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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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Good grammar should not be relegated to one day a year
Mar 14, 2008 11:58 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 10,908

Darn. I had National Grammar Day marked on my calendar March 4 but was so busy working, it completely slipped my mind.
I'm almost positive Hallmark makes a card... More
Contest: No hanging chads or box stuffing, but lots of questions
Oct 1, 2007 12:34 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 10,108

"Tired of smug jerks" writes on the PleasantonWeekly.com's Town Square forum that he (or she) could not believe a particular business was again voted Best of Pleasanton.... More
Virginia Tech tragedy
Apr 19, 2007 10:44 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 9,943

I am horrified by the events surrounding the tragedy in Virginia. And that includes everything from the failure of the administration, parents, classmates to stop... More
Residents are the eyes and ears of the newspaper
Jul 11, 2007 9:45 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 9,685

The Internet age has brought us a completely new vocabulary. We know a "blog" is not an amphibian and a "wiki" is not a Hawaiian dance. These words are commonplace... More
The year's most regrettable of the regrettable
Jan 10, 2009 8:16 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 8,929

Most good journalists try to get things right and abhor corrections, clarifications and the like, particularly for what is considered a "stupid mistake."

Every... More
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