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TIM TALK

Comparing new valley superintendents

Three Tri-Valley school districts will have new superintendents by the time school starts in August. Pleasanton school trustees already have made their choice,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 5, 2016
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Intriguing plans for the Beyer Ranch in Livermore wine country

Pleasanton vintner and commercial property owner Mike Callahan has been working for three years to give the growing Livermore Valley wine industry a major shot in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 2, 2016
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Miley's easy win ties to his habit of showing up

Pleasanton elected officials and community leaders did not know what to expect when the Alameda County Board of Supervisors redrew the district boundaries and moved...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 16, 2016
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In-and-Out, Big Macs and budgets

Wonder why McDonald’s has re-organized to try and spark sales (it has been working nationally). We stopped for fast food in Salinas last Saturday at 7 p.m....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 7, 2016
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Tiger planning to join Phil at Silverado

The big news on the golf front today is that Tiger Woods is planning to return to professional golf and announced he will be playing the Safewaty Open at Silverado...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 6, 2016
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Friends of Livermore has a new foe

The Friends of Livermore political action group celebrated big time after last week’s election when the candidates it backed financially and publicly won easily. Bob...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 17, 2016
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Family and football traditions

Thanksgiving Day brings back many memories including the football games and the just completed Big Game. This season, which includes my parents’ wedding anniversary,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 24, 2016
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Zone 7 water rate increase sparks protest

The Pleasanton City Council got quite an earful from three residents last week on a consent calendar item that was favorable to residents’ wallets. Three...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 13, 2016
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Swalwell appointed to key Democrat committee role

Pleasanton’s Congressman Eric Swalwell demonstrates the adage that you become like the people you hang around. During his first term he connected with San...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 15, 2016
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This is perfect week to be away

When my wife was teaching at Amador Valley High, this was my favorite Christmas holiday schedule. Work right up until Christmas and then have the entire week after...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 3, 2017
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ValleyCare closes Livermore thrift store

ValleyCare shuttered its decades-old thrift store operation in December because it was costing the hospital about $200,000 per year to operate the all-volunteer...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 17, 2017
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A year of change at important non-profits

The last year has seen major transitions in a few key Tri-Valley non-profits. The latest two were Senior Support of the Tri-Valley and Open Heart Kitchen. At Senior...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 26, 2017
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The state water board missed the mark

The state water board has egg—or should I say mud—all over its collective face. Earlier this month, board members refused to lift the drought restrictions...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 21, 2017
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An estate for dog lovers

Very wealthy lovers of dogs have the opportunity to purchase an amazing dog-friendly Alamo estate and help other dogs as well. Workday founder Dave Duffield, a...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 23, 2017
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Frustrated local officials push BART

Mayor Jerry Thorne and other Tri-Valley elected officials have grown increasingly frustrated with the slow pace of BART’s efforts to extend lines to Livermore. As...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 16, 2017
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A different perspective on Spotorno Ranch development

After my recent column on the development proposal for the Spotorno Ranch near the Callippe Preserve Golf Course, I had the opportunity visit with a couple of people. Speaking...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 18, 2017
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll

San Ramon Mayor Bill Clarkson touted a recent report by the web site “smartasset” that ranked San Ramon as the best city to live in in California. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 20, 2017
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Challenges for retailers are reflected in Pleasanton's revenues

Pleasanton officials are starting to sound the alarm about the effects of online shopping plus regional competition on the city’s sales tax revenue. Mayor...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 29, 2017
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Miserable Mondays

What to make out of the last two Mondays. We wake up a week ago to a massacre in Las Vegas with a demented gunman mowing down hundreds of people from a luxury hotel...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 10, 2017
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Dr. Bill laid great foundation for Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton lost an educational leader who played a key role in shaping the unified school district that is celebrated today when Dr. Bill James passed away earlier...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Oct. 24, 2017
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