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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 drought drives lawmakers to action
Aug 14, 2014 9:08 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,685

The ugly drought the state is enduring coupled with the reality that voters were scheduled to decide on a water bond finally moved the governor and Legislature to... More
Will legislative leaders do their job?
Aug 12, 2014 8:11 am
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With the Legislature now just three weeks away from ending its two-year session, there's one key bill locked in the Senate Rules Committee that will hammer your... More
Time to let the Raiders go
Aug 7, 2014 8:42 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,593

One of the great misnomers is that the Oakland Raiders organization cares about the East Bay.
If you believe that, I have a bridge from Hawaii to China that I am... More
ValleyCare moving ahead with Stanford
Aug 5, 2014 8:42 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,023


ValleyCare Health System held its annual meeting last month and continued to move steadily forward toward an affiliation with Stanford Medical System.
The recommended... More
Pleasanton's water use matches Las Vegas
Jul 31, 2014 8:32 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 2,324

Pleasanton water department staffers have received lots of feedback—that's greatly understating it—since the City Council established the policy that every... More
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