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AROUND TOWN

Narum nominated for re-election to Pleasanton City Council

Pleasanton school board member Steve Maher joins City Councilwoman Kathy Narum to sign nomination papers as she seeks re-election to second four-year...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 21, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 26, 2018 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 447 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Emotional Affairs

What's the difference between an emotional affair and a physical affair? How do you know when you're having an emotional affair? Are they both affairs? What...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 21, 2018 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 2799 Views

TIM TALK

California's permanent drought is getting worse

The state water board dropped the proverbial other shoe last week when it announced plans to significantly increase water flows through the San Joaquin Delta, meaning...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 20, 2018 at 9:01 am | 8 comments | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plant With Purpose helping families to grow out of poverty

It's estimated that 800 million people suffer from hunger daily and 85% of them are subsistence farmers, living in rural areas of the world, totally dependent on...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2018 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 414 Views

TIM TALK

Families making $117k qualify for subsidized housing

The headline in the East Bay Times was stunning: “Low income is the Bay Area is $117,400.” That’s the updated number from the federal Dept. of Housing and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by direect, on Jul 14, 2018 at 2:56 am | 7 comments | 1514 Views

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Loving the month of July

July has been one of my favorite months for years. Not for the weather—October wins there—but because it was the one month that my bride never had to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2018 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 602 Views

AROUND TOWN

At 60 gallons an hour, I had quite a leak

If I ever needed better convincing to register for regular reports on how much water I’m using at home, an underground pipe leak (pictured) ...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by Linda Kelly, on Jul 5, 2018 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 539 Views

TIM TALK

Oakland schools: a textbook case of poor fiscal management

The Alameda County Grand Jury report on the Oakland school district demonstrates just how important leadership is—at both the senior staff and board level. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by Sandra, on Jul 4, 2018 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 808 Views

TIM TALK

California's permanent state of drought

Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature have declared a permanent state of drought in the Golden State. The governor signed two bills on May 31 that will limit household...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Peter MacDonald, on Jul 3, 2018 at 10:45 am | 6 comments | 1285 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day."

- Andre Maurois I’m not sure that a marriage needs to be rebuilt every day, but it does need to be built every day. Are you thinking, “I don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by MaceyConrad, on Jun 28, 2018 at 4:19 pm | 8 comments | 3001 Views

TIM TALK

Wrapping up a 100-year-old detective job

Retired Alameda County law enforcement officers completed an important two-year detective project when they dedicated the headstone on the previously unmarked grave...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by twinkals, on Jun 26, 2018 at 3:57 am | 4 comments | 2812 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More about UC-Urvine

Welcome to the third in a series of articles about the University of California system. For the sake of fairness, going alphabetically, the first article was all...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jun. 26, 2018
There are no comments yet. 714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore's Marchand, aka the mayor of Seville, seeks re-election

Livermore Mayor John Marchand (pictured) launched his bid for re-election before nearly 200 supporters at a crowded airplane hangar at the city's municipal...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Maria Y Garcia, on Jun 22, 2018 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1027 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: “True love is a decision between the head and the heart . . .

. . . Not just one or the other.” - Ines Johns I saw this in a novel I’m reading. I like it because we don’t live in the world completely...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2481 Views

TIM TALK

Some election thoughts

In the race for the 15th Congressional District, incumbent Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) cruised to an easy spot in the November run-off with 69 percent of the votes...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 15, 2018 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 1230 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Say Nice Things Behind Your Partner’s Back

Saying nice things about your beloved behind his/her back is another way of putting positive energy into your relationship. You can even tell her you did so, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 1, 2018
Last comment by JLN, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 2908 Views

TIM TALK

Denied BART extension may speed up rail progress

Five BART directors thumbed their collective noses at residents of Livermore last week when they voted not to move forward with the rail extension to Isabel Avenue...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jun 6, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views

TIM TALK

Dublin mayor suggests asking voters on Ikea

With citizens gathering recall signatures and an election looming in November, Dublin Mayor David Haubert had an interesting suggestion for his colleagues when they...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by MatthewWhite23, on Jun 6, 2018 at 7:33 am | 5 comments | 1373 Views

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Army association plays key role for active duty soldiers

When Johnathan Woodman returned home to Livermore in November 2017 after nine years of active duty in the Air Force, he faced tough times. He and his wife, Kayla,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Joy Montgomery, on Jun 2, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 963 Views

TIM TALK

Good news for this week of good news

During Holy Week, the timing is right to share a couple of stories. One of the great privileges of my life was to serve as the founding board chairman of Heart...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by Kellyleona, on Jun 1, 2018 at 10:53 pm | 5 comments | 1232 Views
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Couples: Wanting, Yet Missing One Another
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 685 views

Superintendent's new contract may portend difficult employee negotiations
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 465 views

Scott Raty bows out as CEO of Pleasanton Chamber
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 318 views

 

Nominations due by Sept. 17

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

Nomination form