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COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Living as Roommates?

I see couples who eventually realize they are living as roommates: they may be good parents together, run their household together, do their respective jobs, spend...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 17, 2019 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 3278 Views

TIM TALK

Police chiefs worried about assembly bill

Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller and law enforcement leaders across the state are deeply concerned about Assembly Bill 392. The bill would change the decades-old...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Apr 11, 2019 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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"Unplanned" delivers a powerful message

When we walked into the cinema Monday afternoon, the gentleman checking our tickets remarked, “it’s a powerful message.” He was right. “Unplanned”...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by Woman, on Apr 10, 2019 at 7:19 pm | 23 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Illinois winters lead to Porky’s opening in Pleasanton

Thanks to the long and blustery winters in Chicago and northern Illinois – which I remember well -- the Valenziano family moved west and has...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 9, 2019
Last comment by 192.168.1.1, on Apr 10, 2019 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 2366 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Thoughts and Dogs

I'm writing to you today from my waiting room. I like to sit here looking at the aquarium; watching the neon tetras dart through the water and the African frogs...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4550 Views

TIM TALK

Castlewood members considering offer from Bay Club

Castlewood Country Club members will be making a major decision on the future of the club in the next few weeks. Members will consider options at the club’s annual...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by 192.168.1.1, on Apr 5, 2019 at 7:50 am | 5 comments | 2223 Views

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Iconic Livermore wine country restaurant moves away from fine dining

The Livermore Valley’s iconic wine country restaurant is shifting its format after decades as a fine dining destination. The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 2, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2025 Views

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A Beta success for Deep Sentinel

Last Friday, Pleasanton resident and CEO Dave Selinger was a happy man. The co-founder of Deep Sentinel was celebrating the success of their home security system...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Shannon Coulson, on Apr 2, 2019 at 3:33 am | 1 comment | 2251 Views

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Pleasanton real estate snapshot

Despite the steadily increasing home prices in Pleasanton, buyers have yet to reach the “pain point” according to Dave Stark of the Bay East Association of Realtors. Dave...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 1, 2019 at 6:46 pm | 6 comments | 1764 Views

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Teachers threatening strikes around the state

Teachers’ unions across the state, have been pushing hard for significant pay increases. There were strikes in Oakland and Los Angeles with another threatened...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2019 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1566 Views

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What you missed in media coverage of the Oakland teachers' strike

Looking at the East Bay Times’ coverage of the Oakland teachers strike, I am amazed at the lack of depth. The first two days, the main story on the front page...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by all elite wrestling roster, on Mar 27, 2019 at 9:28 pm | 7 comments | 1712 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

I’ve been Hacked! Insulted, too.

I awoke this morning to an ominous-looking email – it announced that I’ve been hacked. Uh-oh. Now, I consider myself to be a reasonably competent,...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 27, 2019 at 10:40 am | 66 comments | 3070 Views

TIM TALK

Tri-Valley cities band together to battle Bay Area housing compact

The focus on the statewide housing crisis by the pols in Sacramento and Bay Area business leaders have spawned understandable negative reactions in Pleasanton and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Mar 25, 2019 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

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Supervisors plan key vote on Urban Shield Tuesday

After months of committee work and a key vote by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the future of the valuable Urban Shield training program comes down to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by design home app, on Mar 25, 2019 at 4:20 am | 2 comments | 2321 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Write a Personal Ad . . . to Your Partner . . .

. . . stating what you have to offer and give in your relationship. Don't make it dependent on what you are getting, either. (Later you can write another personal...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by 3 comments | 4170 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by 192.168.1.1, on Mar 22, 2019 at 1:54 am | 7 comments | 5613 Views

TIM TALK

Three ideas for reading in the new year

Happy New Year. To start off 2019, I have some reading suggestions. I can recommend two books that are ideal for reading while on the porcelain throne. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 1, 2019
Last comment by malkova, on Mar 21, 2019 at 4:51 am | 3 comments | 1867 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "The Goal of Marriage is Not to Think Alike, but to Think Together"

I recently came across this quote comes from Robert Dodd, and it resonates in my work with couples. We often select a partner that is different from us, yet complements...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by Believe In Marriage, on Mar 15, 2019 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 5200 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family

Steve Simpson is the author of four books for teens and young adults. In each book he includes The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook. I asked Steve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by impress family, on Mar 13, 2019 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 6036 Views

TIM TALK

High-speed rail folly should end now

Two knowledgable long-time critics of California’s high-speed rail authority came to Sacramento this month with a detailed report that demonstrates the fallacy...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Paterson Moving, on Mar 13, 2019 at 6:40 am | 20 comments | 1916 Views
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"Better" Dads and "Re-invigorated" Moms: Happier Couples
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Nominations due by Sept. 16

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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