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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Personal opinion takes precedence over duty
Jul 4, 2013 9:36 am
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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
Debating celebrations grown too large
Feb 21, 2012 8:00 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 6,831
Last week, the San Ramon City Council continued a month-long discussion about how to handle its traditional Fourth of July fireworks.
Since 1985, two years after... More
The new primary dynamic
May 1, 2012 7:31 am
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The open primary that is just about five weeks away has created a new dynamic.
The new approach means that all voters will receive the same ballot and can... More
Big plans for the east side
Oct 22, 2013 7:48 am
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A unanimous City Council last week approved moving ahead on environmental studies for East Side Specific Plan that covers about 1,000 acres.
The environmental... More
A very rapid transition for the lab
Oct 31, 2013 7:57 am
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The surprise of the week, if not the month, was the
abrupt resignation of Parney Albright as director of Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory... More