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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
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,411

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
What were some voters thinking or were they?
Mar 19, 2015 7:43 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 3,410

Barring a major surprise in the 13,300 ballots still to be counted, Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer will face off with Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla in the May... More
What about the annual housing cap?
Jul 24, 2014 10:42 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 3,408

Conveniently timed for an election year, a new group has sprung up in Pleasanton determined to reverse the city's rezoning of some parcels last year.
The city... 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
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
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
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Doubling Dublin
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The Arts and Critical Thinking
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