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TIM TALK

New Donlon school is at least four years away

Pleasanton school district trustees reviewed potential financing options for the two schools on the Donlon Elementary School site this week, but any solution remains...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 17, 2019
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TIM TALK

Frustrated local officials push BART

Mayor Jerry Thorne and other Tri-Valley elected officials have grown increasingly frustrated with the slow pace of BART’s efforts to extend lines to Livermore. As...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 16, 2017
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TIM TALK

Dublin council should focus on East Dublin review

Dublin Mayor David Haubert likely knew that his concerns were heard when the city staff presented its long-awaited update on residential development across the city. Haubert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 22, 2019
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TIM TALK

Castlewood board recommends sale to the Bay Club

Members of the Pleasanton's Castlewood Country Club will be voting next month on whether to sell the club and its two golf courses to the Bay Club. The club's...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 24, 2019
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TIM TALK

Haggerty's decision creates rare open seat on county board

Come January 2021, the Livermore Valley will have a new representative on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Scott Haggerty, who has represented...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 18, 2019
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TIM TALK

Obituaries strike close to home in this season.

In my season of life, reading obituaries has become personal. Earlier, it was reading about parents of friends from my youth who were passing. Now, it’s contemporaries. Tha...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 19, 2019
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TIM TALK

Taking tech jobs to Main Street in the suburbs

Doug Ludlow and his MainStreet start-up want to move skilled people out of the Bay Area. As they launched last week, they grabbed attention by offering to pay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 21, 2019
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TIM TALK

Next Step pivots quickly again

2020 has been a year of pivots for non-profit groups, many which rely on major fundraisers to support their programs. These events in the Tri-Valley have largely...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 8, 2020
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TIM TALK

The fuzzy future for companies and office campuses

Tri-Valley real estate professionals shared their views on the pandemic’s impact on the area during a Zoom presentation Tuesday. The bottom lines: residential...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 4, 2021
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TIM TALK

San Ramon approves transformative plan for Bishop Ranch

Following the lead of the Planning Commission, the San Ramon City Council unanimously upheld the approval of the CityWalk Master Plan that will transform Bishop...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 15, 2020
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TIM TALK

Happy Thanksgiving

My wish for all is a blessed day with family and friends. ...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 26, 2015
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TIM TALK

Why an in-house interim chancellor makes sense for Chabot Las Positas district

There’s an underlying reason for the parade of interim chancellors in the Chabot Las Positas Community College District. Pension reform legislation signed...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 7, 2019
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TIM TALK

Pool service changes its business model

A Pleasanton institution will close this week when the Pleasanton Pool Center shutters its retail store on Sunol Boulevard. The building has housed a pool center...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 28, 2018
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TIM TALK

Workers are scrambling in the aftermath of Caldor Fire

We got away to South Lake Tahoe last week during what’s truly a shoulder season—no snow for skiing, golf courses closed for the year (except in the Carson Valley)...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 18, 2021
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TIM TALK

Comparing new valley superintendents

Three Tri-Valley school districts will have new superintendents by the time school starts in August. Pleasanton school trustees already have made their choice,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 5, 2016
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TIM TALK

Miserable Mondays

What to make out of the last two Mondays. We wake up a week ago to a massacre in Las Vegas with a demented gunman mowing down hundreds of people from a luxury hotel...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 10, 2017
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TIM TALK

The right call on the Eastside plan

Four members of the Pleasanton City Council made the right call last week when they decided to continue planning what should happen on the east side of the community. Senior...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2014
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TIM TALK

Castlewood Country Club moves ahead to recreate the club

2019 was a year of decisions for Castlewood Country Club members. Now 2020 will be a year of action as the club moves forward on its plans for remodeling the clubhouse...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 19, 2019
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TIM TALK

An efficient government employee taking out the pests

After failing on several attempts to wipe out two yellowjacket nests (my bride was stung a few times), a friend from Contra Costa County mentioned she could not...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 11, 2018
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TIM TALK

"More Good Mary" is blessed in Pleasanton

I checked in with Mary Latham (More Good Today) over breakfast downtown on Saturday as she was starting her third day in Pleasanton. She was featured in an article...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 3, 2018
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