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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
Huge hurdle for Livermore theater project
Nov 18, 2013 6:48 pm
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Proponents of the 2,000-seat regional performing arts center in Livermore were dealt another setback last month when a Sacramento County judge ruled against the... More
Karin Mohr's legacy
Nov 14, 2013 7:54 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 10,697

Former Pleasanton City Council woman Karin Mohr died Monday after falling from a ladder while cleaning the rain gutters at her home last week.

Her untimely death... More
The end of a home-building era
Nov 12, 2013 6:38 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 6,833

Corporate purchases or takeovers are given in business, but it is a shame to see the end of Shapell Homes as a privately held, family owned business. It was announced... More
Thank veterans today
Nov 11, 2013 1:42 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,288

One welcome trend in recent years is the widespread effort to
recognize the contributions of our military veterans.

Veteran's Day observances have... More
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