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TIM TALK

Time to defeat a bad bill on bridge tolls

It’s unusual to see a federal official weigh in on actions being taken in Sacramento, but Congressman Mark DeSaulnier felt compelled to do exactly that as the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2017 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 1243 Views

TIM TALK

Hurricanes and drought touch home

One of the great blessings of my life has been getting to know people in Kenya and Swaziland through my mission work with Heart for Africa. And through connections...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by aprilrussell, on Dec 7, 2017 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1085 Views

TIM TALK

Gas tax increase is one of many tax hikes

In case you didn’t notice, the Legislature’s increase on the gas tax hit your wallet on Nov. 1. The effective date just happened to coincide with the shift...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by somon, on Nov 30, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 1165 Views

TIM TALK

A tale of two creeks

Pleasanton residents living along creeks should have taken notice of an action taken by the San Ramon City Council. The city had been trying to sell the former...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by raychin, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 940 Views

TIM TALK

Costco plan moves ahead as expected

As was expected, the Pleasanton City Council moved the Costco project forward Monday evening by approving the financing agreement for the infrastructure improvements...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by maria111, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 1617 Views

TIM TALK

Building is what Frank Berlogar loves

Frank Berlogar is a respected geotechnical engineer professionally, but he’s a chip off the old block when it comes to his heart and his passion. His dad...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 28, 2017 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 764 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Reasons to Love the A’s, Chapters Next

Let’s get the baseball stuff out of the way first – any regulars will know what’s coming. 1 – there’s the new stadium prospect...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by addisonsophia, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 37 comments | 2188 Views

TIM TALK

God loves to heal his children

Progressives hit a new low this week when they complained bitterly about Congress holding a moment of silence and remembering those killed and wounded Sunday in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by addisonsophia, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 25 comments | 1495 Views

TIM TALK

Please give us a hand while we flout federal law

Does anyone else see the contradiction with Gov. Jerry Brown requesting federal aid to help with recovery from the devastating North Bay wine country fires after...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Yelena Hopper, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:02 pm | 12 comments | 1275 Views

TIM TALK

CityServe success stories

CityServe of the Tri-Valley presented an inspiring program at its fifth annual Tri-Valley Prayer breakfast Monday in Pleasanton. The event served as an opportunity...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Few questions, on Nov 27, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today is "Small business Saturday;" shop in downtown Pleasanton

The National Retail Federation forecasts that holiday sales will increase between 3.6-4% this year, to nearly $679 billion dollars. That could be good news for...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 25, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Thanksgiving

Please enjoy this report from the current issue of the Old Farmer’s Almanac newsletter, published by 2017 Yankee Publishing Inc. about the woman who helped...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 23, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockdown at Las Positas; it’s not always possible

My 19-year-old granddaughter Bailey Little (pictured) was one of hundreds of students on campus Oct. 4 at Las Positas College when an emergency alert...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by Laura Hayden, on Nov 20, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police chief talks about crime, other Pleasanton issues

Police Chief Dave Spiller has been making the rounds lately to talk up Pleasanton, and with good reason. Still understaffed at a time when police work...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by amandor, on Nov 7, 2017 at 10:24 pm | 8 comments | 1246 Views

TIM TALK

Nick Vleisides ministers to first responders in Santa Rosa

For the last three days, the Contra Costa County volunteer search-and-rescue team has been working on recovery efforts in Santa Rosa neighborhoods destroyed by the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chavez542, on Nov 1, 2017 at 3:55 am | 2 comments | 910 Views

TIM TALK

Education failure is state crisis

One of the journalists I have long admired is former Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters who now has moved to the non-partisan CalMatters web site. A recent...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 31, 2017 at 10:32 am | 13 comments | 1236 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Everything Old is New Again

In the aftermath of this past weekend’s sordid displays in Virginia and New Jersey, it may be reassuring to recognize that our country has been through...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by update, on Oct 25, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 134 comments | 4673 Views

AROUND TOWN

10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday

It’s been 10 years since Laurel Williams (pictured) was killed in a horrific car crash on Foothill Road and her mother Kathy Pace-Williams hopes...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 664 Views

TIM TALK

The valley needs strong leadership on BART board

Livermore Valley political leaders are facing a crucial period dealing with the BART board and plans to extend service to Livermore. That’s in addition to...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by highdiver, on Oct 18, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 8962 Views

TIM TALK

Cutting down on cut-through traffic

After its staff worked with the neighborhood, the Pleasanton City Council will have the opportunity to use traffic calming methods to divert cut-through traffic...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 18, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 1775 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,847 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 67 comments | 1,055 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 379 views