now 2020 will be a year of action as the club moves forward on its plans for remodeling the clubhouse...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 19, 2019
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An efficient government employee taking out the pests

After failing on several attempts to wipe out two yellowjacket nests (my bride was stung a few times), a friend from Contra Costa County mentioned she could not...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 11, 2018
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"More Good Mary" is blessed in Pleasanton

I checked in with Mary Latham (More Good Today) over breakfast downtown on Saturday as she was starting her third day in Pleasanton. She was featured in an article...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 3, 2018
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Stepping up to meet the challenge of people who are homeless

Thanks to the good work of six homebuilders and two churches, working homeless people will have a place to live in Hayward next spring. The builders, working...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 24, 2019
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Commute traffic is coming back despite widespread work from home

Statistics are backing up what I’ve observed anecdotally—people are getting back on the road during commute hours. Last week, driving on Sunol Boulevard...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 9, 2021
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2021 was a great year for golf and The Club at Castlewood

2021 has been a very good year for the golf industry building off a rebirth of interest in the sport as the pandemic lockdowns eased last year. Courses have had...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 14, 2021
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Finishing strong in Dublin

If you stopped by the city manager’s office at Dublin City Hall Monday you would have found Chris Foss at his desk on his final day in that chair. Instead...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 31, 2019
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Barbara Mertes served students well for decades

Las Positas College and its parent district lost the services of long-time trustee and retired dean Barbara Mertes this week when the board accepted her resignation. She...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 23, 2014
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Innovation flourishing in Tri-Valley

Attending the third annual Game Changer Awards at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, I was struck by the amazing diversity of business enterprises in the Tri-Valley. Presenti...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2018
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Dr. Bill laid great foundation for Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton lost an educational leader who played a key role in shaping the unified school district that is celebrated today when Dr. Bill James passed away earlier...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Oct. 24, 2017
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Dublin school trustees move ahead with new high school site

Tuesday was a big night for key decisions on growth in Dublin. The Dublin school board voted unanimously to purchase the 23.5-acre Promenade site in East Dublin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 27, 2018
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Growing a successful business starting in the boyhood bedroom

Ryan and Brad Alani got tired of working for someone else in 2011 so they set up their own business in the bedroom Ryan grew up in off Foothill Road in Pleasanton. Ryan...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 22, 2021
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Developing a vision for the Tri-Valley in 2040

Community leaders from the public and private sectors have launched a process to develop a unified vision for the Tri-Valley area in 2040. The vision was recommended...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 9, 2020
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Tri-Valley and East Bay life sciences companies are flourishing

Life sciences companies were spotlighted last week when the East Bay Economic Development Alliance brought its fall membership meeting to the Rosewood Commons Conference...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 2, 2018
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Local venture capital fund set to close its funding round

The closing of the Tri-Valley’s first home-grown venture capital fund is imminent. Tri-Valley Ventures, founded by six partners including Greg Hitchan and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 19, 2018
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