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TIM TALK

Mass vote-by-mail invitation to problems

There’s been justifiable concern about mass voting by mail in many states, including California. We have been permanent vote-by-mail people since Alameda County...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Magnus Back, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 490 Views

TIM TALK

Pivoting and piloting science programs to serve students and families

When Caleb Cheung and the board of the Quest Science Center in Livermore mapped out a plan for 2020, it was full of pilot programs. And that was before the pandemic. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by LaraGencins, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1745 Views

TIM TALK

Retailers face challenging holiday season

Law firm Hoge Fenton put together a virtual panel on Tri-Valley retail last week featuring the economic development officers from the five communities that was moderated...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 508 Views

TIM TALK

Goodness Village coming to Crosswinds Church in Livermore

Come January, people experiencing homelessness in the Livermore Valley will have a new option. Crosswinds Church has partnered with HomeAid Northern...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Rosemary Martelli, on Sep 18, 2020 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1548 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Grad School: Considerations for College Students

People attend grad school for a variety of reasons. Whether you are pursuing a subject you love, seeking to advance your career, or trying something new for the...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by Lissa, on Sep 16, 2020 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 2091 Views

TIM TALK

San Ramon approves transformative plan for Bishop Ranch

Following the lead of the Planning Commission, the San Ramon City Council unanimously upheld the approval of the CityWalk Master Plan that will transform Bishop...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1323 Views

TIM TALK

Workday walks away and 10x Genomics scoops up mall site

The pandemic already has shifted the real estate situation around Stoneridge Shopping Center. The last several months have shown that tech employees can effectively...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Vmeca, on Sep 15, 2020 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 3582 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Plant an Expectation, Reap a Disappointment"

What does this old adage mean for a relationship? We already have the myth that we can't ask our partner to change (although we can if it is to better the relationship...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Manuela, on Sep 11, 2020 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2205 Views

TIM TALK

Innovative companies flourish in the Tri-Valley

The more I learn about the booming innovation economy here in the Tri-Valley, the more impressed I am and more interested in doing all we can to enhance it. You’ve...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 10, 2020
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 10, 2020 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1645 Views

TIM TALK

Next Step pivots quickly again

2020 has been a year of pivots for non-profit groups, many which rely on major fundraisers to support their programs. These events in the Tri-Valley have largely...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 773 Views

TIM TALK

Solos Health Analytics moves at warp speed

Start-ups are known for moving quickly, but Solos Health Analytics may be setting the all-time standard. When Pleasanton tech executive Mark Lewis went to buy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2020
Last comment by Margo, on Sep 4, 2020 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1677 Views

TIM TALK

Sales tax increases head for November ballot

Last week, supervisors in Alameda and Contra Costa counties decided to give the public a choice about whether to raise taxes. Both boards, with only Danville...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by diy, on Sep 4, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 3243 Views

TIM TALK

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
Last comment by Jake V, on Sep 4, 2020 at 1:16 am | 20 comments | 1641 Views

TIM TALK

All is quiet at Camp Arroyo this summer

Typically, during the last week of August, the team at The Taylor Family Foundation would be scrambling to prepare for its annual huge fundraiser, Day in the Park. This...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Affordable Nursing Writing Services, on Sep 3, 2020 at 5:26 am | 3 comments | 1162 Views

TIM TALK

Hopyard Road start-up announces potentially unlimited clean energy

Pleasanton-based NDB, Inc. today announced what could be a game-changing advance in battery technology—a battery powered by Carbon-14 with up to a 28,000-year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 30, 2020 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 3339 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: “Hold Me Tight” by Dr. Sue Johnson

Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy is closely aligned with my training in couples counseling. Sue provides a well-researched theoretical framework...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 21, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

The English Rose is closing for good

Downtown Pleasanton will lose an institution this month when the English Rose Tea Room and Gifts will close for good. Owner Lisa Binzoni closed her cozy shop...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Cohoaxhannity, on Aug 20, 2020 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I’ve Been Diagnosed with Essential Tremor (ET)

According to the Mayo Clinic: “Essential tremor is a nervous system (neurological) disorder that causes involuntary and rhythmic shaking. It can affect almost...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Cynthia DeLand, on Aug 19, 2020 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 4885 Views

TIM TALK

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
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Will any plan work for key Dublin parcels?

Earlier this summer, the Dublin City Council soundly rejected the latest proposal for the largest plot of undeveloped land in the city—the vacant lots east...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Ndna Jnz, on Aug 14, 2020 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views
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