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TIM TALK

Bay Area plan includes guaranteed income provision

The heavy hand of regional government is about to come down on the Bay Area again. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is expected to approve its state-mandated...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Oct 22, 2021 at 10:15 am | 13 comments | 2934 Views

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Bob Butler contributed much to the Pleasanton people enjoy today

Pleasanton lost a citizen who played a key role in the formation of the city we see today when Bob Butler died in his home of natural causes Oct. 5. He was 83. Butler...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 19, 2021
Last comment by Brad, on Oct 20, 2021 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

TIM TALK

Points to ponder

Did it strike you as unusual when three high-ranking U.S. cabinet members met with the Mexican president last week over the border crisis, but Vice President Kamala...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 16, 2021 at 11:38 am | 6 comments | 2077 Views

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Danville-based Vitality Bowls celebrates 10th anniversary with aggressive growth plans

When Tara and Roy Gilad’s daughter was born 11 years ago, she had severe food allergies. That led Tara on a search for food supplies domestically as she created...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3707 Views

TIM TALK

Planning for the East Bay to move forward

The Tri-Valley region’s status as an economic powerhouse ($42 billion gross domestic product) is well documented, but it’s just a part of the broader...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 8, 2021 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 2780 Views

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A clear-eyed view of the Chinese Communist Party

Bob (Xiqiu) Fu knows first hand what Christians and other minority groups are facing in China today. Speaking on Zoom to a lecture series organized by The Salt...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by Jake+Waters, on Oct 5, 2021 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 2546 Views

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Big plans to transform the fairgrounds

When Jerome Hoban took over as Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair in 2013 his board prioritized the second phase of its vision plan. The board operates...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on Oct 1, 2021 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 3452 Views

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Amazon purchase likely dooms East Pleasanton Specific Plan

The announcement last week of Amazon’s purchase of 58.5 acres in East Pleasanton likely spelled the end to a master plan for the entire area. The city of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Sep 28, 2021 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 337 Views

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Bishop Ranch going from San Remote to San RaMOST

How things have changed in San Ramon and Bishop Ranch Business Park. Back in the early 1980s when Chevron bought land on Bollinger Canyon Road and built Chevron...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Steven Spedowfski, on Sep 27, 2021 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 3685 Views

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White House insiders views on 9/11 20 years later

Prior to viewing the Alameda County 9/11 remembrance at the Alameda County Fairgrounds last week, I watched a Hoover Institution program, “Reflecting on September...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Sep 16, 2021 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2162 Views

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Alameda County leaders remember 9/11

Dublin resident Deborah Lloyd acknowledges how difficult it is for her to talk about 9/11 and its impact on her family. The mother of three shared her recollections...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 14, 2021 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 2319 Views

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Spotlighting the Tri-Valley's innovation economy

The Tri-Valley’s innovation culture has grown stronger since Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national labs started their Open Campus program about a decade ago. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Sep 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2330 Views

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Conservative views on what took us to Tuesday's recall election

Three conservative Hoover Institution fellows collaborated on a webinar Tuesday on just how California got to the recall election next Tuesday. The information...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Gina+Channell,+Publisher, on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:20 pm | 5 comments | 3636 Views

TIM TALK

The huge news stories trigger memories

I’ve been in and around the news business all of my adult life. I’ve written for publication for more than 50 years and I cannot recall any weeks like...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jake+Waters, on Sep 3, 2021 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 3039 Views

TIM TALK

Views on the ground from Afghanistan

Just how bad is the situation in Afghanistan after the United States pulled out Monday to meet President Biden’s withdrawal deadline? Simply stated, it’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Sep 2, 2021 at 1:57 pm | 13 comments | 2341 Views

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Two reports raise concerns about economic future of Bay Area

Predicting what office life will be like and its impacts on pricey commercial real estate downtown has been a guessing game since the pandemic broke out last year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Rich+Buckley, on Aug 26, 2021 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 3729 Views

TIM TALK

Two reports raise concerns about economic future of Bay Area

Predicting what office life will be like and its impacts on pricey commercial real estate downtown has been a guessing game since the pandemic broke out last year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Father and son veterans reflect on Viet Nam and Afghanistan

Doug Miller readily said he has not been sleeping well for the last couple of weeks. Doug, a retired Army major, flew helicopters on two tours in Viet Nam, and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 21, 2021 at 1:57 pm | 8 comments | 3200 Views

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Organized theft gangs hitting suburbs including Pleasanton

San Francisco has made lots of headlines over the last couple of years for a lot of the wrong reasons. Two national chains shuttered stores because of the rampant...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Aug 18, 2021 at 9:16 pm | 9 comments | 6812 Views

TIM TALK

Red hot local real estate market looks sustainable

The Livermore Valley real estate market is still red hot and likely sustainable for months if not years to come. That’s the conclusion from David Stark, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Gib Souza, on Aug 12, 2021 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 3413 Views
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