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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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Tough times for ranchers mean premium prices for beef
May 15, 2014 7:51 am
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Sunol rancher Tim Koopman is a little recognized neighbor to the thousands of commuters who use Interstate 680 south of Pleasanton.
His family has run cattle... 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
The personal touch
Mar 27, 2014 8:10 am
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The city of Dublin and BART will come together Monday to honor the city's first mayor, Pete Snyder.
Pete moved to Lincoln east of Sacramento a several years... More
No Frosty in Pleasanton
Dec 4, 2014 7:23 am
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Bah, Humbug in Pleasanton hit the media this week.
Johnny Moore, who has sold Christmas trees at the Alameda County Fairgrounds for years, was notified by a city... More
Primary voting season begins soon
Apr 29, 2014 8:10 am
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Mail-in ballots for the June primary will start arriving in mail boxes next month so those newspapers that recommend candidates are announcing their choices.
The... More
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