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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, 4 hours ago | 92 comments | 1527 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 Cholo, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 1129 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton's home-grown "unicorn"

The Tri-Valley’s first home-grown “unicorn” will move into new digs next year. Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics is expanding rapidly as the privately-held...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Valentines Week 2019, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 1938 Views

TIM TALK

Castlewood members considering offer from Bay Club

Castlewood Country Club members will be making a major decision on the future of the club in the next few weeks. Members will consider options at the club’s annual...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 380 Views

TIM TALK

Striving for innovation at Sutter Health

With health care costs continuing to increase and Obamacare facing an uncertain future, what’s clear is that health care providers need to continue to evolve and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by intravenous vitamin and mineral benefit your health, on Jan 14, 2019 at 3:02 am | 3 comments | 1944 Views

TIM TALK

Vericool gives second chances

Livermore-based start-up Vericool brings two goals to the marketplace: disrupting the thermal packaging industry while providing people who have been incarcerated...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by Frank Perry, on Jan 11, 2019 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 1147 Views

TIM TALK

Fresh scrutiny for residential plans in East Dublin

When the new Dublin City Council gets down to business this month you can expect a fresh look at all potential residential projects. Last June, Mayor David Haubert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 11, 2019 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 1901 Views

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 Sample, on Jan 11, 2019 at 12:48 am | 1 comment | 1277 Views

TIM TALK

One of Pleasanton's "characters" passes on

There was a season when Pleasanton was a city of characters who helped make it a special place to live, work and raise a family. One of those characters was trivia...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jan 10, 2019 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 840 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Value by Design: Meeting the Interests of the Artistic Student

A big obstacle for a student who wishes to study the arts is the widely held belief that a degree in the visual and performing arts (VPA) will not lead to ‘real’...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 6, 2019
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 10, 2019 at 11:17 am | 4 comments | 777 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family

Steve Simpson is the author of four books for teens and young adults. In each book he includes The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook. I asked Steve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by samjones, on Jan 8, 2019 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 3215 Views

TIM TALK

A Beta success for Deep Sentinel

Last Friday, Pleasanton resident and CEO Dave Selinger was a happy man. The co-founder of Deep Sentinel was celebrating the success of their home security system...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 790 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 akki007, on Jan 7, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 1533 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 2473 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 | 1364 Views

TIM TALK

Going out in style in Oakland

Watching Monday night’s Oakland Raiders game against the Denver Broncos at the Oakland Coliseum triggered many memories for me as it did for many folks who...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by jennymartin, on Jan 2, 2019 at 4:03 am | 4 comments | 916 Views

TIM TALK

Three ideas for reading in the new year

Happy New Year. To start off 2019, I have some reading suggestions. I can recommend two books that are ideal for reading while on the porcelain throne. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 1, 2019
There are no comments yet. 904 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 | 1342 Views

TIM TALK

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas. This is a great time of year and I hope for all of our readers that you enjoy this time. It’s the season to gather with family and friends and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 25, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 27, 2018 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments | 472 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 | 2877 Views
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Couples: "When Good People Have Affairs" by Mira Kirshenbaum
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,967 views

Edifice Mex
By Tom Cushing | 92 comments | 1,527 views

One of Pleasanton's "characters" passes on
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 840 views