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Valley Views: Moi? In a fight? Let's learn from race in history, not get upset by it

Valley Views: Moi? In a fight? Let's learn from race in history, not get upset by it

OPINION: I actually felt my blood boil at what I considered a gross misinterpretation of 'critical race theory.'
What a Week: Hear from Alameda County district attorney candidates

What a Week: Hear from Alameda County district attorney candidates

To help voters in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and Sunol (and the rest of Alameda County) get to know the candidates so far, we are co-sponsoring a forum next weekend organized by community group Livermore Indivisible.
What a Week: Pass those bills -- How legislation from Bauer-Kahan and Glazer performed this year

What a Week: Pass those bills -- How legislation from Bauer-Kahan and Glazer performed this year

Editorial: I recently went back through the results for bills authored by State Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan -- the two Orinda Democrats who represent the Tri-Valley in the respective houses.
Tim Talk: Bay Area plan includes guaranteed income provision

Tim Talk: Bay Area plan includes guaranteed income provision

The heavy hand of regional government is about to come down on the Bay Area again. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is expected to approve its state-mandated Plan Bay Area 2050 when it meets today.
Valley Views: Encore for 'Mamma Mia!'

Valley Views: Encore for 'Mamma Mia!'

With theaters reopening, our local community troupe has decided to return to the stage with the irrepressibly upbeat 'Mamma Mia!'
Guest Opinion: Zone 7 encourages Tri-Valley to step up water conservation efforts

Guest Opinion: Zone 7 encourages Tri-Valley to step up water conservation efforts

Much work remains for all Californians in seeing our state through this historic drought. Conservation is an important component, and Zone 7 is optimistic that the Tri-Valley residents will heed the call in the remaining months of 2021.
What a Week: Find Sydney West

What a Week: Find Sydney West

Exactly one year ago -- Sept. 30, 2020 -- was the last time former Foothill High School student Sydney "Syd" West was seen before her parents reported her missing to San Francisco police.
Tim Talk: Amazon purchase likely dooms East Pleasanton Specific Plan, including El Charro extension

Tim Talk: Amazon purchase likely dooms East Pleasanton Specific Plan, including El Charro extension

The recent announcement of Amazon’s purchase of 58.5 acres in East Pleasanton likely spelled the end to a master plan for the entire area.