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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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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
Oct 16, 2014 8:41 am
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The Livermore Valley lost one of its distinguished leaders last week when David Mertes died at the age of 83 on Oct. 9.
David accomplished much in his professional... More
Job growth is driving housing prices
Aug 21, 2014 8:21 am
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Tuesday's post about the 11,000-unit River Islands in Lathrop reflects the long term view that homebuilders and developers are taking when it comes to job growth... More
Federal shutdown politics
Oct 3, 2013 7:59 am
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The media is naturally abuzz with stories about the impacts of the government shutdown.
As with the sequester earlier this year, the Obama Administration seems... More
The right call on the Eastside plan
Mar 11, 2014 6:41 am
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Four members of the Pleasanton City Council made the right call last week when they decided to continue planning what should happen on the east side of the community.
Senior... More
Smith responds to water penalty for previous vacant house
Sep 4, 2014 8:18 am
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A comment in response to an earlier post about water rationing in Pleasanton called into question the city's decision to charge penalties on a house that had... More
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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