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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Interesting split in newspaper endorsements
Oct 14, 2014 7:22 am
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There's an interesting split in endorsements for the 16th Assembly District where incumbent Joan Buchanan of Alamo is termed out after six years.
The local papers,... More
Decision time for ValleyCare members
Oct 9, 2014 7:37 am
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Ballots are now in the corporate members' hands after the ValleyCare Health System board announced that it has finalized its agreement to affiliate with the Stanford... More
Reflections on a road trip
Oct 7, 2014 6:44 am
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Last week, I drove to Memphis with my daughter who is moving here to join friends who are planting a non-traditional Christian church.
We did the 2,000-plus miles... More
New turf grass for landscaping?
Sep 30, 2014 7:35 pm
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Given the brown
lawns that abound in Pleasanton, it was stunning Tuesday afternoon to see lots of fresh green turf being laid in front of what will be a... More
Cell phone conundrum
Sep 30, 2014 7:23 am
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Since cell phones have become commonplace, plenty of business people have abandoned land lines completely in favor of the convenience of the phone in their pocket.