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TIM TALK

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 Cholo, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 626 Views

TIM TALK

Look for negotiations to bring health benefits back to Pleasanton teachers

Pleasanton schools chief David Haglund and the trustees agree that a key part of his job is strategic planning—something they believe has been lacking. He...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Hannah, on Jun 20, 2019 at 10:09 am | 7 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland Temple rededicated

Jordan and Brielle Nally (pictured), both seniors at Brigham Young University-Idaho, pose in front of the newly renovated Oakland Temple of the Church...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sharon Rema, on Jun 18, 2019 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 585 Views

TIM TALK

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 Michael, on Jun 15, 2019 at 7:48 pm | 17 comments | 2003 Views

TIM TALK

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 Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 15, 2019 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 915 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Increase in Parental Romance = Happier Kids, Too

As parents, many of you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what's best for your kids. In many families, kids are prioritized above one's partner. I believe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 2319 Views

TIM TALK

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 amlina , on Jun 13, 2019 at 11:45 pm | 3 comments | 914 Views

TIM TALK

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
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Time to make a budget deal

With the constitutional deadline for approving the budget looming Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democrat legislative leaders cut deals last weekend. The deadline...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by StaceyDorrance, on Jun 13, 2019 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 522 Views

TIM TALK

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 Roz Rogoff, on Jun 12, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hart Middle School's popular music teacher retires

Dennis Aquilina (pictured), the band director at Hart Middle School, has retired, ending a 24-year-long career as a music teacher in Pleasanton schools. But...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 497 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The Up and Downside of AP Courses

Depending on how your particular school treats AP classes, an AP class can be worth a full grade higher than the regular track class (that’s how some students...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jen G., on Jun 6, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 3191 Views

TIM TALK

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
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Time for high-speed train plans to die

President Donald Trump and his administration may have bailed out taxpayers in California despite the bellows from Sacramento politicians. When the federal Federal...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 4, 2019 at 8:45 am | 28 comments | 1548 Views

TIM TALK

Diablo Country Club moves forward with $31 million renovation

At a time when many country clubs are struggling with shrinking membership, the Diablo Country Club membership has undertaken a $31 million investment in the Tri-Valley's...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 1769 Views

TIM TALK

More parking downtown must be in the plan

As the two-year process to update Pleasanton’s downtown plan nears its conclusion, naturally some key questions have arisen. The task force is scheduled...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by phamyen, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:24 pm | 3 comments | 1079 Views

DOING COLLEGE

College Options for the Artistic-Minded Student

For the artistic-minded student, there are several different types of schools to research in order to find the right academic fit and degree path. - Four-year...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Cheap web hosting, on Jun 2, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 18 comments | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Task force updating Pleasanton downtown land use plans to hold final meeting tonight

The Downtown Specific Plan Update Task Force will hold its final meeting starting at 6:30 Tuesday night (May 28) in the City Council chamber at the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 27, 2019
Last comment by Tech News, on Jun 2, 2019 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 515 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The College Admissions Scam

The recent college admissions scandal that was revealed in a New York Times...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by kayliewalter, on Jun 1, 2019 at 1:53 am |
15 comments | 2920 Views

TIM TALK

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
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Nominations due by Sept. 16

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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