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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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Gold-plating Stanley Boulevard
Apr 24, 2012 7:47 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,140

The Stanley Boulevard upgrade demonstrates what happens when some government agencies simply have too much money.
Surprisingly, there's no federal stimulus funding... More
Pete Stark is feeling some heat
Apr 19, 2012 7:46 am
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Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark may be feeling the heat in the primary challenge from Dublin City Councilman Eric Swalwell in the newly drawn district lines for the... More
Wrangling about Wal-Mart's neighborhood store
Apr 17, 2012 7:23 am
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The long-awaited new anchor store in the Meadow Plaza Shopping Center on Santa Rita Road should finally receive its final clearance at the City Council meeting... More
Major spring charity fundraisers coming soon
Apr 11, 2012 9:41 pm
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Interesting timing in the mail on last Wednesday—what came to our home were
invites to the both the 18th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction on May 5 and... More
What are the 'right' business downtown?
Apr 9, 2012 6:41 pm
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Curious how policies evolve with time.
Once upon a time, before the Pleasanton Downtown Association existed, the city of Pleasanton required any financial institution... More
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