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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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Reversing course on Tuesday
Jan 15, 2015 8:27 am
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Tuesday was a time of reconsideration.
In the morning, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors formally rescinded the 33 percent pay raise they had given... More
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
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
Rents are soaring in the Bay Area
Mar 5, 2015 7:45 am
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Some cities, particularly in the heart of the Silicon Valley, have awakened to the key challenge facing their communities—the shortage in housing that is... More
A necessary, but large budget hit for schools
Jul 10, 2014 7:21 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 2,710

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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Better financial times ahead for ValleyCare thanks to Stanford merger
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Tax Day
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