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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: 5,864

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
A very rapid transition for the lab
Oct 31, 2013 7:57 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 5,754


The surprise of the week, if not the month, was the
abrupt resignation of Parney Albright as director of Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory... More
Battling a new Wal-Mart concept
Feb 16, 2012 8:01 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,741


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
Project labor agreements are bad business
Oct 30, 2012 7:33 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,574

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: 5,447

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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