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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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Time is of the essence for Pink Plate, breast cancer screenings
Jun 28, 2013 10:59 am
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I was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 26, 2011. I had my mammogram and the professional who read the film spotted something that didn't look right, and within... More
Tri-Valley Heroes: We're looking for a few good men and women . . .
Aug 2, 2012 8:01 pm
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Daniel Boorstin wrote, "In our world of big names, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues... 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
Investigative reporting: pay now or pay later?
Apr 21, 2009 10:12 am
Comments: 27 | Views: 8,125

This morning I read that the New York Times earned five Pulitzer Prizes, including awards for breaking news and investigative reporting. Three stories above that... More
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