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John Madden gets his football fix at home now

Original post made on Oct 10, 2009

Who's that big fan in the stands? John Madden watches a Foothill Falcons freshman high school football game on a recent weeknight. His son Mike Madden is the head coach. Madden has retired from broadcasting but not from football. Photo by Chris Scott/

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 9, 2009, 4:57 PM

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Posted by Hal Bailey
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 10, 2009 at 8:33 am

Dear Dolores,

It is very good to see John Madden out in our corridor and being part of his community. In Alamo, as Tony LaRussa, Christi Yamaguchi and Joe Morgan visit stores and shops, we see neighbors simply treat them as neighbors so they can enjoy their lives.


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Posted by Alamo Resident
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 12, 2009 at 10:32 am

When these celebrities are at home in their neighborhoods and out of the spotlight, they should be treated just like any other neighbor - with respect for their privacy and included in our everyday activities as our neighbors and not celebrities. I'm sure most would appreciate not being photographed at every outing.

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Posted by Dolores Ciardelli
editor of Danville Express
on Oct 12, 2009 at 2:18 pm

Dolores Ciardelli is a registered user.

FYI, that photo was set up with his cooperation as he gave the interview to the reporter. Our photographer did not sneak it.

Dolores, Editor

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Posted by Alamo Resident
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 13, 2009 at 11:46 am

Thanks Dolores - I appreciate your taking the time to explain the photo.

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