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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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Snake story--beware of tall grass
May 21, 2014 6:02 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,961


A Pleasanton friend learned this month to take the rattlesnake warning signs seriously.
Playing at the Course at Wente Vineyards in Livermore, he topped his... More
Drought demands reductions
May 20, 2014 7:48 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,165

You know the drought is serious when the Dublin San Ramon Services District, which treats sewage from Pleasanton, Dublin and portions of San Ramon, makes the evening... More
Tough times for ranchers mean premium prices for beef
May 15, 2014 7:51 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,626



Sunol rancher Tim Koopman is a little recognized neighbor to the thousands of commuters who use Interstate 680 south of Pleasanton.
His family has run cattle... More
Election season heating up
May 13, 2014 8:14 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,223


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
Comments: 26 | Views: 18,188

When discussing the Alameda County StopWaste government organization, I mentioned "mission creep" taking place when the organization has succeeded in its basic mission... More
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