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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Pete Stark--the mouth that keeps roaring
May 3, 2012 7:40 am
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U.S. Rep. Pete Stark has a well-earned reputation for shooting off his mouth, one that he's continued to build.
His primary campaign against challenger... More
The new primary dynamic
May 1, 2012 7:31 am
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The open primary that is just about five weeks away has created a new dynamic.
The new approach means that all voters will receive the same ballot and can... More
Wise move to cancel meeting
Apr 26, 2012 7:44 am
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So much for the annual meeting between the City Council and the School Board.
The scheduled meeting this week was abruptly cancelled when the schools superintendent... More
Gold-plating Stanley Boulevard
Apr 24, 2012 7:47 am
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The Stanley Boulevard upgrade demonstrates what happens when some government agencies simply have too much money.
Surprisingly, there's no federal stimulus funding... More
Pete Stark is feeling some heat
Apr 19, 2012 7:46 am
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Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark may be feeling the heat in the primary challenge from Dublin City Councilman Eric Swalwell in the newly drawn district lines for the... More