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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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Recollections of a leader and a friend
Jan 16, 2014 9:07 am
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During my years in the newspaper industry, I dealt with many politicians and other leaders. With some, I built lasting relationships. Ken Mercer was one of those... More
Tuesday thoughts
Jan 28, 2014 8:56 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 7,510

The memorial service for former Mayor Ken Mercer drew more than 500 people to a standing-room-only event at the Pleasanton Senior Center.
Political colleagues... More
Green is keeping his options open
May 24, 2012 7:28 am
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You've got to give Union City Mayor Mark Green credit for covering his bets.
Green is one of five candidates running for the 20th Assembly District. Judging... More
Masud Mehran's legacy
Dec 3, 2013 8:14 am
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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
Personal opinion takes precedence over duty
Jul 4, 2013 9:36 am
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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
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