Local Blogs | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Local Blogs

Interested in becoming a blogger?   Show all bloggers


Sort by:  Most recent blog/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any blog label will display all recent posts on that blog

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!

Talking with your partner and being understood may be challenging enough without adding in the complexities of technology. Body language accounts for 70% or more...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 16, 2018 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 10615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Raty now gone from Pleasanton Chamber where he was chief executive

Scott Raty (pictured), former CEO of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, left his office Wednesday, leaving behind a legacy of programs and accomplishments...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 755 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Wanting, Yet Missing One Another

A while back while I was waiting at the traffic signal by my office I saw a woman at the crosswalk. She wanted to cross Middlefield, a busy street. She turned away...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Raty bows out as CEO of Pleasanton Chamber

Scott Raty (pictured) will officially leave his post as CEO of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, leaving behind a legacy of programs and...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1019 Views

TIM TALK

Interesting local elections shaping up in Dublin

It will be an interesting fall in Dublin with two open seats available on the City Council after Councilman Abe Gupta decided not to file for re-election. With...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1167 Views

TIM TALK

Civic center site key to fresh downtown plan

Downtown Pleasanton continues to evolve with restaurants expanding onto streets beyond Main Street and a task force and city planners updating the specific plan...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by Hiram Ansari, on Aug 14, 2018 at 1:55 am | 3 comments | 1566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's First Lady Sandi Thorne: 1937-2018

Pleasanton's First Lady Sandi Thorne, wife of Mayor Jerry Thorne (both pictured) , was laid to rest Aug. 10 after a funeral mass at St. Augustine Catholic...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 735 Views

TIM TALK

A "scary" investment has become a solid bet

What a bold bet it was for the Mehran family to put together the mixed-use City Center project with celebrity architect Renzo Piano. Alexander Mehran Jr., the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by selena, on Aug 11, 2018 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1595 Views

TIM TALK

BART needs to focus on trains, not residential development

As logical as it may seem to give BART control over building high-density housing on its parking lots, it’s a crazy idea. As the deaths and assaults on BART over...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 10, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joe Streng nominated for election to Pleasanton City Council

Susan Hayes, chair of the Pleasanton Human Services Commission, joins Joe Streng (pictured) at a special event to sign nomination papers as he seeks...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jul. 29, 2018
Last comment by james102, on Aug 8, 2018 at 4:47 am | 1 comment | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Julie Testa seeking election to Pleasanton City Council

School and city activist Julie Testa (pictured) was surrounded by supporters Monday night who signed nomination papers needed to place her on the Nov....

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Aug. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1265 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Tantric Sex and Menopause

Tantric Sex and Menopause: Practices for Spiritual and Sexual Renewal By Diana Richardson and Janet McGeever I recently read Tantric Sex and Menopause...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 3, 2018
Last comment by gualterio, on Aug 5, 2018 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 4932 Views

TIM TALK

Lower garbage bills with more services? Really

Wow was I pleased when I received my quarterly bill from Pleasanton Garbage recently. A new contract between the garbage company and the city took effect July 1...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 26, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 1, 2018 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

TIM TALK

The state of the local real estate market

David Stark, public affairs director for the Bay East Board of Realtors, has been very busy this year trying to tamp down what he describes as “a war against homeowners...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1460 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1576 Views

DOING COLLEGE

An Inside Look at College Advising

Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding experiences for high school students and their families. Today, I thought I would paint...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jul. 22, 2018
Last comment by Nancy, on Jul 26, 2018 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1427 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 4630 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 761 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 809 Views
<< < 2 3 4 5 6 > >>
Page 4 of 90

Pleasanton's home-grown "unicorn"
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,272 views

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,026 views

Can You Afford Your ‘Dream School’?
By Elizabeth LaScala | 2 comments | 406 views

The Five
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 242 views