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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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Barry Taylor: a big heart and a big loss
Nov 20, 2013 1:29 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 20,287

The sudden death last weekend of Taylor Family Foundation founder and President Barry Taylor sadly serves as a reminder of just how precious every day is.

Barry,... More
Mission creeping for Bay Area air board
May 8, 2014 7:44 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 17,556

When discussing the Alameda County StopWaste government organization, I mentioned "mission creep" taking place when the organization has succeeded in its basic mission... More
Big theater still looms in Livermore
Sep 25, 2012 7:52 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 11,937

Livermore residents as well as people throughout the valley probably took little notice of the actions in July by the successor agency to the city's redevelopment... More
Recollections of a leader and a friend
Jan 16, 2014 9:07 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 10,830



During my years in the newspaper industry, I dealt with many politicians and other leaders. With some, I built lasting relationships. Ken Mercer was one of those... More
ValleyCare board chair speaks out
Feb 13, 2014 8:53 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 10,037

John Sensiba, chairman of the board of ValleyCare Health System, sat down this for an interview about the system and the recent departure of long-time CEO Marcy... More
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