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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 | 818 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1820 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 4322 Views

DOING COLLEGE

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. 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2087 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 3579 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1717 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 3954 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 2179 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 2105 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1422 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3380 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1538 Views

TIM TALK

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 | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lab scientists find better ways to ID individuals who die in catastrophic events

Researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), including Katelyn Mason and Deon Anex (shown here in photo taken by Julie Russell),...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 23, 2018 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christians celebrate Jesus’ resurrection in local churches on Easter Sunday

Churches throughout the Tri-Valley will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus at Easter services Sunday. “Many people know in their head about...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 31, 2018
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 22, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 928 Views

TIM TALK

Castlewood may consider selling Valley course for development

Members of the Castlewood Country Club are facing some difficult decisions this summer. The iconic club, which features two 18-hole golf courses, has been under...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by wings io, on May 22, 2018 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 1940 Views

TIM TALK

Dublin agencies find creative partnership for new school site

The Dublin City Council has partnered with the Dublin school district to start to address school overcrowding on the eastside of the city. Rapidly changing demographics...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by Unhappy Parent, on May 20, 2018 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views

TIM TALK

Affordable housing spotlighted in the Tri-Valley this week

The Tri-Valley will be spotlight for its affordable housing progress this week as the East Bay celebrates affordable housing week. Kottinger Gardens will be formally...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on May 15, 2018 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1156 Views
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Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,723 views

Vericool gives second chances
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 757 views

Can You Afford Your ‘Dream School’?
By Elizabeth LaScala | 3 comments | 554 views

The Five
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 394 views