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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Did Urban Shield make a difference?
Sep 17, 2019 7:21 am
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Retired Alameda County Sheriff’s Lt. Jim Knudsen added a real life perspective to the Board of Supervisors’ decision to end the Urban Shield anti-terrorist... More
10x Genomics goes public today
Sep 12, 2019 9:10 am
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Breaking news out of Pleasanton this morning when 10x Genomics announced its initial public offering at $39 per share.
10x Genomics, which makes tools to help... More
Traveling the world in Airbnbs
Sep 5, 2019 8:50 am
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When I received a press release last month touting Airbnb’s explosive growth across the world, my mind turned immediately to my Pleasanton friends Jay and... More
Round and around the roundabouts
Sep 3, 2019 10:08 am
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We choose a good week to get out of town and enjoy the mountains around Lake Tahoe last week.
It was hot by Lake August standards, but much more reasonable that... More