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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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Revolutionizing higher education
Jun 28, 2012 7:55 am
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The Democrat-dominated Legislature is doing everything possible to clear the way for the public to approve the governor's tax increase initiative in November,... More
The big budget gamble
Jun 26, 2012 7:37 am
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The budget machinations in Sacramento apparently will wind up this week with Legislative Democrats and Gov. Brown making a huge bet on voters approving the governor's... More
Hacienda Busines Park overdue for redevelopment
Jun 21, 2012 7:42 am
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Pleasanton still boasts an enviable location for many businesses, but the city's premier business park is in real need of a makeover.
That's been stalled... More
Remembering the good times of newspapers
Jun 19, 2012 7:42 am
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News people from what can now be regarded as the golden age of newspapering in the Tri-Valley gathered last Saturday for a reunion.
Most had worked for... More
Many initiatives are headed for November ballot
Jun 14, 2012 7:38 am
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Last week's June primary ballot was notable for its paucity of initiatives—there were only two.
One received overwhelming support to change term limits so... More
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
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The Vranesh situation heads to court
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