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TIM TALK

Big money pouring into Livermore referendums

Three Livermore residents who have largely bankrolled the Friends of Livermore political activities for the last decade are playing the same role in the two ballot...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Sares Dustan, on Mar 22, 2020 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 3958 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More About University of California-Merced

Located near Yosemite National Park in the San Joaquin Valley, two hours from San Francisco, UC-Merced is the smallest and newest campus in the University of California...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by jamie anderson, on Mar 21, 2020 at 1:54 am | 20 comments | 5601 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and Premarital: Shelter, Harbor . . .

. . . cover, defend, guard, protect, screen, shield, ward . . These are synonyms for shelter. But what if you feel stuck in the house with your partner and your...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5368 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton-based company develops new COVID-19 test

Alexandra Valsamakis, the chief medical officer at Roche Molecular Solutions in Pleasanton, is justifiably proud of her team and colleagues who won FDA approval...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alli, on Mar 18, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 10126 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Median Joe, on Mar 16, 2020 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 12582 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Not every ostrich …

A few thoughts on community and covid-19 … who buries his head in the sand – nor every human who parks his skull in a similarly dark...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 14, 2020
Last comment by pope john, on Mar 15, 2020 at 3:32 pm | 14 comments | 2639 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the same page...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the same page...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Voters cling to their checkbooks

Voters were holding their wallets tight when they went to the polls over the past month in the primary election. Early voters learned a hard lesson when the Democrat...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 9, 2020 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 2867 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton-based security company announces its system for businesses

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel announced another milestone this morning when it launched its security service for business. Headquartered in a second-floor office...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by procontrolmanagementservices20@gmail.com, on Mar 4, 2020 at 2:54 am | 1 comment | 2195 Views

TIM TALK

Banning natural gas heating in Dublin?

California’s extreme climate goals are continuing to take a toll. Last year, the state energy commission approved plans from several cities and Marin County...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 2, 2020 at 2:05 pm | 39 comments | 3028 Views

TIM TALK

Celebrating the life of one of Pleasanton's true characters

Friends and family celebrated the life of one of Pleasanton’s true characters, Howard Neely, on Feb. 16 at the Veteran’s Hall. Howard died...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by David, on Feb 27, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2494 Views

ART SPACE

The Art of Bill DiMichele: Cross Section of a Moment

==I A celebration of the art of the late artist Bill DiMichele, titled “Cross Section of a Moment,” featuring more than 45 large-scale acrylic paintings—together...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Jim Gunshinan, on Feb 27, 2020 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2345 Views

TIM TALK

High-stakes water battle continues in the Delta and court

Solving California’s structural problem with its water distribution system has frustrated Governors Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brown during both of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 25, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1732 Views

TIM TALK

A favorite restaurant closes its doors

There’s a big hole in the restaurant lineup in Hacienda Business Park. Sweet & Savory, the breakfast/lunch restaurant and bakery, closed earlier this year....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by JeriAnn, on Feb 23, 2020 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 3599 Views

TIM TALK

Miracle Messages reconnects homeless people with their relatives

Some good news on the otherwise dismal front of dealing with the people who are homeless. Miracle Messages, based in San Francisco, just completed its 300th reunion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by Duane Reade Survey, on Feb 17, 2020 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments | 1847 Views

TIM TALK

Way past time to resume planning East Pleasanton

Four years after halting work on the East Pleasanton Specific Plan during the drought, the City Council is considering the next step in with a new lead developer,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by walalipa678@getnada.com, on Feb 12, 2020 at 1:46 am | 9 comments | 2861 Views

ART SPACE

The Art of Newspeak

By John A. Barry Eric Blair (better known as George Orwell) was a prescient literary artist. Orwell famously predicted that “Big Brother is watching...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Cher Pascual, on Feb 11, 2020 at 11:55 pm | 9 comments | 2003 Views

TIM TALK

Coronavirus causes shift in Veeva's meeting plans

The coronavirus in China changed plans dramatically for Pleasanton-based Veeva Systems. The maker of cloud-computing software for the pharmaceutical and life...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 512 Views
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Re-thinking my view on white privilege and structural racism
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Stay Together or End the Relationship? Independence or Interdependence?
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The Ballad of Andy and Rocky
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