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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 | 3108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chabad holding Jewish high holy days services at new Pleasanton center

When Rabbi Raleigh Resnick (pictured above) blows the Shofar Friday night during Yom Kippur services, he and the community Chabad he leads will be...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by jenniferbrownz, on Dec 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm | 13 comments | 2132 Views

TIM TALK

Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians

Many years ago, while traveling, we identified two places that we might consider moving to: Healdsburg in the Sonoma County wine country and Central Oregon—Bend,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by marthawilson710, on Dec 12, 2017 at 3:04 am | 8 comments | 1719 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Denied College Admission? Should You Appeal?

Paul was denied admission to a private college that he, his parents, and high school counselor all had agreed matched his interests and academic profile. The question...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Marisa, on Dec 11, 2017 at 3:37 am | 2 comments | 1415 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Sometimes, they just write themselves.

With apologies to Gene Vincent, as The Prez breaks into song: ==I Fewer friends out in the West Wing, To...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 102 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund donations help 14,000 gain health care

Axis Community Health is sole provider of medical services for area’s low income, uninsured. Pictured is Dr. Upama Barua assisting an Axis...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2017 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 797 Views

TIM TALK

Time to defeat a bad bill on bridge tolls

It’s unusual to see a federal official weigh in on actions being taken in Sacramento, but Congressman Mark DeSaulnier felt compelled to do exactly that as the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2017 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 1477 Views

TIM TALK

Hurricanes and drought touch home

One of the great blessings of my life has been getting to know people in Kenya and Swaziland through my mission work with Heart for Africa. And through connections...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by aprilrussell, on Dec 7, 2017 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1316 Views

TIM TALK

Gas tax increase is one of many tax hikes

In case you didn’t notice, the Legislature’s increase on the gas tax hit your wallet on Nov. 1. The effective date just happened to coincide with the shift...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by somon, on Nov 30, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 1390 Views

TIM TALK

A tale of two creeks

Pleasanton residents living along creeks should have taken notice of an action taken by the San Ramon City Council. The city had been trying to sell the former...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by raychin, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1180 Views

TIM TALK

Costco plan moves ahead as expected

As was expected, the Pleasanton City Council moved the Costco project forward Monday evening by approving the financing agreement for the infrastructure improvements...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by maria111, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 1856 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . and I have Many Blessings

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you wonderful people! I'm grateful you read Couple's Net. I hope you continue to find value here. I'll keep writing to you. There...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 28, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

TIM TALK

Building is what Frank Berlogar loves

Frank Berlogar is a respected geotechnical engineer professionally, but he’s a chip off the old block when it comes to his heart and his passion. His dad...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 28, 2017 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Reasons to Love the A’s, Chapters Next

Let’s get the baseball stuff out of the way first – any regulars will know what’s coming. 1 – there’s the new stadium prospect...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by addisonsophia, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 37 comments | 2350 Views

TIM TALK

Please give us a hand while we flout federal law

Does anyone else see the contradiction with Gov. Jerry Brown requesting federal aid to help with recovery from the devastating North Bay wine country fires after...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Yelena Hopper, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:02 pm | 12 comments | 1467 Views

TIM TALK

CityServe success stories

CityServe of the Tri-Valley presented an inspiring program at its fifth annual Tri-Valley Prayer breakfast Monday in Pleasanton. The event served as an opportunity...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Few questions, on Nov 27, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today is "Small business Saturday;" shop in downtown Pleasanton

The National Retail Federation forecasts that holiday sales will increase between 3.6-4% this year, to nearly $679 billion dollars. That could be good news for...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 25, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Thanksgiving

Please enjoy this report from the current issue of the Old Farmer’s Almanac newsletter, published by 2017 Yankee Publishing Inc. about the woman who helped...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 23, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockdown at Las Positas; it’s not always possible

My 19-year-old granddaughter Bailey Little (pictured) was one of hundreds of students on campus Oct. 4 at Las Positas College when an emergency alert...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by Laura Hayden, on Nov 20, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 829 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Seven Simple Steps to Deal with Remodeling

Couples and remodeling . . . have you been through this? It is often a major problem between couples, leading them into counseling. My husband and I are remodeling,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2017 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 2810 Views
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Swalwell reaches way too far
By pleasantonweekly.com | 38 comments | 1,043 views

Couples: The ABCs of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 346 views