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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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More "feel-good" legislation from Sacramento
Oct 15, 2013 8:13 am
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With last Sunday the deadline for Gov. Brown to sign or veto the 805 bills the Legislature sent to his desk, he continued to walk a bit more moderate line in some... More
What's wrong with California: Part II
Jul 12, 2012 7:59 am
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Continuing the discussion of what's broken in California, a July 7th Wall Street Journal editorial called out just how expensive AB 32—the anti-global warming... More
Two men with competing visions
Feb 7, 2012 8:03 am
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During my career as a daily journalist in the Livermore Valley, I have chronicled and commented on politics.
Two major players—with greatly differing... More
Closed door bullet train deals
Jun 12, 2012 7:58 am
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In a maneuver that is arrogant and desperate, Gov. Jerry Brown and supporters of the bullet train will try to tie judges' hands if they find in favor of opponents... More
Federal bureaucracy stifling science in Livermore
Mar 15, 2012 7:30 am
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The big science that has flourished for years at Lawrence Livermore National Lab is being strangled by stifling federal bureaucracy. That was the message delivered... More
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