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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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Big plans for the east side
Oct 22, 2013 7:48 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 8,188

A unanimous City Council last week approved moving ahead on environmental studies for East Side Specific Plan that covers about 1,000 acres.

The environmental... More
Campaigns for 2014 getting serious
Oct 17, 2013 7:40 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 6,608

Elections in 2014 are still months away, but candidates, particularly those who face primaries, are in full campaign mode.

Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti, who is... More
More "feel-good" legislation from Sacramento
Oct 15, 2013 8:13 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 6,281

With last Sunday the deadline for Gov. Brown to sign or veto the 805 bills the Legislature sent to his desk, he continued to walk a bit more moderate line in some... More
Time for a big change in the school calendar
Oct 10, 2013 9:12 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,999

The Pleasanton school district in partnership with neighboring districts wisely is taking a hard look at the traditional school calendar.
It is about time. The... More
Feeling good about the show
Oct 8, 2013 7:58 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,820

The governor made a big show last week when he signed the bill raising the minimum wage to $10.
The show was just that—a feel-good show. It likely will... More
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