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TIM TALK

Sacramento makes a deal on spending the gusher of cash

Thanks to a generous and unnecessary influx of borrowed federal money, the question for Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature is how to spend more than $262 billion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2021
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TIM TALK

Economist says U.S. economy will fully recover this month

Christopher Thornberg presented his annual economic update to the East Bay Economic Development Alliance Wednesday and stressed how different the pandemic-induced...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 24, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Jun 24, 2021 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 2601 Views

TIM TALK

Custom license plates to fund mental health services for students

Teen-aged girls suffered mightily during the government-imposed shutdowns to limit the spread of COVID-19. A study released earlier this month showed that emergency...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by Sean, on Jun 22, 2021 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2401 Views

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Shepherd's Gate's Brentwood home expands

Shepherd’s Gate will celebrate a milestone in its ongoing relationship with HomeAid of Northern California when it cuts the ribbon today on the expansion of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 17, 2021 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 3060 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
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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. 2640 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 | 2644 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...

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 | 2909 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 | 3203 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
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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. 2343 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 | 6145 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 | 6639 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 | 2647 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 | 4071 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 | 2236 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
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TIM TALK

Red flags raised about school district race consultant

I must confess warning bells went off when I read about the Pleasanton school district decision to contract with a consultant to “identify and address equity gaps...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Rosie, on May 4, 2021 at 9:36 am | 20 comments | 3022 Views

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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 McMadilyn, on Apr 28, 2021 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 2300 Views

TIM TALK

Big news for Unchained Labs in Pleasanton

Pleasanton-based Unchained Labs broke major news Monday when it announced it had been acquired by The Carlyle Group for $435 million. Carlyle partnered with Unchained...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 27, 2021
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