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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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Check report cards carefully
Jan 30, 2013 8:24 pm
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Non-governmental agencies love to issue report cards—they are an easy way to attract media attention and well as apply some heat or give praise to elected... More
Time to let the Raiders go
Aug 7, 2014 8:42 am
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One of the great misnomers is that the Oakland Raiders organization cares about the East Bay.
If you believe that, I have a bridge from Hawaii to China that I am... More
Primary voting season begins soon
Apr 29, 2014 8:10 am
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Mail-in ballots for the June primary will start arriving in mail boxes next month so those newspapers that recommend candidates are announcing their choices.
The... More
The drought drives lawmakers to action
Aug 14, 2014 9:08 am
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The ugly drought the state is enduring coupled with the reality that voters were scheduled to decide on a water bond finally moved the governor and Legislature to... More
Tough new rules on water are necessary
Jul 17, 2014 8:33 am
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Media reports abounded this week after the state water board established firm new regulations to put some teeth to its message that the state is locked in a drought... More
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