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TIM TALK

District elections will be problematic

As the city of San Ramon nears finishing the process of setting up districts for City Council elections, the Dublin school district has demonstrated just how troubling...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 13, 2019
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TIM TALK

Time to make a budget deal

With the constitutional deadline for approving the budget looming Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democrat legislative leaders cut deals last weekend. The deadline...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by StaceyDorrance, on Jun 13, 2019 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 793 Views

TIM TALK

Take your kids to the Valley Children's Museum remodeled trailer

The Valley Children’s Museum took a major step forward last week when it re-opened its remodeled trailer in Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park. The organization plans...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Jun 12, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hart Middle School's popular music teacher retires

Dennis Aquilina (pictured), the band director at Hart Middle School, has retired, ending a 24-year-long career as a music teacher in Pleasanton schools. But...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 703 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The Up and Downside of AP Courses

Depending on how your particular school treats AP classes, an AP class can be worth a full grade higher than the regular track class (that’s how some students...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jen G., on Jun 6, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 3687 Views

TIM TALK

Insights from The Mirador View

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out The Mirador View: Perspectives on the Tri-Valley: The Intersection of Talent & Technology. Compiled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2019
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TIM TALK

Time for high-speed train plans to die

President Donald Trump and his administration may have bailed out taxpayers in California despite the bellows from Sacramento politicians. When the federal Federal...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 4, 2019 at 8:45 am | 28 comments | 1773 Views

TIM TALK

Diablo Country Club moves forward with $31 million renovation

At a time when many country clubs are struggling with shrinking membership, the Diablo Country Club membership has undertaken a $31 million investment in the Tri-Valley's...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

TIM TALK

More parking downtown must be in the plan

As the two-year process to update Pleasanton’s downtown plan nears its conclusion, naturally some key questions have arisen. The task force is scheduled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:24 pm | 3 comments | 1243 Views

DOING COLLEGE

College Options for the Artistic-Minded Student

For the artistic-minded student, there are several different types of schools to research in order to find the right academic fit and degree path. - Four-year...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Cheap web hosting, on Jun 2, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 18 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Task force updating Pleasanton downtown land use plans to hold final meeting tonight

The Downtown Specific Plan Update Task Force will hold its final meeting starting at 6:30 Tuesday night (May 28) in the City Council chamber at the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 27, 2019
Last comment by Tech News, on Jun 2, 2019 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 618 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The College Admissions Scam

The recent college admissions scandal that was revealed in a New York Times...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by kayliewalter, on Jun 1, 2019 at 1:53 am |
15 comments | 3093 Views

TIM TALK

Castlewood members voted for major clubhouse remodeling; Second vote looms

The future of the iconic Castlewood Country Club became a little bit clearer this month when the membership narrowly voted to proceed with remodeling the clubhouse...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Camille, on May 27, 2019 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Memorial Day services next to Senior Center Monday

Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance will be held starting at 11 a.m. Monday in the garden area just south of the Pleasanton Senior Center on...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 26, 2019
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COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: How to Stop an Argument

1. Close your mouth (really, it works! But read on . . . ). 2. Make the "T" for time-out signal with your hands. 3. Give your partner the benefit...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by MomOfTeen, on May 25, 2019 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 3369 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Existing Couples: Marriage Rules: Yours, Mine, or Ours?

Each of you has a set of rules that go with being in a committed relationship. I can guarantee that all your rules are not the same, although I hope that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Patreon, on May 21, 2019 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 4032 Views

TIM TALK

Take your kids to the Valley Children's Museum remodeled trailer

The Valley Children’s Museum took a major step forward last week when it re-opened its remodeled trailer in Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park. The organization plans...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Thanks

I was out ill for a week a while back, and needed minor surgery. I often remind clients to say thanks to their partner for all s/he does, and to share specific appreciation...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Coworker dating, on May 20, 2019 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 4430 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I smile, I laugh, and pretend I’m okay

I went to a memorial service for Andres Miranda, who almost made it to 20 years old. He died of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) after having been diagnosed at 4 months. The...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Coworker, on May 20, 2019 at 7:18 am | 2 comments | 4591 Views

TIM TALK

Newsom's Delta tunnel decision impacts the Livermore Valley

Gov. Gavin Newsom officially killed former governors Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger plan for twin tunnels under the Delta to export water to the Livermore...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by Wade, on May 19, 2019 at 10:55 pm | 3 comments | 1248 Views
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Nominations due by Sept. 16

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.

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