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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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Debating celebrations grown too large
Feb 21, 2012 8:00 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 6,745

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: 6,595

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
High-speed rail reality check
Feb 4, 2014 8:02 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 6,473

Writing in the Saturday Wall Street Journal, Tom Zoellner states that trips of one to three hours are ideal for true high-speed rail.
Zoellner adapted his... More
Big plans for the east side
Oct 22, 2013 7:48 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,390

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: 5,880

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
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