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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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Smith responds to water penalty for previous vacant house
Sep 4, 2014 8:18 am
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A comment in response to an earlier post about water rationing in Pleasanton called into question the city's decision to charge penalties on a house that had... More
Anniversary observations
Aug 20, 2013 8:06 am
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Some observations from a distance during a few days away celebrating one of those milestone anniversaries that end in a 0.
We've been north of Truckee in the Graeagle... 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
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
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
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