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Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 698 Views

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3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Maria Max, on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:46 am | 1 comment | 2292 Views

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Zone 7 hikes its new fiscal year budget by $7.6 million

Zone 7 Water Agency's board of directors have approved a $124.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, a $7.6 million...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
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Adult Summer Reading Game Starts at Dublin Library June 15th

Sign up to play the Adult Summer Reading Game at the Dublin Library! The game starts June 15 and continues all summer until...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
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Movie The Soloist Shown in Dublin Library Program Room on July 29

Join us on Wednesday, July 29, 2:00 PM, for the movie The Soloist, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, in the Dublin...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
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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 | 3977 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 | 253 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 | 4590 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 | 3146 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 | 3846 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 | 575 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 | 4418 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 | 3125 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 | 1671 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 | 1780 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 | 3120 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 | 4149 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 | 5229 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 | 5009 Views
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Why I'm now supporting Bernie Sanders
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