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TIM TALK

Good call by Livermore Downtown

Twenty-seven years ago, the fledgling Livermore Downtown association launched its Wine and Honey Festival on First Street. Traditionally, it has been staged the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton’s new Asian-focused shopping center set for summer opening

As stores, restaurants and offices prepare to open in Pleasanton’s new Pacific Pearl Shopping Center, college art major Madison Forseth (left...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Karl, on Apr 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 1462 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

Help beautiful Beatrice the bulldog put neglected days behind her

We received a press release from Valley Humane Society asking for help to for a beautiful bulldog named Beatrice. "With most rescued animals,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Deborah, on Apr 24, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 901 Views

TIM TALK

"More Good Mary" is blessed in Pleasanton

I checked in with Mary Latham (More Good Today) over breakfast downtown on Saturday as she was starting her third day in Pleasanton. She was featured in an article...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by hghjhjk, on Apr 24, 2018 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 953 Views

AROUND TOWN

U.S. Energy Department OK’s plan to develop $600-million supercomputer system for Livermore Lab

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has agreed to plans to develop two new exascale supercomputers at a cost of up to $600 million each. Scheduled to be deployed...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 15, 2018
Last comment by Buenos Días, on Apr 23, 2018 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1042 Views

DOING COLLEGE

What Exactly Is A “Meaningful” Summer Experience for Your High School Student?

On both the Common Application, the University of California application...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by henry99, on Apr 21, 2018 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1761 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”

‘Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by ElaineB, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley pays tribute to Dr. King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been proud of the Tri-Valley community that packed the ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jan. 22 for the 18th annual...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by macys insite, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:08 am | 7 comments | 867 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 Himanshu321, on Apr 17, 2018 at 2:49 am | 3 comments | 749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services at 2 p.m. today for Terri Carlson, Milfleur owner

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today for Terri Carlson (pictured), a longtime Pleasanton businesswoman and owner of Milfleur, a unique home...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services tomorrow for Terri Carlson, Milfleur owner

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday for Terri Carlson (pictured), a longtime Pleasanton businesswoman and owner of Milfleur, a unique...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 407 Views

TIM TALK

Innovation flourishing in Tri-Valley

Attending the third annual Game Changer Awards at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, I was struck by the amazing diversity of business enterprises in the Tri-Valley. Presenti...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Corruption in the Balance?

Item: per the NYTimes report of Press Secretary Sara Sanders, on the White House view of EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt: “Ms. Sanders said that Mr. Pruitt’s...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Apr 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm | 67 comments | 1877 Views

TIM TALK

Learning life's true priorities

For the first part of his career, Kirk Perry thought he was a self-made man. Speaking to the men of the Community Presbyterian Church in Danville before Easter,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by Muttertag Wünsche, on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:41 am | 4 comments | 704 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Art Project du jour

With no intent or likelihood of horning-in on the Art Space blog of Messrs. Barry and Carmel, I invite your critique of the following work: "Please...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 7, 2018 at 9:14 am | 112 comments | 2187 Views

TIM TALK

The Pleasanton way: making the simple complicated

Trying to do something that seems simple with the city of Pleasanton invariably seems to turn into a complicated mess. Take the Kay Hatsushi family and their...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by laura Mc, on Apr 3, 2018 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christians celebrate Jesus’ resurrection in local churches on Easter Sunday

Churches throughout the Tri-Valley will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus at Easter services Sunday. “Many people know in their head about...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Easter egg hunt, Easter vigils set for today, Holy Saturday

Today is Holy Saturday, a day in the Christian faith falls between Good Friday and Easter. It commemorates the day when Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lynnewood pastor says Easter is more than eggs and bunnies

Easter is obviously an important Christian holiday, the culmination of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the celebration of the most important event in Christianity. So...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 28, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 499 Views

TIM TALK

Did district give invitation to future student walkouts?

Students in Pleasanton joined students across the nation last Wednesday in a demonstration concerning the school tragedy in Parkland, Florida. Whether it was...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2018 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 1420 Views
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Couples: Do you Really Agree or are you Afraid of not Agreeing?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 561 views

Castlewood may consider selling Valley course for development
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 445 views

 

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