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PRESSING ISSUES

Help beautiful Beatrice the bulldog put neglected days behind her

We received a press release from Valley Humane Society asking for help to for a beautiful bulldog named Beatrice. "With most rescued animals,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Deborah, on Apr 24, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

U.S. Energy Department OK’s plan to develop $600-million supercomputer system for Livermore Lab

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has agreed to plans to develop two new exascale supercomputers at a cost of up to $600 million each. Scheduled to be deployed...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 15, 2018
Last comment by Buenos Días, on Apr 23, 2018 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1540 Views

DOING COLLEGE

What Exactly Is A “Meaningful” Summer Experience for Your High School Student?

On both the Common Application, the University of California application...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by henry99, on Apr 21, 2018 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 2403 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”

‘Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by ElaineB, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley pays tribute to Dr. King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been proud of the Tri-Valley community that packed the ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jan. 22 for the 18th annual...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by macys insite, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:08 am | 7 comments | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services at 2 p.m. today for Terri Carlson, Milfleur owner

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today for Terri Carlson (pictured), a longtime Pleasanton businesswoman and owner of Milfleur, a unique home...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services tomorrow for Terri Carlson, Milfleur owner

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday for Terri Carlson (pictured), a longtime Pleasanton businesswoman and owner of Milfleur, a unique...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Apr. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 846 Views

TIM TALK

School trustees want more state money

It cannot come as a surprise that the Pleasanton and Dublin school boards joined the statewide drive to increase education funding. When the board approved the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 13, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

TIM TALK

Innovation flourishing in Tri-Valley

Attending the third annual Game Changer Awards at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, I was struck by the amazing diversity of business enterprises in the Tri-Valley. Presenti...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Corruption in the Balance?

Item: per the NYTimes report of Press Secretary Sara Sanders, on the White House view of EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt: “Ms. Sanders said that Mr. Pruitt’s...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Apr 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm | 67 comments | 2573 Views

TIM TALK

Learning life's true priorities

For the first part of his career, Kirk Perry thought he was a self-made man. Speaking to the men of the Community Presbyterian Church in Danville before Easter,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by Muttertag Wünsche, on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:41 am | 4 comments | 1357 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Art Project du jour

With no intent or likelihood of horning-in on the Art Space blog of Messrs. Barry and Carmel, I invite your critique of the following work: "Please...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 7, 2018 at 9:14 am | 112 comments | 2650 Views

TIM TALK

The Pleasanton way: making the simple complicated

Trying to do something that seems simple with the city of Pleasanton invariably seems to turn into a complicated mess. Take the Kay Hatsushi family and their...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by laura Mc, on Apr 3, 2018 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Easter egg hunt, Easter vigils set for today, Holy Saturday

Today is Holy Saturday, a day in the Christian faith falls between Good Friday and Easter. It commemorates the day when Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lynnewood pastor says Easter is more than eggs and bunnies

Easter is obviously an important Christian holiday, the culmination of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the celebration of the most important event in Christianity. So...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 28, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 807 Views

TIM TALK

Did district give invitation to future student walkouts?

Students in Pleasanton joined students across the nation last Wednesday in a demonstration concerning the school tragedy in Parkland, Florida. Whether it was...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2018 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lynnewood pastor says Easter is more than eggs and bunnies

Easter is obviously an important Christian holiday, the culmination of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the celebration of the most important event in Christianity. So...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Mar. 26, 2018
There are no comments yet. 752 Views

TIM TALK

No surprise in latest soaring cost estimate for high-speed rail

Was any thinking person surprised that the latest iteration of the high-speed rail business plan shows costs soaring, competition dates extended far into the future...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 24, 2018 at 2:08 am | 5 comments | 1586 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work" by John Gottman

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Mar 23, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 4510 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Reflections on the Loss of Hope

Let’s start with an experiment: think about Hope Hicks, the departing White House Communications chief. What are the first few words that come to mind...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Mar 21, 2018 at 11:17 am | 142 comments | 2677 Views
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Battle over downtown Livermore plan heats up
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 1,454 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,086 views