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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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Battling a new Wal-Mart concept
Feb 16, 2012 8:01 am
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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
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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
Don't miss Kevin Laue's story
Oct 29, 2013 7:50 am
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Last week was a good one for heartwarming stories in addition to the usual spate of breaking news.

My wife, a long-time teacher at Amador Valley, invited... More
Dublin's health care corner
Mar 27, 2012 7:22 am
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Look no farther than the corner of Tassajara Road and Dublin Boulevard to see how competitive the valley's medical scene has become.
Three different health... More
The end of a home-building era
Nov 12, 2013 6:38 am
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Corporate purchases or takeovers are given in business, but it is a shame to see the end of Shapell Homes as a privately held, family owned business. It was announced... More
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