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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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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
Reversing course on Tuesday
Jan 15, 2015 8:27 am
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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In the morning, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors formally rescinded the 33 percent pay raise they had given...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
Many initiatives are headed for November ballot
Jun 14, 2012 7:36 am
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Last week's June primary ballot was notable for its paucity of initiatives—there were only two.
One received overwhelming support to change term limits so... More
Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
Jan 22, 2015 8:37 am
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Congressman Eric Swalwell ended any speculation that he would run for the Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer by emailing supporters Wednesday that he's... More
Governor Jerry advocates fiscal discipline
Mar 6, 2014 8:59 am
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Governor Jerry Brown has always loved to keep people—friends and foes—off balance and guessing with his approach to politics and governing.
During... More
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
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Speed Painting
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