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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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Many initiatives are headed for November ballot
Jun 14, 2012 7:36 am
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Last week's June primary ballot was notable for its paucity of initiatives—there were only two.
One received overwhelming support to change term limits so... More
Tough new rules on water are necessary
Jul 17, 2014 8:33 am
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Media reports abounded this week after the state water board established firm new regulations to put some teeth to its message that the state is locked in a drought... More
Governor Jerry advocates fiscal discipline
Mar 6, 2014 8:59 am
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Governor Jerry Brown has always loved to keep people—friends and foes—off balance and guessing with his approach to politics and governing.
During... More
Will BART workers wake up to reality?
Aug 1, 2013 7:59 am
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Thanks to excellent reporting by the Bay Area News Group in its Sunday editions you can see just how richly compensated BART employees are as they continue locked... More
A necessary, but large budget hit for schools
Jul 10, 2014 7:21 am
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School districts received a healthy boost in funding with the 2014-15 budget that Governor Brown signed last month.
There was another important change so teachers... More
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