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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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News and notes
Mar 20, 2014 7:54 am
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Were you surprised that the Dept. of the Interior and the National Park Service released a survey results that touted the economic benefits of the national... More
Time to get the Bay Bridge open
Aug 29, 2013 8:19 am
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Come next Tuesday, or perhaps sooner, Bay Bridge users will start utilizing the area's staggering $6.4 billion investment in earthquake safety and transportation... More
Tiny trash cans do not mean tiny bills
Jul 18, 2013 7:52 am
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When you drive around Livermore neighborhoods on garbage pickup day and there's a new, tiny can on display. I thought the 35-gallon containers were small in Pleasanton,... More
Whacky weather year
Apr 2, 2013 7:56 am
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What a whacky weather year for the past five months.
We had near record rainfall in November and December—great for ski resorts and water managers alike.... More
California's nanny state
Jan 12, 2012 7:32 am
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The nanny state of California continues to expand government's reach into our lives.
Gov. Brown showed some common sense with vetoes last fall on over-reaching... More
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