Local Blogs | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Local Blogs

Interested in becoming a blogger?   Show all bloggers


Sort by:  Most recent blog/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any blog label will display all recent posts on that blog

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More About University of California-San Diego (UCSD)

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) first opened its doors in 1960. Since then, it has grown to become one of America’s leading research universities,...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by j0hnwi11iams, on Jun 12, 2021 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2229 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 j0hnwi11iams, on Jun 12, 2021 at 10:08 am | 7 comments | 4693 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and Premarital: "Unpack Your Heart"

Take a listen to Philip Philips song, "Unpack Your Heart." We Want to be Known Most of us, at heart, want to be truly known, accepted, and loved...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 10, 2021 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 4485 Views

TIM TALK

Two different but notable events coming June 17

Next Thursday, June 17, will bring one event to celebrate the lifting of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s restrictions and another to enlighten parents about the challenges...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Two different but notable events coming June 17

Next Thursday, June 17, will bring one event to celebrate the lifting of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s restrictions and another to enlighten parents about the challenges...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 878 Views

TIM TALK

Expect next year's district attorney campaign to draw national interest

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley’s decision not to seek re-election for a fourth term next year likely will put the county in the spotlight...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 8, 2021
Last comment by MG, on Jun 9, 2021 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1181 Views

TIM TALK

How much housing subsidies cost other renters

Pleasanton attorney Peter MacDonald knows his way around planning and land-use issues. He’s been in private practice for 33 years here after serving as city attorney...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on Jun 6, 2021 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views

COUPLE'S NET

. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.

 "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 28, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 4, 2021 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 4016 Views

TIM TALK

Regulators decree with no idea how to implement their orders

The California Air Resources board just demonstrated again how dangerous it can be to give single-focus agencies sweeping power. Think what we’ve learned...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Nella Vasi, on Jun 2, 2021 at 1:49 am | 14 comments | 2026 Views

TIM TALK

10x Genomics tool headed into space

Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics is on quite a run and it will get even more interesting over the next couple of years. Axiom Space announced last week that its second...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1806 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 Tom Cushing, on May 31, 2021 at 6:18 am | 36 comments | 4252 Views

TIM TALK

Miracle Friends partners with Goodness Village

For nearly a year, I have been volunteering with Miracle Friends, a pandemic-driven initiative of San Francisco-based Miracle Messages. The organization is led...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1366 Views

TIM TALK

An iconic Pleasanton retailer calling it quits

When the letter from Christesen’s Western Wear arrived addressed to my late mother, my curiosity was piqued. I opened it to learn that the story will have its...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 20, 2021
Last comment by Gail, on May 21, 2021 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 4748 Views

TIM TALK

The rubber starting to hit the road about housing in Pleasanton

This evening’s Pleasanton City Council meeting includes two key items related to housing in the city. The council, after two long working sessions, is expected...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 19, 2021 at 10:20 pm | 9 comments | 5117 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Stay and Play – and Work – in Carmel-by-the-Sea

My husband and I, with our adored Papillon, Bixby (yes, named after Bixby Bridge), were hosted by Hofsas House in Carmel. We had an amazing getaway, especially after...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 17, 2021 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 5118 Views

TIM TALK

Highlighting the Tri-Valley's diversity

Last Thursday at noon two events offered proof to just how diverse the Tri-Valley area has become over the last decade. Alameda County Supervisor David Haubert,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 17, 2021 at 6:50 pm | 11 comments | 1443 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Stay and Play – and Work – in Carmel-by-the-Sea

My husband and I, with our adored Papillon, Bixby (yes, named after Bixby Bridge), were hosted by Hofsas House in Carmel. We had an amazing getaway, especially after...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Brave and Valley Christian Center marry

Pastors Roger Valci and Daren Laws have become good friends since Laws moved here eight years ago to lead Brave Church in San Ramon. Brave, called Church in the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 11, 2021 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1571 Views

TIM TALK

Thinking through Taiwan and China with Hoover fellows

If you watched 60 Minutes Sunday night you probably learned some key information about why Taiwan is a critical ally for the United States. The report, featuring...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on May 9, 2021 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 1194 Views

TIM TALK

Impressive group of Dreammakers and Risktakers

The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group will celebrate its 10th group of Dreammakers and Risktakers with a virtual ceremony at noon Thursday. The honorees are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 105

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from PleasantonWeekly.com sent to your inbox.

Expect next year's district attorney campaign to draw national interest
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,181 views

 

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.

Find Camps Here