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BOOKS & MOVIES

Book Donations @ Hart Middle School

Book Donations Fundraiser Do you have any young adult or children’s books lying around the house? Please think of donating...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Feb. 17, 2015
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Pleasanton author pens allergen-conscious cookbook

Pleasanton resident Christina Gray decided she needed to learn all she could about food allergies, and she spent the next...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lisa C, on Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 3745 Views

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History Detective: My Search for teh Chinese Yankee

Ruthanne Lum McCunn, author of the award-winning "Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel," will talk about her new...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 162 Views

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Livermore Lab's National Ignition Facility earns magazine's award

Physics World, an international monthly magazine published by the Institute of Physics, has named Livermore National Laboratory's...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tim Hitchcock, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:25 am | 4 comments | 4259 Views

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Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 2958 Views

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Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 3565 Views

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If I was a TV Character....

I'd be Archer or else both Key and Peele. ...

Original post made by TV is King on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Fraud Finger, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 494 Views

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Review: The Invisible Woman

History, they say, is written by the victors. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/23/review-the-invisible-woman...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 4249 Views

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Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2945 Views

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Harry Potter Readers Show Advanced Cognitive and Argumentative Skills

“Harry Potter” fans already have in common their ability to rattle off obscure trivia like character Ron Weasley’s favorite...

Original post made by Zoilo Versailles on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Zoillo Versailles, on Aug 19, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1546 Views

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The wind beneath her wings

Imagine you're 7 years old, your mom's had lots of surgeries and when you go to look for her, you find her sprawled on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1589 Views

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Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2835 Views

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Do All Tyrants Have Huge Egos? Obama Pitches His Own Book

At today’s Google+ “fireside hangout” with President Obama, the president was asked to recommend a book that would help opponents...

Original post made by Tea Party Proud on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Serious Gina, on Feb 17, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 11 comments | 3998 Views

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Review: 'Lincoln'

To many, British-born actor Daniel Day-Lewis represents the pinnacle of thespian prowess. Director Steven Spielberg is considered...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 5028 Views

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Can you dig it?

Fresh out of college, Jennifer Less arrived in Israel ready to dig. She was part of an international crew from Italy, France...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jennifer Amiel, on Sep 19, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 4800 Views

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This Pleasanton kitchen is a 'Gujarati Kitchen'

All her children wanted for Christmas was her recipes so they could savor a taste of home while away at college, recalled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 5651 Views

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See for yourself...2016:Obama's America

A new movie opened this past weekend at the Regal Cinemas in Dublin. Buy your tickets early because it sells out quickly!...

Original post made by Paul on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bernie, on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 43 comments | 4255 Views

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Towne Center Books stuck up

I could NOT believe that Towne Center Books won Best of Pleasanton. Do you only give award to shops that advertise in the...

Original post made by Tired of smug jerks on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by exactly right, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 32 comments | 11026 Views

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'Hunger Games' a little bit 'The Most Dangerous Game'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 8551 Views

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Museum plans 2012 preschool themes

The Museum on Main has announced themes for its 2012 preschool pre-literacy program, M.o.M.'s Reading Time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name of Teacher Reading?, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 3869 Views
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