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AROUND TOWN

Kathy-to-Kayla deal keeps Gourmet Works open

Customers of Gourmet Works celebrated its sale last month at a "Hello-Goodbye" street party for the store's 20-year owner Kathy Starkey (on...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 4, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 3, 2019 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 2280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandia’s ‘Operation Backpack” helps kids from Bay Area military families

Employees at Sandia National Laboratories joined children from Northern California military families in going back to school last week, or rather the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 24, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 3, 2019 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 1469 Views

TIM TALK

Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
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TIM TALK

Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
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DOING COLLEGE

Demystifying Early Application Options

1. Early Decision (ED): What Is It? Early Decision is an application opportunity offered by many of the nation’s selective institutions that provides...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by CodyCross Seizoenen antwoorden, on Sep 1, 2019 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 1890 Views

TIM TALK

State housing compromise carries a 'big stick'

Tri-Valley elected officials have strenuously objected to some housing bills that have been considered in Sacramento. Their concerns have been echoed by many other...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by sameric, on Aug 30, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 2606 Views

TIM TALK

Fresh long-term plan for the Tri-Valley kicks off in September

For the first time in 20 years, the Tri-Valley will be charting a systematic plan for its long term future. The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group announced...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Tom Jones, on Aug 29, 2019 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1788 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Thinking about Applying Undeclared? Think Again!

Thousands of high school seniors cruise through college applications, completing basic contact information, high school coursework and grades, test scores and activities...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Zuraida Oen, on Aug 29, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 3413 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"The 5 Love Languages" by Gary Chapman

If I had to pick a triumvirate of books for couples, "The 5 Love Languages" is one of the chosen three (along with "We Do" and "Difficult...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 28, 2019 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 6547 Views

TIM TALK

Political correctness and academic runs amuck with ethnic studies curriculum

Cooler and wiser heads seem to be prevailing in the justified controversy over the new California ethnic studies curriculum. The Legislature passed a measure...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:06 am | 15 comments | 2272 Views

TIM TALK

Insights from The Mirador View

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out The Mirador View: Perspectives on the Tri-Valley: The Intersection of Talent & Technology. Compiled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by yang?n, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:45 pm | 22 comments | 3215 Views

TIM TALK

Rising Loafer closed this month after owner died suddenly

Pleasanton lost one of my favorite downtown establishments when relatives of Mary Costello closed the Rising Loafer. Earlier this summer, Mary, 54, had died unexpectedly...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2019 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 154 Views

TIM TALK

Thinking of leaving the Bay Area? You're not alone

The humming Bay Area economy and its world renown innovation culture are magnets for entrepreneurs, but they are counter-acted by the soaring costs of living in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by hellyjanes900, on Aug 24, 2019 at 4:12 am | 27 comments | 3933 Views

TIM TALK

Vic puts Vic's All-Star Kitchen on the market

One downtown Pleasanton institution is on the market. Vic’s All Star Kitchen, a fixture at 210 Main Street for more than 25 years, is available to purchase....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Janice, on Aug 21, 2019 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 3352 Views

TIM TALK

District elections will be problematic

As the city of San Ramon nears finishing the process of setting up districts for City Council elections, the Dublin school district has demonstrated just how troubling...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by ManuelR, on Aug 20, 2019 at 4:59 am | 8 comments | 2461 Views

TIM TALK

Workday committed to growing in Pleasanton

ohn Paul Bruno heads up global real estate for Workday and made it clear that the company will continue to invest in Pleasanton while speaking at the San Francisco...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2019 at 3:51 pm | 9 comments | 1997 Views

TIM TALK

A wise perspective on the tragic shootings

Frankly, I was shocked to awaken Sunday morning and learn of a second mass shooting within 13 hours. The sadly predictable rhetoric and commentary followed by the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 14, 2019 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 2121 Views

TIM TALK

Take your kids to the Valley Children's Museum remodeled trailer

The Valley Children’s Museum took a major step forward last week when it re-opened its remodeled trailer in Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park. The organization plans...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Gablan, on Aug 12, 2019 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 2078 Views

TIM TALK

Welcome to a rainy, snowy month of May

Back in the day when my bride and I were avid skiers, a long season capped by skiing on Memorial Day weekend was one of our favorite activities. Those days...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Gablan, on Aug 12, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 2112 Views

TIM TALK

Leaving downtown for a new adventure in the South

Fittingly, Laura Olson celebrated her last day serving downtown Pleasanton with the city’s 125th birthday party in conjunction with the ever-popular Fridays...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Al Bronzini, on Aug 10, 2019 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 2546 Views
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