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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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The tunnels: so much money that benefits so few
Mar 28, 2013 8:20 am
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Bay Area media outlets have celebrated the opening of the twin tunnels that eliminate the road on Devil's Slide along the San Mateo County coast this week.
The... More
A new calling in Africa
Mar 26, 2013 7:52 am
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I have been privileged to get to know Pam and Rory Frink over the past seven years.
I first met them when they had moved into the original Shepherd's Gate home... More
Bullet train boondoggle rushes ahead
Mar 21, 2013 8:27 am
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The absolutely shameful rush to the rip off of taxpayer monies knows as the train to nowhere or bullet train boondoggle continued this week.
The Legislature, on... More
Dipping into the public's piggy bank
Mar 18, 2013 1:53 pm
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The remarkably ambitious plans for a 2,000-seat regional performing arts center are hanging by a legal thread.
The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center board... More
Sweetheart deals for labor unions
Mar 14, 2013 7:54 am
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Taxpayers wanting to understand why government projects cost so much should look no farther than project labor agreements.
These agreements, at their core, amount... More
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