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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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Barry Taylor: a big heart and a big loss
Nov 20, 2013 1:29 pm
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The sudden death last weekend of Taylor Family Foundation founder and President Barry Taylor sadly serves as a reminder of just how precious every day is.

Barry,... More
Mission creeping for Bay Area air board
May 8, 2014 7:44 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 18,188

When discussing the Alameda County StopWaste government organization, I mentioned "mission creep" taking place when the organization has succeeded in its basic mission... More
Recollections of a leader and a friend
Jan 16, 2014 9:07 am
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During my years in the newspaper industry, I dealt with many politicians and other leaders. With some, I built lasting relationships. Ken Mercer was one of those... More
Big theater still looms in Livermore
Sep 25, 2012 7:52 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 12,033

Livermore residents as well as people throughout the valley probably took little notice of the actions in July by the successor agency to the city's redevelopment... More
ValleyCare board chair speaks out
Feb 13, 2014 8:53 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 10,228

John Sensiba, chairman of the board of ValleyCare Health System, sat down this for an interview about the system and the recent departure of long-time CEO Marcy... More
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