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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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Masud Mehran's legacy
Dec 3, 2013 8:14 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 6,852

Masud Mehran, one of the builders who transformed both Livermore and San Ramon, died last month at the age of 93.
He founded Sunset Development in 1951 and started... More
Taxpayer-funded universal preschool is no panacea
Apr 3, 2014 8:22 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 6,755

Democrats ranging from President Obama to California Senate leader Darrell Steinberg to progressive New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have all been pushing ahead with... More
Personal opinion takes precedence over duty
Jul 4, 2013 9:36 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 6,655


Pardon me, but this 4th of July missive will be substantive instead of celebratory.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued several significant rulings in the final two... More
Debating celebrations grown too large
Feb 21, 2012 8:00 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 6,652

Last week, the San Ramon City Council continued a month-long discussion about how to handle its traditional Fourth of July fireworks.
Since 1985, two years after... More
The new primary dynamic
May 1, 2012 7:31 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 6,505

The open primary that is just about five weeks away has created a new dynamic.
The new approach means that all voters will receive the same ballot and can... More
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