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COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)

I usually stay away from gender generalization because people are unique; additionally, gender-based comments are not useful to men or women. But in the case of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 27, 2018 at 2:38 am | 2 comments | 3632 Views

TIM TALK

Howard Bowles leaves wonderful legacy

The women and children of Shepherd’s Gate lost a key leader and supporter Sept. 12 when Howard Bowles died at the age of 75. Many of us lost a friend, who always...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 25, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1652 Views

TIM TALK

Will the new tax law chase wealthy Californians out?

Is the limitation on state and local sales tax deductions brought about by the 2017 federal tax reform going to motivate wealthy Californians to leave the state? Next...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2018 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 1699 Views

TIM TALK

Thoughts on the state of the economy

Liz Ann Sonders, the senior vice president and chief investment strategies for Charles Schwab, told members and guests of the Pleasanton Men’s Club that the current...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 19, 2018 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1181 Views

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Families making $117k qualify for subsidized housing

The headline in the East Bay Times was stunning: “Low income is the Bay Area is $117,400.” That’s the updated number from the federal Dept. of Housing and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by Sahil Arora, on Sep 18, 2018 at 2:20 am | 9 comments | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore researcher named one of country’s “brightest engineers” at MIT symposium

Sandia National Laboratories researcher Brandon Heimer (pictured in photo by Dino Vournas) has been named one of the country’s top young engineers...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 15, 2018 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

TIM TALK

Stand Down set next month at fairgrounds

The bi-annual East Bay Stand Down returns to the Alameda County Fairgrounds Sept. 16-19 to provide services to homeless and at-risk veterans. The vets will stay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by Arvind, on Sep 15, 2018 at 2:53 am | 2 comments | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore’s Sandia leading study for hydrogen-powered research ship

Marine research could soon be possible without the risk of polluting either the air or the ocean thanks to a new ship design and feasibility study...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by momo, on Sep 13, 2018 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1319 Views

TIM TALK

Wrapping up a 100-year-old detective job

Retired Alameda County law enforcement officers completed an important two-year detective project when they dedicated the headstone on the previously unmarked grave...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by Jaipur Escorts, on Sep 12, 2018 at 11:10 pm | 5 comments | 3539 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Three Categories of Sex

In his book Passionate Marriage, David Schnarch describes the research of Donald Mosher regarding three categories -- or styles -- of sex (pg. 244-260). I find these...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 10, 2018 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 5717 Views

TIM TALK

Borg is frustrated but pushing through huge challenges

Reuben Borg's thriving fencing business changed dramatically Aug. 17 when a fire destroyed the warehouse he was leasing near the Pleasanton transfer station. Firefighters...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Another Ptown Dad, on Sep 8, 2018 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

TIM TALK

The Kaye's leave a great legacy in the valley

The Tri-Valley will lose a dynamic couple who moved here to be closer to family when they leave in August to chase their family to the Portland area. Ted and Dale...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Sahil Arora, on Aug 30, 2018 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 2719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developers tweak plans for Spotorno acreage in hopes for approval

A development group once rebuffed in its plan to build pricey homes along Alisal Street on a 31-acre site known as the Spotorno Flat thinks its new...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jerry Nagra, on Aug 30, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton soccer parade starts at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow on Main Street

The 47th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade (photo courtesy of Pleasanton RAGE) will be held from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Savior Lutheran Church names new pastor

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. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 767 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: My New Best Friend; Giving and Receiving

Here's my new best friend, Bixby. Hey readers, I've been busy the last couple of weeks. My husband had a concert in San Anselmo (he's a tenor in a...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3443 Views

TIM TALK

Rolling back guards, guns and gates in Livermore

The San Francisco Business Times Tri-Valley event held earlier this month at Bishop Ranch featured three discussions. I already have reported on the conversation...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 21, 2018 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

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Superintendent's new contract may portend difficult employee negotiations

Pleasanton school district trustees clearly value the leadership of Superintendent David Haglund. When they re-wrote his contract on July 1, they extended...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by slafers, on Aug 21, 2018 at 7:14 am | 8 comments | 1844 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!

Talking with your partner and being understood may be challenging enough without adding in the complexities of technology. Body language accounts for 70% or more...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 16, 2018 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 11029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Raty now gone from Pleasanton Chamber where he was chief executive

Scott Raty (pictured), former CEO of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, left his office Wednesday, leaving behind a legacy of programs and accomplishments...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 829 Views
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