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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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Word!
Dec 11, 2013 5:16 pm
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"Selfie" was named word of the year for 2013 and it is officially part of the Oxford dictionary.

Oxford defines the word as: "(n.) a photograph that one has... More
Anonymity: Good for bringing issues to light or only a license to troll?
Dec 26, 2013 2:04 pm
Comments: 68 | Views: 7,765

The lead from a recent Associated Press story caught my attention. The author, Barbara Ortutay, wrote, "Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL... More
Fails and flubs: Notable mistakes and corrections of 2013
Jan 2, 2014 3:58 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 7,659

As we start a new year, it's time to make plans and set goals. It's also time to reflect on last year, and one of my favorite year-end reviews is the best (of the... More
'Safe' reporting on suicide
May 29, 2011 8:30 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 6,974

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
Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
Aug 30, 2014 11:26 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 6,721

The Pleasanton Weekly and TV30 will co-host a free public forum for the Pleasanton City Council mayoral and city council candidates from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at... More
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