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PRESSING ISSUES

Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation

It had all the elements of a juicy story – undue influence, discrimination, big guy vs little guy…. The only thing missing was proof. Randall...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Jul. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 51 Views

TIM TALK

New spin on high-speed rail: Fresno becomes bedroom community for Silicon Valley

Have you noticed how Gov. Jerry Brown’s bullet train between San Francisco and Los Angeles to compete with the airlines now has morphed into an incredibly...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by john burrows, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 466 Views

DOING COLLEGE

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College

Did you know that once children turn 18, parents lose the legal authority to make decisions for them? An individual who has reached the age of 18 is considered...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 252 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

The Meetings That Nobody’s Talking About

Predictably, the West Wing’s walls are steadily crumbling under the crush of lies intended to sustain them, and Americans are transfixed by each new revelation*....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by I wonder....., on Jul 20, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 60 comments | 1486 Views

TIM TALK

A great Leap Day idea moves forward

It is remarkable to witness the progress of Sunflower Hill has made toward its goal of providing long-term housing solutions for adults with special needs. Swapping...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by tomhenson, on Jul 18, 2017 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 2285 Views

TIM TALK

Twin tunnels plan in Delta is critical to Livermore Valley customers

The East Bay Times coverage this month of the governor’s plan for twin tunnels under the Delta to convey water to user south of the Delta completely missed the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Francisco79, on Jul 18, 2017 at 5:01 am | 1 comment | 1451 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Jump Start The College Admission Essay

Dear Dr. LaScala, We enjoy reading your column. We are the parents of twin girls who will be seniors in high school this fall and both plan to apply to the UC...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by https://www.hot-essay.com/buy-university-essays-online, on Jul 17, 2017 at 1:22 am | 11 comments | 7488 Views

TIM TALK

Baker's bipartisan bill to push BART-ACE connection is moving ahead

Momentum is building in the Legislature for a bill co-authored by Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-Dublin) that would formally establish a Tri-Valley-San Joaquin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Daniel Brenner, on Jul 14, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 1263 Views

TIM TALK

Supreme Court stands up for First Amendment

Good news for those of us who believe the First Amendment is critical to our Republic. The Supreme Court, in a rare unanimous decision, tossed out a 70-year-old...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by jenifer, on Jul 14, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 583 Views

TIM TALK

A bad week for BART executives

It’s been a bad couple of weeks for BART executives and directors. Last week, BART released results of its biannual survey that showed satisfaction with the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by jenifer, on Jul 14, 2017 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feeding the hungry in Alameda County

Feeding the hungry in Alameda County The face of hunger has changed in America and Katherine Avila, food drive coordinator for the Alameda County Community Food...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 5 comments | 504 Views

TIM TALK

Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot

There’s quite a tale of two big box stores developing in Dublin and Pleasanton. A Costco, slated for Johnson Drive in Pleasanton as part of the economic...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by manis21, on Jul 13, 2017 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 4633 Views

TIM TALK

Can Pleasanton school district afford another elementary school?

Hurray for Pleasanton school trustee Mark Miller who asked his colleagues to investigate the costs associated with building another elementary school. The district...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Joseph190, on Jul 12, 2017 at 11:40 pm | 7 comments | 1123 Views

TIM TALK

Swalwell crosses the aisle to support Kate's law--UPDATED

Josh Richman, the communications director for Rep. Eric Swalwell, reached out to me to point out that this was the first time Kate's law came to a vote. In the prior...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 12, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 599 Views

TIM TALK

Reflecting on 2016 in Pleasanton

As the New Year dawns, it’s a time for reflection about 2016. Sadly, the Pleasanton school district, which had achieved some stability under the interim...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by Joseph190, on Jul 12, 2017 at 4:37 am | 2 comments | 3076 Views

THE OBSERVER

Monday is Wash Day

I finally tried out my new rainwater laundry system today. The barrels were about 15% full from the last two or three rains. The electric point-of-use tankless water...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Moody, on Jul 10, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 7 comments | 6281 Views

TIM TALK

Celebrate July 4th by remembering our forefathers and their declaration

Happy Fourth of July. I hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday with family and friends. Please take a moment to remember the meaning of the fireworks and holiday. In...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2017 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards

Top girl scholars from the junior classes in Bay Area high schools, including four from Pleasanton, have received merit awards in math and science...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by sudhasharma, on Jul 6, 2017 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 1377 Views

THE OBSERVER

San Ramon City Council: Then and Now

I scheduled a meeting on Thursday afternoon with Sabina Zafar, one of the two new candidates running for City Council. Right before the meeting my brother phoned...

Original post made by Roz Rogoff on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by pebri, on Jul 4, 2017 at 6:36 pm | 18 comments | 5047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat that scorched Pleasanton also hurt early fair attendance, Rotary Spirit Run revenues

Last week's scorching heat is now a distant memory as temperatures dip back into the mid-50s at nightime as the long four-day Independence Day weekend begins. Even...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by 8 Ads, "Only" 2 Real Estate, on Jul 4, 2017 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 913 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 645 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 252 views

Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 0 comments | 51 views