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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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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
Sep 10, 2014 12:45 pm
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Have you seen it? As you've been perusing your favorite websites today, have you noticed the "spinning wheel of doom?"

Today is "Internet Slowdown Day," initiated... More
"Your Community, Your Newspaper, Your Life."
Oct 8, 2013 7:25 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,342

This is the 73rd National Newspaper Week!
I thought I would address one of the questions I am asked often: "What's going to happen to the newspaper industry? Aren't... More
There's still time to contribute to the Holiday Fund
Dec 22, 2014 4:21 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,178

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
Happy birthday Pleasanton Weekly!
Jan 21, 2014 2:15 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 3,945

The Pleasanton Weekly will celebrate its 14th anniversary Jan. 28.

In today's media environment, that is quite a notable accomplishment.

Jeb Bing, the Pleasanton... More
Share your warmest, funniest or most touching holiday experience
Nov 13, 2014 1:02 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 3,587

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
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 17 comments | 632 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 454 views

Wondering why
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 359 views