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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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
Tweeting your side of the story
Mar 7, 2013 7:57 am
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The communication power and the changes that social media have brought were on display in Dublin recently when rapper MC Hammer was arrested by Dublin Police at... More
Regional theater backers head to court
Mar 5, 2013 8:06 am
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It was no surprise when the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center filed legal action against the state of California.
When Gov. Jerry Brown targeted redevelopment... More
Good economic news for Pleasanton
Feb 28, 2013 7:47 am
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Mayor Jerry Thorne's first State of the City address last week demonstrated the pent-up demand for housing in Pleasanton.
With inventory of resale homes near... More