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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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A necessary, but large budget hit for schools
Jul 10, 2014 7:21 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 2,240

School districts received a healthy boost in funding with the 2014-15 budget that Governor Brown signed last month.
There was another important change so teachers... More
Will BART workers wake up to reality?
Aug 1, 2013 7:59 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,237

Thanks to excellent reporting by the Bay Area News Group in its Sunday editions you can see just how richly compensated BART employees are as they continue locked... More
Gun legislation creates political backlash
Sep 19, 2013 8:03 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,213

Following up on my comments last week about the state of Jefferson and a similar move in rural Colorado, political observers were quite surprises when residents... More
Time to let the Raiders go
Aug 7, 2014 8:42 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,194

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
Reversing course on Tuesday
Jan 15, 2015 8:27 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,192

Tuesday was a time of reconsideration.
In the morning, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors formally rescinded the 33 percent pay raise they had given... More
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