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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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Political posturing about water
Jul 22, 2014 7:18 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,107

Former Pleasanton City Councilmen Matt Sullivan and Tom Pico wrote an opinion piece in the Pleasanton Weekly last week that engaged in some rhetoric that I thought... More
Tough new rules on water are necessary
Jul 17, 2014 8:33 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,573

Media reports abounded this week after the state water board established firm new regulations to put some teeth to its message that the state is locked in a drought... More
Hurray--an agreement to continue Bankhead Theater performances
Jul 15, 2014 7:48 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 838

Many Livermore residents as well as cultural arts lovers throughout the valley are celebrating that the city and Alameda County have figured out a path forward to... More
A necessary, but large budget hit for schools
Jul 10, 2014 7:21 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 1,484

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
What will $20 million do to lessen congestion?
Jul 8, 2014 8:10 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,307


Following up on the post about the Alameda County transportation sales tax extension, it allocates $20 million to analyze and upgrade the Interstate 580/680 interchange.
Compar... More
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