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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
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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
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
Will BART workers wake up to reality?
Aug 1, 2013 7:59 am
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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
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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
Demographics present challenges for Livermore
Sep 23, 2014 7:10 am
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Thinking back to the Tri-Valley Mayor's Summit last Wednesday that I moderated, someone in the audience posed a question about poverty in the Tri-Valley and what... More
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