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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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A truly bad idea
Sep 17, 2013 7:26 am
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The city of Richmond is embarking upon a truly bad policy.
A bare majority of the City Council approved a plan for the city to buy about 620 mortgages that are... More
Transforming a difficult life
Sep 24, 2013 8:00 am
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One of my favorite events is the annual Shepherd's Gate banquet.
It's a celebration of lives changed and an opportunity to support the shelter for women and their... More
Drought challenges Pleasanton officials
Jun 24, 2014 8:04 am
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The Pleasanton City Council and city operations director Daniel Smith have made their share of headlines as they establish policies to battle the drought that... More
Feeling good about the show
Oct 8, 2013 7:58 am
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The governor made a big show last week when he signed the bill raising the minimum wage to $10.
The show was just that—a feel-good show. It likely will... More
Demographics present challenges for Livermore
Sep 23, 2014 7:10 am
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Thinking back to the Tri-Valley Mayor's Summit last Wednesday that I moderated, someone in the audience posed a question about poverty in the Tri-Valley and what... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 19 comments | 751 views

Prosperity problems in the Bay Area
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 601 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 539 views