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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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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
Taylor Family Foundation throws a great 25th anniversary bash to help children
Sep 3, 2015 8:24 am
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The Taylor Family Foundation celebrated its 25th anniversary as well as the 15th anniversary of its camping program last Sunday at Camp Arroyo in Livermore.
The... More
Heated battle likely over climate change legislation
Sep 1, 2015 9:16 am
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The battle in Sacramento likely will be heated over Senate Bill 350, the very aggressive climate change bill being pushed by Senate leader Kevin de Leon and Governor... More
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 17 comments | 1,186 views

The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 305 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 193 views