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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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Two quality initiatives moving forward
Nov 7, 2013 7:37 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 6,199

In a three-hour meeting Tuesday, a unanimous Pleasanton City Council moved ahead two important plans for the city.

It continued a 10-year odyssey when it unanimously... More
Bright state revenue forecast obscures major financial issues
May 29, 2014 8:02 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 6,072

California revenues are booming, but so are expenses.
Governor Jerry Brown announced earlier this month that the May revision of his January budget proposal would... More
Battling a new Wal-Mart concept
Feb 16, 2012 8:01 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 6,023


Surprise, surprise….there is a bit of controversy about Wal-Mart locating one of its smaller grocery stores in Pleasanton.
Wal-Mart, through an anonymous agent,... More
Museum memories and Nelson Mandela
Dec 12, 2013 7:42 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 5,994

The memorial service for Nelson Mandela this week sharpened memories that were formed in 2007 and 2008 when I spent a couple of days in Johannesburg as part of mission... More
Project labor agreements are bad business
Oct 30, 2012 7:33 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,877

As you prepare to vote next week or fill in your vote-by-mail ballot, you should be aware of the implications of project labor agreements.
These union-backed and... More
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