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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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The lab's giant laser misses key deadline
Feb 7, 2013 8:29 am
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The world's most powerful laser, the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, failed to meet the goal of ignition that was due by Sept. 30,... More
Boy Scouts expected to reverse their stand
Feb 5, 2013 8:18 am
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Perhaps it should not have been a surprise, but it was to me when the Boy Scouts of America announced the organization was prepared to reverse its position on homosexuals... More
Check report cards carefully
Jan 30, 2013 8:24 pm
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Non-governmental agencies love to issue report cards—they are an easy way to attract media attention and well as apply some heat or give praise to elected... More
Efficiency at the DMV?
Jan 29, 2013 7:48 am
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As a frequent critic of government, I must confess I had a remarkable experience at the Dept. of Motor Vehicles in Pleasanton last week.
After being auto-renewed... More
Setting the stage for 2014
Jan 24, 2013 7:45 am
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Election Day is nearly two years away, but local elected officials already are setting place plans for 2014.
Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, now serving in the 16th... More
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