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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
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
Rents are soaring in the Bay Area
Mar 5, 2015 7:45 am
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Some cities, particularly in the heart of the Silicon Valley, have awakened to the key challenge facing their communities—the shortage in housing that is... 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
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
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 17 comments | 1,319 views

Doubling Dublin
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 588 views

The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 12 comments | 451 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 316 views