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Wildfire near Mount Diablo 80 percent contained

A wildfire that has burned 375 acres near Mount Diablo State Park in a rural area of Contra Costa County is 80 percent contained...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mrs. Jones, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot Summer Nights car show is tonight

A street party like no other, Danville's Hot Summer Nights Car Shows combine classic cars and camaraderie to create an evening...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by jojo, on Aug 27, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 23 comments | 1635 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Increased enrollment helps soften economic blow to school district

While other schools in California are facing what San Ramon school Superintendent Steve Enoch calls a "double whammy" --...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Aug 27, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1390 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tree branch falls on cars on I-680 in Alamo

A large tree branch fell on two vehicles this morning on Interstate Highway 680 in Alamo, prompting the California Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 2282 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Do We Even Have Congressional Districts?

If Mr. Harmer can run for the opportunity to be my congressional representative even though he doesn't live in my district...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 1708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New BART seats mean cleaner ride

Fifty-one railcars out of BART's 669-car fleet are being outfitted with new cobalt blue seats, replacing the sagging, dingy...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 26, 2010 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1684 Views

SPORTS

Letus make sure: are you done yet?

Dear Dolores, We should all be able to rise above sponsored defamation in our community, right? REF: http://www.danvilleweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2124 Let...

Original post made by Hal on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four candidates vie for three school board seats

Twenty-five-year-old San Ramon resident John Lane joins former PTA president Denise Jennison and incumbents Rachel Hurd and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 25, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 8 comments | 1350 Views

SPORTS

Letter: Appointed councilmembers pledge to continue to listen to community

"We hope that our unopposed election is affirmation of the efforts of the entire Danville Town Council to respond to your...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:27 am | 17 comments | 2288 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crews responding to brush fires near Mount Diablo

It's one of the hottest days this summer has seen and fires are being reported near Mount Diablo State Park near Curry Canyon...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by stormin norman, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville takes short term solution to problems at corner of Prospect and Hartz

With street safety improvements set to be completed in Danville in conjunction with the Veterans Memorial renovation, the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by elsie, on Aug 24, 2010 at 11:48 am | 18 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure J money pays off for commuters, parents and kids in San Ramon Valley

Parents, students and drivers love it. It creates jobs, cuts greenhouse gases and it costs just fractions of a cent. Not...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Aug 23, 2010 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 1870 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are PG&E's Smart Meters hurting us? Anti-wireless group thinks so

Just before Josh Hart stepped into Thursday's California Public Utilities Commission meeting to join a group of people protesting...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by OptimizeProfits, on Aug 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 4 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Salary of San Ramon City Manager Shocking

Wow...there was an article posted in the San Ramon Express recently (I can't seem to find it now, curiously) that highlighted...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 31 comments | 6216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First day in the first grade

For most of us, it's been a while since we experienced the first day of first grade. In this [http://www.danvilleweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2135...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by SALLY, on Aug 22, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer challenges McNerney to six Town Hall meetings

This should be good Republican David Harmer has challenged Democrat incumbent Jerry McNerney to a series of six town hall...

Original post made by ca11 voter on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 22, 2010 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1422 Views

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Schierholtz pleads not guilty to DUI hit-and-run charges

Cainan Schierholtz, the brother of San Francisco Giants right fielder Nate Schierholtz, pleaded not guilty today to charges...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by amazing, on Aug 21, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 13 comments | 1603 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney hosts grants workshop in San Ramon

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) will host a grants workshop to provide information about the availability of federal and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 21, 2010 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 1467 Views

SPORTS

Community Communications: what should happen?

Dear Dolores, This morning, e-exchanges in our region are discussing methods of improving community communications among...

Original post made by Hal on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Aug 21, 2010 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 1491 Views
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