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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What's up with lung association rankings?
May 4, 2017 8:21 am
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Two news stories about air pollution caught my eye recently.
The first announced that the Bay Area Regional Air Quality Control Board had adopted stringent new... More
Being offended goes with life
May 1, 2017 4:37 pm
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Condoleezza Rice has a simple message for the 19-year-old students she teaches at Stanford.
“You do not have a constitutional right not to be offended.”
Mertes' legacy will live on at Las Positas
Apr 27, 2017 8:38 am
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There’s something right about putting your money where your heart is.
The late David and Barbara Mertes did just that in their will, leaving $6.85 million... More
Plenty of water that will cost more this year
Apr 25, 2017 8:52 am
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To the surprise of no one, the Zone 7 water district announced that the record rain and snowfall have resulted in abundant water supplies for Livermore Valley customers.
A tax grab that likely goes no where
Apr 20, 2017 9:48 am
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You’ve got to give Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, some credit. He’s willing to take on the politically powerful East Bay Regional Parks District... More