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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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The business of news
Jan 8, 2014 3:22 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,566

Rep. Henry Waxman of California's 33rd District did something that amazes me, intrigues me and irks me all at the same time.

Waxman has sent two letters to Tribune... More
Fails and flubs: Notable mistakes and corrections of 2013
Jan 2, 2014 3:58 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 4,108

As we start a new year, it's time to make plans and set goals. It's also time to reflect on last year, and one of my favorite year-end reviews is the best (of the... More
Anonymity: Good for bringing issues to light or only a license to troll?
Dec 26, 2013 2:04 pm
Comments: 68 | Views: 4,007

The lead from a recent Associated Press story caught my attention. The author, Barbara Ortutay, wrote, "Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL... More
The Brown Act is not black and white
Dec 19, 2013 2:16 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 5,049

Two days after I moved to California from Illinois, I received a phone call from someone accusing a local city council of Brown Act violations. Feigning knowledge,... More
Word!
Dec 11, 2013 5:16 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 3,793

"Selfie" was named word of the year for 2013 and it is officially part of the Oxford dictionary.

Oxford defines the word as: "(n.) a photograph that one has... More
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 1,254 views

Sentinels of Freedom Newsletter
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 947 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 15 comments | 830 views

When those covering the news become the news
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 801 views

Merger of Music and Painting
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