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TIM TALK

Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up

The Friends of Livermore just made this fall's election season even more interesting. When the Livermore City Council approved the downtown plan this month, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pete, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1140 Views

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
Last comment by ElmerMays, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 455 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)

I usually stay away from gender generalization because people are unique; additionally, gender-based comments are not useful to men or women. But in the case of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Ghaha12, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 590 Views

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
Last comment by Alina Olive, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 582 Views

TIM TALK

Rolling back guards, guns and gates in Livermore

The San Francisco Business Times Tri-Valley event held earlier this month at Bishop Ranch featured three discussions. I already have reported on the conversation...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Kate Magill, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore researcher named one of country’s “brightest engineers” at MIT symposium

Sandia National Laboratories researcher Brandon Heimer (pictured in photo by Dino Vournas) has been named one of the country’s top young engineers...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Tobby, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 739 Views

TIM TALK

Will the new tax law chase wealthy Californians out?

Is the limitation on state and local sales tax deductions brought about by the 2017 federal tax reform going to motivate wealthy Californians to leave the state? Next...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 20, 2018 at 12:06 pm | 6 comments | 549 Views

TIM TALK

Thoughts on the state of the economy

Liz Ann Sonders, the senior vice president and chief investment strategies for Charles Schwab, told members and guests of the Pleasanton Men’s Club that the current...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 19, 2018 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 496 Views

TIM TALK

Families making $117k qualify for subsidized housing

The headline in the East Bay Times was stunning: “Low income is the Bay Area is $117,400.” That’s the updated number from the federal Dept. of Housing and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by Sahil Arora, on Sep 18, 2018 at 2:20 am | 9 comments | 1730 Views

TIM TALK

Stand Down set next month at fairgrounds

The bi-annual East Bay Stand Down returns to the Alameda County Fairgrounds Sept. 16-19 to provide services to homeless and at-risk veterans. The vets will stay...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by Arvind, on Sep 15, 2018 at 2:53 am | 2 comments | 557 Views

TIM TALK

Health care cost measure is a mess in Livermore

Livermore voters will face an initiative on the Nov. 6 ballot that simply should not be decided by voters. Measure U asks voters give the city the authority to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Valleycare RN, on Sep 14, 2018 at 6:26 pm | 9 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore’s Sandia leading study for hydrogen-powered research ship

Marine research could soon be possible without the risk of polluting either the air or the ocean thanks to a new ship design and feasibility study...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by momo, on Sep 13, 2018 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 965 Views

TIM TALK

Wrapping up a 100-year-old detective job

Retired Alameda County law enforcement officers completed an important two-year detective project when they dedicated the headstone on the previously unmarked grave...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by Jaipur Escorts, on Sep 12, 2018 at 11:10 pm | 5 comments | 3020 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Three Categories of Sex

In his book Passionate Marriage, David Schnarch describes the research of Donald Mosher regarding three categories -- or styles -- of sex (pg. 244-260). I find these...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 10, 2018 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 3135 Views

TIM TALK

Blurring the rights of citizenship

The Democrat party’s embrace of illegal aliens continues to grow. Consider a bill passed by the Legislature that would allow illegal immigrants to serve in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 10, 2018 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 692 Views

TIM TALK

Borg is frustrated but pushing through huge challenges

Reuben Borg's thriving fencing business changed dramatically Aug. 17 when a fire destroyed the warehouse he was leasing near the Pleasanton transfer station. Firefighters...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Another Ptown Dad, on Sep 8, 2018 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 719 Views

TIM TALK

California's permanent drought is getting worse

The state water board dropped the proverbial other shoe last week when it announced plans to significantly increase water flows through the San Joaquin Delta, meaning...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by New Year 2019 Images , on Sep 7, 2018 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 1562 Views

DOING COLLEGE

An Inside Look at College Advising

Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding experiences for high school students and their families. Today, I thought I would paint...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jul. 22, 2018
Last comment by Sirma Jones, on Sep 3, 2018 at 10:06 pm | 6 comments | 1099 Views

TIM TALK

The Kaye's leave a great legacy in the valley

The Tri-Valley will lose a dynamic couple who moved here to be closer to family when they leave in August to chase their family to the Portland area. Ted and Dale...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Sahil Arora, on Aug 30, 2018 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developers tweak plans for Spotorno acreage in hopes for approval

A development group once rebuffed in its plan to build pricey homes along Alisal Street on a 31-acre site known as the Spotorno Flat thinks its new...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jerry Nagra, on Aug 30, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 489 Views
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Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 1,140 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 590 views