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TIM TALK

Did Urban Shield make a difference?

Retired Alameda County Sheriff’s Lt. Jim Knudsen added a real life perspective to the Board of Supervisors’ decision to end the Urban Shield anti-terrorist...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by fonece, on Sep 20, 2019 at 2:19 pm | 4 comments | 797 Views

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10x Genomics stock soars with initial public offering

10x Genomics stock soars with public offering When its initial public offering hit Wall Street last week, 10x Genomics stock (TXG) soared on the Nasdaq. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 898 Views

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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 Ronald M. Lynch, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:02 am | 6 comments | 1751 Views

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Traveling the world in Airbnbs

When I received a press release last month touting Airbnb’s explosive growth across the world, my mind turned immediately to my Pleasanton friends Jay and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Boring, on Sep 6, 2019 at 11:06 pm | 5 comments | 1316 Views

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More silliness from San Francisco

Fortunately, San Francisco Mayor London Breed is acting like the adult in the room., After the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed new descriptions for felons,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2019 at 11:24 am | 17 comments | 1489 Views

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Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 4, 2019 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 967 Views

TIM TALK

Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Round and around the roundabouts

We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week. It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

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State housing compromise carries a 'big stick'

Tri-Valley elected officials have strenuously objected to some housing bills that have been considered in Sacramento. Their concerns have been echoed by many other...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by sameric, on Aug 30, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1710 Views

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Fresh long-term plan for the Tri-Valley kicks off in September

For the first time in 20 years, the Tri-Valley will be charting a systematic plan for its long term future. The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group announced...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Tom Jones, on Aug 29, 2019 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1021 Views

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Political correctness and academic runs amuck with ethnic studies curriculum

Cooler and wiser heads seem to be prevailing in the justified controversy over the new California ethnic studies curriculum. The Legislature passed a measure...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:06 am | 15 comments | 1437 Views

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Insights from The Mirador View

If you want an interesting snapshot of the Tri-Valley economy, check out The Mirador View: Perspectives on the Tri-Valley: The Intersection of Talent & Technology. Compiled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by yang?n, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:45 pm | 22 comments | 2040 Views

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Rising Loafer closed this month after owner died suddenly

Pleasanton lost one of my favorite downtown establishments when relatives of Mary Costello closed the Rising Loafer. Earlier this summer, Mary, 54, had died unexpectedly...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2019 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 154 Views

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Thinking of leaving the Bay Area? You're not alone

The humming Bay Area economy and its world renown innovation culture are magnets for entrepreneurs, but they are counter-acted by the soaring costs of living in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by hellyjanes900, on Aug 24, 2019 at 4:12 am | 27 comments | 2870 Views

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Vic puts Vic's All-Star Kitchen on the market

One downtown Pleasanton institution is on the market. Vic’s All Star Kitchen, a fixture at 210 Main Street for more than 25 years, is available to purchase....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Janice, on Aug 21, 2019 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

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District elections will be problematic

As the city of San Ramon nears finishing the process of setting up districts for City Council elections, the Dublin school district has demonstrated just how troubling...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by ManuelR, on Aug 20, 2019 at 4:59 am | 8 comments | 1789 Views

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Workday committed to growing in Pleasanton

ohn Paul Bruno heads up global real estate for Workday and made it clear that the company will continue to invest in Pleasanton while speaking at the San Francisco...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2019 at 3:51 pm | 9 comments | 1997 Views

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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
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 14, 2019 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 1395 Views

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Take your kids to the Valley Children's Museum remodeled trailer

The Valley Children’s Museum took a major step forward last week when it re-opened its remodeled trailer in Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park. The organization plans...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Gablan, on Aug 12, 2019 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 1500 Views

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Welcome to a rainy, snowy month of May

Back in the day when my bride and I were avid skiers, a long season capped by skiing on Memorial Day weekend was one of our favorite activities. Those days...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Gablan, on Aug 12, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1501 Views
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