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TIM TALK

Did Urban Shield make a difference?

Retired Alameda County Sheriff’s Lt. Jim Knudsen added a real life perspective to the Board of Supervisors’ decision to end the Urban Shield anti-terrorist...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 17, 2019
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TIM TALK

10x Genomics stock soars with initial public offering

10x Genomics stock soars with public offering When its initial public offering hit Wall Street last week, 10x Genomics stock (TXG) soared on the Nasdaq. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 19, 2019
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TIM TALK

Opinions freely expressed at Regional Summit Monday

Speakers at the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group’s Regional Summit Monday spared few punches in sharing their opinions. Yes, the economy in the Bay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 26, 2019
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TIM TALK

Striving to support children in foster care

Valerie Crane knows first-hand the challenges of serving foster children and their families. She serves as the executive director of Help One Child that has...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2125 Views

TIM TALK

Obituaries strike close to home in this season.

In my season of life, reading obituaries has become personal. Earlier, it was reading about parents of friends from my youth who were passing. Now, it’s contemporaries. Tha...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 19, 2019
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TIM TALK

Taking tech jobs to Main Street in the suburbs

Doug Ludlow and his MainStreet start-up want to move skilled people out of the Bay Area. As they launched last week, they grabbed attention by offering to pay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 21, 2019
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TIM TALK

Castlewood Country Club moves ahead to recreate the club

2019 was a year of decisions for Castlewood Country Club members. Now 2020 will be a year of action as the club moves forward on its plans for remodeling the clubhouse...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 19, 2019
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TIM TALK

Stepping up to meet the challenge of people who are homeless

Thanks to the good work of six homebuilders and two churches, working homeless people will have a place to live in Hayward next spring. The builders, working...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 24, 2019
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TIM TALK

Finishing strong in Dublin

If you stopped by the city manager’s office at Dublin City Hall Monday you would have found Chris Foss at his desk on his final day in that chair. Instead...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 31, 2019
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TIM TALK

Developing a vision for the Tri-Valley in 2040

Community leaders from the public and private sectors have launched a process to develop a unified vision for the Tri-Valley area in 2040. The vision was recommended...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 9, 2020
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TIM TALK

Cancer center chaplain provides emotional support for patients

One of the tragic but necessary changes in the health care system has been the ban on visitors in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 7, 2020
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PRESSING ISSUES

New column answers readers' questions

Newsflash! We are living in an ever-changing, evolving media climate. How we get our news, when we get our news and who provides our news has morphed into something...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Jul. 1, 2007
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PRESSING ISSUES

Videos from Pleasanton Mayoral and Council Candidate forums

Here are the YouTube links to the videos we took at the forums Monday, Sept. 19. They are not professional. You will more than likely need to adjust the volume...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Sep. 28, 2016
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PRESSING ISSUES

Being thankful, regardless

Something horrendous has happened every single week for the past few months. Dozens of people were murdered at a concert. Children and their parents were gunned...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 22, 2017
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

Dear cool people...

This is a message from your friendly neighborhood Laughter Police: don't worry about whether or not you're one of the 'cool kids.' Chances are you're having more...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 30, 2013
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

What I thought when I saw the preview for 'The Smurfs 2'

If Quentin Tarantino had directed "The Smurfs 2" it would have gone something like this... ...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jun. 19, 2013
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

The horrifying truth

Mondays. The jarring beginning of the work week, the guillotine-like cut off of the weekend. The day that I seem to have forgotten everything I once knew about routines,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 5, 2013
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

Insert 'Jaws' theme song here

This week is a special week. Not because school looms on the horizon, not because of the panicked scramble for on sale pencils and notebooks. This is Shark Week....

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 6, 2013
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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

Hefty holidays

I'm dreaming of a thin Christmas. A holiday season where I don't compulsively eat twelve ginger snaps at one time, where I can put down the fourth York mint patty,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 9711 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Taking Leave of GRAS

The FDA has proposed to ban trans-fat in food – is it overdue reform or the nanny state ruining our gustatory fun? The Food and Drug Administration is the...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 8, 2013
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