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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 timely reversal
Sep 24, 2015 8:06 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 912

The surprise of the week is that the Bay Area air quality board retreated from its onerous regulation proposal on wood-burning fireplaces.
The rule would have... More
Legacies from well-lived lives
Sep 22, 2015 8:29 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 543

I am reaching the age where thoughts of legacy come to mind.
I wrote recently about the legacy that Alice Ann Cantelow left with thousands of women and children... More
"Right to Die" bill sent to governor
Sep 17, 2015 8:02 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 772

Our legislators passed hundreds of bills on to Gov. Brown during the final week of this year's session that ended last Friday evening.

One of the surprises... More
A fitting legacy for a woman with vision
Sep 15, 2015 7:40 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 793

To determine the legacy of the late Barbara Mertes, look no farther than Las Positas College in Livermore.
Barbara was raised in Livermore and earned her under-graduate... More
Craziness at Cal and Tennessee
Sep 10, 2015 8:12 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 1,158

There is something clearly amiss when the home of the Free Speech Movement of the 1960s now has guidelines for censored speech.
There's also something way... More
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