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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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What happened to competitive primaries?
Mar 13, 2012 7:35 am
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Proponents of the open primary and citizens redistricting political districts had hoped the two changes would result in more competitive races.
For the last 10... More
Historic Livermore winery releases its whiskey
Mar 8, 2012 6:45 am
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The Democrat party politicians both in Washington D.C. and Sacramento refuse to put a bullet through the engine of the high-speed rail project.
The rail... More
Green at what cost?
Mar 6, 2012 8:32 pm
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Termed-out Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman delivered her final State of the City address to the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce last month.
Inevitability... More
The two Californias
Mar 1, 2012 7:40 am
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Here's another observation on Rep. Pete Stark. Back in the mid-1980s, he faced a tougher than expected campaign four years after he was elected. A Republican challenger,... More
Facing off for Congressional seat
Feb 28, 2012 7:25 am
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The race for the valley's new Congressional representative came to Dublin last week when incumbent Pete Stark faced off with challenger Eric Swalwell in front... More
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