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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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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
Mar 23, 2017 8:58 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,140

It’s is widely acknowledged that coastal California is facing a housing supply crisis, particularly here in the Bay Area.
As I reported last week Pleasanton... More
Zone 7 directors took the right action to help homeowners
Mar 21, 2017 9:12 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 783

It took a crisis, but the Zone 7 board and staff finally stepped up to its responsibility.
Last week, faced with the imminent prospect of two homes falling into... More
Frustrated local officials push BART
Mar 16, 2017 7:18 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,608

Mayor Jerry Thorne and other Tri-Valley elected officials have grown increasingly frustrated with the slow pace of BART’s efforts to extend lines to Livermore.
As... More
Sprawl or infill?
Mar 14, 2017 9:26 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,181

It may come as a surprise, but the Greenbelt Alliance’s five-year update on its report, At Risk, the Bay Area Greenbelt, contains some good news.
Although... More
The Washington D.C. swamp at work?
Mar 9, 2017 8:28 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,348

When President Trump talks of draining the swamp of Washington D.C., consider this example reported by the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times.

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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,140 views

“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 326 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 192 views


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