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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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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
Sep 11, 2014 8:27 am
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Pleasanton's leadership tends to prioritize process over its progress with little regard to how long it takes to accomplish anything.
Yet, it's interesting to... More
Challenging night ahead for school trustees
Sep 9, 2014 8:20 am
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It likely will be a tough night for the Pleasanton school trustees this evening when they discuss whether to reverse their earlier decision to establish a new... More
Smith responds to water penalty for previous vacant house
Sep 4, 2014 8:18 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,392



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
Center expands outreach program
Sep 2, 2014 8:12 am
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The Valley Pregnancy Center, which has served women for more than 25 years, is continue to expand its effects to reach more women dealing with unplanned pregnancies.
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New heights for NIMBYs
Aug 28, 2014 8:37 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 2,057

Many San Ramon Valley residents are taking NIMBY (Not in my back yard) attitudes to new heights.
An estimated 450 people gathered last weekend to protest against... More
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