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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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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
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
Tri-Valley Heroes: We're looking for a few good men and women . . .
Aug 2, 2012 8:01 pm
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Daniel Boorstin wrote, "In our world of big names, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues... More
Anonymity allows open and diverse dialogue
Nov 15, 2007 4:24 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 7,049

The Weekly's online Town Square forum within the past week or two has been filled with supportive, informative and cathartic dialog. Some of the posts, however,... More
Removing stories from Web sites is like unringing a bell
Jan 11, 2008 12:38 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 6,967

We recently received a request that other media groups across the United States are receiving at least daily, sometimes hourly. We were asked to remove a story from... More
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