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TIM TALK

Football, French horns and film

Veteran ushers at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco may have been taken aback Wednesday evening when patrons wearing football jerseys and blue jeans stepped...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 4, 2016
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Audibles worked well at Super Bowl breakfast

Plenty of audibles were smoothly called Saturday morning at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel when Athletes in Action celebrated the Super Bowl 50 breakfast with the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 6, 2016
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Travelling to Iraq with Pastor Tim

Tim Barley is known around Valley Bible Church as the “pastor of disaster.” He has earned that nickname by being the person the church sends to challenging...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 16, 2016
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BART directors have a big sales job ahead

There are striking differences with transit use between Northern and Southern California. In the Bay Area, BART has been dealing with its aging trains and stations...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 18, 2016
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How's this for an engagement offer?

Dan Ashton spoke like anything but a grieving husband when he shared memories of his late wife, Barbara, at her memorial service last week. He started out by giving...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 1, 2016
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School board should heed advice from council members

City Council members offered school trustees some excellent advice at their meeting this week—be careful about putting a bond measure on the November ballot. Several...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 17, 2016
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More changes in place for daily newspapers

The struggle for what the future is of print/digital journalism has taken a couple of notable of weeks, both featuring Digital First, the parent company of the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 4, 2016
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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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