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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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What will $20 million do to lessen congestion?
Jul 8, 2014 8:10 am
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Following up on the post about the Alameda County transportation sales tax extension, it allocates $20 million to analyze and upgrade the Interstate 580/680 interchange.
Compar... More
Gun legislation creates political backlash
Sep 19, 2013 8:03 am
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Following up on my comments last week about the state of Jefferson and a similar move in rural Colorado, political observers were quite surprises when residents... More
Snake story--beware of tall grass
May 21, 2014 6:02 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,913


A Pleasanton friend learned this month to take the rattlesnake warning signs seriously.
Playing at the Course at Wente Vineyards in Livermore, he topped his... More
Tough new rules on water are necessary
Jul 17, 2014 8:33 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,909

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
A necessary, but large budget hit for schools
Jul 10, 2014 7:21 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 1,860

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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