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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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Life lessons on the golf course
Jan 19, 2012 8:00 am
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I had the privilege of attending the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am media day Tuesday and playing the Monterey Peninsula Country Club. Golfers—if you ever... More
Two quality initiatives moving forward
Nov 7, 2013 7:37 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 6,033

In a three-hour meeting Tuesday, a unanimous Pleasanton City Council moved ahead two important plans for the city.

It continued a 10-year odyssey when it unanimously... More
Reaching too far, again
Dec 10, 2013 7:54 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,964

As expected, the Alameda County Transportation Commission is bringing back a measure to double the county's half cent sales tax to a penny.

The measure narrowly... More
John Muir-San Ramon hospitals invade ValleyCare's home turf
Feb 6, 2014 8:44 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 5,955

The announcement this week that the John Muir Medical Systems-San Ramon Regional Hospital joint venture has purchased an office building in Pleasanton further... More
Battling a new Wal-Mart concept
Feb 16, 2012 8:01 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,892


Surprise, surprise….there is a bit of controversy about Wal-Mart locating one of its smaller grocery stores in Pleasanton.
Wal-Mart, through an anonymous agent,... More
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