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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
A very rapid transition for the lab
Oct 31, 2013 7:57 am
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The surprise of the week, if not the month, was the
abrupt resignation of Parney Albright as director of Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory... 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
Reaching too far, again
Dec 10, 2013 7:54 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,382

As expected, the Alameda County Transportation Commission is bringing back a measure to double the county's half cent sales tax to a penny.

The measure narrowly... 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
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