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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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Campaigns for 2014 getting serious
Oct 17, 2013 7:40 am
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Elections in 2014 are still months away, but candidates, particularly those who face primaries, are in full campaign mode.

Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti, who is... More
More "feel-good" legislation from Sacramento
Oct 15, 2013 8:13 am
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With last Sunday the deadline for Gov. Brown to sign or veto the 805 bills the Legislature sent to his desk, he continued to walk a bit more moderate line in some... More
Time for a big change in the school calendar
Oct 10, 2013 9:12 am
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The Pleasanton school district in partnership with neighboring districts wisely is taking a hard look at the traditional school calendar.
It is about time. The... More
Feeling good about the show
Oct 8, 2013 7:58 am
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The governor made a big show last week when he signed the bill raising the minimum wage to $10.
The show was just that—a feel-good show. It likely will... More
Federal shutdown politics
Oct 3, 2013 7:59 am
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The media is naturally abuzz with stories about the impacts of the government shutdown.
As with the sequester earlier this year, the Obama Administration seems... More
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