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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 big day at the fair can mean a bad day on the freeway
Jul 3, 2014 8:42 am
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Heading north on interstate 680 last Saturday afternoon, I was struck by the huge back-up of southbound cars that were queued up at the Bernal Avenue interchange,... More
A competitive race for mayor looms in Dublin
Jul 1, 2014 8:41 am
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Election season will heat up on the local front this month as the August deadline to file to run approaches.
Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne declared his candidacy... More
Some curious decisions by the governor and legislative leaders
Jun 26, 2014 8:11 am
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The state budget approved by the Legislature and signed by Governor Brown last week demonstrated some questionable priorities.
It was a relatively easy budget... More
Drought challenges Pleasanton officials
Jun 24, 2014 8:04 am
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The Pleasanton City Council and city operations director Daniel Smith have made their share of headlines as they establish policies to battle the drought that... More
Racing starts at the county fair
Jun 18, 2014 9:16 pm
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Alameda County Fair racing officials joined with state horse racing board representatives last week to introduce the Oak Tree Racing Association before the... More
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