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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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New heights for NIMBYs
Aug 28, 2014 8:37 am
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Many San Ramon Valley residents are taking NIMBY (Not in my back yard) attitudes to new heights.
An estimated 450 people gathered last weekend to protest against... More
Harvest time in the vineyards
Aug 26, 2014 8:00 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,118

The aftermath of Sunday morning's earthquake has produced plenty of news stories about the impacts on the Napa Valley wine industry.
Seeing barrels toppled from... More
Job growth is driving housing prices
Aug 21, 2014 8:21 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,828

Tuesday's post about the 11,000-unit River Islands in Lathrop reflects the long term view that homebuilders and developers are taking when it comes to job growth... More
Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
Aug 19, 2014 7:12 am
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Newspaper advertisements for the past couple of weeks have touted the new community in Lathrop of River Islands.
Lathrop is one of the San Joaquin Valley cities—like... More
The drought drives lawmakers to action
Aug 14, 2014 9:08 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 5,888

The ugly drought the state is enduring coupled with the reality that voters were scheduled to decide on a water bond finally moved the governor and Legislature to... More
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