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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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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
Thankful for life
Nov 28, 2013 7:09 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,024


This Thanksgiving morning I am particularly thankful for a group of foresighted Christian leaders here in the valley who came together 25 years ago to form the... More
High-speed rail finally may be wrecked
Nov 26, 2013 7:41 am
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State Senator Mark DeSaulnier brought experts together earlier this fall to discuss ways to avoid repeating the fiscal and approval fiasco of the Bay Bridge. The... More
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