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TIM TALK

Budget guesswork

Newspapers and other media outlets reported last week how many teachers had received notices of potential layoff that were delivered by the March 15 deadline prescribed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 22, 2012
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Disrupting the dog food business in Danville

When it comes to disruptive companies innovating in the Tri-Valley, it’s easy to think of technology firms or life science companies. How about firms breaking...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 9, 2019
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Dublin's health care corner

Look no farther than the corner of Tassajara Road and Dublin Boulevard to see how competitive the valley's medical scene has become. Three different health...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 27, 2012
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George Miller's retirement shakes up East Bay political picture

Politics in Contra Costa County took an interesting twist this week when long-time Congressman George Miller announced he would not seek a 21st term. Elected...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 14, 2014
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Sitting in to ignore due process

The Livermore Valley’s Congressman Eric Swawell joined one of his mentors, San Francisco Congressman Nancy Pelosi, for the Democratic sit-in on the House...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10459 Views

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Swalwell appointed to key Democrat committee role

Pleasanton’s Congressman Eric Swalwell demonstrates the adage that you become like the people you hang around. During his first term he connected with San...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 15, 2016
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High-speed rail follies

California's high-speed rail advocates continue to revise the absurdly expensive business plan to try and persuade the Legislature to allocate some of the $9 billion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 14743 Views

TIM TALK

Sitting in to ignore due process

The Livermore Valley’s Congressman Eric Swawell joined one of his mentors, San Francisco Congressman Nancy Pelosi, for the Democratic sit-in on the House...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

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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. 7316 Views

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What are the 'right' business downtown?

Curious how policies evolve with time. Once upon a time, before the Pleasanton Downtown Association existed, the city of Pleasanton required any financial institution...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 9, 2012
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Audibles worked well at Super Bowl breakfast

Plenty of audibles were smoothly called Saturday morning at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel when Athletes in Action celebrated the Super Bowl 50 breakfast with the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10353 Views

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Coronavirus causes shift in Veeva's meeting plans

The coronavirus in China changed plans dramatically for Pleasanton-based Veeva Systems. The maker of cloud-computing software for the pharmaceutical and life...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 512 Views

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Major spring charity fundraisers coming soon

Interesting timing in the mail on last Wednesday—what came to our home were invites to the both the 18th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction on May 5 and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 13630 Views

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Decision time for ValleyCare members

Ballots are now in the corporate members' hands after the ValleyCare Health System board announced that it has finalized its agreement to affiliate with the Stanford...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 9, 2014
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Pleasanton Rotary celebrates 50 years of service

Current and past members of the three Rotary Clubs gathered Friday night at Castlewood Country Club to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the downtown...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 11104 Views

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Wise move to cancel meeting

So much for the annual meeting between the City Council and the School Board. The scheduled meeting this week was abruptly cancelled when the schools superintendent...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 13703 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 2992 Views

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Narum, Woerner win big in Pleasanton and Livermore

Pleasanton voters apparently split the ticket between the current direction of the city and a change. Incumbent Councilwoman Kathy Narum cruised to an easy re-election,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 7776 Views

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Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
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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
There are no comments yet. 0 Views
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