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BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- Jan Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Abigail, on Oct 27, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 5435 Views

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Brown signs bill that requires online retailers to pay state sales taxes

Approving a landmark legislative compromise that creates jobs and ensures that online retailers do not receive an unfair...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 28, 2011 at 10:54 am | 11 comments | 7268 Views

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Ice rink on Staples gets commission's blessing

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan for a new 17-acre...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 6045 Views

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Review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Pt. 2'

Pottermania reaches a crescendo with this taut and thoughtful final installment in the impressive "Harry Potter" film franchise....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Jul 16, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 5133 Views

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Amy Chua's Tiger Mom

any thoughts on this book or topic? Also related Lac Su's book about his childhood with parents that made him eat brains...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2011 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 6106 Views

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Library, Towne Center Books to host Secret Service agent's report on Kennedy assassination

Former U.S. Secret Service agent Gerald Blaine will be at the Pleasanton Public Library Sunday to talk about President John...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by disappointed, on Dec 19, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 7650 Views

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Please let us know what you think of our Social Justice portrayal

Any feedback would be amazing! Thank you! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-qikQriLtk...

Original post made by Michael on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by joanna, on Nov 17, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 5825 Views

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Times Book Club Redux -- November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 5119 Views

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Have you signed up for 'Good Reads?'

On average more than 170,000 books are published annually in the U.S. It makes the task of keeping up with new titles seems...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Trudy, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 6 comments | 7434 Views

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Times Book Club Redux - September Reading Selection!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at independent bookstores in...

Original post made by Danilo on Aug. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 6427 Views

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The library is looking for volunteers

Pleasanton Public Library needs volunteers for its Homebound Service, which provides homebound residents with library books,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by To answer your question, on Aug 27, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 7564 Views

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"War on Kids" documentary

I met a nice young man on Ebay who has been buying up some of my "vinyl" record collection. He is a psychology student in...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 6542 Views

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See 'Race to Nowhere' tonight

"Race to Nowhere" shows the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in an "achievement-obsessed" public...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sold Out, on May 18, 2010 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 6791 Views

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SOUTH PARK & RADICAL MUSLIMS

Something very interesting is about to happen. A radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park", Trey Parker...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 7 comments | 5980 Views

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Iron-Jawed Angels - March 27th - Sat - 7 PM

Come and join us at the IBEW Hall in Dublin, at 6250 Village Parkway, at 7 PM on Saturday, March 27th. We'll be celebrating...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5562 Views

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

There may be no one more eligible among our elected officials to wish everyone in the Tri-Valley a Happy St. Patrick's Day...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 17, 2010 at 7:39 am | 3 comments | 6610 Views

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Seeking to Form A Women's Group

I've been wanting to form a casual women's group that can meet once a month or every other week at a member's home in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pat, West of Foothill, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 6352 Views

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First deck section of Bay Bridge put into place

Construction of the Bay Bridge's new self-anchored suspension span reached a milestone today when the first deck section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ruan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 6357 Views

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Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5930 Views

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500 Days of Summer - Watch it!

I just finished watching 500 Days of Summer. This is a good movie, I definitely recommend watching it. It isn't a "feel...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 5414 Views
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