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COUPLE'S NET

"What Did You Do?"

On a recent warm afternoon, I noticed a man riding his bike with a huge mixed bouquet of flowers in his basket. I watched as he turns north from Willow onto Middlefield,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 111 Views

TIM TALK

Campaign spending limits coming to Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council majority is wasting little time in trying to put its stamp on the city. Their latest move is moving to establish campaign contribution...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by Mark Dunn, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 162 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Porn

I realized I have not written about porn, and that it would be a good idea to do so. This could be a huge topic with lots of offshoots, but mostly I want to share...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, 21 hours ago | 5 comments | 2674 Views

TIM TALK

Contrasting golf tournaments last week

It was striking to see the differences between the PGA tour and the LPGA tour events on Sunday. The Texas Valero Open, played in San Antonio, had spectators following...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Statiko, on Apr 15, 2021 at 8:39 am | 4 comments | 570 Views

DOING COLLEGE

How to Get a Good Letter of Recommendation

Applying to graduate degree programs requires the organization and synthesis of a lot of information. There are many moving parts, and it can be tempting to focus...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by [email protected], on Apr 15, 2021 at 8:05 am | 2 comments | 497 Views

TIM TALK

Another innovative Tri-Valley firm lands angel funding

The innovative companies that are being birthed here in the Tri-Valley continue to fascinate me. One of the latest is illumy, based in San Ramon. Its cloud-based...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 13, 2021 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 337 Views

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Housing proponents push to eliminate single-family zoning

There’s growing pressure from housing advocates to limit or eliminate single-family zoning in communities across California. Both Berkeley and Sacramento...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 8, 2021
Last comment by DublinMike, on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 897 Views

TIM TALK

Now is the time to fully reopen Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton students went back into the public schools last week in a hybrid program that has two days of in-person instruction and three days of online instruction. Parents...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 8, 2021 at 7:50 am | 16 comments | 1694 Views

DOING COLLEGE

What You Don’t Know About College Costs Can Cost You Big Time!

Whether you are comparing financial aid awards from acceptances or entering the college admissions cycle for the first time this fall, you should gather the most...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Happy, on Apr 4, 2021 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Pfizer in Major Marketing Push to End Pandemic

Fauci: “This is a game changer” US-based drug maker Pfizer announced today that it has successfully test-marketed its covid vaccine in a unique...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 2, 2021 at 5:59 pm | 3 comments | 1758 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love (not Zero)

Once while soaking up the beauty of Taos, New Mexico, and the surrounding mountains, valleys, rivers, Rio Grande gorge, aspens, wild flowers, desert terrain, thunder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1834 Views

TIM TALK

Lessons learned during the lockdown

Four local business owners shared with the Northern California Mentoring Group Tuesday the lessons they learned while coping with the pandemic. They were Matt Richert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 664 Views

TIM TALK

City Council faces major housing challenges

The Pleasanton City Council will have some particularly challenging decisions facing it when it comes to housing. The governor and Legislature likely will turn...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Alfie, on Mar 31, 2021 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 1808 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Crocks on Fox

The cancel culture meets media manipulation. Stop me before I alliterate again (too late). I swore I wasn’t going to write about this culture ‘crisis’...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 28, 2021 at 10:46 am | 33 comments | 3809 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Trust

"Trust is habitual reciprocity that becomes coated by emotion." - David Brooks* What a fantastic definition of trust. I am often asked, "What is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3586 Views

TIM TALK

Sticker shock in the Bay Area

We welcomed new tenants into our in-law apartment over the weekend and talked about California sticker shock. They relocated from Louisville, KY and were stunned...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Mar 25, 2021 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2159 Views

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Supervisor Miley reviews 2020 and priorities for 2021

Supervisor Nate Miley took a long look back at the difficult year of 2020 during his annual State of the District address Wednesday evening. Speaking from the Board...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on Mar 20, 2021 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 1846 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Does Size Matter?

All joking aside, a tidbit on gender and the emotional brain in Scientific American Mind (SAM) July/August 2013, shares that women have a larger caudate nucleus...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4593 Views

TIM TALK

People are bailing out of San Francisco, but not the Bay Area

Much has been written in the last year about families and companies bailing out of high-cost California and the Bay Area in particular. Two recent studies have...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Mar 18, 2021 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 4200 Views

TIM TALK

School shutdowns have been devastating for students

Reports are piling up that demonstrate the huge toll school lockdowns are having on students. A report from the non-profit group FAIR Health analyzed pediatric...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 17, 2021 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 1321 Views
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2021 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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