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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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Whacky weather year
Apr 2, 2013 7:56 am
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What a whacky weather year for the past five months.
We had near record rainfall in November and December—great for ski resorts and water managers alike.... More
California's nanny state
Jan 12, 2012 7:32 am
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The nanny state of California continues to expand government's reach into our lives.
Gov. Brown showed some common sense with vetoes last fall on over-reaching... 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
Gov. Brown did commuters no favor
Aug 13, 2013 7:31 am
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Did the governor's call for a 60-day cooling off period really accomplish anything?
Barring some unexpected settlement during the 60-day period, pushing any labor... More
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