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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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107 volunteers rally to create Holiday Shop in their leader's absence
Oct 30, 2013 11:05 am
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Monda Wiseman has spent 17 years helping make the Discovery Shop in Pleasanton successful. Now the volunteers are helping... More
A Thanksgiving recipe for disaster
Nov 27, 2013 2:21 pm
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Howdy from Tennessee, where I'm visiting family for Thanksgiving. I have my parents, my daughter and just about all my aunts, uncles, cousins and long-time family... More
The Brown Act is not black and white
Dec 19, 2013 2:16 pm
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Two days after I moved to California from Illinois, I received a phone call from someone accusing a local city council of Brown Act violations. Feigning knowledge,... More
'Safe' reporting on suicide
May 29, 2011 8:30 pm
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It is important that visitors here understand why portions of comments have been removed from a thread about a teen suspected of taking her own life.

Speculating... More
Supporting journalism is an investment in our community
May 23, 2011 10:29 am
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The Pleasanton Weekly staff is humbled by and appreciative of the outpouring of support we have received so far in the Support Local Journalism membership drive.... More
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