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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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Campaigns for 2014 getting serious
Oct 17, 2013 7:40 am
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Elections in 2014 are still months away, but candidates, particularly those who face primaries, are in full campaign mode.

Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti, who is... More
More "feel-good" legislation from Sacramento
Oct 15, 2013 8:13 am
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With last Sunday the deadline for Gov. Brown to sign or veto the 805 bills the Legislature sent to his desk, he continued to walk a bit more moderate line in some... More
John Muir-San Ramon hospitals invade ValleyCare's home turf
Feb 6, 2014 8:44 am
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The announcement this week that the John Muir Medical Systems-San Ramon Regional Hospital joint venture has purchased an office building in Pleasanton further... More
What's wrong with California: Part II
Jul 12, 2012 7:59 am
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Continuing the discussion of what's broken in California, a July 7th Wall Street Journal editorial called out just how expensive AB 32—the anti-global warming... More
Two men with competing visions
Feb 7, 2012 8:03 am
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During my career as a daily journalist in the Livermore Valley, I have chronicled and commented on politics.
Two major players—with greatly differing... More
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