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'Take Us Along' photos span the globe

The Danville Weekly ran a popular feature called "Take Us Along" before it halted its print edition in October: Readers would...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amory Gutierrez, Danville Weekly, on Jan 25, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 810 Views

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Mr. Doyle goes to Washington

Danville Mayor Mike Doyle joined with elected officials from San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore to present a united...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:04 am | 4 comments | 1240 Views

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Globally Heating? Part Tres

Where's Algore these days? Does he hibernate in the winter to avoid embarassing questions about fish in Florida dying because...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1077 Views

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Tornado warning canceled

The National Weather Service has canceled its tornado warning for Contra Costa County, which was issued after a funnel cloud...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jan 25, 2010 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 1050 Views

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Council OKs plan to improve downtown parking

The Danville Town Council unanimously OK'd the 2010 Downtown Parking Management Plan at its meeting Jan. 12. The plan is...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 22, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 902 Views

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Analysis: What's next for MediaNews

The company that owns the San Ramon Valley (Contra Costa) Times, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune and some 50 other...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jan 22, 2010 at 6:55 am | 9 comments | 1148 Views

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Happy Holidays for the dogs

Michelle French is on a mission for dogs. She gathered food, blankets and contributions for the Tri-Valley SPCA and delivered...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by peeweebaddog, on Jan 21, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Kimberly Akimbo' - black comedy at its best

Theater-goers: Don't miss 'Kimberly Akimbo,' a shrewd and funny satire by award-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire being...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 21, 2010 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run Cafe sells last lunch

The popular Cafe@Culinary served its last meals Friday to long lines of students at Monte Vista High School. The snack bar,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:17 pm | 10 comments | 1488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Soup's on! MVHS serves up delicious culinary class

The cooks-in-training move efficiently among the pots and pans, prep stations and stoves, as they wash, chop, roast, fry,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Billy Ayers CA2 student, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 3 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town scrutinizes busy intersection at Hartz and Prospect

Downtown merchants, worried that the intersection of Hartz and Prospect is dangerous, presented the Town of Danville with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 34 comments | 1922 Views

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Court blocks broadcast of same-sex marriage trial

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote today blocked a proposed limited broadcast of a federal trial in San Francisco on the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by spcwt, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:53 am | 62 comments | 1920 Views

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'Old Joe' turns 25

SonRise Equestrian Foundation mentors, volunteers and program participants gathered last week to celebrate the 25th birthday...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Michele Landes, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 738 Views

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Contra Costa Association of Realtors installs 2010 officers, directors

Barry Zwahlen of Danville, broker associate at J. Rockcliff Realtors in Danville, was installed as The Contra Costa Association...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by cardfark, on Jan 20, 2010 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School officials report grim day in Sac'to

School District officials traveled to the state capitol Tuesday for a firsthand view at the budgeting process, and that evening...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 20, 2010 at 6:49 am | 12 comments | 1192 Views

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One bore of Caldecott closed due to flooding

Flooding inside the Caldecott tunnel has prompted the temporary closure of one bore this afternoon, a California Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Commuter, on Jan 19, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 749 Views

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Share Alamo news at MAC meetings, says supervisor

The Alamo Community Council, a gathering of the various groups in Alamo that met once a month to keep abreast of each others'...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ask, on Jan 19, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 12 comments | 1112 Views

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'Sully' commemorates 1-year anniversary of Hudson River landing

One year after he successfully landed a plane on the Hudson River in New York, Danville resident Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 5:20 am | 1 comment | 1204 Views

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Can we imagine us in our world?

Dear Dolores, Can you imagine our role in the world without the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr? Surely, among us,...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jan. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vets Hall trees coming down soon

Trees at the Veterans Memorial Building on Hartz Avenue at Prospect in downtown Danville will be removed this month, say...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Jan 17, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 29 comments | 1551 Views
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