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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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Changing dialogue in Pleasanton election
Nov 13, 2012 7:45 am
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One of the striking aspects of the campaign for mayor and city council in Pleasanton was how the issues being debated have shifted.
It was not long ago that there... More
An upset 40 years in the making
Nov 8, 2012 7:47 am
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Turnabout took 40 years, but it's refreshing to see upstart Eric Swalwell take down the ancient Rep. Pete Stark, a 20-term incumbent in Congress in a manner similar... More
Hold your wallet when it comes to gas prices
Nov 6, 2012 9:05 am
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As the governor flits around the state to plead for his tax increase plan that holds school children and college students hostage, consider two items from the Bay... More
Misguided peace foundation vote
Nov 1, 2012 8:00 am
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One challenge that faces some elected officials is to recognize their responsibilities as well as the limitations in the elected roles.
For instance, City Council... More
Project labor agreements are bad business
Oct 30, 2012 7:33 am
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As you prepare to vote next week or fill in your vote-by-mail ballot, you should be aware of the implications of project labor agreements.
These union-backed and... More
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