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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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A small sign of progress from the Energy Department
Dec 16, 2013 8:55 pm
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One small sign of rational thought emerged from the Department of Energy last month.
Because of the federal ethanol mandates passed by a bipartisan Congress... More
Museum memories and Nelson Mandela
Dec 12, 2013 7:42 am
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The memorial service for Nelson Mandela this week sharpened memories that were formed in 2007 and 2008 when I spent a couple of days in Johannesburg as part of mission... More
Reaching too far, again
Dec 10, 2013 7:54 am
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As expected, the Alameda County Transportation Commission is bringing back a measure to double the county's half cent sales tax to a penny.

The measure narrowly... More
Federal redevelopment funds? Be serious
Dec 5, 2013 7:28 am
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Check Rep. Eric Swalwell (15th Congressional District) and you can see just how hard he's working to prepare for the primary challenge from state Senator Ellen Corbett.

One... More
Masud Mehran's legacy
Dec 3, 2013 8:14 am
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Masud Mehran, one of the builders who transformed both Livermore and San Ramon, died last month at the age of 93.
He founded Sunset Development in 1951 and started... More
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