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TIM TALK

Should big rigs be allowed on I-580 through Oakland?

Supervisor Nate Miley will conduct an important public meeting by Zoom this evening. It will focus on tractor-trailer traffic on Interstates 580 and 880. The big...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dirk Svensen, on Dec 18, 2021 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 2549 Views

TIM TALK

Should big rigs be allowed on I-580 through Oakland?

Supervisor Nate Miley will conduct an important public meeting by Zoom this evening. It will focus on tractor-trailer traffic on Interstates 580 and 880. The big...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Who can you not live without?

Shall you marry someone you can’t live without? Yes, and yet it’s a hairy topic. What I mean by that is if you are in a healthy secure relationship,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by AMRW, on Dec 10, 2021 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 6972 Views

TIM TALK

Inflation is soaring across the board

We’ve certainly all felt the impacts of the soaring inflation rate and Biden Administration policies when we go to the gas pump. Prices have soared year-over-year...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 9, 2021 at 8:05 pm | 11 comments | 6551 Views

TIM TALK

Declining enrollment means diminishing revenue for Pleasanton schools

The Legislature held a key hearing this week on funding for California schools. With the state’s huge budget surplus, schools have been awash in funding,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 5, 2021 at 7:03 pm | 6 comments | 2839 Views

TIM TALK

Ted C. Fairfield's professional fingerprints are all over Pleasanton and Dublin

Few people have helped shape the cities of Pleasanton and Dublin more than civil engineer Ted C. Fairfield of Pleasanton who went home to his Lord on Nov. 7. He...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Wendee Heinrich, on Dec 4, 2021 at 9:43 pm | 8 comments | 4039 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“Attached.” by Amir Levine, MD, and Rachel S.F. Heller, MA

If you’ve been reading CouplesNet for long, you’ve read about Attachment Theory. Levine and Heller have focused Attachment Theory specifically to help...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Dec 3, 2021 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 6002 Views

TIM TALK

Oakland police need support in crime-ridden city

The riots and looting of the summer of 2020 have now turned into organized theft rings attacking luxury stores and mainline retailers alike. To see the video of...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Dec 3, 2021 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 2765 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The Prestige Factor

Too often teens are dazzled by a college name, wrongly assuming that the “prestige factor” is their automatic ticket to success. Prestige, however,...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Nov. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5792 Views

TIM TALK

3 Valleys Foundation strives to serve our area

John Sensiba has led organizations significant to the valley for many years. He was the catalyst that led ValleyCare to join Stanford Health, a move that saved...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 26, 2021 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 1958 Views

TIM TALK

Sharing grace daily

John Jackson delivered a simple and important message to people who gathered Monday for the 9th annual Prayer Breakfast sponsored by CityServe of the Tri-Valley. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 25, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Nov 26, 2021 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1890 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Grand pronouncements vs nuts and bolts

I was in a meeting recently where a staff member of a Bay Area city said they were looking to accelerate their carbon neutral goal from 2045 to 2030. It was all...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 21, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Nov 22, 2021 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 5717 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

It would be a mistake to re-evaluate the closing of Diablo Canyon

About two months ago a reader suggested that...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Nov 17, 2021 at 10:37 pm | 8 comments | 9968 Views

TIM TALK

Pearl Harbor survivor still going strong at 102

People plugging into Las Positas College’s Veteran’s Day observance had to be impressed by the keynote speaker, Pearl Harbor survivor Mickey Ganitch, He received...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Carole+Lee+Manning, on Nov 17, 2021 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2361 Views

TIM TALK

A huge heart for disadvantaged children living in difficult situations

Marina Marinushkina demonstrates her amazing heart for disadvantaged kids. After she came to know Jesus Christ at 18 in Russia, she spent her Sundays after church...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Margo, on Nov 15, 2021 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 2122 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away."

- Raymond Hull Hull is absolutely correct. Trying to suit your partner is the opposite of living authentically. I should know, because that’s what I did...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 15, 2021 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 5940 Views

TIM TALK

Clarifying and expanding Tuesday's post

I need to update and clarify Tuesday’s piece concerning contract negotiations between the Pleasanton school district and its teachers’ union. Part of my reporting...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Teachers Spouse, on Nov 9, 2021 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 2802 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward . . .

that causes all the trouble." - Raymond Hull Yesterday I came up with the “elevator pitch” for my nonfiction couples graphic ‘novel’...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6950 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

My Toyota is on life support

Is it just me or does it seem like a lot of people are looking at EVs these days? A neighbor of mine who got a Kia Niro a few weeks ago remarked with some surprise:...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 31, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Nov 6, 2021 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 10107 Views

TIM TALK

Tough negotiations for teachers and management in Pleasanton

Public school districts are trying to walk a fine line this school year. Thanks to the state funding formula locked in by Proposition 98, districts are awash with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen+Ruegsegger, on Nov 4, 2021 at 12:49 pm | 20 comments | 3991 Views
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