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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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Karin Mohr's legacy
Nov 14, 2013 7:54 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 9,712

Former Pleasanton City Council woman Karin Mohr died Monday after falling from a ladder while cleaning the rain gutters at her home last week.

Her untimely death... More
Another bad idea from the air board
Mar 26, 2015 8:21 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 8,215

If you are looking for a classic case of bureaucratic over-reach, consider the Bay Area air board's latest brain child to forbid the sale of a home with a wood-burning... More
Masud Mehran's legacy
Dec 3, 2013 8:14 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 8,173

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
Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
Apr 15, 2014 8:14 am
Comments: 50 | Views: 8,110

The anti-oil folks in Richmond and Berkeley are preparing to battle against trains carrying fracked oil to refineries in California. Richmond and Contra Costa County,... More
Debating celebrations grown too large
Feb 21, 2012 8:00 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 7,967

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
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