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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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Anonymity: Good for bringing issues to light or only a license to troll?
Dec 26, 2013 2:04 pm
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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
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
Word!
Dec 11, 2013 5:16 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,231

"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
Special holiday memories about family and traditions; do you have one to share?
Dec 3, 2013 12:00 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 7,475

A Facebook friend posted a photo on Black Friday that I found poignant and disturbing. It was titled "Perspective," and the text said, "A missionary points out the... More
A Thanksgiving recipe for disaster
Nov 27, 2013 2:21 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 7,839

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
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Not Endorsements
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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