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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The difficult calculation where math and humanity intersect

The US government may not levy a carbon tax yet, but for more than ten years our government has calculated a price for carbon emissions and used it to craft policies....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jan 13, 2022 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 7002 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is California engaging in wishful thinking or rigorous planning?

Two weeks ago, a comment on this blog

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 28, 2021
Last comment by Peter Converse, on Jan 12, 2022 at 7:33 pm |
14 comments | 11342 Views

TIM TALK

Recalling the ups and downs of ValleyCare's 60 years

The Weekly’s cover story last week celebrated the 60 years that ValleyCare Health System has served Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin. Reporter Julia Baum laid...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by Soila Galindo, on Jan 12, 2022 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2394 Views

TIM TALK

Council members wish busy holidays to senior staff

Just before Christmas, Pleasanton City Council members had lots of their mind after 4 hours of their Dec. 21 meeting. The last item at Pleasanton City Council meetings...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Nida Ayers, on Jan 11, 2022 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 1958 Views

TIM TALK

What a football weekend

Forgive me for harkening back to my sports writing days. I grew up in journalism writing highs school sports starting in my senior year at Amador Valley High. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by dknute, on Jan 11, 2022 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views

TIM TALK

All Madden is an insightful look at John Madden's career

If you remember the golden age of the Oakland Raiders when John Madden was coaching the team, find a replay of All Madden that ran Christmas Day on Fox. I recorded...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 8, 2022 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 2508 Views

TIM TALK

Honoring two remarkable men

Flags flew at half mast late last month in Pleasanton and Livermore to honor two remarkable men. The Pleasanton flag was lowered in honor of the legendary football...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Peter MacDonald, on Jan 6, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2284 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Tips for Couples Working from Home

Here are a few reasons it’s challenging to work at home with your significant other at home: 1. Your partner is busy with work 8-10 hours a day, even though...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2021
Last comment by Fergus15, on Jan 6, 2022 at 12:38 am | 3 comments | 6448 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Should we change how we think about change?

Happy New Year everyone! Or at least A Less Calamitous New Year. Good grief. I’ll let Colorado’s State Senate Majority Leader have the last word on 2021...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 2, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 5, 2022 at 11:54 am | 14 comments | 5830 Views

TIM TALK

Council members wish busy holidays to senior staff

Just before Christmas, Pleasanton City Council members had lots of their mind after 4 hours of their Dec. 21 meeting. The last item at Pleasanton City Council meetings...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Key court decision on mandates expected next week

This week and next week are shaping up to be pivotal for President Joe Biden’s attempts to impose a federal vaccine mandate after earlier saying he would not...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 30, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 30, 2021 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 2075 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Grief and the Holidays

Editor's Note: I originally posted this in 2013. Due to the 73,000 people who have read it, I think it's worth sharing again, especially after over 5.34 million...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Dec 27, 2021 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 8123 Views

TIM TALK

Non-profit groups making a difference for people at Christmas

As Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of their savior, Jesus Christ, many people are sharing to help less fortunate people enjoy Christmas. Gathering earlier...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1745 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The most effective donations to combat global warming

I am not able to post for the next few weeks, but I want to call your attention to Robinson Meyer's newsletter "The Weekly Planet" for The Atlantic, and in particular...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2021 at 2:11 pm | 5 comments | 4600 Views

TIM TALK

Should big rigs be allowed on I-580 through Oakland?

Supervisor Nate Miley will conduct an important public meeting by Zoom this evening. It will focus on tractor-trailer traffic on Interstates 580 and 880. The big...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dirk Svensen, on Dec 18, 2021 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 2523 Views

TIM TALK

Should big rigs be allowed on I-580 through Oakland?

Supervisor Nate Miley will conduct an important public meeting by Zoom this evening. It will focus on tractor-trailer traffic on Interstates 580 and 880. The big...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Who can you not live without?

Shall you marry someone you can’t live without? Yes, and yet it’s a hairy topic. What I mean by that is if you are in a healthy secure relationship,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by AMRW, on Dec 10, 2021 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 6795 Views

TIM TALK

Inflation is soaring across the board

We’ve certainly all felt the impacts of the soaring inflation rate and Biden Administration policies when we go to the gas pump. Prices have soared year-over-year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 9, 2021 at 8:05 pm | 11 comments | 6528 Views

TIM TALK

Declining enrollment means diminishing revenue for Pleasanton schools

The Legislature held a key hearing this week on funding for California schools. With the state’s huge budget surplus, schools have been awash in funding,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 5, 2021 at 7:03 pm | 6 comments | 2787 Views

TIM TALK

Ted C. Fairfield's professional fingerprints are all over Pleasanton and Dublin

Few people have helped shape the cities of Pleasanton and Dublin more than civil engineer Ted C. Fairfield of Pleasanton who went home to his Lord on Nov. 7. He...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Wendee Heinrich, on Dec 4, 2021 at 9:43 pm | 8 comments | 4001 Views
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