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TIM TALK

Reflecting on 2016 in Pleasanton

As the New Year dawns, it’s a time for reflection about 2016. Sadly, the Pleasanton school district, which had achieved some stability under the interim leadership...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 27, 2016
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TIM TALK

CityServe helps give a Pleasanton vet a fresh start

CityServe of the Tri-Valley introduced Desert Storm/Shield veteran Dominic Prodenzola of Pleasanton to people attending its sixth annual Tri-Valley Prayer Breakfast...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 20, 2018
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Big, bad changes for fairgrounds racing community

The game changed big time for the horse racing at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton and likely for horse racing in Northern California on Dec. 31, 2016....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 31, 2017
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Newsom's Delta tunnel decision impacts the Livermore Valley

Gov. Gavin Newsom officially killed former governors Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger plan for twin tunnels under the Delta to export water to the Livermore...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 14, 2019
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A different perspective on terror groups targeting Israel

I heard a different perspective on Muslim terrorism from Pierre Rashad Houssney, the executive director of Horizons International, when he presented to the Barnabas...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 8, 2019
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Two reports raise concerns about economic future of Bay Area

Predicting what office life will be like and its impacts on pricey commercial real estate downtown has been a guessing game since the pandemic broke out last year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 26, 2021
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Take your kids to the Valley Children's Museum remodeled trailer

The Valley Children’s Museum took a major step forward last week when it re-opened its remodeled trailer in Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park. The organization plans...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2019
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Our wallets will feel impact of Oroville dam repairs

What a tough time for managers at CalTrans and public works departments in Northern California because of the heavy rainfall that could reach record levels. Highway...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 16, 2017
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Downtown Livermore institution to close in April

Livermore will lose an institution in April when Dom’s Outdoor Outfitters closes its door for the final time after 51 years downtown. Owners Jeff and Jodie...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 19, 2021
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Legislative showdown on cap-and-trade on tap

With less than 10 days left in the legislative session, Sacramento politicians and lobbyists and scurrying to cut deals. One of the biggest ones is whether to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 23, 2016
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TIM TALK

Legislative showdown on cap-and-trade on tap

With less than 10 days left in the legislative session, Sacramento politicians and lobbyists and scurrying to cut deals. One of the biggest ones is whether to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 23, 2016
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TIM TALK

Legislative showdown on cap-and-trade on tap

With less than 10 days left in the legislative session, Sacramento politicians and lobbyists and scurrying to cut deals. One of the biggest ones is whether to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 23, 2016
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Rolling blackouts in the world's 5th largest economy

Is anyone besides me quite irritated that California is having rolling blackouts for the first time in 20 years. The California Independent System Operator ordered...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 18, 2020
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A judge will rule on ballot statement

Mayor Jerry Thorne will have some competition for re-election after all thanks to the last-minute candidacy of long-time council critic Julie Testa. Julie filed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2016
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A judge will rule on ballot statement

Mayor Jerry Thorne will have some competition for re-election after all thanks to the last-minute candidacy of long-time council critic Julie Testa. Julie filed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2016
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TIM TALK

Insights from The Mirador View

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out The Mirador View: Perspectives on the Tri-Valley: The Intersection of Talent & Technology. Compiled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2019
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Affordable housing singled out to continue

The updated shelter-in-place mandate from the Bay Area’s six health departments shuttered almost all of another industry—construction. Construction...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 9, 2020
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District elections will be problematic

As the city of San Ramon nears finishing the process of setting up districts for City Council elections, the Dublin school district has demonstrated just how troubling...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 13, 2019
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Obituaries strike close to home in this season.

In my season of life, reading obituaries has become personal. Earlier, it was reading about parents of friends from my youth who were passing. Now, it’s contemporaries. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 19, 2019
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Tough negotiations for teachers and management in Pleasanton

Public school districts are trying to walk a fine line this school year. Thanks to the state funding formula locked in by Proposition 98, districts are awash with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 2, 2021
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