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TIM TALK

Narrowing a thoroughfare is a bad idea

City leaders in Dublin are considering a really bad idea. In an attempt to make the city more bicycle friendly, they are considering converting two car lanes to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 14732 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 14724 Views

TIM TALK

Remembering the good times of newspapers

News people from what can now be regarded as the golden age of newspapering in the Tri-Valley gathered last Saturday for a reunion. Most had worked for...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor John, on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:37 am | 2 comments | 14705 Views

TIM TALK

Federal bureaucracy stifling science in Livermore

The big science that has flourished for years at Lawrence Livermore National Lab is being strangled by stifling federal bureaucracy. That was the message delivered...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 14625 Views

TIM TALK

Tough new rules on water are necessary

Media reports abounded this week after the state water board established firm new regulations to put some teeth to its message that the state is locked in a drought...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hunt, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:48 am | 12 comments | 14579 Views

TIM TALK

Be patient with damaged citrus

Looking at my frost desiccated citrus trees, I called my friends at Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore to ask their advice about what to do. The direct answer: be...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Feb 4, 2014 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 14551 Views

TIM TALK

Friends of Livermore functions like a Super PAC

The national Super PACS (Political Action Groups) have nothing on the Friends of Livermore. The Livermore group has mastered going around the city’s strict...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 8, 2016 at 9:17 am | 6 comments | 14546 Views

TIM TALK

Democrats doubling down on climate change

Democrats in the Legislature are doubling down on California's already expansive and expensive efforts to curb global warming/climate change. Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Kennethtok, on Sep 2, 2017 at 10:08 am | 31 comments | 14477 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton-based company develops new COVID-19 test

Alexandra Valsamakis, the chief medical officer at Roche Molecular Solutions in Pleasanton, is justifiably proud of her team and colleagues who won FDA approval...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alli, on Mar 18, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 14443 Views

TIM TALK

What's wrong with California: Part II

Continuing the discussion of what's broken in California, a July 7th Wall Street Journal editorial called out just how expensive AB 32—the anti-global warming...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 12, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 2 comments | 14434 Views

TIM TALK

News and notes

Were you surprised that the Dept. of the Interior and the National Park Service released a survey results that touted the economic benefits of the national...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:48 am | 24 comments | 14376 Views

TIM TALK

Las Positas President looking for a new job

Las Positas College President Kevin Walthers is actively seeking a new position and on his way out at the Livermore college. That's the report posted by the Las...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by T-Vall123, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 14277 Views

TIM TALK

Thankful for life

This Thanksgiving morning I am particularly thankful for a group of foresighted Christian leaders here in the valley who came together 25 years ago to form the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 28, 2013
Last comment by Suzanna, on Dec 1, 2013 at 9:00 pm | 8 comments | 14253 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton's water use matches Las Vegas

Pleasanton water department staffers have received lots of feedback—that's greatly understating it—since the City Council established the policy that every...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Tom F WISHES he was up here in the Wood!, on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:53 am | 19 comments | 14243 Views

TIM TALK

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. 14236 Views

TIM TALK

45 mph or 55 mph on Stanley Boulevard...read on

When it came to the seemingly obscure subject of whether roads should be considered structures, the Pleasanton City Council was faced with a battle between neighborhoods...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 14231 Views

TIM TALK

BART employees at "work"

While riding BART into the city to check out a unique beer bar and store south of Market in San Francisco, we witnessed government in action. We were asked to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Sep 11, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 14176 Views

TIM TALK

Time for a rain dance

The continued freezing nights and warm afternoons are great for outdoor activities, but forget snuggling by the fireplace in this month of Spare the Air days. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 5 comments | 14162 Views

TIM TALK

Pete Stark is feeling some heat

Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark may be feeling the heat in the primary challenge from Dublin City Councilman Eric Swalwell in the newly drawn district lines for the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Casanova_Frankenstein, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 14137 Views

TIM TALK

What were some voters thinking or were they?

Barring a major surprise in the 13,300 ballots still to be counted, Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer will face off with Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla in the May...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 22 comments | 14127 Views
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