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DOING COLLEGE

The College Admissions Scam

The recent college admissions scandal that was revealed in a New York Times...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anan, 2 hours ago |
12 comments | 1657 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Write a Personal Ad . . . to Your Partner . . .

. . . stating what you have to offer and give in your relationship. Don't make it dependent on what you are getting, either. (Later you can write another personal...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Rupert Holmes, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1541 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Thanks

I was out ill for a week a while back, and needed minor surgery. I often remind clients to say thanks to their partner for all s/he does, and to share specific appreciation...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by 192.168.1.1, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 2452 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

I’ve been Hacked! Insulted, too.

I awoke this morning to an ominous-looking email – it announced that I’ve been hacked. Uh-oh. Now, I consider myself to be a reasonably competent,...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Tom Cushing, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 960 Views

TIM TALK

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 Frenchie, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 535 Views

TIM TALK

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
There are no comments yet. 234 Views

DOING COLLEGE

College Options for the Artistic-Minded Student

For the artistic-minded student, there are several different types of schools to research in order to find the right academic fit and degree path. - Four-year...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by tomas wilson, on Mar 19, 2019 at 1:47 am | 7 comments | 558 Views

ART SPACE

The Immersive Experience: Monet at the de Young, February 16 to May 27

By Bill Carmel, MFA Few artists have the opportunity to be the agents of change in the course of art history throughout their lifetimes. After years of struggle,...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jan Hersh, on Mar 18, 2019 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 143 Views

TIM TALK

Supervisors plan key vote on Urban Shield Tuesday

After months of committee work and a key vote by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the future of the valuable Urban Shield training program comes down to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by jimi, on Mar 17, 2019 at 11:39 pm | 5 comments | 1032 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "The Goal of Marriage is Not to Think Alike, but to Think Together"

I recently came across this quote comes from Robert Dodd, and it resonates in my work with couples. We often select a partner that is different from us, yet complements...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by Believe In Marriage, on Mar 15, 2019 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 3370 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family

Steve Simpson is the author of four books for teens and young adults. In each book he includes The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook. I asked Steve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by impress family, on Mar 13, 2019 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 4570 Views

TIM TALK

What you missed in media coverage of the Oakland teachers' strike

Looking at the East Bay Times’ coverage of the Oakland teachers strike, I am amazed at the lack of depth. The first two days, the main story on the front page...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by Boulder Tree Services, on Mar 13, 2019 at 6:52 am | 6 comments | 956 Views

TIM TALK

High-speed rail folly should end now

Two knowledgable long-time critics of California’s high-speed rail authority came to Sacramento this month with a detailed report that demonstrates the fallacy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Paterson Moving, on Mar 13, 2019 at 6:40 am | 20 comments | 1334 Views

TIM TALK

Supervisors plan key vote on Urban Shield Tuesday

After months of committee work and a key vote by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the future of the valuable Urban Shield training program comes down to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

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 maheen, on Mar 11, 2019 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 715 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton's home-grown "unicorn"

The Tri-Valley’s first home-grown “unicorn” will move into new digs next year. Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics is expanding rapidly as the privately-held...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by https://apkmabbu.com, on Mar 10, 2019 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2665 Views

TIM TALK

Replacement plans for Sears should enhance Stoneridge offerings

When it comes to making lemonade when seemingly handed lemons, the Simon Property Group certainly doing that at Stoneridge mall. When Sears went bankrupt and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Anony, on Mar 7, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 1450 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by GPS: It Will Save Your Marriage!, on Mar 7, 2019 at 6:30 am | 6 comments | 4125 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Child Loss, "No U-Turn at Mercy Street"

"No U-Turn at Mercy Street" by Chandrama Anderson, MA, MFT. Here's a quote and the back cover copy: No U-Turn at Mercy Street is an...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by DON’T FORGET YOURSELF, DON’T SACRIFICE YOURSELF, on Mar 7, 2019 at 6:28 am | 3 comments | 3980 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: All People Are Difficult, But You Shouldn’t Be Too Difficult

The following article is written by Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT. He is the founder of PACT, Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy. Most of our Connect2 therapists...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by The Single Sibling, on Mar 7, 2019 at 6:12 am | 4 comments | 3810 Views
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Couples: Write a Personal Ad . . . to Your Partner . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,541 views

I’ve been Hacked! Insulted, too.
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 960 views

Castlewood members voted for major clubhouse remodeling; Second vote looms
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 535 views

The Immersive Experience: Monet at the de Young, February 16 to May 27
By John A. Barry and Bill Carmel | 1 comment | 143 views