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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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Big plans for the east side
Oct 22, 2013 7:48 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,766

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
John Muir-San Ramon hospitals invade ValleyCare's home turf
Feb 6, 2014 8:44 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 6,614

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
Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
Apr 15, 2014 8:14 am
Comments: 50 | Views: 6,427

The anti-oil folks in Richmond and Berkeley are preparing to battle against trains carrying fracked oil to refineries in California. Richmond and Contra Costa County,... More
Reaching too far, again
Dec 10, 2013 7:54 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 6,396

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
Bright state revenue forecast obscures major financial issues
May 29, 2014 8:02 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 6,247

California revenues are booming, but so are expenses.
Governor Jerry Brown announced earlier this month that the May revision of his January budget proposal would... More
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