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AROUND TOWN

Police chief talks about crime, other Pleasanton issues

Police Chief Dave Spiller has been making the rounds lately to talk up Pleasanton, and with good reason. Still understaffed at a time when police work...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by amandor, on Nov 7, 2017 at 10:24 pm | 8 comments | 1393 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

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 Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 2779 Views

TIM TALK

Nick Vleisides ministers to first responders in Santa Rosa

For the last three days, the Contra Costa County volunteer search-and-rescue team has been working on recovery efforts in Santa Rosa neighborhoods destroyed by the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chavez542, on Nov 1, 2017 at 3:55 am | 2 comments | 1094 Views

TIM TALK

Education failure is state crisis

One of the journalists I have long admired is former Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters who now has moved to the non-partisan CalMatters web site. A recent...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 31, 2017 at 10:32 am | 13 comments | 1432 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Everything Old is New Again

In the aftermath of this past weekend’s sordid displays in Virginia and New Jersey, it may be reassuring to recognize that our country has been through...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by update, on Oct 25, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 134 comments | 5002 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Recent Research for Wives to Keep Husbands from Straying

First, it’s interesting that the study didn’t take into account wives straying and how husbands can prevent that, but on to the research. “The...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 4434 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Finished my Novel: Connect Two Hearts, and Musings

Thank you all for reading the excerpts I posted these last few months. I really appreciate the title suggestions you gave, too. I submitted Connect Two Hearts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 3458 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Science of Passionate Sex

There’s a very interesting article that came out recently in Scientific American called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm |
1 comment | 5126 Views

AROUND TOWN

10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday

It’s been 10 years since Laurel Williams (pictured) was killed in a horrific car crash on Foothill Road and her mother Kathy Pace-Williams hopes...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views

COUPLE'S NET

It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .

. . . It’s my responsibility. --David Duchovny David is right. It’s your responsibility to honor your marriage. What vows did you make? Are you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 3833 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than the marriage."

-- Zig Ziglar This is so true. Couples tell me they didn’t discuss money, kids, step-kids, in-laws, location where they’d live, and so much more....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 3752 Views

TIM TALK

The valley needs strong leadership on BART board

Livermore Valley political leaders are facing a crucial period dealing with the BART board and plans to extend service to Livermore. That’s in addition to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by highdiver, on Oct 18, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 9176 Views

TIM TALK

Cutting down on cut-through traffic

After its staff worked with the neighborhood, the Pleasanton City Council will have the opportunity to use traffic calming methods to divert cut-through traffic...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 18, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 1986 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Understanding Early Decision in College Admission

Early Decision (ED) is an application program offered by many colleges and universities that provides an early admission decision in exchange for the student’s...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Aug. 13, 2017
Last comment by Adam009, on Oct 11, 2017 at 9:59 am | 7 comments | 1727 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

McCain to Prez: How do you like me Now?

Back in a happier time – before the days of locker rooms and anatomically questionable metaphors, the candidate Mr. Trump followed-up a now-tepid insult...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Adam009, on Oct 10, 2017 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1979 Views

TIM TALK

No surprise that the Tri-Valley is rising

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute formally said what many locals have known for many years—the Tri-Valley is ideally suited for a consistently growing...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by mahi, on Oct 10, 2017 at 4:49 am | 4 comments | 7095 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

The Meetings That Nobody’s Talking About

Predictably, the West Wing’s walls are steadily crumbling under the crush of lies intended to sustain them, and Americans are transfixed by each new revelation*....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Adam009, on Oct 10, 2017 at 3:21 am | 62 comments | 2550 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Animal House

Show of hands ? who knows that your Town or City underwrites the operation of the County Animal Services Department (ASD) shelter in Martinez? It's true ? state...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by unnat, on Oct 9, 2017 at 11:39 pm | 6 comments | 8563 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Finishing Strong: Colleges Can Revoke Admission Offers

You worked too hard to get into college to mess with it now. Seniors should bear in mind that their remaining high school grades can affect their new relationship...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Oct 9, 2017 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 15801 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

A Continuing Conversation?

==I Blogger’s note: I’d like to encourage a continuing conversation, from time-to-time, to follow-on from comments made in earlier blog posts. Here’s...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Adam009, on Oct 9, 2017 at 3:20 am | 16 comments | 3112 Views
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Swalwell reaches way too far
By pleasantonweekly.com | 38 comments | 993 views

Couples: The ABCs of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 129 views