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TIM TALK

Leaving downtown for a new adventure in the South

Fittingly, Laura Olson celebrated her last day serving downtown Pleasanton with the city’s 125th birthday party in conjunction with the ever-popular Fridays...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Al Bronzini, on Aug 10, 2019 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 2540 Views

TIM TALK

A wise perspective on the tragic shootings

Frankly, I was shocked to awaken Sunday morning and learn of a second mass shooting within 13 hours. The sadly predictable rhetoric and commentary followed by the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 6, 2019
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TIM TALK

A wise perspective on the tragic shootings

Frankly, I was shocked to awaken Sunday morning and learn of a second mass shooting within 13 hours. The sadly predictable rhetoric and commentary followed by the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 6, 2019
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TIM TALK

Celebrating 10 years of Project Canaan in Eswatini

Visiting Project Canaan in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), it’s amazing to see what God has done in the last 11 years. My bride and I traveled there in July...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by Wombat, on Aug 5, 2019 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 1976 Views

TIM TALK

The diversity police up the ante in the UC system

CalMatters Columnist Dan Walters pointed out recently just how whacko the University of California’s policies have gotten. Walters noted that the University...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by Jaye, on Jul 31, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 790 Views

TIM TALK

New thrust for regional transportation solutions

For decades, public transportation systems in the Bay Area have been balkanized with little thought given to connectivity for riders. Cities, for instance in...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by been there, on Jul 29, 2019 at 9:57 am | 14 comments | 2644 Views

TIM TALK

Alameda County Grand Jury calls out supervisors

It's good to see one branch of government doing its job. The Alameda County Grand Jury issued its annual report last month and ripped multiple government agencies...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by POLOLO MOLOLO, on Jul 21, 2019 at 12:16 pm | 7 comments | 2239 Views

TIM TALK

Lots of media coverage as Swalwell calls it quits for 2020 presidential bid

Congressman Eric Swalwell received more media coverage Tuesday when he cancelled his presidential campaign than he did when he announced or at any other stage. Swalwell...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Ranger Up, on Jul 20, 2019 at 9:52 am | 31 comments | 2511 Views

TIM TALK

A concerted 'Next Step' for local nonprofit supporting pregnant women

One of the Livermore Valley's oldest nonprofits will change its name next month to continue fulfilling its mission to serve women dealing with unplanned pregnancies. The...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 17, 2019
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TIM TALK

Serving displaced families in Northern Iraq

When Jessica Binzoni visited a Palestinian refugee camp at the age of 20, her life changed forever. While we visited last week in Pleasanton, she said that God...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by harshak9, on Jul 15, 2019 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 2490 Views

TIM TALK

Look for negotiations to bring health benefits back to Pleasanton teachers

Pleasanton schools chief David Haglund and the trustees agree that a key part of his job is strategic planning—something they believe has been lacking. He...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by riyaqueen, on Jul 13, 2019 at 4:50 am | 8 comments | 3476 Views

TIM TALK

Stoneridge mall losing its luster for some

Stoneridge Shopping Center, a shopping mecca for generations of Livermore Valley residents, is losing its luster for some patrons. I met with two ladies who are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 6, 2019
Last comment by riyaqueen, on Jul 13, 2019 at 4:04 am | 4 comments | 2406 Views

TIM TALK

New ValleyCare CEO arrives at perfect time for planning the health system's future

ValleyCare CEO Rick Shumway arrived in the valley at a perfect time. The transition from the standalone health system to the Stanford Health System that took...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by riyaqueen, on Jul 13, 2019 at 4:03 am | 3 comments | 1958 Views

TIM TALK

Happy Birthday America

Today we celebrate America’s birthday. Despite the flood of rhetoric from the politicians, we live in the country that provides amazing opportunity for those...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 4, 2019
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jul 12, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 73 comments | 2764 Views

TIM TALK

Dublin trustees wisely opt for stability

Summer vacation has taken on a new sense of peace for Dublin students, parents, teachers and staff. They can be relieved that former Dublin High Principal and Interim...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 598 Views

TIM TALK

Checking out trends in Pleasanton's city revenues

Reading through the East Bay Economic Development Alliance annual economic report, I was struck by the sales tax report that showed Pleasanton’s taxable sales...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by harshak999, on Jul 8, 2019 at 11:07 pm | 10 comments | 2083 Views

TIM TALK

Refreshed Wente Vineyard Table and Tasting Lounge opens Saturday

Wente Vineyards has operated its signature fine dining restaurant for 33 years with minimal changes to format until 2018. It was a classic expense account or special...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 30, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2495 Views

TIM TALK

Telling stories makes connections in business

Carmine Gallo has a simple message for business owners: tell stories. Gallo shared that message with a mentoring group founded 16 years ago by Joe Christiano, retired...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland Temple rededicated

Jordan and Brielle Nally (pictured), both seniors at Brigham Young University-Idaho, pose in front of the newly renovated Oakland Temple of the Church...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sharon Rema, on Jun 18, 2019 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 2078 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Increase in Parental Romance = Happier Kids, Too

As parents, many of you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what's best for your kids. In many families, kids are prioritized above one's partner. I believe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 5692 Views
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