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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Surprise, surprise--train backers need more $s
Apr 4, 2013 7:53 am
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Was anyone surprised that the state high-speed rail authority was back seeking more money this week.
The authority announced that it will take another $97 million... More
Whacky weather year
Apr 2, 2013 7:56 am
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What a whacky weather year for the past five months.
We had near record rainfall in November and Decembergreat for ski resorts and water managers alike.... More
The tunnels: so much money that benefits so few
Mar 28, 2013 8:20 am
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Bay Area media outlets have celebrated the opening of the twin tunnels that eliminate the road on Devil's Slide along the San Mateo County coast this week.
A new calling in Africa
Mar 26, 2013 7:52 am
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I have been privileged to get to know Pam and Rory Frink over the past seven years.
I first met them when they had moved into the original Shepherd's Gate home... More
Bullet train boondoggle rushes ahead
Mar 21, 2013 8:27 am
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The absolutely shameful rush to the rip off of taxpayer monies knows as the train to nowhere or bullet train boondoggle continued this week.
The Legislature, on... More