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Sick Movie Poster at Regal Hacienda

I was in Dublin at the movies last night, and I saw a poster for The Haunting in Connecticut. The poster evokes the...

Original post made by Andrea on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 13280 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 | 16 comments | 9988 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 | 8381 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 | 6964 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 | 6658 Views

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Pleasanton not Pleasantville...

If you have ever seen the movie Pleasantville than you know their town was perfect. It was a small town with little to no...

Original post made by moviebuff on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 15, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 39 comments | 5253 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 | 5081 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 | 4899 Views

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Dumbledore gay? Now what?

Dumbledore is gay. What's next??? J.K. Rowling outs Hogwarts character By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Sat Oct...

Original post made by Dumbledore has been outed on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 4854 Views

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Is Mr. Fialho fleeing a sinking ship?

As a member of the academic community, I have many friends on school boards, both local and nearby. As a Pleasanton resident,...

Original post made by Carolyn Thomas on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Apr 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 4678 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 | 4605 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 | 5 comments | 4602 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 | 4593 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 | 4467 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
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Why no movie theater in Pleasanton

Why does Pleasanton not have a movie theater? It's amazing what Dublin has done yet we can't even support a couple screens?...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Optimistic, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:52 am | 12 comments | 4383 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 | 4379 Views

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (movie)... not consistent with the book...

My 17 year old owns all the Harry Potter books/movies and viewed and read them all several times. Over the last few weekends...

Original post made by Harry Potter Fans on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by janice, on Jul 14, 2007 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 4339 Views

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Jazzed About Pets

Jefferson Starship guitarist Craig Chaquico will perform at Valley Humane Society's "Jazzed About Pets," from 7 to 10:30...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Funtime, on Mar 2, 2008 at 10:20 pm | 10 comments | 4319 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 | 9 comments | 4301 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 2,097 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,376 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 16 comments | 761 views