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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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Seat time vs. skill
Jun 6, 2013 8:25 am
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University of California President Mark Yudof is headed back to the classroom after leading the UC system and the University of Texas system. In an interview conducted... More
Hold your wallet when it comes to gas prices
Nov 6, 2012 9:05 am
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As the governor flits around the state to plead for his tax increase plan that holds school children and college students hostage, consider two items from the Bay... More
Saluting an influential teacher
Jun 12, 2013 10:12 pm
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Former students of retired Amador Valley High Spanish teacher Bob Athenour gathered for a mini-reunion Wednesday in Pleasanton.
Athenour, well-known in Pleasanton... More
A valley success story
Jun 18, 2013 8:02 am
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Last Saturday, I witnessed first-hand another chapter in an American success story.
After 32 years on the night shift at Foothill High, Dan Diep retired as... More
Green at what cost?
Mar 6, 2012 8:32 pm
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Termed-out Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman delivered her final State of the City address to the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce last month.
Inevitability... More
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