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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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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
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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: 6,773

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
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
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
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,052 views

Planning the "Pleasanton way"
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 935 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
By Roz Rogoff | 8 comments | 509 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 469 views