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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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Challenging budget times at the lab
May 14, 2013 7:46 am
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Tough times have returned to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
The lab, which during Cold War times, enjoyed consistently growing budgets (and payroll) because... More
Swalwell's inappropriate remark in Congress
Sep 26, 2013 8:10 am
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Congressman Eric Swalwell took a bad page out of his predecessor's book when he chastised Republicans during the debate last week on defunding Obamacare as part... More
A new calling in Africa
Mar 26, 2013 7:52 am
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I have been privileged to get to know Pam and Rory Frink over the past seven years.
I first met them when they had moved into the original Shepherd's Gate home... More
Swalwell campaign building momentum
Jul 23, 2013 8:28 am
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CONGRESSMAN Eric Swalwell faced a huge uphill battle when he decided to take on 20-term incumbent Pete Stark in the newly redistricted 15th in 2012. Thanks to the... More
District trustees ponder new elementary school site
Sep 12, 2013 8:35 am
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With the city's task force working on guidelines for the East Pleasanton Specific Plan that could include between 1,729 and 2,279 new housing units, the school district... More
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