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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A legacy that people use daily
Aug 16, 2012 8:01 am
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A small group of friends and family celebrated the life of Bill Herlihy on Monday in Orinda. He died on July 23 at the age of 90.
This week, hundreds of children,... More
Soaring college costs prompt questions
Aug 14, 2012 8:01 am
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The soaring price of a college education has continued to make news.
States, caught with revenues dipping, have reduced support so the many state universities... More
Just saying No
Aug 9, 2012 7:44 am
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The resounding No from the Livermore Recreation and Park District to the city of Livermore on the subject of a joint venture was notable.
The park district... More
Final week for filing for City Council
Aug 7, 2012 5:08 am
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The Pleasanton City Council election field will come into shape this week when filing closes.
With three members termed outMayor Jennifer Hosterman... More
Viewing the Olympics from abroad
Aug 2, 2012 8:42 am
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Watching the Olympics from afar or at home has happened to me a few times over the past 30 years. The London games find me in Swaziland after a one-night stop on... More