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Tri-Valley area compares favorably with other tech regions

One of the striking aspects of the Tri-Valley Rising 2018 report was the comparison to other tech-centered regions across the country. Last week, I reported that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 24, 2018
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 1210 Views


Couples: Emotional Affairs

What's the difference between an emotional affair and a physical affair? How do you know when you're having an emotional affair? Are they both affairs? What...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 21, 2018 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 3549 Views


Plant With Purpose helping families to grow out of poverty

It's estimated that 800 million people suffer from hunger daily and 85% of them are subsistence farmers, living in rural areas of the world, totally dependent on...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2018 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 568 Views


Loving the month of July

July has been one of my favorite months for years. Not for the weather—October wins there—but because it was the one month that my bride never had to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2018 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 799 Views


At 60 gallons an hour, I had quite a leak

If I ever needed better convincing to register for regular reports on how much water I’m using at home, an underground pipe leak (pictured) ...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by Linda Kelly, on Jul 5, 2018 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 633 Views


Oakland schools: a textbook case of poor fiscal management

The Alameda County Grand Jury report on the Oakland school district demonstrates just how important leadership is—at both the senior staff and board level. The...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by Sandra, on Jul 4, 2018 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 1019 Views


California's permanent state of drought

Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature have declared a permanent state of drought in the Golden State. The governor signed two bills on May 31 that will limit household...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Peter MacDonald, on Jul 3, 2018 at 10:45 am | 6 comments | 1468 Views


Couples: "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day."

- Andre Maurois I’m not sure that a marriage needs to be rebuilt every day, but it does need to be built every day. Are you thinking, “I don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by MaceyConrad, on Jun 28, 2018 at 4:19 pm | 8 comments | 3421 Views


Tell Me More about UC-Urvine

Welcome to the third in a series of articles about the University of California system. For the sake of fairness, going alphabetically, the first article was all...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jun. 26, 2018
There are no comments yet. 829 Views


Livermore's Marchand, aka the mayor of Seville, seeks re-election

Livermore Mayor John Marchand (pictured) launched his bid for re-election before nearly 200 supporters at a crowded airplane hangar at the city's municipal...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Maria Y Garcia, on Jun 22, 2018 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1244 Views


Couples: “True love is a decision between the head and the heart . . .

. . . Not just one or the other.” - Ines Johns I saw this in a novel I’m reading. I like it because we don’t live in the world completely...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2830 Views


Some election thoughts

In the race for the 15th Congressional District, incumbent Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) cruised to an easy spot in the November run-off with 69 percent of the votes...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 15, 2018 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 1391 Views


Couples: Say Nice Things Behind Your Partner’s Back

Saying nice things about your beloved behind his/her back is another way of putting positive energy into your relationship. You can even tell her you did so, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 1, 2018
Last comment by JLN, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 3232 Views


Denied BART extension may speed up rail progress

Five BART directors thumbed their collective noses at residents of Livermore last week when they voted not to move forward with the rail extension to Isabel Avenue...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jun 6, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1710 Views


Dublin mayor suggests asking voters on Ikea

With citizens gathering recall signatures and an election looming in November, Dublin Mayor David Haubert had an interesting suggestion for his colleagues when they...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by MatthewWhite23, on Jun 6, 2018 at 7:33 am | 5 comments | 1614 Views


Army association plays key role for active duty soldiers

When Johnathan Woodman returned home to Livermore in November 2017 after nine years of active duty in the Air Force, he faced tough times. He and his wife, Kayla,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Joy Montgomery, on Jun 2, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1116 Views


Good news for this week of good news

During Holy Week, the timing is right to share a couple of stories. One of the great privileges of my life was to serve as the founding board chairman of Heart...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by Kellyleona, on Jun 1, 2018 at 10:53 pm | 5 comments | 1372 Views


Around Pleasanton: July 4 fireworks halted at fair, this time for good

Alameda County Fairgrounds CEO Jerome Hoban (pictured) spoke to the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce about a range of topics earlier this month, including...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by Bryan Waugh, on May 29, 2018 at 4:17 pm | 9 comments | 3046 Views


Harding Park honors one of Pleasanton's best

One of Pleasanton’s finest citizens was fittingly honored Tuesday when Harding Park opened in Hacienda Business Park. The 35th neighborhood park, next to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by Robert, on May 28, 2018 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views


The non-politicians take on a true pol

Two non-politicians are running for the 15th Congressional district seat currently held by politician Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin. The challengers, Rudy Peters of Livermore...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on May 24, 2018 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1082 Views
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Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 1,224 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 702 views