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TIM TALK

Housing advocates push for more

One of the most significant developments of 2017 may well be the birth of groups led by millennials advocating for housing. For decades, the Bay Area and California...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Animated Video Company, on Dec 31, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news on the Weekly's Holiday Fund

The good news is that as of Friday, we have passed the $55,000 mark in contributions to the Pleasanton Weekly's 2017 Holiday Fund. That's a welcome...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today could be busiest day of year for Stoneridge Mall

Today, the last Saturday before Christmas, is projected to be the busiest shopping day of the year with many shoppers heading out to make last-minute...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 23, 2017
Last comment by kocilupah, on Dec 29, 2017 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 547 Views

TIM TALK

Downtown Livermore could become a destination

A diverse group of leaders has managed to move the Livermore City Council forward on with consensus on its long discussion of what to do with the 8.2 vacant acres...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by lukenlow, on Dec 28, 2017 at 5:44 am | 3 comments | 939 Views

TIM TALK

Sunday delivery anyone?

Does it strike you as odd that the only delivery trucks you see on the road on Sundays are the U.S. Postal Service. Of course, they’re not delivering the mail....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Dec 27, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 856 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Tell Me More About UC-Berkeley

Many schools are compared to Harvard, among them the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley), fondly known as, “Cal.” The first institution of...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Tom T, on Dec 27, 2017 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1017 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Some thoughts on the Shiny New Tax Bill

o This bill carries a whiff of desperation. It's the dog's breakfast, simplifying nothing, passed with no hearings or opportunity for debate or any outreach...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 27, 2017 at 7:19 am | 58 comments | 1479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary Club serves early Christmas dinners to 220 Pleasanton seniors

I had the privilege of serving a turkey dinner with all the trimmings to Eppie Baeta (left) and Lucille Murillo at the Rotary Club of Pleasanton's...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 24, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 3 comments | 432 Views

TIM TALK

King football bows down to the dollars

When it comes to sports and television, football is King. Ask the University of Utah just how big the King is or more importantly, who rules the King. That’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by shibu, on Dec 23, 2017 at 3:58 am | 4 comments | 876 Views

TIM TALK

Residents love living in Pleasanton

You might not know it by reading online comments, but the vast majority of Pleasanton residents are delighted to live here. The city’s satisifcation survey, which...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by aarav, on Dec 23, 2017 at 3:27 am | 1 comment | 958 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

"Merry Christmas!" Or not? How about nativity scenes on public land?

Do you find the "Merry Christmas!" greeting inappropriate or offensive? What about nativity scenes on public land? If you believe these are not appropriate,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by MarryJy, on Dec 23, 2017 at 2:53 am | 11 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: 'Tis the weekend for record crowds at Stoneridge Mall

Tomorrow, the last Saturday before Christmas, is projected to be the busiest shopping day of the year with many shoppers heading out to make last-minute purchases...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 357 Views

TIM TALK

Moms are thankful school is in session this week

Thinking back to my childhood days, this is a week that my mother would have celebrated that we were in school instead of on vacation. Imagine dealing with four...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 529 Views

TIM TALK

Supervisors shopping another sales tax increase

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is shopping around another potential increase in the county sales tax. Supervisor Nate Miley and his team held a “listening”...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 2689 Views

TIM TALK

580/680 interchange changed valley forever

Fifty years ago this month, the key freeway link for the Tri-Valley was completed when Interstate 680 opened between Pleasanton and Mission San Jose. The I-680/I-580...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by sufowot, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:42 am | 1 comment | 1341 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Young Girl, The Roy Moore Story

Note: I didn't really intend two consecutive song parodies, but Sue was playing Oldies yesterday, and the Union Gap's ode to pedophilia came on the box....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 17, 2017 at 11:32 am | 86 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chabad holding Jewish high holy days services at new Pleasanton center

When Rabbi Raleigh Resnick (pictured above) blows the Shofar Friday night during Yom Kippur services, he and the community Chabad he leads will be...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by jenniferbrownz, on Dec 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm | 13 comments | 1914 Views

TIM TALK

Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians

Many years ago, while traveling, we identified two places that we might consider moving to: Healdsburg in the Sonoma County wine country and Central Oregon—Bend,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by marthawilson710, on Dec 12, 2017 at 3:04 am | 8 comments | 1516 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Denied College Admission? Should You Appeal?

Paul was denied admission to a private college that he, his parents, and high school counselor all had agreed matched his interests and academic profile. The question...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Marisa, on Dec 11, 2017 at 3:37 am | 2 comments | 1206 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Sometimes, they just write themselves.

With apologies to Gene Vincent, as The Prez breaks into song: ==I Fewer friends out in the West Wing, To...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 102 comments | 1854 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 2,033 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 77 comments | 1,229 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 5 comments | 499 views