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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
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
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
Planning the "Pleasanton way"
Apr 17, 2014 7:48 am
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The government approval process in Pleasanton has been notorious as "the Pleasanton way."
Sometimes, that results in good projects—other times the seemingly... 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
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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