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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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A public pension milestone
Jun 27, 2013 8:35 am
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When I read recently that the city of Dublin had negotiated a new pension deal with its employees I frankly thought the report was in error.
When I checked it out,... More
New chancellor set for Chabot Las Positas
Jun 25, 2013 8:01 am
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The Chabot Las Positas Community College trustees are set to finalize the contract for a new chancellor at its meeting tonight.
The board has selected Dr. Jannett... More
The father to the fatherless is visiting this week
Jun 20, 2013 8:32 am
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This week I have had the privilege of co-hosting Charles and Esther Mully, the parents of the Mully Children's Family in Kenya who are visiting the valley.
The... More
A valley success story
Jun 18, 2013 8:02 am
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Last Saturday, I witnessed first-hand another chapter in an American success story.
After 32 years on the night shift at Foothill High, Dan Diep retired as... More
Saluting an influential teacher
Jun 12, 2013 10:12 pm
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Former students of retired Amador Valley High Spanish teacher Bob Athenour gathered for a mini-reunion Wednesday in Pleasanton.
Athenour, well-known in Pleasanton... More
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