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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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Obamacare is rotten at its core
Nov 5, 2013 8:08 am
Comments: 32 | Views: 32,937

Forget about the incompetent feds trying to fix a web site, it's the reality of the law that now is hitting home that is the over-riding concern.

Incidentally,... More
BART contract still needs work
Oct 24, 2013 7:52 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 24,412

The BART strike finally has ended and pundits—including yours truly—are asking who won.

That still will be a matter of debate, but it's no question... More
News and notes
Jun 5, 2012 7:38 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 23,101

As Election Day dawns, the intensity of the various campaigns peaks and the auto-dial calls accelerate. Hurray for answering machines.
Another sign of the... More
Barry Taylor: a big heart and a big loss
Nov 20, 2013 1:29 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 18,370

The sudden death last weekend of Taylor Family Foundation founder and President Barry Taylor sadly serves as a reminder of just how precious every day is.

Barry,... More
Mission creeping for Bay Area air board
May 8, 2014 7:44 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 14,572

When discussing the Alameda County StopWaste government organization, I mentioned "mission creep" taking place when the organization has succeeded in its basic mission... More
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