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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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Big plans for the east side
Oct 22, 2013 7:48 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,286

A unanimous City Council last week approved moving ahead on environmental studies for East Side Specific Plan that covers about 1,000 acres.

The environmental... More
Life lessons on the golf course
Jan 19, 2012 8:00 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,790

I had the privilege of attending the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am media day Tuesday and playing the Monterey Peninsula Country Club. Golfers—if you ever... More
Two quality initiatives moving forward
Nov 7, 2013 7:37 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,755

In a three-hour meeting Tuesday, a unanimous Pleasanton City Council moved ahead two important plans for the city.

It continued a 10-year odyssey when it unanimously... More
Battling a new Wal-Mart concept
Feb 16, 2012 8:01 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,647


Surprise, surprise….there is a bit of controversy about Wal-Mart locating one of its smaller grocery stores in Pleasanton.
Wal-Mart, through an anonymous agent,... More
Project labor agreements are bad business
Oct 30, 2012 7:33 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,469

As you prepare to vote next week or fill in your vote-by-mail ballot, you should be aware of the implications of project labor agreements.
These union-backed and... More
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