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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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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
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
Post election musings
Nov 6, 2014 7:43 am
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One of the surprises coming out of Tuesday's election was in the hard-fought 16th Assembly District where Republican Catharine Baker topped Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti... More
What is truly important in life
Jan 21, 2014 9:33 am
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I have attended services or been otherwise involved (writing obituaries) for three community leaders who passed on in recent months; former Pleasanton Mayor Ken... More
Forming the state of Jefferson in Siskiyou County?
Sep 10, 2013 8:24 am
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Some news reports in the last week noted that the Board of Supervisors in Siskiyou County, located in far northeastern California, had voted 4-1 to secede from California... More
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