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TIM TALK

Dublin trustees wisely opt for stability

Summer vacation has taken on a new sense of peace for Dublin students, parents, teachers and staff. They can be relieved that former Dublin High Principal and Interim...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 9, 2019
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Checking out trends in Pleasanton's city revenues

Reading through the East Bay Economic Development Alliance annual economic report, I was struck by the sales tax report that showed Pleasanton’s taxable sales...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by harshak999, on Jul 8, 2019 at 11:07 pm | 10 comments | 2228 Views

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Refreshed Wente Vineyard Table and Tasting Lounge opens Saturday

Wente Vineyards has operated its signature fine dining restaurant for 33 years with minimal changes to format until 2018. It was a classic expense account or special...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 30, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2639 Views

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Telling stories makes connections in business

Carmine Gallo has a simple message for business owners: tell stories. Gallo shared that message with a mentoring group founded 16 years ago by Joe Christiano, retired...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 2870 Views

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District elections will be problematic

As the city of San Ramon nears finishing the process of setting up districts for City Council elections, the Dublin school district has demonstrated just how troubling...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 13, 2019
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Time to make a budget deal

With the constitutional deadline for approving the budget looming Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democrat legislative leaders cut deals last weekend. The deadline...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by K, on Jun 12, 2019 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 1936 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
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Time for high-speed train plans to die

President Donald Trump and his administration may have bailed out taxpayers in California despite the bellows from Sacramento politicians. When the federal Federal...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 4, 2019 at 8:45 am | 28 comments | 2829 Views

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Diablo Country Club moves forward with $31 million renovation

At a time when many country clubs are struggling with shrinking membership, the Diablo Country Club membership has undertaken a $31 million investment in the Tri-Valley's...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 3598 Views

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More parking downtown must be in the plan

As the two-year process to update Pleasanton’s downtown plan nears its conclusion, naturally some key questions have arisen. The task force is scheduled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:24 pm | 3 comments | 2203 Views

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Castlewood members voted for major clubhouse remodeling; Second vote looms

The future of the iconic Castlewood Country Club became a little bit clearer this month when the membership narrowly voted to proceed with remodeling the clubhouse...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Camille, on May 27, 2019 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 2752 Views

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Take your kids to the Valley Children's Museum remodeled trailer

The Valley Children’s Museum took a major step forward last week when it re-opened its remodeled trailer in Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park. The organization plans...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2019
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Newsom's Delta tunnel decision impacts the Livermore Valley

Gov. Gavin Newsom officially killed former governors Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger plan for twin tunnels under the Delta to export water to the Livermore...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by Wade, on May 19, 2019 at 10:55 pm | 3 comments | 2687 Views

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Newsom's Delta tunnel decision impacts the Livermore Valley

Gov. Gavin Newsom officially killed former governors Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger plan for twin tunnels under the Delta to export water to the Livermore...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 14, 2019
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Three Alameda County Supervisors vote thumbs down on public safety

As predicted by Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern, the changes to the Urban Shield training program mandated by the Board of Supervisors last week caused the federal...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Buy PhenQ, on May 14, 2019 at 1:00 am | 18 comments | 2985 Views

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It's well past time to track student data

Seven years ago, former Gov. Brown convinced the Legislature to change the state funding formula for education so it gives districts with challenging student populations...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 29, 2019
Last comment by tree service, on May 12, 2019 at 9:51 pm | 5 comments | 1882 Views

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Enjoying single malts and the countryside in the Highlands

As you read this, my bride and I plan to be en route to San Francisco from London after spending two weeks in Scotland—her first visit and my first as a married...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 8, 2019
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Fascinating innovations coming out of Danville

The Tri-Valley is building a deserved reputation as a center of innovation. At first thought, you would think it’s centered along the I-680/I-580 intersection...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by 192.168.1.1, on May 6, 2019 at 3:40 am | 1 comment | 2719 Views

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Congrats for a leadership job done well

Here’s saluting Susan Houghton as she steps down as president and founder of Sunflower Hill. In just seven years, the organization has two communities for individuals...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by jamu100, on May 5, 2019 at 4:02 am | 2 comments | 2692 Views

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High-density housing bill clears major hurdle

A San Francisco state senator’s bill to require higher density housing near transit stations cleared a major hurdle Wednesday when it passed a key committee. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Apr 30, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 2345 Views
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