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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 Vranesh situation heads to court
Oct 28, 2014 8:03 am
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The vexing challenge faced by the Pleasanton school district got more difficult this month when former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh filed a law suit against... More
Endorsement thoughts
Oct 23, 2014 8:31 am
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There is an Interesting, although not surprising split, in endorsements in the 16th Assembly District where Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti (Democrat) is facing off against... More
A second half of life exceptionally well lived
Oct 21, 2014 8:10 am
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Reporting more to prepare an obituary on David Mertes of Livermore, I was struck by how well he served people both locally and in areas around the world.
He retired... More
The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
Oct 16, 2014 8:41 am
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The Livermore Valley lost one of its distinguished leaders last week when David Mertes died at the age of 83 on Oct. 9.
David accomplished much in his professional... More
Interesting split in newspaper endorsements
Oct 14, 2014 7:22 am
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There's an interesting split in endorsements for the 16th Assembly District where incumbent Joan Buchanan of Alamo is termed out after six years.
The local papers,... More
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