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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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Setting priorities
Jul 24, 2012 8:29 am
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These are challenging times for the Pleasanton police department leaders.
In a more normal economy with typical city revenues flowing, the department has... More
Split reading sessions are the right choice
Jul 19, 2012 7:35 am
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Perhaps the flap from parents about the Pleasanton school district's split reading program is no surprise—it has been almost 20 years since Gov. Pete Wilson... More
Convenience counts
Jul 17, 2012 7:46 am
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The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is likely to enact the nation's first ordinance requiring drug manufacturers to provide a way to dispose of expired or... More
What's wrong with California: Part II
Jul 12, 2012 7:59 am
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Continuing the discussion of what's broken in California, a July 7th Wall Street Journal editorial called out just how expensive AB 32—the anti-global warming... More
Disconnects in Sacramento
Jul 10, 2012 7:34 am
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Consider that the budget passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor relies on voters passing a significant temporary tax increase in November. The measure,... More
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