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TIM TALK

The takeout math just doesn't work for restaurants

The county health departments’ shelter in place orders on March 9 caught many, many people by surprise. With the hospitality and transportation industries already...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by BobB, 7 hours ago | 23 comments | 2849 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The first few seconds after awakening; before I remember the virus

In the first few seconds after awakening, I am taking in the morning. The sun shining. My dog's little noises. My breath. Stretching and rolling my shoulders. Then...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

Post Random Acts of Kindness

A crisis of this magnitude can bring out the worst in people. If you have been in a grocery store recently you might have witnessed individuals grabbing every...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Mar. 19, 2020
Last comment by karanbox, on Mar 27, 2020 at 6:42 am | 9 comments | 1717 Views

TIM TALK

Coronavirus puts politics on hold

The coronavirus is so dominating the news that anything else is an after-thought at most. So, it was last week when former vice-president Joe Biden moved closer...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 25, 2020 at 9:35 pm | 5 comments | 950 Views

TIM TALK

The coronavirus becomes personal

The coronavirus and my view of how to deal with it continues to evolve as I appreciate more fully how challenging the situation is today. Last Sunday, when Gov....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 19, 2020
Last comment by Randy, on Mar 25, 2020 at 4:07 am | 7 comments | 2125 Views

TIM TALK

Tri-Valley City Serve on the move in 2020

City Serve of the Tri-Valley is anticipating major upgrades to its services this year. CEO Christine Beitsch-Bahmani, who came on board last summer, outlined...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by leinapetrick, on Mar 25, 2020 at 12:11 am | 4 comments | 1667 Views

TIM TALK

Four men pass who left imprints on the valley

The Independent edition last week sadly contained obituaries of four people who played key roles in the valley and the city of Livermore over many years. Topping...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 3, 2020
Last comment by leinapetrick, on Mar 25, 2020 at 12:10 am | 8 comments | 1683 Views

TIM TALK

Two key water studies launched this month

Two major studies that directly effect the quality and cost of the Tri-Valley’s drinking water got underway this month. In Sacramento, the Newsom Administration...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by drywalldenver, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:57 am | 11 comments | 1980 Views

TIM TALK

Big money pouring into Livermore referendums

Three Livermore residents who have largely bankrolled the Friends of Livermore political activities for the last decade are playing the same role in the two ballot...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Sares Dustan, on Mar 22, 2020 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 3268 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More About University of California-Merced

Located near Yosemite National Park in the San Joaquin Valley, two hours from San Francisco, UC-Merced is the smallest and newest campus in the University of California...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by jamie anderson, on Mar 21, 2020 at 1:54 am | 20 comments | 4800 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and Premarital: Shelter, Harbor . . .

. . . cover, defend, guard, protect, screen, shield, ward . . These are synonyms for shelter. But what if you feel stuck in the house with your partner and your...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2935 Views

TIM TALK

Coronavirus shakes up Bay Area events

Concerns about the spread of the coronavirus reached into the Livermore Valley this week when Dublin officials decided to cancel the city’s annual St. Patrick’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 10, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 18, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 5 comments | 1793 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 | 8804 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Median Joe, on Mar 16, 2020 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 9280 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Not every ostrich …

A few thoughts on community and covid-19 … who buries his head in the sand – nor every human who parks his skull in a similarly dark...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 14, 2020
Last comment by pope john, on Mar 15, 2020 at 3:32 pm | 14 comments | 1844 Views

TIM TALK

Coronavirus strikes home across America and in the valley

The coronavirus just became real for Americans. Previously, it had touched some areas, including the Bay Area and the Seattle area, but the impact wasn’t...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2020 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1529 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the same page...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Supporting your Beloved Partner in Corona Virus Times

It’s possible you each have different thoughts and feelings about the Corona virus and the safety of your family and each other. Maybe you’re on the same page...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Voters cling to their checkbooks

Voters were holding their wallets tight when they went to the polls over the past month in the primary election. Early voters learned a hard lesson when the Democrat...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 9, 2020 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 2352 Views
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The takeout math just doesn't work for restaurants
By Tim Hunt | 23 comments | 2,849 views

The Impact of COVID-19 on Our High School Juniors and Seniors
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 2,134 views

The first few seconds after awakening; before I remember the virus
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,045 views