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RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Brand, Spanking New Year’s Poll

As we embark on a bright, fresh new year, unsullied by grossly inflated presidential references to personal anatomies – rats, too late for that now – I...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:12 am | 15 comments | 1033 Views

TIM TALK

Frustration grows in Dublin

Frustration levels are running high for some Dublin residents driven by over-crowded schools that they believe are exacerbated by continuing residential growth. Dubliners...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by Silas, on Jan 4, 2018 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 1940 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

Office romances: Are we a little more hesitant now?

Possible story about Office Romance and if it's on the decline. About 15% of couples meet at work (Pew Research, 2016). In the post-Harvey Weinstein (et. al)...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 3, 2018 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reducing the traffic jam in batteries

Research at Sandia National Laboratories has identified a major obstacle to advancing solid-state lithium-ion battery performance in small electronics: the flow...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 25, 2017
Last comment by james564, on Jan 1, 2018 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 712 Views

TIM TALK

Housing advocates push for more

One of the most significant developments of 2017 may well be the birth of groups led by millennials advocating for housing. For decades, the Bay Area and California...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Animated Video Company, on Dec 31, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news on the Weekly's Holiday Fund

The good news is that as of Friday, we have passed the $55,000 mark in contributions to the Pleasanton Weekly's 2017 Holiday Fund. That's a welcome...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today could be busiest day of year for Stoneridge Mall

Today, the last Saturday before Christmas, is projected to be the busiest shopping day of the year with many shoppers heading out to make last-minute...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 23, 2017
Last comment by kocilupah, on Dec 29, 2017 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 747 Views

TIM TALK

Sunday delivery anyone?

Does it strike you as odd that the only delivery trucks you see on the road on Sundays are the U.S. Postal Service. Of course, they’re not delivering the mail....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Dec 27, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 1114 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More About UC-Berkeley

Many schools are compared to Harvard, among them the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley), fondly known as, “Cal.” The first institution of...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Tom T, on Dec 27, 2017 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Some thoughts on the Shiny New Tax Bill

o This bill carries a whiff of desperation. It's the dog's breakfast, simplifying nothing, passed with no hearings or opportunity for debate or any outreach...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 27, 2017 at 7:19 am | 58 comments | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary Club serves early Christmas dinners to 220 Pleasanton seniors

I had the privilege of serving a turkey dinner with all the trimmings to Eppie Baeta (left) and Lucille Murillo at the Rotary Club of Pleasanton's...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 24, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 3 comments | 569 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

"Merry Christmas!" Or not? How about nativity scenes on public land?

Do you find the "Merry Christmas!" greeting inappropriate or offensive? What about nativity scenes on public land? If you believe these are not appropriate,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by MarryJy, on Dec 23, 2017 at 2:53 am | 11 comments | 1305 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Relationship Reset

Jen Elmquist, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist has written a book called Relationship Reset. It’s one of the best relationship books I’ve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: 'Tis the weekend for record crowds at Stoneridge Mall

Tomorrow, the last Saturday before Christmas, is projected to be the busiest shopping day of the year with many shoppers heading out to make last-minute purchases...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 498 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I need your help: Tips for Couples Traveling Together

Hey Readers, What are your three tips for traveling together as a couple? Please provide practical as well as emotional tips. For example, how do you two handle...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 2861 Views

TIM TALK

Moms are thankful school is in session this week

Thinking back to my childhood days, this is a week that my mother would have celebrated that we were in school instead of on vacation. Imagine dealing with four...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 739 Views

TIM TALK

Supervisors shopping another sales tax increase

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is shopping around another potential increase in the county sales tax. Supervisor Nate Miley and his team held a “listening”...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 2968 Views

TIM TALK

580/680 interchange changed valley forever

Fifty years ago this month, the key freeway link for the Tri-Valley was completed when Interstate 680 opened between Pleasanton and Mission San Jose. The I-680/I-580...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by sufowot, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:42 am | 1 comment | 1610 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Young Girl, The Roy Moore Story

Note: I didn't really intend two consecutive song parodies, but Sue was playing Oldies yesterday, and the Union Gap's ode to pedophilia came on the box....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 17, 2017 at 11:32 am | 86 comments | 1750 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Do These for 80% Chance of Divorce

Dr. John Gottman who runs the Love Lab in Seattle has done multi-decade research on couples. He can predict the couples who have an 80% chance of divorce based the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 3076 Views
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Couples: Engaged on Valentine’s Day! Topics to Discuss
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 5,751 views

Great rankings for Pleasanton high schools
By pleasantonweekly.com | 39 comments | 1,026 views

Livermore veteran, 96, has reason to be proud
By Jeb Bing | 2 comments | 589 views