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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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Pivoting and piloting science programs to serve students and families
Aug 6, 2020 9:00 am
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When Caleb Cheung and the board of the Quest Science Center in Livermore mapped out a plan for 2020, it was full of pilot programs. And that was before the pandemic.
The... More
Sales tax increases head for November ballot
Aug 4, 2020 8:29 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,294

Last week, supervisors in Alameda and Contra Costa counties decided to give the public a choice about whether to raise taxes.

Both boards, with only Danville... More
Solving a big problem in the basement on 2nd Street in Livermore
Jul 30, 2020 8:57 am
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Three years ago Tom Olenic and George Farquar set out to use cutting-edge technology to solve a vexing problem for employers and law enforcement -- how to efficiently... More
Battling against industrial solar installation
Jul 28, 2020 9:07 am
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One of the challenges with green power is that it often involves direct environmental tradeoffs.

For decades, the early windmills in the Altamont Pass killed... More
Endorsements keep flowing for David Haubert's campaign
Jul 23, 2020 9:30 am
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Dublin Mayor David Haubert continues to rack up endorsements in his race to replace retiring Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty.

The latest was from the... More
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