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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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Racing starts at the county fair
Jun 18, 2014 9:16 pm
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Alameda County Fair racing officials joined with state horse racing board representatives last week to introduce the Oak Tree Racing Association before the... More
Feeling good about the show
Oct 8, 2013 7:58 am
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The governor made a big show last week when he signed the bill raising the minimum wage to $10.
The show was just that—a feel-good show. It likely will... More
Forming the state of Jefferson in Siskiyou County?
Sep 10, 2013 8:24 am
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Some news reports in the last week noted that the Board of Supervisors in Siskiyou County, located in far northeastern California, had voted 4-1 to secede from California... More
Anniversary observations
Aug 20, 2013 8:06 am
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Some observations from a distance during a few days away celebrating one of those milestone anniversaries that end in a 0.
We've been north of Truckee in the Graeagle... 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
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