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DOING COLLEGE

What Exactly Is A “Meaningful” Summer Experience for Your High School Student?

On both the Common Application, the University of California application...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by henry99, on Apr 21, 2018 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 2236 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”

‘Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by ElaineB, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley pays tribute to Dr. King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been proud of the Tri-Valley community that packed the ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jan. 22 for the 18th annual...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by macys insite, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:08 am | 7 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services at 2 p.m. today for Terri Carlson, Milfleur owner

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today for Terri Carlson (pictured), a longtime Pleasanton businesswoman and owner of Milfleur, a unique home...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services tomorrow for Terri Carlson, Milfleur owner

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday for Terri Carlson (pictured), a longtime Pleasanton businesswoman and owner of Milfleur, a unique...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 729 Views

TIM TALK

School trustees want more state money

It cannot come as a surprise that the Pleasanton and Dublin school boards joined the statewide drive to increase education funding. When the board approved the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 13, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

TIM TALK

Innovation flourishing in Tri-Valley

Attending the third annual Game Changer Awards at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, I was struck by the amazing diversity of business enterprises in the Tri-Valley. Presenti...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Corruption in the Balance?

Item: per the NYTimes report of Press Secretary Sara Sanders, on the White House view of EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt: “Ms. Sanders said that Mr. Pruitt’s...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Apr 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm | 67 comments | 2370 Views

TIM TALK

Learning life's true priorities

For the first part of his career, Kirk Perry thought he was a self-made man. Speaking to the men of the Community Presbyterian Church in Danville before Easter,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by Muttertag Wünsche, on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:41 am | 4 comments | 1170 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Art Project du jour

With no intent or likelihood of horning-in on the Art Space blog of Messrs. Barry and Carmel, I invite your critique of the following work: "Please...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 7, 2018 at 9:14 am | 112 comments | 2527 Views

TIM TALK

The Pleasanton way: making the simple complicated

Trying to do something that seems simple with the city of Pleasanton invariably seems to turn into a complicated mess. Take the Kay Hatsushi family and their...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by laura Mc, on Apr 3, 2018 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Easter egg hunt, Easter vigils set for today, Holy Saturday

Today is Holy Saturday, a day in the Christian faith falls between Good Friday and Easter. It commemorates the day when Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lynnewood pastor says Easter is more than eggs and bunnies

Easter is obviously an important Christian holiday, the culmination of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the celebration of the most important event in Christianity. So...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 28, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 712 Views

TIM TALK

Did district give invitation to future student walkouts?

Students in Pleasanton joined students across the nation last Wednesday in a demonstration concerning the school tragedy in Parkland, Florida. Whether it was...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2018 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lynnewood pastor says Easter is more than eggs and bunnies

Easter is obviously an important Christian holiday, the culmination of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the celebration of the most important event in Christianity. So...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 26, 2018
There are no comments yet. 658 Views

TIM TALK

No surprise in latest soaring cost estimate for high-speed rail

Was any thinking person surprised that the latest iteration of the high-speed rail business plan shows costs soaring, competition dates extended far into the future...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 24, 2018 at 2:08 am | 5 comments | 1432 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work" by John Gottman

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Mar 23, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 4054 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Reflections on the Loss of Hope

Let’s start with an experiment: think about Hope Hicks, the departing White House Communications chief. What are the first few words that come to mind...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Mar 21, 2018 at 11:17 am | 142 comments | 2593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to help Milfleur’s Terri Carlson, who is recovering from a stroke

Terri Carlson (pictured), owner of Milfleur in downtown Pleasanton, suffered a stroke Monday, March 12. Doctors speculate that she could face many...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 20, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Could You Be In An Abusive Relationship and Not Know It?

The following article was shared with me and I think it's important for you to consider if you're in an abusive situation, even emotionally. The article is written...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by Andrew F, on Mar 17, 2018 at 6:31 am | 6 comments | 3878 Views
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Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 6,655 views

BART needs to focus on trains, not residential development
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 509 views

Pleasanton's First Lady Sandi Thorne: 1937-2018
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 198 views

 

Nominations due by Sept. 17

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.

Nomination form