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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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Transforming a difficult life
Sep 24, 2013 8:00 am
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One of my favorite events is the annual Shepherd's Gate banquet.
It's a celebration of lives changed and an opportunity to support the shelter for women and their... More
Planning the "Pleasanton way"
Apr 17, 2014 7:48 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,094


The government approval process in Pleasanton has been notorious as "the Pleasanton way."
Sometimes, that results in good projects—other times the seemingly... More
Back to school time--grab your checkbook
Aug 27, 2013 8:13 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,075

College students on the semester plan already headed off to their campuses while k-12 students are returning to school this week except in Livermore where schools... More
Gov. Brown did commuters no favor
Aug 13, 2013 7:31 am
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Did the governor's call for a 60-day cooling off period really accomplish anything?
Barring some unexpected settlement during the 60-day period, pushing any labor... More
A competitive race for mayor looms in Dublin
Jul 1, 2014 8:41 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,040


Election season will heat up on the local front this month as the August deadline to file to run approaches.
Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne declared his candidacy... More
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