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Trustees talking new calendar again

New Pleasanton school trustee Mark Miller will have the opportunity to change the direction of the board tonight when trustees face two key actions. The one that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 13, 2015
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Expensive legislation pending in Sacramento

The Democrats in the state Legislature are preparing to double down on some very expensive programs. Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 5, 2015
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Legislature debates spending tax windfall

It takes a real political insider with a commitment to dig down into the weeds to follow some of the machinations in Sacramento, Washington D.C. and with various...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 11, 2015
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Wise shift by Summerhill

The decision by Summerhill Homes to switch its planned apartment complex to for-sale condominiums is good news. Pleasanton needs more variety of housing options...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 23, 2015
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Bonilla announces no re-match in Senate race

At this point, there will not be re-matches for the seats representing the Tri-Valley in either the state Senate or the Assembly. This week, Politico reported...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 15, 2015
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Decision time for the Raiders?

The future of the Raiders in Oakland potentially will be resolved over the next two weeks. Owner Mark Davis will be in New York tomorrow meeting with the National...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 5, 2016
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The Lund Ranch saga

The “first round” of politics on the Lund Ranch II development may have ended with the City Council’s 3-1 approval of the 43-home project Tuesday...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 7, 2016
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Football, French horns and film

Veteran ushers at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco may have been taken aback Wednesday evening when patrons wearing football jerseys and blue jeans stepped...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 4, 2016
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Audibles worked well at Super Bowl breakfast

Plenty of audibles were smoothly called Saturday morning at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel when Athletes in Action celebrated the Super Bowl 50 breakfast with the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 6, 2016
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Travelling to Iraq with Pastor Tim

Tim Barley is known around Valley Bible Church as the “pastor of disaster.” He has earned that nickname by being the person the church sends to challenging...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 16, 2016
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BART directors have a big sales job ahead

There are striking differences with transit use between Northern and Southern California. In the Bay Area, BART has been dealing with its aging trains and stations...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Feb. 18, 2016
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How's this for an engagement offer?

Dan Ashton spoke like anything but a grieving husband when he shared memories of his late wife, Barbara, at her memorial service last week. He started out by giving...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 1, 2016
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School board should heed advice from council members

City Council members offered school trustees some excellent advice at their meeting this week—be careful about putting a bond measure on the November ballot. Several...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 17, 2016
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More changes in place for daily newspapers

The struggle for what the future is of print/digital journalism has taken a couple of notable of weeks, both featuring Digital First, the parent company of the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 4, 2016
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Comparing new valley superintendents

Three Tri-Valley school districts will have new superintendents by the time school starts in August. Pleasanton school trustees already have made their choice,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 5, 2016
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Intriguing plans for the Beyer Ranch in Livermore wine country

Pleasanton vintner and commercial property owner Mike Callahan has been working for three years to give the growing Livermore Valley wine industry a major shot in...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 2, 2016
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Miley's easy win ties to his habit of showing up

Pleasanton elected officials and community leaders did not know what to expect when the Alameda County Board of Supervisors redrew the district boundaries and moved...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jun. 16, 2016
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In-and-Out, Big Macs and budgets

Wonder why McDonald’s has re-organized to try and spark sales (it has been working nationally). We stopped for fast food in Salinas last Saturday at 7 p.m....

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 7, 2016
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Tiger planning to join Phil at Silverado

The big news on the golf front today is that Tiger Woods is planning to return to professional golf and announced he will be playing the Safewaty Open at Silverado...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 6, 2016
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Friends of Livermore has a new foe

The Friends of Livermore political action group celebrated big time after last week’s election when the candidates it backed financially and publicly won easily. Bob...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 17, 2016
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