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Dublin school trustees move ahead with new high school site

Tuesday was a big night for key decisions on growth in Dublin. The Dublin school board voted unanimously to purchase the 23.5-acre Promenade site in East Dublin...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 27, 2018
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Growing a successful business starting in the boyhood bedroom

Ryan and Brad Alani got tired of working for someone else in 2011 so they set up their own business in the bedroom Ryan grew up in off Foothill Road in Pleasanton. Ryan...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 22, 2021
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Developing a vision for the Tri-Valley in 2040

Community leaders from the public and private sectors have launched a process to develop a unified vision for the Tri-Valley area in 2040. The vision was recommended...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 9, 2020
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Tri-Valley and East Bay life sciences companies are flourishing

Life sciences companies were spotlighted last week when the East Bay Economic Development Alliance brought its fall membership meeting to the Rosewood Commons Conference...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 2, 2018
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Local venture capital fund set to close its funding round

The closing of the Tri-Valley’s first home-grown venture capital fund is imminent. Tri-Valley Ventures, founded by six partners including Greg Hitchan and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 19, 2018
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Decision time for the Raiders?

The future of the Raiders in Oakland potentially will be resolved over the next two weeks. Owner Mark Davis will be in New York tomorrow meeting with the National...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 5, 2016
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Impressive group of Dreammakers and Risktakers

The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group will celebrate its 10th group of Dreammakers and Risktakers with a virtual ceremony at noon Thursday. The honorees are...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 4, 2021
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The Lund Ranch saga

The “first round” of politics on the Lund Ranch II development may have ended with the City Council’s 3-1 approval of the 43-home project Tuesday...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 7, 2016
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Dublin council pleases residents and risks litigation

With an election looming in November and citizens gathering recall signatures at supermarkets, the Dublin City Council decided to heed their voters and risk litigation...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 24, 2018
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Intriguing plans for the Beyer Ranch in Livermore wine country

Pleasanton vintner and commercial property owner Mike Callahan has been working for three years to give the growing Livermore Valley wine industry a major shot in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 2, 2016
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Innovative fast COVID-19 test coming from downtown Livermore

The Livermore Valley has been renown for years for its technical workforce at Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National labs. What’s developed in recent years...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 27, 2020
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Friends of Livermore has a new foe

The Friends of Livermore political action group celebrated big time after last week’s election when the candidates it backed financially and publicly won easily. Bob...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 17, 2016
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Family and football traditions

Thanksgiving Day brings back many memories including the football games and the just completed Big Game. This season, which includes my parents’ wedding anniversary,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 24, 2016
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Trustees talking new calendar again

New Pleasanton school trustee Mark Miller will have the opportunity to change the direction of the board tonight when trustees face two key actions. The one that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 13, 2015
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Miley's easy win ties to his habit of showing up

Pleasanton elected officials and community leaders did not know what to expect when the Alameda County Board of Supervisors redrew the district boundaries and moved...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 16, 2016
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Expensive legislation pending in Sacramento

The Democrats in the state Legislature are preparing to double down on some very expensive programs. Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 5, 2015
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Pushing for a second Costco vote

I guess you have to give the foes of Costco in Pleasanton credit—they do not give up. After losing nearly 2-to-1 in a public vote last November, former City...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 30, 2017
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Zone 7 water rate increase sparks protest

The Pleasanton City Council got quite an earful from three residents last week on a consent calendar item that was favorable to residents’ wallets. Three...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 13, 2016
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Football, French horns and film

Veteran ushers at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco may have been taken aback Wednesday evening when patrons wearing football jerseys and blue jeans stepped...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 4, 2016
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Disrupting the dog food business in Danville

When it comes to disruptive companies innovating in the Tri-Valley, it’s easy to think of technology firms or life science companies. How about firms breaking...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 9, 2019
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