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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union questions furlough days

Teachers union president Darren Day told the school board May 26 that teachers had trouble understanding the "layoff days"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 1739 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

24 more leaders for the San Ramon Valley

The 24 newest members of Leadership San Ramon Valley will be honored Thursday, June 4, culminating the 10-month program,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 1515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ace will be the place in Alamo

Months after the doors closed on Yardbirds in Alamo, a new hardware chain will be taking up residence in the shuttered facility....

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 12 comments | 1290 Views

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The Mountain Play, Mt. Tamalpias

Dear Dolores and neighbors, The Mountain Play, http://www.mountainplay.org/, still has tickets for an excellent production...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on May. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Salute to Blue' gets green light

The Danville Town Council gave its go ahead to a large scale downtown fundraiser May 31 to benefit the family of slain Oakland...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on May 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All aboard! for history

If only the old Southern Pacific train depot in Danville could talk. It could tell tales of dramas in the waiting room, the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 29, 2009 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board OKs reduced budget

With the failure Tuesday of the statewide ballot initiatives, officials with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on May 28, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 10 comments | 941 Views

SPORTS

Lady Mustangs are champs

Paige Southmayd holds her own on the Lacrosse field at Dublin High as the Monte Vista girls beat California High, 17-8, for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kristen, on May 27, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Statewide funding measures defeated

The state of California's ongoing budget mess got no help Tuesday from voters, who turned down several ballot measures aimed...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 am | 31 comments | 1359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Town declares moratorium on parking fees

As part of ongoing efforts to assist downtown merchants during the economic downturn, members of the Danville Town Council...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bill Carmel, on May 22, 2009 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 937 Views

AROUND TOWN

DANVILLE THRIFT STATION

THE THRIFT STATION SHOULD BE LISTED FOR "BEST OF EVERYTHING". IN THIS ECONOMY, THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO SHOP, FROM NEW...

Original post made by Billie Cronen on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on May 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo committee discusses disbanding

Frustration over anemic revenues and growing expenses led the members of Alamo's Zone 36 committee to consider disbanding...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 987 Views

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Let's buy Mt. Diablo before the State sells it!!

Dear Dolores, Just think, one or more developers could buy Mt. Diablo from a cash-starved STATE government. Maybe it...

Original post made by Halamo on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1217 Views

RESTAURANTS

Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during August 2008 Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4962...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Iklvfmoy, on May 20, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 2320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scooter giveaway benefits Romans family

A pair of Danville businessmen, wanting to help out in the wake of the tragic death of Sgt. Irvin Romans, recently held a...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Paul D., on May 19, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 1172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Recommendations for May 19 special election

All six special propositions on the May 19 ballot are the result of a flawed Sacramento budget and policy-making process....

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 19, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 4 comments | 991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SFO garages get on the FasTrak

The more than 1 million FasTrak users in the Bay Area can now use the electronic device to pay for garage parking at San...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Hoot Smalley, on May 18, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop signs raise residents ire

More than a dozen residents turned out at Tuesday's meeting of the Danville Town Council to protest plans by the town to...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Steve Walker, on May 17, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 978 Views

SPORTS

Layoff notices sent out to teachers

Last week 228 teachers received layoff notices - 15 percent of the school district's 1,400 teaching staff. The district is...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by LNR, on May 17, 2009 at 9:49 am | 19 comments | 1964 Views
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