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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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Priorities: BART vs. high-speed rail
Jul 14, 2015 7:41 am
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The aging BART system has been in the headlines way too much as directors try to figure out how to catch up after decades of poor maintenance and machinery that... More
Republicans put forth their state transportation plan
Jul 9, 2015 8:17 am
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Assemblywoman Catharine Baker of San Ramon joined her Republican colleagues last week to present an interesting alternative approach to funding transportation in... More
A busy, busy weekend to close the county fair
Jul 7, 2015 8:07 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 987

That Friday semi-holiday last week felt so strange.
Checking out the traffic reports on the early morning news, you could cruise through the Bay Bridge toll gates... More
A lesson in philanthrophy
Jul 2, 2015 8:10 am
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Serial tech entrepreneur Sean Parker announced formation of his foundation and was featured in a major Wall Street Journal piece last week. He cited the "hacker... More
Special session to tackle two key issues
Jun 30, 2015 7:25 am
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With a comfortable budget behind them, lawmakers and Gov. Brown will turn their attention to two critical programs that are chronically under-funded in a special... More
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