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TIM TALK

Regulators decree with no idea how to implement their orders

The California Air Resources board just demonstrated again how dangerous it can be to give single-focus agencies sweeping power. Think what we’ve learned...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Nella Vasi, on Jun 2, 2021 at 1:49 am | 14 comments | 2919 Views

TIM TALK

10x Genomics tool headed into space

Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics is on quite a run and it will get even more interesting over the next couple of years. Axiom Space announced last week that its second...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Crocks on Fox

The cancel culture meets media manipulation. Stop me before I alliterate again (too late). I swore I wasn’t going to write about this culture ‘crisis’...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on May 31, 2021 at 6:18 am | 36 comments | 4952 Views

TIM TALK

Miracle Friends partners with Goodness Village

For nearly a year, I have been volunteering with Miracle Friends, a pandemic-driven initiative of San Francisco-based Miracle Messages. The organization is led...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2008 Views

TIM TALK

An iconic Pleasanton retailer calling it quits

When the letter from Christesen’s Western Wear arrived addressed to my late mother, my curiosity was piqued. I opened it to learn that the story will have its...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 20, 2021
Last comment by Gail, on May 21, 2021 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 5751 Views

TIM TALK

The rubber starting to hit the road about housing in Pleasanton

This evening’s Pleasanton City Council meeting includes two key items related to housing in the city. The council, after two long working sessions, is expected...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 19, 2021 at 10:20 pm | 9 comments | 6124 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Stay and Play – and Work – in Carmel-by-the-Sea

My husband and I, with our adored Papillon, Bixby (yes, named after Bixby Bridge), were hosted by Hofsas House in Carmel. We had an amazing getaway, especially after...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 17, 2021 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 7327 Views

TIM TALK

Highlighting the Tri-Valley's diversity

Last Thursday at noon two events offered proof to just how diverse the Tri-Valley area has become over the last decade. Alameda County Supervisor David Haubert,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 17, 2021 at 6:50 pm | 11 comments | 2280 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Stay and Play – and Work – in Carmel-by-the-Sea

My husband and I, with our adored Papillon, Bixby (yes, named after Bixby Bridge), were hosted by Hofsas House in Carmel. We had an amazing getaway, especially after...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Brave and Valley Christian Center marry

Pastors Roger Valci and Daren Laws have become good friends since Laws moved here eight years ago to lead Brave Church in San Ramon. Brave, called Church in the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 11, 2021 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 3121 Views

TIM TALK

Thinking through Taiwan and China with Hoover fellows

If you watched 60 Minutes Sunday night you probably learned some key information about why Taiwan is a critical ally for the United States. The report, featuring...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on May 9, 2021 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 1890 Views

TIM TALK

Impressive group of Dreammakers and Risktakers

The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group will celebrate its 10th group of Dreammakers and Risktakers with a virtual ceremony at noon Thursday. The honorees are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Red flags raised about school district race consultant

I must confess warning bells went off when I read about the Pleasanton school district decision to contract with a consultant to “identify and address equity gaps...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Rosie, on May 4, 2021 at 9:36 am | 20 comments | 2714 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and premarital: "How Can We Be Happy Again?"

Dear Chandrama, How can we be happy again? I try to argue with him to get him to respond, and he goes further and further away, including long hours at work,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by DP, on May 1, 2021 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 3821 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"I" Statements that are Actually "You" Statements

No, that's not a typo. I hear these a lot when I encourage partners to use "I statements" or to share how s/he is feeling. Here are examples of what to...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by McMadilyn, on Apr 29, 2021 at 4:45 am | 5 comments | 4570 Views

TIM TALK

Another innovative Tri-Valley firm lands angel funding

The innovative companies that are being birthed here in the Tri-Valley continue to fascinate me. One of the latest is illumy, based in San Ramon. Its cloud-based...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by McMadilyn, on Apr 28, 2021 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 1847 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"What Did You Do?"

On a recent warm afternoon, I noticed a man riding his bike with a huge mixed bouquet of flowers in his basket. I watched as he turns north from Willow onto Middlefield,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 27, 2021 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 4356 Views

TIM TALK

Big news for Unchained Labs in Pleasanton

Pleasanton-based Unchained Labs broke major news Monday when it announced it had been acquired by The Carlyle Group for $435 million. Carlyle partnered with Unchained...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1643 Views

TIM TALK

Campaign spending limits coming to Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council majority is wasting little time in trying to put its stamp on the city. Their latest move is moving to establish campaign contribution...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Apr 20, 2021 at 1:04 pm | 6 comments | 1581 Views

TIM TALK

Smart pivot by fairgrounds leadership

Congrats to the Alameda County fairgrounds leadership for innovative pivots required by the Covid-19 virus. The fair was cancelled last June when state mandates...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Apr 20, 2021 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views
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