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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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Bright state revenue forecast obscures major financial issues
May 29, 2014 8:02 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 8,106

California revenues are booming, but so are expenses.
Governor Jerry Brown announced earlier this month that the May revision of his January budget proposal would... More
Masud Mehran's legacy
Dec 3, 2013 8:14 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 7,610

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
Green is keeping his options open
May 24, 2012 7:28 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 7,452

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
Debating celebrations grown too large
Feb 21, 2012 8:00 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 7,431

Last week, the San Ramon City Council continued a month-long discussion about how to handle its traditional Fourth of July fireworks.
Since 1985, two years after... More
Personal opinion takes precedence over duty
Jul 4, 2013 9:36 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 7,270


Pardon me, but this 4th of July missive will be substantive instead of celebratory.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued several significant rulings in the final two... More
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