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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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Two quality initiatives moving forward
Nov 7, 2013 7:37 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,858

In a three-hour meeting Tuesday, a unanimous Pleasanton City Council moved ahead two important plans for the city.

It continued a 10-year odyssey when it unanimously... More
Battling a new Wal-Mart concept
Feb 16, 2012 8:01 am
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Surprise, surprise….there is a bit of controversy about Wal-Mart locating one of its smaller grocery stores in Pleasanton.
Wal-Mart, through an anonymous agent,... More
A very rapid transition for the lab
Oct 31, 2013 7:57 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 5,716


The surprise of the week, if not the month, was the
abrupt resignation of Parney Albright as director of Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory... More
Project labor agreements are bad business
Oct 30, 2012 7:33 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,564

As you prepare to vote next week or fill in your vote-by-mail ballot, you should be aware of the implications of project labor agreements.
These union-backed and... More
Reaching too far, again
Dec 10, 2013 7:54 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,434

As expected, the Alameda County Transportation Commission is bringing back a measure to double the county's half cent sales tax to a penny.

The measure narrowly... More
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