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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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Did they bowl you over?
Feb 2, 2015 12:03 pm
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I'm not a Patriots fan. I'm not a Seahawks fan. Unless the Chicago Bears are playing, I watch the Super Bowl for the commercials and the half-time show.

Let's... More
I am Charlie
Jan 7, 2015 10:53 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 3,014

A newspaper is not a weapon of war. A pen does not kill.

Journalists in Paris were targeted and slaughtered like animals, by animals.

Was freedom of the press,... More
There's still time to contribute to the Holiday Fund
Dec 22, 2014 4:21 pm
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The Pleasanton Weekly's 2014 Holiday Fund contributions topped $50,000 as of Dec. 22, and the campaigns continues into January, ending Jan. 15.

It's a timely... More
Share your warmest, funniest or most touching holiday experience
Nov 13, 2014 1:02 pm
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In the midst of the holiday busyness of baking, shopping, decorating and socializing, my mind often drifts back to some memories that make me smile, laugh or cringe.... More
Veterans Day quest: Find photos of fallen Vietnam vets for 'Wall of Faces'
Nov 4, 2014 5:20 pm
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My father has never told me much about his time in Vietnam. What he has told me has to do with being assigned to the "reefer" (short for refrigerator) while everyone... More
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