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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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An American hero in a unit of heroes
Apr 11, 2013 8:54 am
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This week I had the privilege of joining the Pleasanton Men's Club to hear Tom Takahashi, 93, talk about his experiences in World War II with the Army's 442 Regimental... More
A powerful assembly
Apr 9, 2013 8:04 am
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I had the opportunity Monday morning to attend the debut of Teen Esteem's assembly that was presented to juniors and seniors at Dougherty Valley High in San Ramon.
Teen... More
Surprise, surprise--train backers need more $s
Apr 4, 2013 7:53 am
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Was anyone surprised that the state high-speed rail authority was back seeking more money this week.
The authority announced that it will take another $97 million... More
Whacky weather year
Apr 2, 2013 7:56 am
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What a whacky weather year for the past five months.
We had near record rainfall in November and December—great for ski resorts and water managers alike.... More
The tunnels: so much money that benefits so few
Mar 28, 2013 8:20 am
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Bay Area media outlets have celebrated the opening of the twin tunnels that eliminate the road on Devil's Slide along the San Mateo County coast this week.
The... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 18 comments | 685 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 493 views

Prosperity problems in the Bay Area
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 452 views