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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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What will $20 million do to lessen congestion?
Jul 8, 2014 8:10 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 898


Following up on the post about the Alameda County transportation sales tax extension, it allocates $20 million to analyze and upgrade the Interstate 580/680 interchange.
Compar... More
A big day at the fair can mean a bad day on the freeway
Jul 3, 2014 8:42 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,753

Heading north on interstate 680 last Saturday afternoon, I was struck by the huge back-up of southbound cars that were queued up at the Bernal Avenue interchange,... More
A competitive race for mayor looms in Dublin
Jul 1, 2014 8:41 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 651


Election season will heat up on the local front this month as the August deadline to file to run approaches.
Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne declared his candidacy... More
Some curious decisions by the governor and legislative leaders
Jun 26, 2014 8:11 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,315

The state budget approved by the Legislature and signed by Governor Brown last week demonstrated some questionable priorities.
It was a relatively easy budget... More
Drought challenges Pleasanton officials
Jun 24, 2014 8:04 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,383


The Pleasanton City Council and city operations director Daniel Smith have made their share of headlines as they establish policies to battle the drought that... More
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