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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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Soaring assault rate in Livermore
Jul 9, 2013 8:44 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 4,752

When the Pleasanton Weekly ran the 2012 crime stats for Tri-Valley communities, the numbers for Livermore jumped out.
In same categories, Livermore had substantially... More
Personal opinion takes precedence over duty
Jul 4, 2013 9:36 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 8,538

Pardon me, but this 4th of July missive will be substantive instead of celebratory.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued several significant rulings in the final two... More
Too many BART fiascos
Jul 2, 2013 8:09 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 4,319

One thing is clear in the contract dispute between BART workers and management, the taxpayers are the losers.
Given the "skills" required (not including the mechanics... More
A public pension milestone
Jun 27, 2013 8:35 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,023

When I read recently that the city of Dublin had negotiated a new pension deal with its employees I frankly thought the report was in error.
When I checked it out,... More
New chancellor set for Chabot Las Positas
Jun 25, 2013 8:01 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,072

The Chabot Las Positas Community College trustees are set to finalize the contract for a new chancellor at its meeting tonight.
The board has selected Dr. Jannett... More
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The Arts and Critical Thinking
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