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DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More about University of California—Los Angeles (UCLA)

UCLA has been called America’s finest urban public university—and one of the best research universities in the world. With easy access to the beach,...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Codycross, on Jan 24, 2019 at 4:12 am | 2 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Five

I'm not talking about the five senses, "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," the 5-second rule, the Jackson Five, quintuplets or "The...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by Word Link, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:04 am | 3 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school leaders facing dilemma as enrollment surges

Pleasanton schools have a challenge, said school Superintendent David Haglund at a recent Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce forum (pictured). That's...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 22, 2018
Last comment by Codycross, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:03 am | 8 comments | 2074 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

The Silence of the Sows (hens and calves, too)

As the saying goes, “democracy dies in darkness.” Industrial agriculture, however, thrives in its dark and muted isolation from consumers. Prop 12...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by unblocked games 24h, on Jan 20, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 18 comments | 2676 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Can You Afford Your ‘Dream School’?

Does your child have their heart set on a “dream school”? If determination carries her forward, that dream could become an admissions reality. But, depending...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by unblocked games 76, on Jan 20, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 1763 Views

TIM TALK

Downtown referendum appears headed to the ballot

It’s likely that Livermore residents will have another election next year after backers of the referendum challenging the downtown plan submitted 8,888 signatures. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by unblocked games com, on Jan 19, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 5 comments | 2846 Views

TIM TALK

Honoring amazing young Tri-Valley innovators

Two Amador Valley High seniors were among 14 talented students honored at the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group's eighth annual Dreammakers and Risktakers event...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by unblocked games 24, on Jan 19, 2019 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1391 Views

TIM TALK

Time to review all Dublin residential plans?

The Dublin City Council was scheduled to make a key decision on the AT Dublin project Thanksgiving week until the developers pulled the item from the agenda. Dublin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Lustige Grüße Zum Valentinstag, on Jan 19, 2019 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2619 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "When Good People Have Affairs" by Mira Kirshenbaum

Affairs are so painful for couples (I know that's a huge understatement). The desire to understand and the internal pressure of deciding what to do in the wake...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 18, 2019 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 5739 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Edifice Mex

Kenny Rogers was right: a good gambler knows when to hold ‘em … as well as when to fold ‘em. Take a lesson Mr. Trump. After showing a weak...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jan 16, 2019 at 11:00 am | 92 comments | 3044 Views

TIM TALK

Teens can't sleep in on school days thanks to the governor

High school students looking to sleep a bit later on school days will have to rely on their local school board to make a change in the starting time. Gov. Brown...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 9, 2018
Last comment by Eva Green, on Jan 7, 2019 at 5:11 am | 9 comments | 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates find campaigning hard work, expensive

Voters have to hand it to the four candidates running for two seats on the Pleasanton City Council for their stamina, determination and personal commitments. Win...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by martindell, on Dec 27, 2018 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Hotel’s new restaurants among many new eateries in town

Ed Westmoreland and his team (pictured) are serving hundreds of diners just two weeks after opening the Clubhouse restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 26, 2018 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 5505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sanctuary Synesthesia

By John A. Barry It was nice to get out of a deep and dark December and into a warm, welcoming environment—then listen to jazz ballads against a backdrop...

Original post made by John A. Barry and Bill Carmel on Dec. 9, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2018 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 675 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Keeping Our Brothers, on Thanksgiving

“They were fleeing down the road with only the shirts on their backs – many were carrying their children or the family pet.” So...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 12, 2018 at 10:29 pm | 26 comments | 1987 Views

TIM TALK

Tri-Valley bioscience sector is growing rapidly

The Tri-Valley's rapidly expanding life sciences sector was spotlighted Oct. 25 when the i-GATE incubator brought together leaders and other interested people for...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by RichardGunn, on Dec 12, 2018 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: Holiday Fund helps Cultural Arts Council help others

Charlotte Severin (pictured), a life member of Cultural Arts Council, recently put finishing touches on the restoration of 50-year-old mural on wall...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by A. Shlia, on Dec 11, 2018 at 6:36 am | 4 comments | 1008 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married"

"101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married" by Charlie and Linda Bloom is a great book for couples. Each of the 101 things is about two pages long. My...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 7, 2018 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 5809 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Is Graduate School the Sensible Next Step After College?

Some high school students know they want a graduate or professional degree even before they start their undergraduate years. Others do not consider it at all or...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by Petter, on Dec 4, 2018 at 10:23 pm | 3 comments | 1331 Views

TIM TALK

A tough challenge on this day of thanks

Pleasanton businessman Roy Goble delivered a tough challenge to people attending the sixth annual Tri-Valley Prayer Breakfast to benefit CityServe of the Tri-Valley. He...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 22, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 22, 2018 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views
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