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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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Reaching too far, again
Dec 10, 2013 7:54 am
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As expected, the Alameda County Transportation Commission is bringing back a measure to double the county's half cent sales tax to a penny.

The measure narrowly... More
Project labor agreements are bad business
Oct 30, 2012 7:33 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,683

As you prepare to vote next week or fill in your vote-by-mail ballot, you should be aware of the implications of project labor agreements.
These union-backed and... More
Don't miss Kevin Laue's story
Oct 29, 2013 7:50 am
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Last week was a good one for heartwarming stories in addition to the usual spate of breaking news.

My wife, a long-time teacher at Amador Valley, invited... More
Trash board reaching for your wallet
Feb 11, 2014 7:49 am
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In case you haven't noticed, the StopWaste bureaucrats in Alameda County are working at picking your pocket again as they strive to stay in business.
The... More
Dublin's health care corner
Mar 27, 2012 7:22 am
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Look no farther than the corner of Tassajara Road and Dublin Boulevard to see how competitive the valley's medical scene has become.
Three different health... More
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