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TIM TALK

Views on the ground from Afghanistan

Just how bad is the situation in Afghanistan after the United States pulled out Monday to meet President Biden’s withdrawal deadline? Simply stated, it’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Sep 2, 2021 at 1:57 pm | 13 comments | 1927 Views

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Two reports raise concerns about economic future of Bay Area

Predicting what office life will be like and its impacts on pricey commercial real estate downtown has been a guessing game since the pandemic broke out last year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Rich+Buckley, on Aug 26, 2021 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 3226 Views

TIM TALK

Two reports raise concerns about economic future of Bay Area

Predicting what office life will be like and its impacts on pricey commercial real estate downtown has been a guessing game since the pandemic broke out last year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 26, 2021
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Father and son veterans reflect on Viet Nam and Afghanistan

Doug Miller readily said he has not been sleeping well for the last couple of weeks. Doug, a retired Army major, flew helicopters on two tours in Viet Nam, and...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 21, 2021 at 1:57 pm | 8 comments | 2776 Views

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Organized theft gangs hitting suburbs including Pleasanton

San Francisco has made lots of headlines over the last couple of years for a lot of the wrong reasons. Two national chains shuttered stores because of the rampant...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Aug 18, 2021 at 9:16 pm | 9 comments | 6106 Views

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Red hot local real estate market looks sustainable

The Livermore Valley real estate market is still red hot and likely sustainable for months if not years to come. That’s the conclusion from David Stark, the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Gib Souza, on Aug 12, 2021 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2890 Views

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Gov. Newsom ignores dismal economic trends in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom spent much of the summer traveling around the state to announce big spending plans for the state’s $100 billion year-over-year budget surplus. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Aug 10, 2021 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 283 Views

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Poor downtown zoning decision should be reversed

Contrasting zoning debates offers insights into priorities for community leaders. Consider that Berkeley, AKA the People’s Republic of Berzerkley, is moving...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Aug 9, 2021 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1615 Views

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Newsom recall polls now are within the margin of error

California Democrat party leaders thought they were enhancing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s chances to beat the recall when they passed special legislation and then...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm+Hex, on Aug 8, 2021 at 10:01 am | 8 comments | 2641 Views

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The redwood plan for Ken Mercer Sports Park

After writing about coastal redwoods and recycled water last week a reader emailed some questions so I reached out to City Manager Nelson Fialho for additional...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Carol Withers, on Aug 2, 2021 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 3161 Views

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Startup Tri-Valley launches to enhance innovation ecosystem here

The Tri-Valley’s innovation culture took another major step forward when the two national labs and four cities announced the launch of Startup Tri-Valley....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Jul 27, 2021 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2817 Views

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Downtown concerts in the park in the fall?

Enjoying dinner downtown twice in the last week I can attest that restaurateurs are enjoying serving their customers again—inside and outside. The weekend...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by John, on Jul 23, 2021 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 3434 Views

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City Council will consider getting Main Street back to normal tonight

The City Council tonight will consider several changes to activities that became common during the pandemic as it meets in person for the first time since March...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by Guillermo M., on Jul 21, 2021 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1765 Views

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Museum on Main pivots to virtual and grows

When Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a statewide lockdown of California March 17, 2020, nobody could imagine what lay ahead. For Museum on Main Executive Director Jim...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Sean, on Jul 15, 2021 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 2082 Views

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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 James Moore, on Jul 14, 2021 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 2856 Views

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There's lot of love about the month of July

July has been a favorite month of mine for decades. It’s the one month a year when my bride, a school teacher for 35 years, did not have school on her mind. That...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 6, 2021
Last comment by THOMAS D COLEMAN, on Jul 7, 2021 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 1974 Views

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Teen Esteem's reach soared during pandemic

The pandemic and the lockdowns—to say nothing of the closing of schools—forced most organizations to pivot and figure out new ways to deliver their services....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2019 Views

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Sacramento makes a deal on spending the gusher of cash

Thanks to a generous and unnecessary influx of borrowed federal money, the question for Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature is how to spend more than $262 billion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2021
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Sacramento makes a deal on spending the gusher of cash

Thanks to a generous and unnecessary influx of borrowed federal money, the question for Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature is how to spend more than $262 billion...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2037 Views

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Economist says U.S. economy will fully recover this month

Christopher Thornberg presented his annual economic update to the East Bay Economic Development Alliance Wednesday and stressed how different the pandemic-induced...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 24, 2021
Last comment by Lahommed, on Jun 24, 2021 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 2570 Views
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