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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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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
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
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
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
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