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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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A Thanksgiving recipe for disaster
Nov 27, 2013 2:21 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 6,563

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
Comments: 1 | Views: 16,973

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
Comments: 4 | Views: 7,437

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
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,608

Monda Wiseman has spent 17 years helping make the Discovery Shop in Pleasanton successful. Now the volunteers are helping... More
We are looking for Heroes, and one in particular
Oct 22, 2013 4:16 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,424

Ernest Hemingway said, "As we get older it is harder to have heroes --
but because of that it is all the more necessary."

Few have understood the need for heroes... More
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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 1,030 views

Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 760 views

CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
By Gina Channell-Allen | 3 comments | 621 views

Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 543 views

Five Will Get You Fives
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 172 views