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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Surprise, surprise--train backers need more $s
Apr 4, 2013 7:53 am
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Was anyone surprised that the state high-speed rail authority was back seeking more money this week.
The authority announced that it will take another $97 million... More
New chancellor set for Chabot Las Positas
Jun 25, 2013 8:01 am
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The Chabot Las Positas Community College trustees are set to finalize the contract for a new chancellor at its meeting tonight.
The board has selected Dr. Jannett... More
A public pension milestone
Jun 27, 2013 8:35 am
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When I read recently that the city of Dublin had negotiated a new pension deal with its employees I frankly thought the report was in error.
When I checked it out,... 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
Hillsides in the headlines again
May 30, 2013 8:08 am
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Hillside issues in Pleasanton just cannot be laid to rest.
The city has been immersed in a legal battle stretching back many years with the Lin family over land... More