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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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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
A truly bad idea
Sep 17, 2013 7:26 am
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The city of Richmond is embarking upon a truly bad policy.
A bare majority of the City Council approved a plan for the city to buy about 620 mortgages that are... More
Some curious decisions by the governor and legislative leaders
Jun 26, 2014 8:11 am
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The state budget approved by the Legislature and signed by Governor Brown last week demonstrated some questionable priorities.
It was a relatively easy budget... More
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