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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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Bright state revenue forecast obscures major financial issues
May 29, 2014 8:02 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 2,146

California revenues are booming, but so are expenses.
Governor Jerry Brown announced earlier this month that the May revision of his January budget proposal would... More
Timely action by the district attorney
May 27, 2014 7:31 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,615


Alameda County voters are fortunate that District Attorney Nancy O'Malley acted before the election to indict a candidate for auditor-controller (ballots have... More
Snake story--beware of tall grass
May 21, 2014 6:02 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,616


A Pleasanton friend learned this month to take the rattlesnake warning signs seriously.
Playing at the Course at Wente Vineyards in Livermore, he topped his... More
Drought demands reductions
May 20, 2014 7:48 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 960

You know the drought is serious when the Dublin San Ramon Services District, which treats sewage from Pleasanton, Dublin and portions of San Ramon, makes the evening... More
Tough times for ranchers mean premium prices for beef
May 15, 2014 7:51 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,422



Sunol rancher Tim Koopman is a little recognized neighbor to the thousands of commuters who use Interstate 680 south of Pleasanton.
His family has run cattle... More
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