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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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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
Jan 22, 2015 8:37 am
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Congressman Eric Swalwell ended any speculation that he would run for the Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer by emailing supporters Wednesday that he's... More
Boxer's retirement creates a political scramble
Jan 20, 2015 8:03 am
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Now that California's junior Senator, Barbara Boxer, has formally announced her retirement, the jockeying for her job has started.
Attorney General Kamala Harris... More
Reversing course on Tuesday
Jan 15, 2015 8:27 am
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Tuesday was a time of reconsideration.
In the morning, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors formally rescinded the 33 percent pay raise they had given... More
Trustees talking new calendar again
Jan 13, 2015 8:25 am
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New Pleasanton school trustee Mark Miller will have the opportunity to change the direction of the board tonight when trustees face two key actions.
The one that... More
The governor touts his $68 billion boondoggle
Jan 8, 2015 8:40 am
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When it comes to the environment, the sometimes pragmatic Gov. Jerry Brown seems to check his brain before deciding policy.
Several examples from his inaugural... More
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