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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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Las Positas interviews president candidates tomorrow
Oct 1, 2013 8:17 am
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The revolving door that has been the presidency of Las Positas College arrives at another stop this week when three finalists for president will appear for their... More
Many initiatives are headed for November ballot
Jun 14, 2012 7:36 am
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Last week's June primary ballot was notable for its paucity of initiatives—there were only two.
One received overwhelming support to change term limits so... More
What is truly important in life
Jan 21, 2014 9:33 am
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I have attended services or been otherwise involved (writing obituaries) for three community leaders who passed on in recent months; former Pleasanton Mayor Ken... More
Will BART workers wake up to reality?
Aug 1, 2013 7:59 am
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Thanks to excellent reporting by the Bay Area News Group in its Sunday editions you can see just how richly compensated BART employees are as they continue locked... More
Be patient with damaged citrus
Jan 30, 2014 9:00 am
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Looking at my frost desiccated citrus trees, I called my friends at Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore to ask their advice about what to do.
The direct answer: be... More
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