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COUPLE'S NET

"VoiceMale"

I've been reading VoiceMale: What Husbands Really Think About heir Marriages, Their Wives, Sex, Houseowrk, and Commitment by Neil Chethik. Chethik is an author who...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Jun 20, 2021 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2710 Views

TIM TALK

Shepherd's Gate's Brentwood home expands

Shepherd’s Gate will celebrate a milestone in its ongoing relationship with HomeAid of Northern California when it cuts the ribbon today on the expansion of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 17, 2021 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops

It is important to understand some fundamental truths about college essays. First, many parents ask me if I can help their student with ‘The College Essay.’...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jun. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1754 Views

TIM TALK

Innovation Tri-Valley releases its 2040 Vision

The Tri-Valley has enviable strengths now, but it will take a sustained effort and strong vision to maintain and enhance them by 2040. The Innovation Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Jun 15, 2021 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More About University of California-San Diego (UCSD)

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) first opened its doors in 1960. Since then, it has grown to become one of America’s leading research universities,...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by j0hnwi11iams, on Jun 12, 2021 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2732 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Pfizer in Major Marketing Push to End Pandemic

Fauci: “This is a game changer” US-based drug maker Pfizer announced today that it has successfully test-marketed its covid vaccine in a unique...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by j0hnwi11iams, on Jun 12, 2021 at 10:08 am | 7 comments | 5519 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and Premarital: "Unpack Your Heart"

Take a listen to Philip Philips song, "Unpack Your Heart." We Want to be Known Most of us, at heart, want to be truly known, accepted, and loved...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 10, 2021 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 6402 Views

TIM TALK

Two different but notable events coming June 17

Next Thursday, June 17, will bring one event to celebrate the lifting of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s restrictions and another to enlighten parents about the challenges...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

TIM TALK

Two different but notable events coming June 17

Next Thursday, June 17, will bring one event to celebrate the lifting of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s restrictions and another to enlighten parents about the challenges...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1550 Views

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Expect next year's district attorney campaign to draw national interest

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley’s decision not to seek re-election for a fourth term next year likely will put the county in the spotlight...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 8, 2021
Last comment by MG, on Jun 9, 2021 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1530 Views

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How much housing subsidies cost other renters

Pleasanton attorney Peter MacDonald knows his way around planning and land-use issues. He’s been in private practice for 33 years here after serving as city attorney...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on Jun 6, 2021 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 1737 Views

COUPLE'S NET

. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.

 "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 28, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 4, 2021 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 4373 Views

TIM TALK

Regulators decree with no idea how to implement their orders

The California Air Resources board just demonstrated again how dangerous it can be to give single-focus agencies sweeping power. Think what we’ve learned...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Nella Vasi, on Jun 2, 2021 at 1:49 am | 14 comments | 2148 Views

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10x Genomics tool headed into space

Pleasanton-based 10x Genomics is on quite a run and it will get even more interesting over the next couple of years. Axiom Space announced last week that its second...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1959 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Crocks on Fox

The cancel culture meets media manipulation. Stop me before I alliterate again (too late). I swore I wasn’t going to write about this culture ‘crisis’...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on May 31, 2021 at 6:18 am | 36 comments | 4316 Views

TIM TALK

Miracle Friends partners with Goodness Village

For nearly a year, I have been volunteering with Miracle Friends, a pandemic-driven initiative of San Francisco-based Miracle Messages. The organization is led...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1436 Views

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An iconic Pleasanton retailer calling it quits

When the letter from Christesen’s Western Wear arrived addressed to my late mother, my curiosity was piqued. I opened it to learn that the story will have its...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 20, 2021
Last comment by Gail, on May 21, 2021 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 4861 Views

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The rubber starting to hit the road about housing in Pleasanton

This evening’s Pleasanton City Council meeting includes two key items related to housing in the city. The council, after two long working sessions, is expected...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 19, 2021 at 10:20 pm | 9 comments | 5248 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Stay and Play – and Work – in Carmel-by-the-Sea

My husband and I, with our adored Papillon, Bixby (yes, named after Bixby Bridge), were hosted by Hofsas House in Carmel. We had an amazing getaway, especially after...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 17, 2021 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 5409 Views

TIM TALK

Highlighting the Tri-Valley's diversity

Last Thursday at noon two events offered proof to just how diverse the Tri-Valley area has become over the last decade. Alameda County Supervisor David Haubert,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 17, 2021 at 6:50 pm | 11 comments | 1558 Views
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