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RAUCOUS CAUCUS

A message for all ...

I saw "The Electric Horseman" recently (enjoyed it!). I was reminded of this gorgeous cut Hand's on the Wheel from Willie Nelson's magnificent...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 25, 2019
Last comment by Henry Archer, on Jan 3, 2020 at 4:36 am | 4 comments | 4921 Views

TIM TALK

Election season is heating up

The holidays may be over and 2020 is here, but there’s little slacking in the election campaigns. Democratic presidential candidates spent the holidays...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jan 2, 2020 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 2845 Views

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Putting a positive spin on bad news

You’ve got to give Joe D’Alessandro credit for trying to make lemonade out of a bad lemon situation. Responding to news that Oracle moved its annual...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 1, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 5 comments | 2306 Views

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Time for school district to ask what if?

The Pleasanton school board, at its final 2019 meeting, heard a report of the options the city is considering to add a second left-turn lane at Bernal Avenue and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1706 Views

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Safe Spaces documents scary trend

If you are concerned about freedom in speech in America, you should check out Safe Spaces, a documentary featuring conservative commentators Adam Carolla and Dennis...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Dec 17, 2019 at 5:44 am | 4 comments | 1834 Views

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Dublin leaders position the city to develop a downtown

Since its incorporation in 1981, Dublin leaders have relied on private enterprise to shape the city. Dublin developed its core, with all of the big box stores,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Kjgamble, on Dec 11, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 2917 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Differentiating Grief from Clinical Depression

Grief is applicable regardless of the type of loss you have been through; a death, a divorce, a job loss, etc.   When symptoms of grieving persist as defined...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by wilson, on Dec 10, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 6701 Views

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Could new quarry operations threaten PG&E gas pipeline on Isabel Avenue?

Geo-technical engineer Frank Berlogar has built a well-deserved reputation as a conservative, thoughtful professional over his more than 50-year career here in the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mike H., on Dec 5, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2534 Views

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Radical generosity can change lives

When Kirk Perry looks back at his life, he notes turning points provided by people showing radical generosity. Growing up very poor in the mid-West (his parents...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 28, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 1, 2019 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 1650 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: 10 Tips for the Holidays

These holiday tips are not rocket science. Nonetheless, they are important reminders for good self-care and pacing through the holidays. 1. Make a list of your...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 29, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4845 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. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

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Seeing God move supernaturally in Brazil

This week I returned from Brazil and the third healing mission trip I’ve had the privilege of joining with Bill Dew from San Diego. Bill and his late wife...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by David, on Nov 18, 2019 at 8:36 pm | 32 comments | 2224 Views

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Jammed BART trains demand innovative thinking moving forward

Riding BART to San Francisco International Airport recently at peak commute hours, I have a new appreciation for some anecdotes I have been told about. Boarding...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Nov 16, 2019 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

After falling at airport, Chris Miller finds stepping back from civic duties a tough start

Chris Miller, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army who served in Vietnam and for decades boosted veterans’ awareness programs in Pleasanton – even backing...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 74 Views

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Talking traffic with Mike Tassano

Listening to Pleasanton traffic engineer Mike Tassano speak about his world invariably teaches me something. Earlier this year, Mike addressed a retired group...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Barry, on Nov 8, 2019 at 11:28 pm | 4 comments | 2156 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Coupes: "I Don't Want to Say This to My Partner . . ."

I hear this phrase from clients on a regular basis. You don't want to say the hard things out loud. There are a number of reasons for this: I can't not know...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by aaronpressure, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 5395 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Three Top Tips for a Tip Top Couple

Three Top Tips for a Tip Top Couple 1. Be a couple first and parents a close second. A husband once told me that his wife had gone from being a babe to having...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Easy Food Handlers, on Nov 5, 2019 at 1:36 am | 1 comment | 6285 Views

TIM TALK

Once a Realtor...

Real estate always has been a family affair for Janet Cristiano of Pleasanton. She’s one of the longest serving real estate brokers in the Livermore Valley,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Sam Guerrera, on Nov 2, 2019 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2161 Views

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Rounding up thoughts between planned outages

Earlier this month, I received a routine promotional email from the Dublin Ranch Golf Course that seemingly contained good news—lower rates. Perry Lee,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Nov 2, 2019 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2028 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Our Own Artsy California System: A Few of the Many Visual and Performing Arts Programs in the UC System

You don’t need to leave California to get a great education in the arts—and you don’t need to spend big bucks to become noticed for your art. The...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 29, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 3812 Views
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