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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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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
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
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
A novel legal theory to abandon the state's responsibility
Aug 14, 2013 10:18 pm
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The state of California has invented a unique justification to surrender control of the environmental review process of the high-speed rail to the federal government.
In... More
Time for a big change in the school calendar
Oct 10, 2013 9:12 am
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The Pleasanton school district in partnership with neighboring districts wisely is taking a hard look at the traditional school calendar.
It is about time. The... More
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