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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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Election season heating up
May 13, 2014 8:14 am
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Now that the June primary season is officially in the voting mode (early voting started May 5), candidates will be working hard to increase their profiles.
Some... More
Mission creeping for Bay Area air board
May 8, 2014 7:44 am
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When discussing the Alameda County StopWaste government organization, I mentioned "mission creep" taking place when the organization has succeeded in its basic mission... More
Great rankings for Pleasanton high schools
May 6, 2014 7:56 am
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Pleasanton school officials had to be celebrating last week when the U.S. News and World Report digital edition highly ranked both comprehensive high schools based... More
UCSF looks to build health-care consortium
May 1, 2014 7:51 am
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As ValleyCare board continues to seek an affiliation with a health care partner, consider the comments of Sam Hawgood, the interim chancellor of the University... More
Primary voting season begins soon
Apr 29, 2014 8:10 am
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Mail-in ballots for the June primary will start arriving in mail boxes next month so those newspapers that recommend candidates are announcing their choices.
The... More
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