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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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Bikes have replaced locomotives on Iron Horse Trail
May 7, 2015 7:05 am
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Having observed the valley's political and government scene for more decades than I care to remember starting before Danville, Dublin and San Ramon were incorporated,... More
Expensive legislation pending in Sacramento
May 5, 2015 7:16 am
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The Democrats in the state Legislature are preparing to double down on some very expensive programs.
Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order that... More
Skin cancer rates soaring as Baby Boomers age
Apr 30, 2015 8:12 am
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Visiting the dermatologist this week, I was surprised to learn that the physician had worked me into his schedule because routine appointment were booked for the... More
Lack of supply sends rents and housing prices soaring
Apr 28, 2015 8:10 am
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A banner headline recently proclaimed "Job growth fuels home prices."
Other headlines have reported soaring prices for rentals in many Bay Area communities.
The... More
Local residents setting the example by conserving water
Apr 23, 2015 7:45 am
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The Livermore Valley's residents and businesses deserve recognition for the excellent job they collectively did in reducing water use last year.
Pleasanton,... More
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