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RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Keeping Our Brothers, on Thanksgiving

“They were fleeing down the road with only the shirts on their backs – many were carrying their children or the family pet.” So...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by American, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 381 Views

TIM TALK

Tri-Valley bioscience sector is growing rapidly

The Tri-Valley's rapidly expanding life sciences sector was spotlighted Oct. 25 when the i-GATE incubator brought together leaders and other interested people for...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 291 Views

TIM TALK

Rosendin Electric has carved out specialized niche

Rosendin Electric is a familiar brand on major construction sites in the Bay Area. The company has been led since 1992 by Danville resident Tom Sorley. During...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by RozRogoff2, on Nov 10, 2018 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Hotel’s new restaurants among many new eateries in town

Ed Westmoreland and his team (pictured) are serving hundreds of diners just two weeks after opening the Clubhouse restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Tom F., on Nov 4, 2018 at 8:02 am | 7 comments | 1762 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

The Silence of the Sows (hens and calves, too)

As the saying goes, “democracy dies in darkness.” Industrial agriculture, however, thrives in its dark and muted isolation from consumers. Prop 12...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by facts, on Nov 1, 2018 at 9:35 pm | 17 comments | 1664 Views

TIM TALK

Booming job growth means congestion on roadways

Reading the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s annual report on the most congested roads, a couple of things struck me. Knowing first-hand how awful it...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 477 Views

TIM TALK

Downtown referendum appears headed to the ballot

It’s likely that Livermore residents will have another election next year after backers of the referendum challenging the downtown plan submitted 8,888 signatures. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by Sebastian Max, on Oct 31, 2018 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 1503 Views

TIM TALK

Planning Commission denies AT Dublin proposal

Proponents of AT Dublin, the mixed-use lifestyle retail center on Tassajara Road, took a big step toward quelling potential opposition by cutting a key deal with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 30, 2018
There are no comments yet. 679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton spearheading recycling education effort

Pleasanton is playing a big role in encouraging recycling across America thanks to Jill Buck (pictured), who in 2002 wrote the Go Green Initiative...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Terry, on Oct 29, 2018 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 504 Views

TIM TALK

Lame-duck Dublin council poised to make IKEA decision

The decision on the giant IKEA lifestyle retail center in Dublin likely will be made next month after the Nov. 6 election. Last week, the Dublin City Council held...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1014 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: A Relationship Test . . .

. . . try riding a tandem bicycle with your partner. My husband and I got a tandem over the weekend. We test drove it in a parking lot. Within 30 seconds it was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by menlo mom, on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates find campaigning hard work, expensive

Voters have to hand it to the four candidates running for two seats on the Pleasanton City Council for their stamina, determination and personal commitments. Win...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by jacksmith, on Oct 18, 2018 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 993 Views

TIM TALK

Bringing great burgers to downtown Pleasanton

When Todd Utikal and his wife celebrated milestones at Skip Hinsley's Girasole restaurant, he never imagined that years later they would be business partners in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1162 Views

TIM TALK

School trustee were wise to take it slow on another bond

Pleasanton school district staff has been working with consultants to plan for another bond issue potentially in two years. Fortunately, a majority of school trustees...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 16, 2018 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 488 Views

TIM TALK

Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up

The Friends of Livermore just made this fall's election season even more interesting. When the Livermore City Council approved the downtown plan this month, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by change ringtone, on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 2299 Views

TIM TALK

Teens can't sleep in on school days thanks to the governor

High school students looking to sleep a bit later on school days will have to rely on their local school board to make a change in the starting time. Gov. Brown...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 9, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 6 comments | 888 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel prepares product launch

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel is breaking new ground in the home surveillance industry and, like many other innovative solutions, hopes to completely disrupt it. Home...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 883 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 3600 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

A fish out of water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-IkWpm7TS0 (safe for work) ==I Self-referential Blogger note: It’s been a while – all those tribal drumbeats. Your...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 7, 2018 at 11:28 am | 70 comments | 1737 Views

TIM TALK

Health care cost measure is a mess in Livermore

Livermore voters will face an initiative on the Nov. 6 ballot that simply should not be decided by voters. Measure U asks voters give the city the authority to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Member, on Oct 4, 2018 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 4224 Views
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Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,356 views

Narum, Woerner win big in Pleasanton and Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 798 views

Remembering Gen. Pershing, 100 years later
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 509 views

Keeping Our Brothers, on Thanksgiving
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 381 views