The Scoop

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February 28, 2012
Bee photo contest for Leap Day: Add your picture

It's Leap Day on Wednesday, Feb. 29. It comes around only once every four years, so make it count! We want to reflect the entire community in a new feature: My Photo.

SCOOPY PHOTO LARGE.JPGScoopy says send a photo of yourself and tell us what you're doing, where you are and what time the photo was taken.

Then check the gallery to see how everyone else is spending their "extra" day.

We have eight $15 iTunes gift cards for the best photos. To be eligible you must submit your photo to the gallery by upload or email:

Upload your photo:

Email your photo:

For photos e-mailed to us: Subject line will become the title. Sender name will be listed as author. Body of the e-mail will appear as the photo caption. (Delete e-mail signature containing personal information.)

About The Scoop

The Scoop is a blog where the managers of talk about new initiatives and our plans for You can reach us by at the e-mail addresses below or you can comment on our postings.

Tom Negrete is managing editor of The Bee and oversees the daily work of journalists who produce news content for the newspaper and Negrete, who has been at The Bee since 1994, has served as assistant managing editor for business and sports, sports editor and assistant city editor. E-mail him at or reach him at (916) 321-1171.

Seán McMahon is The Bee's Director of Digital Media, overseeing the interactive efforts of the company. His e-mail is

Linda Gonzales is digital team leader for and has been an editor at The Bee since 1995. You can email her at

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