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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California's nanny state
Jan 12, 2012 7:32 am
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The nanny state of California continues to expand government's reach into our lives.
Gov. Brown showed some common sense with vetoes last fall on over-reaching... More
The governor's dice roll
Jan 9, 2012 8:57 pm
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Gov. Brown's budget popped up six days early on the Dept. of Finance web site last week so the bad news broke early as officials scrambled to brief the media after... More
Pivotal Pleasanton election in 2012
Jan 5, 2012 9:53 am
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Happy New Year.
Long after I posted the Tuesday's blog, I realized that I'd jumped right into commentary without saying properly saying hello.
That written, 2012... More
Permanent transportation tax should be rejected
Jan 2, 2012 3:15 pm
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Alameda County elected officials and transportation advocates have been negotiating the projects to be included when they ask voters to extend the county's half-cent... More