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By Gina Channell-Allen

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About this blog: I am President of Embarcadero Media's East Bay Division and the publisher of the Pleasanton Weekly, Dublin TriValley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express. As a 25-plus-year veteran of the media industry, I have experience...  (More)

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Special holiday memories about family and traditions; do you have one to share?
Dec 3, 2013 12:00 pm
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A Facebook friend posted a photo on Black Friday that I found poignant and disturbing. It was titled "Perspective," and the text said, "A missionary points out the... More
A Thanksgiving recipe for disaster
Nov 27, 2013 2:21 pm
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Howdy from Tennessee, where I'm visiting family for Thanksgiving. I have my parents, my daughter and just about all my aunts, uncles, cousins and long-time family... More
Unsung no more: 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes award recipients named
Nov 12, 2013 3:30 pm
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The Tri-Valley Heroes selection committee had a very difficult task selecting only one recipient per category.

Again this year the committee had an opportunity... More
Honor those who have served and those currently serving
Nov 5, 2013 2:50 pm
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When I was in elementary school, one assignment I could always expect is the essay on "What my country means to me" or something along those lines, usually in conjunction... More
107 volunteers rally to create Holiday Shop in their leader's absence
Oct 30, 2013 11:05 am
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Monda Wiseman has spent 17 years helping make the Discovery Shop in Pleasanton successful. Now the volunteers are helping... More
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