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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton spearheading recycling education effort

Pleasanton is playing a big role in encouraging recycling across America thanks to Jill Buck (pictured), who in 2002 wrote the Go Green Initiative...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 16, 2018 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 767 Views

AROUND TOWN

New pastor takes pulpit Sunday at Our Savior Lutheran

Our Savior Lutheran Ministries, a Missouri Synod Lutheran church that serves Livermore and Pleasanton, and the church where I am a member, has named the Rev. Dr....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by pondi, on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 1052 Views

TIM TALK

Health care cost measure is a mess in Livermore

Livermore voters will face an initiative on the Nov. 6 ballot that simply should not be decided by voters. Measure U asks voters give the city the authority to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by komal , on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:38 pm | 11 comments | 6065 Views

TIM TALK

Rosendin Electric has carved out specialized niche

Rosendin Electric is a familiar brand on major construction sites in the Bay Area. The company has been led since 1992 by Danville resident Tom Sorley. During...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by komal kita, on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

TIM TALK

School trustee were wise to take it slow on another bond

Pleasanton school district staff has been working with consultants to plan for another bond issue potentially in two years. Fortunately, a majority of school trustees...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by komal kita, on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:08 pm | 2 comments | 866 Views

TIM TALK

Booming job growth means congestion on roadways

Reading the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s annual report on the most congested roads, a couple of things struck me. Knowing first-hand how awful it...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 938 Views

TIM TALK

Planning Commission denies AT Dublin proposal

Proponents of AT Dublin, the mixed-use lifestyle retail center on Tassajara Road, took a big step toward quelling potential opposition by cutting a key deal with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 30, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1137 Views

TIM TALK

Lame-duck Dublin council poised to make IKEA decision

The decision on the giant IKEA lifestyle retail center in Dublin likely will be made next month after the Nov. 6 election. Last week, the Dublin City Council held...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1445 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: A Relationship Test . . .

. . . try riding a tandem bicycle with your partner. My husband and I got a tandem over the weekend. We test drove it in a parking lot. Within 30 seconds it was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by menlo mom, on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 3088 Views

TIM TALK

Bringing great burgers to downtown Pleasanton

When Todd Utikal and his wife celebrated milestones at Skip Hinsley's Girasole restaurant, he never imagined that years later they would be business partners in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1599 Views

TIM TALK

Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up

The Friends of Livermore just made this fall's election season even more interesting. When the Livermore City Council approved the downtown plan this month, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by change ringtone, on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 2669 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel prepares product launch

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel is breaking new ground in the home surveillance industry and, like many other innovative solutions, hopes to completely disrupt it. Home...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1432 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 4402 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

A fish out of water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-IkWpm7TS0 (safe for work) ==I Self-referential Blogger note: It’s been a while – all those tribal drumbeats. Your...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 7, 2018 at 11:28 am | 70 comments | 2055 Views

TIM TALK

Chamber's community vision sets road map for policy advocacy

When retiring Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce CEO Scott Raty reflects on his most recent tenure here, he quickly points to the community vision that the chamber has...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by Robert parker, on Oct 4, 2018 at 5:01 am | 8 comments | 1510 Views

TIM TALK

Blurring the rights of citizenship

The Democrat party’s embrace of illegal aliens continues to grow. Consider a bill passed by the Legislature that would allow illegal immigrants to serve in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by MATILDE12, on Sep 29, 2018 at 4:17 am | 12 comments | 1357 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 kellyydv23, on Sep 27, 2018 at 11:05 pm | 12 comments | 2225 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 raj, on Sep 27, 2018 at 11:02 pm | 4 comments | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supporters endorse Thorne for re-election as mayor

Chris Miller (left in picture) joined Mayor Jerry Thorne Monday to sign nomination papers for the mayor, who is seeking re-election to his fourth (and...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by sunny, on Sep 27, 2018 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 838 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)

I usually stay away from gender generalization because people are unique; additionally, gender-based comments are not useful to men or women. But in the case of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 27, 2018 at 2:38 am | 2 comments | 3618 Views
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