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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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Legacies from well-lived lives
Sep 22, 2015 8:29 am
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I am reaching the age where thoughts of legacy come to mind.
I wrote recently about the legacy that Alice Ann Cantelow left with thousands of women and children... More
"Right to Die" bill sent to governor
Sep 17, 2015 8:02 am
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Our legislators passed hundreds of bills on to Gov. Brown during the final week of this year's session that ended last Friday evening.

One of the surprises... More
A fitting legacy for a woman with vision
Sep 15, 2015 7:40 am
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To determine the legacy of the late Barbara Mertes, look no farther than Las Positas College in Livermore.
Barbara was raised in Livermore and earned her under-graduate... More
Craziness at Cal and Tennessee
Sep 10, 2015 8:12 am
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There is something clearly amiss when the home of the Free Speech Movement of the 1960s now has guidelines for censored speech.
There's also something way... More
Legislature likely to raise taxes on gasoline this week
Sep 8, 2015 8:09 am
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Today the Legislature convenes for the final four days of the regular session, although members still must deal with both transportation financing and MediCal funding... More
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