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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Campaigns for 2014 getting serious
Oct 17, 2013 7:40 am
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Elections in 2014 are still months away, but candidates, particularly those who face primaries, are in full campaign mode.
Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti, who is... More
Battling a new Wal-Mart concept
Feb 16, 2012 8:01 am
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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
Former Mayor Ken Mercer dies at 71
Jan 14, 2014 10:52 am
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Kenneth R. Mercer, Pleasanton's first directly elected mayor, died early this morning at ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton. He was 71.
Mercer served on the... More
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