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TIM TALK

Combining a recall effort with a council campaign?

Backers of the two recalls efforts in Dublin are in the final stretch of gathering signagtures, targeting early July to submit the petitions to the county registrar’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 19, 2018
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Hot election season expected in Dublin

The fall election season is shaping up to be an interesting one locally, particularly in Dublin where Dublin Citizens United can be expected to mount a serious challenge...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 17, 2018
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Tri-Valley grows as economic powerhouse

The Tri-Valley is growing as an economic powerhouse that compares with the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. The GDP for the valley is about $42 billion with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 19, 2018
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Pool service changes its business model

A Pleasanton institution will close this week when the Pleasanton Pool Center shutters its retail store on Sunol Boulevard. The building has housed a pool center...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 28, 2018
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An efficient government employee taking out the pests

After failing on several attempts to wipe out two yellowjacket nests (my bride was stung a few times), a friend from Contra Costa County mentioned she could not...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 11, 2018
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Dublin school trustees move ahead with new high school site

Tuesday was a big night for key decisions on growth in Dublin. The Dublin school board voted unanimously to purchase the 23.5-acre Promenade site in East Dublin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 27, 2018
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Tri-Valley and East Bay life sciences companies are flourishing

Life sciences companies were spotlighted last week when the East Bay Economic Development Alliance brought its fall membership meeting to the Rosewood Commons Conference...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 2, 2018
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Narum, Woerner win big in Pleasanton and Livermore

Pleasanton voters apparently split the ticket between the current direction of the city and a change. Incumbent Councilwoman Kathy Narum cruised to an easy re-election,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 8, 2018
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Leisure Sports of Pleasanton and the Bay Club come together

Pleasanton-based Leisure Sports, Inc., parent company of ClubSport, evolved into the next phase of its growth this month when it sold five clubs to The Bay Club....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 27, 2018
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Smart decision by college trustees to extend interim superintendent's contract

The Chabot Las Positas Community College trustees made a wise decision when they decided to extend the employment contract of interim Las Positas President Roanna...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 29, 2018
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Vericool gives second chances

Livermore-based start-up Vericool brings two goals to the marketplace: disrupting the thermal packaging industry while providing people who have been incarcerated...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 13, 2018
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The housing challenge facing California dims future prospects

Two major stories reported last week nicely layout the challenge California faces. After a nearly 20-year approval process, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 18, 2018
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Striving for innovation at Sutter Health

With health care costs continuing to increase and Obamacare facing an uncertain future, what’s clear is that health care providers need to continue to evolve and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 20, 2018
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New Donlon school is at least four years away

Pleasanton school district trustees reviewed potential financing options for the two schools on the Donlon Elementary School site this week, but any solution remains...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 17, 2019
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Dublin council should focus on East Dublin review

Dublin Mayor David Haubert likely knew that his concerns were heard when the city staff presented its long-awaited update on residential development across the city. Haubert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 22, 2019
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Castlewood board recommends sale to the Bay Club

Members of the Pleasanton's Castlewood Country Club will be voting next month on whether to sell the club and its two golf courses to the Bay Club. The club's...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 24, 2019
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Why an in-house interim chancellor makes sense for Chabot Las Positas district

There’s an underlying reason for the parade of interim chancellors in the Chabot Las Positas Community College District. Pension reform legislation signed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 7, 2019
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Disrupting the dog food business in Danville

When it comes to disruptive companies innovating in the Tri-Valley, it’s easy to think of technology firms or life science companies. How about firms breaking...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 9, 2019
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Haggerty's decision creates rare open seat on county board

Come January 2021, the Livermore Valley will have a new representative on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Scott Haggerty, who has represented...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 18, 2019
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Remaking Bishop Ranch Business Park into a mixed-use community

City Center at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon makes more sense than ever after Sunset Development Co. released plans to remake the business park into a mixed-use project. Since...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 10, 2019
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