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Tri-Valley Ventures launches valley's first venture capital fund

There a common theme among the founders of Tri-Valley Ventures when they publicly introduced their first venture fund for Tri-Valley companies Tuesday evening at...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Mensajes Para Pascua, on Mar 3, 2018 at 6:31 am | 15 comments | 10146 Views


The drought drives lawmakers to action

The ugly drought the state is enduring coupled with the reality that voters were scheduled to decide on a water bond finally moved the governor and Legislature to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Knut, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:15 am | 14 comments | 13954 Views


Be aware of hyperbole in numbers and media hype

Today we will get the formal order from Bay Area health departments that the shelter-in-place order will be extended through April—San Francisco officials...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 2, 2020 at 7:44 am | 14 comments | 6346 Views


ValleyCare board chair speaks out

John Sensiba, chairman of the board of ValleyCare Health System, sat down this for an interview about the system and the recent departure of long-time CEO Marcy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Lucy, on Apr 23, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 14 comments | 26253 Views


Rep. Swalwell circles back on Steinle murder

Following up on our local Congressman Eric Swalwell. You may recall that Swalwell, as loyal Democrat, followed suit and voted against Kate’s law that would...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Nov 23, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 14 comments | 10887 Views


Grieving for a man used mightily by God

Shepherd’s Gate lost its long-time leader Tuesday morning when CEO Steve McRee suddenly died when his heart failed. He was 65. Steve was a dear friend—one...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by cbonner, on Apr 11, 2017 at 4:05 pm | 14 comments | 10172 Views


Masks or no masks?

Are you getting frustrated or confused by the health experts yet? A recent order from the Bay Area health departments requires covering your face when you are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by dknute, on May 5, 2020 at 11:53 am | 14 comments | 23640 Views


New thrust for regional transportation solutions

For decades, public transportation systems in the Bay Area have been balkanized with little thought given to connectivity for riders. Cities, for instance in...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by been there, on Jul 29, 2019 at 9:57 am | 14 comments | 8161 Views


Racing starts at the county fair

Alameda County Fair racing officials joined with state horse racing board representatives last week to introduce the Oak Tree Racing Association before the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 25, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 14482 Views


Demographics present challenges for Livermore

Thinking back to the Tri-Valley Mayor's Summit last Wednesday that I moderated, someone in the audience posed a question about poverty in the Tri-Valley and what...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:33 am | 14 comments | 15704 Views


Need to regjulate more? Change the goal

The Bay Area air board is at it again. The regulators released a plan last week to further reduce “toxic” air contaminants. It could affect up to 1,000 different...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 14, 2016 at 10:56 am | 14 comments | 9639 Views


McNerney hangs it up after eight terms

One-time Pleasanton resident Jerry McNerney announced he is retiring from Congress this week. McNerney won election in 2006, topping Republican incumbent Richard...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by RobertD., on Jan 21, 2022 at 6:20 pm | 14 comments | 3380 Views


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 | 4216 Views


Planning the "Pleasanton way"

The government approval process in Pleasanton has been notorious as "the Pleasanton way." Sometimes, that results in good projects—other times...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Farmerly Don from PC, on Apr 23, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 13 comments | 13388 Views


Just what is an "extreme" position?

Congressman Eric Swalwell sent out an email last month that tested the waters for various Democrat themes for the 2016 election. The one-question survey asked:...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Hugh Mayne, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:58 am | 13 comments | 11945 Views


Views on the ground from Afghanistan

Just how bad is the situation in Afghanistan after the United States pulled out Monday to meet President Biden’s withdrawal deadline? Simply stated, it’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Sep 2, 2021 at 1:57 pm | 13 comments | 3164 Views


John Muir-San Ramon hospitals invade ValleyCare's home turf

The announcement this week that the John Muir Medical Systems-San Ramon Regional Hospital joint venture has purchased an office building in Pleasanton further...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by fenil, on Sep 26, 2017 at 3:11 am | 13 comments | 21308 Views


Time to let the Raiders go

One of the great misnomers is that the Oakland Raiders organization cares about the East Bay. If you believe that, I have a bridge from Hawaii to China that I am...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Charlespab, on Aug 31, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 13 comments | 14640 Views


Air board piles on more regulations

The Bay Area air board directors took another Draconian action last week when they decided to ban wood-burning fireplaces or inserts in all new construction. It...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Nov 9, 2015 at 7:05 pm | 13 comments | 12881 Views


Bay Area plan includes guaranteed income provision

The heavy hand of regional government is about to come down on the Bay Area again. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is expected to approve its state-mandated...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Oct 22, 2021 at 10:15 am | 13 comments | 3741 Views
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