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TIM TALK

Dublin leaders position the city to develop a downtown

Since its incorporation in 1981, Dublin leaders have relied on private enterprise to shape the city. Dublin developed its core, with all of the big box stores,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Dec 11, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 3229 Views

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Could new quarry operations threaten PG&E gas pipeline on Isabel Avenue?

Geo-technical engineer Frank Berlogar has built a well-deserved reputation as a conservative, thoughtful professional over his more than 50-year career here in the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mike H., on Dec 5, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2882 Views

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Plenty of blame to go around for fires and power shutoffs

Assemblyman James Gallagher wrote an opinion piece for CalMatters.org that offered a perspective that’s too often been missing from stories detailing the utility’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Dec 4, 2019 at 11:25 pm | 9 comments | 2215 Views

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Radical generosity can change lives

When Kirk Perry looks back at his life, he notes turning points provided by people showing radical generosity. Growing up very poor in the mid-West (his parents...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 28, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 1, 2019 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 1943 Views

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Obituaries strike close to home in this season.

In my season of life, reading obituaries has become personal. Earlier, it was reading about parents of friends from my youth who were passing. Now, it’s contemporaries. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 19, 2019
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Seeing God move supernaturally in Brazil

This week I returned from Brazil and the third healing mission trip I’ve had the privilege of joining with Bill Dew from San Diego. Bill and his late wife...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by David, on Nov 18, 2019 at 8:36 pm | 32 comments | 2577 Views

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Jammed BART trains demand innovative thinking moving forward

Riding BART to San Francisco International Airport recently at peak commute hours, I have a new appreciation for some anecdotes I have been told about. Boarding...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Nov 16, 2019 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 2895 Views

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Talking traffic with Mike Tassano

Listening to Pleasanton traffic engineer Mike Tassano speak about his world invariably teaches me something. Earlier this year, Mike addressed a retired group...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Barry, on Nov 8, 2019 at 11:28 pm | 4 comments | 2463 Views

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Once a Realtor...

Real estate always has been a family affair for Janet Cristiano of Pleasanton. She’s one of the longest serving real estate brokers in the Livermore Valley,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Sam Guerrera, on Nov 2, 2019 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2458 Views

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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 | 2295 Views

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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

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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

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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 | 2026 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 | 2764 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 | 2891 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 | 2001 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

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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 | 2946 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 | 3374 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 | 2414 Views
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