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PatGabriel commented about Platinum Theatres Dinuba on Mar 19, 2013 at 8:52 pm

This is a sad but yet exciting week here at Platinum Theatres Dinuba 6 as we install our new digital projectors. I am personally sad to see the film go. But keeping up with the times is what it is all about. Being a small independent theatre this is a Hugh expensive and undertaking.

Pat Gabriel
General Manager
Platinum Theatres Dinuba 6

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PatGabriel commented about Platinum Theatres Dinuba on Jun 19, 2011 at 7:28 pm

Dear Dinubian: If you have any questions about our hiring practices, please fell free to call me at the theatre office at 559-595-9060. I would be happy to discuss this with you at any time.

Thank You,
Pat Gabriel
General Manager
Platinum Theatres Dinuba 6.

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PatGabriel commented about Platinum Theatres Dinuba on Jun 19, 2011 at 7:14 pm

We just celebrated our 8th year of business this past week. Thank you to Dinuba and the surrounding area for all your support. Things are going very well here in Dinuba.

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PatGabriel commented about Leal Theatre. My Grand Great Father's Name in lights............ on Jun 19, 2011 at 6:56 pm

Leal Theatre Fremont Ca. 02/08 My Great Grandfather;s name in lights.

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PatGabriel commented about Platinum Theatres Dinuba on Mar 24, 2007 at 4:35 pm

Platinum Theatres Dinuba 6, 250 South “M” Street, Dinuba, Ca 93618. Built in 2003, opened 6/15/03. Has 6 Screens, State of the Art Dobly Sound Systems, Stainum seating. We play 1st run movie. Hours are: Winter Hours: Monday-Thurs. 4:00pm – 10:00pm, Fri-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.

General Manager
Pat Gabriel

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PatGabriel commented about Leal Theatre on Mar 24, 2007 at 4:16 pm

My Great Grandfather Frank Albert Leal built the Leal Theater in approx. 1915, it opened for business around 1918. The idea for building the 1st theater between Oakland and San Jose come to him after watching movies being shoot in The Niles, Ca, also now part of Fremont. The family ran the theater with my Grandmother Mary E. Freitas playing the organ and my Grand Aunt Anna Perry working as an usher and many cousin working the ticket window, etc. The Theatre was open until my Great Grandfather’s death in 1944, but was reopened by the family shortly after that and ran until around 1954. My Mother Dorothy A. Misener was actully in the Theater watching a movie in 1945, when her name flashed on the screen, she had a phone call, to doulble with a cousin that was an leave from his ship docked in S.F. The double date was with a tall good looking Navy Man who as you may have guested was my father Jack Misener. The building is indeed still there, in the 1980’s the City Fremont and the Irington Township historical Society earmarked it as a Historical Landmark.

Many, many years later I have followed my Great Grandfather into the business and I am now the General Manager of Platinum Theatres Dinuba 6 in Dinuba, Ca near Fresno. It is 6 screen, state of the art Theatre built in 2003. Frank would be so proud.
Thank You for reading,

Patricia Gabriel