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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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High-speed rail reality check
Feb 4, 2014 8:02 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 9,520

Writing in the Saturday Wall Street Journal, Tom Zoellner states that trips of one to three hours are ideal for true high-speed rail.
Zoellner adapted his... More
Karin Mohr's legacy
Nov 14, 2013 7:54 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 8,741

Former Pleasanton City Council woman Karin Mohr died Monday after falling from a ladder while cleaning the rain gutters at her home last week.

Her untimely death... More
Tuesday thoughts
Jan 28, 2014 8:56 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 8,725

The memorial service for former Mayor Ken Mercer drew more than 500 people to a standing-room-only event at the Pleasanton Senior Center.
Political colleagues... More
Green is keeping his options open
May 24, 2012 7:28 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 7,183

You've got to give Union City Mayor Mark Green credit for covering his bets.
Green is one of five candidates running for the 20th Assembly District. Judging... More
Masud Mehran's legacy
Dec 3, 2013 8:14 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 7,168

Masud Mehran, one of the builders who transformed both Livermore and San Ramon, died last month at the age of 93.
He founded Sunset Development in 1951 and started... More
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