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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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Check report cards carefully
Jan 30, 2013 8:24 pm
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Non-governmental agencies love to issue report cards—they are an easy way to attract media attention and well as apply some heat or give praise to elected... More
Efficiency at the DMV?
Jan 29, 2013 7:48 am
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As a frequent critic of government, I must confess I had a remarkable experience at the Dept. of Motor Vehicles in Pleasanton last week.
After being auto-renewed... More
Setting the stage for 2014
Jan 24, 2013 7:45 am
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Election Day is nearly two years away, but local elected officials already are setting place plans for 2014.
Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, now serving in the 16th... More
Tight, tight real estate market
Jan 22, 2013 8:07 am
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If you are in search of a home in Pleasanton or, better yet, want to sell and move elsewhere, now is the time.
I got a call from Bob Cilk, a real estate friend... More
Major change due to higher education
Jan 17, 2013 8:36 am
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With the costs of higher education soaring faster than health insurance costs, look for disruptive changes across the higher education establishment.
Many will... More
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