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TIM TALK

A Main Street institution is shuttered

A Pleasanton institution closed last month when Dean’s Café shuttered its doors on Main Street after more than 60 years. The closure came in the wake...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 6, 2018
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 8, 2018 at 8:35 am | 4 comments | 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandia researcher elected to national academy

Jacqueline Chen, a distinguished member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Chen is...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 724 Views

TIM TALK

Tri-Valley Ventures launches valley's first venture capital fund

There a common theme among the founders of Tri-Valley Ventures when they publicly introduced their first venture fund for Tri-Valley companies Tuesday evening at...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Mensajes Para Pascua, on Mar 3, 2018 at 6:31 am | 15 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne (pictured) launched his campaign for re-election to a fourth and final term as mayor at a sold-out fundraising breakfast...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Feb. 25, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 2, 2018 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 846 Views

TIM TALK

Digital stalking for good

Growing up in Livermore, Kevin Adler loved his favorite uncle who wrestled with schizophrenia. Mark was the guest of honor at family Thanksgiving and Christmas...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 28, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

TIM TALK

Swalwell reaches way too far

Our Congressman, Eric Swalwell, seems determined to pander to the mainstream media and give them special treatment. He introduced a genuinely silly bill that...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Mitch, on Feb 27, 2018 at 11:18 pm | 48 comments | 2378 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: The ABCs of Love

I came across a new book for you to read. Whether you are just starting out together or have been a couple for a while, whether you are doing well or struggling,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy New Year from the Pleasanton Weekly

Besides wishing all of our readers a Happy New Year, I want to remind everyone that it's not too late to donate to the 2017 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by headsoccer, on Feb 23, 2018 at 7:28 am | 8 comments | 1773 Views

TIM TALK

Great rankings for Pleasanton high schools

Pleasanton's high schools received some notable recognition this week when Niche, a website focused on housing and quality schools, cited both comprehensive high...

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 22, 2018 at 12:51 pm | 42 comments | 1981 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 Eddie J., on Feb 21, 2018 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits

The Pleasanton Weekly's 2017 Holiday Fund campaign has ended with 289 contributors donating $70,167, an amount that will be split among 12 beneficiaries. "That's...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 21, 2018
Last comment by Eddie J., on Feb 21, 2018 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 1119 Views

TIM TALK

The 14-year journey reaches milestone at Pleasanton Gardens

A Pleasanton institution dedicated to providing housing for low-income senior citizens ceased its operations last month and turned almost two acres of land over...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by John Walker, on Feb 21, 2018 at 2:53 am | 5 comments | 1413 Views

TIM TALK

A conservative's approach to changing the inner city

Star Parker lived the welfare life as a black single woman for seven years. Then, after four abortions, she reached a turning point. Pregnant by one man, living...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 20, 2018 at 8:23 am | 9 comments | 1425 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Much Ado About Nunez

There’s been a lively discussion warming (if not lighting) the dark shadows of the local blog cemetery, so I thought I’d add a few thoughts and let...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 19, 2018 at 4:32 pm | 84 comments | 2189 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Engaged on Valentine’s Day! Topics to Discuss

Valentine’s Day is popular for marriage proposals. It’s romantic and lovely and you’re glowing with happiness. Congratulations! I want to be...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 19, 2018 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 9297 Views

AROUND TOWN

One-in-three chance Hayward fault will rupture with a 6.7 magnitude earthquake in next 30 years

In the next 30 years, there is a one-in-three chance that the Hayward fault will rupture with a 6.7 magnitude or higher earthquake, according to the United States...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 10, 2018 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1242 Views

TIM TALK

Hurray for Sunflower Hill

Let’s join the Sunflower Hill board and parents of special needs adults in celebrating the City Council’s approval and financing for its residential project...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 9, 2018 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandia donates $25,000 to Valley Children’s Museum

Sandia National Laboratories has donated $25,000 to the Valley Children’s Museum in Dublin, a grant, made possible through Sandia’s gifts and grants...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by dany, on Feb 8, 2018 at 5:50 am | 3 comments | 878 Views

TIM TALK

Where's the snow in South Lake Tahoe

Reporting from snow-free South Lake Tahoe—you can hike up ski runs at Heavenly Valley and Sierra at Tahoe—there’s that little snow. Heavenly’s...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by ecindia, on Feb 7, 2018 at 1:22 am | 5 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make this the week you help schools through Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund

With students heading back to school Monday after a two-week holiday break, it's a good time to remember to give to the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund, which will...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by ecindia, on Feb 7, 2018 at 1:21 am | 4 comments | 742 Views
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Some election thoughts
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 635 views

Livermore's Marchand, aka the mayor of Seville, seeks re-election
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 114 views

 

Nominations due by Sept. 17

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

Nomination form