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Autumn Johnson July 14, 2014 at 08:57 AM
Patch was bought out by a new company in January and laid off much of its staff. I cover 16 sitesRead Moreon my own right now so the local news is not the same as it was back when there was one editor per site. Patch has also added a national desk and is trying some new things with our approach to the news by sharing some state and national stories in addition to the local news. If you have any tips on local stories, feel free to send them my way! autumn.johnson@patch.com
Manny Morales July 14, 2014 at 10:38 AM
You can go to castrovalleytv.com for local stuff, or just read the Forum every Wed.
Darryl Ray July 14, 2014 at 11:22 AM
Thanks for the replies. Autumn: I appreciate all the hard work of the past and present PatchRead Moreeditors . I guess my gripe is that I think that the original purpose of producing hyper-local news is still needed, and it is a shame that AOL (and now the new company) have moved away from it. Manny, I agree that castrovalleytv.com is a very good source of local information and news. The Forum is good as well, but the online site doesn't seem to have as much activity as the early Castro Valley Patch had. The newspaper is good too, but it isn't convenient for me (since I live in the hills). With the Patch, I enjoyed the ability to look at not only the CV site, but surrounding sites like San Leandro, Pleasanton and Dublin as well. Now all of them carry similar stories.
Kristin Valentine May 15, 2014 at 06:32 PM
Yes, Minni is still missing. She needs daily medication, so we hope to find her soon. Thanks forRead Morerea ching out.
karth turnage May 16, 2014 at 09:23 PM
Perhaps placing posters in the area. Canvasing area this weekend. Someone has to have spotted herRead Moreby now. Or may have taken her in and providing care. Still looking.
Kristin Valentine May 19, 2014 at 01:23 PM
Thanks Karth. We have postered the entire neighborhood as well as other parts of CV. Still keepingRead Moreh ope!
karth turnage March 17, 2014 at 07:48 PM
Is this the same dog that was found on Reedley way in Castro Valley? The ID. sounds the same.
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