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AROUND TOWN

CCC-MAC Alamo delays discussions of community communication

Dear Emily, The following statement by Alamo region neighborhoods is being circulated to neighborhood and community groups...

Original post made by CDSI Community Courtesy on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 1590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Financial series: Cities cope with shrinking funds

A few weeks into the new fiscal year is a good time to take a look at the Town's economic development, particularly the new...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jul 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 1374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Edward H. Nienaber Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4876 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by David A. W. Young, on Jul 20, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State unemployment drops to 12.3 percent in June

California's jobless rate continued to show very slight improvement in June, dropping another 0.1 percent to 12.3 percent,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by billr, on Jul 20, 2010 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 1719 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Event raises more than $5,000 for Wheelchair Foundation

Around 200 people gathered at the recent Wine for Wheels event in the Blackhawk Automotive Museum to raise money for the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawyers announce class action suit against NUMMI and Toyota

Oakland attorney Tony Lawson said today that he and other lawyers will file an employment class action lawsuit against New...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Toyota supporter, on Jul 19, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simpkins named new Danville police chief

Following a thorough selection process, Steve Simpkins rose to the top of the applicant pool and was named police chief Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jul 19, 2010 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Candy Bomber' comes to town

Col. Gail Halvorsen, also known as the Berlin Candy Bomber, is headed to Danville on Sunday, July 18 for a presentation on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by georgia, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 1211 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Three vying to become Contra Costa County District Attorney

Three candidates are competing to become the next Contra Costa County district attorney, replacing Robert Kochly, who took...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person airlifted to hospital after driving car into utility pole

At least one victim was transported by helicopter to a hospital after a car hit a utility pole and box, a California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summer Serenade tonight in downtown Danville

Downtown Danville will come alive during the Summer Serenade Street Festival tonight from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Thursda, July 15....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by SALLY, on Jul 15, 2010 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

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Pleasanton selects new superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has chosen Parvin Ahmadi as the new superintendent of the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by parvin ahmadi, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 6 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fair wrap-up: 79,882 corn dogs consumed

The 2010 Alameda County Fair was a success, reports the fair association, with attendance at more than 418,000, an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Humane Person, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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Nominate NOW for senior awards

Know any seniors who go above and beyond in their volunteering? Nominate them for the third annual Senior Volunteer Awards,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anita Venezia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man, and his family, on a mission to Uganda

When Paul Gibson lost his job at Hewlett-Packard, he decided on a career move -- half a world away. Gibson said he was "laid...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2109 Views

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Fourth of July Parade winners announced

After the dust has settled and the more than 130 parade entries and the thousands of spectators cleared downtown, the Kiwanis...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat vs Republican majority in US House

Jerry McNerney has to go. An interesting illustration created from a US Bureau of Labor Statistics chart: Labor Force Statistics...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 1577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Subway franchise headed to high schools

In an effort to keep kids on campus and feed them more efficiently, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Duke, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 28 comments | 6930 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Man shot by police in front of 7 Eleven had stolen a gun, car Wednesday night

A man who was fatally shot by officers during a standoff at a convenience store in San Ramon early this morning began his...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guy, on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 27 comments | 2999 Views

SPORTS

From zero to victory in stunning turn-around

Danville Little League 10-11s All-Stars pitcher Nick Bartenetti was concentrating so hard on a foul ball in the Section 3...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Caroline, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 35 comments | 3606 Views
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