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TIM TALK

Smart pivot by fairgrounds leadership

Congrats to the Alameda County fairgrounds leadership for innovative pivots required by the Covid-19 virus. The fair was cancelled last June when state mandates...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 20, 2021
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Contrasting golf tournaments last week

It was striking to see the differences between the PGA tour and the LPGA tour events on Sunday. The Texas Valero Open, played in San Antonio, had spectators following...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 16, 2021 at 8:56 pm | 4 comments | 1684 Views

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Housing proponents push to eliminate single-family zoning

There’s growing pressure from housing advocates to limit or eliminate single-family zoning in communities across California. Both Berkeley and Sacramento...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 8, 2021
Last comment by DublinMike, on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 2399 Views

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Now is the time to fully reopen Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton students went back into the public schools last week in a hybrid program that has two days of in-person instruction and three days of online instruction. Parents...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 8, 2021 at 7:50 am | 16 comments | 2932 Views

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Lessons learned during the lockdown

Four local business owners shared with the Northern California Mentoring Group Tuesday the lessons they learned while coping with the pandemic. They were Matt Richert...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 1, 2021
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TIM TALK

City Council faces major housing challenges

The Pleasanton City Council will have some particularly challenging decisions facing it when it comes to housing. The governor and Legislature likely will turn...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Alfie, on Mar 31, 2021 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 3035 Views

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Sticker shock in the Bay Area

We welcomed new tenants into our in-law apartment over the weekend and talked about California sticker shock. They relocated from Louisville, KY and were stunned...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Mar 25, 2021 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 3308 Views

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Supervisor Miley reviews 2020 and priorities for 2021

Supervisor Nate Miley took a long look back at the difficult year of 2020 during his annual State of the District address Wednesday evening. Speaking from the Board...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on Mar 20, 2021 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 2978 Views

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People are bailing out of San Francisco, but not the Bay Area

Much has been written in the last year about families and companies bailing out of high-cost California and the Bay Area in particular. Two recent studies have...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Paul Clark, on Mar 18, 2021 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 5935 Views

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School shutdowns have been devastating for students

Reports are piling up that demonstrate the huge toll school lockdowns are having on students. A report from the non-profit group FAIR Health analyzed pediatric...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 17, 2021 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 2276 Views

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10x Genomics releases its campus plans

Rapidly growing 10x Genomics continues to expand its footprint in Pleasanton. The company formally announced its acquisition of the former JCPenney Home Store...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2021 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 2514 Views

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How are D students going to learn what they missed this year?

Pleasanton school trustees last week expanded grading criteria for the spring semester to allow more students to receive credit for their Zoom classes. Instead...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by jerry miller, on Mar 2, 2021 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 2101 Views

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Rep. Ro Khanna wants to require all businesses to pay $15 per hour

The callous actions of President Joe Biden and other leading Democrats is mind-blowing. When the president cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline by executive order...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 25, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 27, 2021 at 7:49 pm | 17 comments | 3470 Views

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Planning for 2021 county fair continuing

It was no surprise to read news stories last week announcing that the 2021 Livermore Rodeo and the two GoodGuys winter and spring gatherings at the fairgrounds have...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by pleasantonweekly.com, on Feb 25, 2021 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 3178 Views

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A poor decision to stop planning for the future

After working together with Livermore Valley agencies for seven years, the majority of the Pleasanton City Council scrapped funding to study reusing potable water. Mayor...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 22, 2021 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 3195 Views

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Pleasanton elementary students should be back in school now

Young elementary students in the San Ramon Valley started attending in-person classes Wednesday, returning to the classroom for the first time in about 11 months...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 11, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 17, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 18 comments | 4667 Views

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Lockdown is causing far more harm that the virus

Here’s hoping that Pleasanton school trustees will immediately move ahead with reopening elementary schools at their meeting this week. Trustees deadlocked...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by James Michael, on Feb 16, 2021 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2395 Views

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Tackling issues about educating boys

Pleasanton resident Sean Kullman can demonstrate he has the facts on his side as his non-profit organization tries to climb a steep mountain focused on opportunities...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 9, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Feb 11, 2021 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 2809 Views

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Pleasanton trustees take the right action

Kudos to the Pleasanton school trustees for pushing to get back to in-person instruction for students. The district has been providing in-person instruction...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by Doc, on Feb 10, 2021 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 3168 Views

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Wowed by pitches by innovative companies

Living and writing about the Tri-Valley innovative companies led to an invitation last month to view the Alchemist Accelerator’s 26th pitch day. The San Francisco-based...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Feb 9, 2021 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 2941 Views
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