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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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Pleasanton council wisely reverses course
Jun 9, 2015 8:08 am
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Good call, upon further review, by the Pleasanton City Council last week.
The council, when apprised that the advisory election on planning for the eastside could... More
Stanford concludes welcome takeover of ValleyCare
Jun 4, 2015 7:19 am
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The Tri-Valley, with its high percentage of residents with health insurance, is an area where virtually all California health providers want to do business.
And,... More
Time to move on
Jun 2, 2015 7:00 am
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Call it the five-year itch or maybe seeing the writing on the wall, but it should have been little surprise that Pleasanton schools' chief, Parvin Ahmadi, is moving... More
Public votes are pleasing politics but poor policy
May 28, 2015 8:09 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,511

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.
The... More
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
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