By Tim Hunt
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About this blog: I am a native of Alameda County, grew up in Pleasanton and currently live in the house I grew up in that is more than 100 years old. I spent 39 years in the daily newspaper business and wrote a column for more than 25 years in add... (More)
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Public votes are pleasing politics but poor policy
May 28, 2015 8:09 am
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Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne seemed to make the large crowd happy last week when he suggested an advisory vote on whether to proceed with plans for East Pleasanton.
Mark Twain drinking wine?
May 26, 2015 7:55 am
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Politicians and pundits alike love to bring Mark Twain's name into the debates about water here in California.
Speaking to water managers earlier this month in... More
"Swirling" to earn college credit
May 21, 2015 7:54 am
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When Las Positas President Barry Russell spoke to the Pleasanton Men's Club this month, I learned a new term "swirl."
It describes students, struggling to earn... More
Election day is here, at last
May 19, 2015 8:07 am
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Hurray. Election Day is finally here for the 7th Senate District and our mail boxes and telephones can use a break when those who choose to vote will decide which... More