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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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Museum memories and Nelson Mandela
Dec 12, 2013 7:42 am
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The memorial service for Nelson Mandela this week sharpened memories that were formed in 2007 and 2008 when I spent a couple of days in Johannesburg as part of mission... More
Project labor agreements are bad business
Oct 30, 2012 7:33 am
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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
Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
Apr 15, 2014 8:14 am
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The anti-oil folks in Richmond and Berkeley are preparing to battle against trains carrying fracked oil to refineries in California. Richmond and Contra Costa County,... More
Farewell to Candlestick
Dec 19, 2013 7:36 am
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Long-suffering 49er fans will celebrate a milestone Monday evening when San Francisco plays its final home game at Candlestick Park. The "Stick" has been... 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
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