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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 | 1285 Views

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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 | 1755 Views

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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 | 2145 Views

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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 | 1440 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
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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 | 2238 Views

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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 | 2389 Views

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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 | 1646 Views

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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 | 2373 Views

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More silliness from San Francisco

Fortunately, San Francisco Mayor London Breed is acting like the adult in the room., After the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed new descriptions for felons,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2019 at 11:24 am | 17 comments | 2177 Views

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Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 4, 2019 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1795 Views

TIM TALK

Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
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State housing compromise carries a 'big stick'

Tri-Valley elected officials have strenuously objected to some housing bills that have been considered in Sacramento. Their concerns have been echoed by many other...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by sameric, on Aug 30, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 2455 Views

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Fresh long-term plan for the Tri-Valley kicks off in September

For the first time in 20 years, the Tri-Valley will be charting a systematic plan for its long term future. The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group announced...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Tom Jones, on Aug 29, 2019 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views

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Political correctness and academic runs amuck with ethnic studies curriculum

Cooler and wiser heads seem to be prevailing in the justified controversy over the new California ethnic studies curriculum. The Legislature passed a measure...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:06 am | 15 comments | 2133 Views

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Insights from The Mirador View

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out The Mirador View: Perspectives on the Tri-Valley: The Intersection of Talent & Technology. Compiled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by yang?n, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:45 pm | 22 comments | 2820 Views

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Rising Loafer closed this month after owner died suddenly

Pleasanton lost one of my favorite downtown establishments when relatives of Mary Costello closed the Rising Loafer. Earlier this summer, Mary, 54, had died unexpectedly...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2019 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 154 Views

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Thinking of leaving the Bay Area? You're not alone

The humming Bay Area economy and its world renown innovation culture are magnets for entrepreneurs, but they are counter-acted by the soaring costs of living in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by hellyjanes900, on Aug 24, 2019 at 4:12 am | 27 comments | 3680 Views

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Vic puts Vic's All-Star Kitchen on the market

One downtown Pleasanton institution is on the market. Vic’s All Star Kitchen, a fixture at 210 Main Street for more than 25 years, is available to purchase....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Janice, on Aug 21, 2019 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 3174 Views
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