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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Jan 28, 2014 8:56 am
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The memorial service for former Mayor Ken Mercer drew more than 500 people to a standing-room-only event at the Pleasanton Senior Center.
Political colleagues... More
Karin Mohr's legacy
Nov 14, 2013 7:54 am
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Former Pleasanton City Council woman Karin Mohr died Monday after falling from a ladder while cleaning the rain gutters at her home last week.
Her untimely death... More
Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
Apr 15, 2014 8:14 am
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The anti-oil folks in Richmond and Berkeley are preparing to battle against trains carrying fracked oil to refineries in California. Richmond and Contra Costa County,... More
Masud Mehran's legacy
Dec 3, 2013 8:14 am
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Masud Mehran, one of the builders who transformed both Livermore and San Ramon, died last month at the age of 93.
He founded Sunset Development in 1951 and started... More