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BOOKS & MOVIES

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 | 14282 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 | 15016 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 | 2 comments | 9025 Views

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Barbara Walters and Pleasanton

Barbara Walters has a new memoir, Audition, and on page 476 she writes, "...when the court sent him (Michael Milken) to...

Original post made by Laurene on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by 80's small timer, on Jan 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 20 comments | 19549 Views

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Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 5 comments | 15751 Views

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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 | 6257 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 | 8924 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 | 6891 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 | 6239 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 | 7297 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 | 9700 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 | 6971 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 | 5839 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 | 9071 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. 7197 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 | 9105 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 | 7313 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 | 8368 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 | 6801 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. 6362 Views
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