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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Challenging budget times at the lab
May 14, 2013 7:46 am
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Tough times have returned to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
The lab, which during Cold War times, enjoyed consistently growing budgets (and payroll) because... More
New turf grass for landscaping?
Sep 30, 2014 7:35 pm
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Given the brown
lawns that abound in Pleasanton, it was stunning Tuesday afternoon to see lots of fresh green turf being laid in front of what will be a... More
Changing dialogue in Pleasanton election
Nov 13, 2012 7:45 am
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One of the striking aspects of the campaign for mayor and city council in Pleasanton was how the issues being debated have shifted.
It was not long ago that there... More
The chief's LOL moment
May 23, 2013 8:50 am
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Speaking to a group of Centerpointe Church men this week, Police Chief Dave Spiller observed that he is still asked whether BART increases crime perpetrated by non-residents.