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Tri-Valley bioscience sector is growing rapidly

The Tri-Valley's rapidly expanding life sciences sector was spotlighted Oct. 25 when the i-GATE incubator brought together leaders and other interested people for...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by RichardGunn, on Dec 12, 2018 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 1355 Views


Around Pleasanton: Holiday Fund helps Cultural Arts Council help others

Charlotte Severin (pictured), a life member of Cultural Arts Council, recently put finishing touches on the restoration of 50-year-old mural on wall...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by A. Shlia, on Dec 11, 2018 at 6:36 am | 4 comments | 841 Views


Couples: "101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married"

"101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married" by Charlie and Linda Bloom is a great book for couples. Each of the 101 things is about two pages long. My...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 7, 2018 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 5102 Views


Is Graduate School the Sensible Next Step After College?

Some high school students know they want a graduate or professional degree even before they start their undergraduate years. Others do not consider it at all or...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by Petter, on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:23 pm | 3 comments | 1168 Views


A tough challenge on this day of thanks

Pleasanton businessman Roy Goble delivered a tough challenge to people attending the sixth annual Tri-Valley Prayer Breakfast to benefit CityServe of the Tri-Valley. He...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 22, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 22, 2018 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views


CityServe helps give a Pleasanton vet a fresh start

CityServe of the Tri-Valley introduced Desert Storm/Shield veteran Dominic Prodenzola of Pleasanton to people attending its sixth annual Tri-Valley Prayer Breakfast...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 20, 2018
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Pleasanton spearheading recycling education effort

Pleasanton is playing a big role in encouraging recycling across America thanks to Jill Buck (pictured), who in 2002 wrote the Go Green Initiative...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 16, 2018 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 887 Views


New pastor takes pulpit Sunday at Our Savior Lutheran

Our Savior Lutheran Ministries, a Missouri Synod Lutheran church that serves Livermore and Pleasanton, and the church where I am a member, has named the Rev. Dr....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by pondi, on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views


Health care cost measure is a mess in Livermore

Livermore voters will face an initiative on the Nov. 6 ballot that simply should not be decided by voters. Measure U asks voters give the city the authority to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by komal , on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:38 pm | 11 comments | 7466 Views


School trustee were wise to take it slow on another bond

Pleasanton school district staff has been working with consultants to plan for another bond issue potentially in two years. Fortunately, a majority of school trustees...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by komal kita, on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:08 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views


Booming job growth means congestion on roadways

Reading the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s annual report on the most congested roads, a couple of things struck me. Knowing first-hand how awful it...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1178 Views


Planning Commission denies AT Dublin proposal

Proponents of AT Dublin, the mixed-use lifestyle retail center on Tassajara Road, took a big step toward quelling potential opposition by cutting a key deal with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 30, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1400 Views


Lame-duck Dublin council poised to make IKEA decision

The decision on the giant IKEA lifestyle retail center in Dublin likely will be made next month after the Nov. 6 election. Last week, the Dublin City Council held...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1709 Views


Couples: A Relationship Test . . .

. . . try riding a tandem bicycle with your partner. My husband and I got a tandem over the weekend. We test drove it in a parking lot. Within 30 seconds it was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by menlo mom, on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 3841 Views


Bringing great burgers to downtown Pleasanton

When Todd Utikal and his wife celebrated milestones at Skip Hinsley's Girasole restaurant, he never imagined that years later they would be business partners in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1879 Views


Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up

The Friends of Livermore just made this fall's election season even more interesting. When the Livermore City Council approved the downtown plan this month, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by change ringtone, on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 2957 Views


Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel prepares product launch

Pleasanton-based Deep Sentinel is breaking new ground in the home surveillance industry and, like many other innovative solutions, hopes to completely disrupt it. Home...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1767 Views


Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 5201 Views


A fish out of water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-IkWpm7TS0 (safe for work) ==I Self-referential Blogger note: It’s been a while – all those tribal drumbeats. Your...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 7, 2018 at 11:28 am | 70 comments | 2228 Views


Chamber's community vision sets road map for policy advocacy

When retiring Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce CEO Scott Raty reflects on his most recent tenure here, he quickly points to the community vision that the chamber has...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by Robert parker, on Oct 4, 2018 at 5:01 am | 8 comments | 1761 Views
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