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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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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
Tiny trash cans do not mean tiny bills
Jul 18, 2013 7:52 am
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When you drive around Livermore neighborhoods on garbage pickup day and there's a new, tiny can on display. I thought the 35-gallon containers were small in Pleasanton,... More
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
The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
Oct 16, 2014 8:41 am
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The Livermore Valley lost one of its distinguished leaders last week when David Mertes died at the age of 83 on Oct. 9.
David accomplished much in his professional... 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
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