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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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Hurray--an agreement to continue Bankhead Theater performances
Jul 15, 2014 7:48 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,176

Many Livermore residents as well as cultural arts lovers throughout the valley are celebrating that the city and Alameda County have figured out a path forward to... More
A necessary, but large budget hit for schools
Jul 10, 2014 7:21 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 1,884

School districts received a healthy boost in funding with the 2014-15 budget that Governor Brown signed last month.
There was another important change so teachers... More
What will $20 million do to lessen congestion?
Jul 8, 2014 8:10 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,995


Following up on the post about the Alameda County transportation sales tax extension, it allocates $20 million to analyze and upgrade the Interstate 580/680 interchange.
Compar... More
A big day at the fair can mean a bad day on the freeway
Jul 3, 2014 8:42 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,534

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
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,453


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
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