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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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Many initiatives are headed for November ballot
Jun 14, 2012 7:36 am
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Last week's June primary ballot was notable for its paucity of initiatives—there were only two.
One received overwhelming support to change term limits so... 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
Looked for heated November campaign in the 15th
Jun 7, 2012 7:38 am
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Look forward to quite an election this fall in Alameda County when the venerable Rep. Pete Stark faces a spirited challenge from 31-year-old Eric Swalwell of Dublin... More
News and notes
Jun 5, 2012 7:38 am
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As Election Day dawns, the intensity of the various campaigns peaks and the auto-dial calls accelerate. Hurray for answering machines.
Another sign of the... More
Fulfilling an African prophecy
May 31, 2012 7:41 am
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When God called me to Africa to serve in 2005, I had no clue about the experiences that were to come. After spending a 10-day mission trip in the tiny kingdom... More
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