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Please read my position and agenda on family:

Please read my policies and agenda concerning family: Around Town, posted by Obama, a resident of another community, 24...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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Battery program sparking minor problems

The danger of batteries sparking while in transit has been explored by officials with the Central Contra Costa Solid Waste...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by adam, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police services study nearing completion

A study of police services in Danville has passed the halfway point and is expected to reach completion by the end of next...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Farm development seeks county approval

A massive area of open space just south of Danville may be developed, under a plan proposed to create a mix agricultural/residential...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 25, 2009 at 9:16 am | 11 comments | 1281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Car lovers: Start your engines

Thursday is the first Danville Hot Summer Nights car show of the year. And this time, expect to see some things old and some...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dolores, editor, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trail Crossings to get facelift

Crews from the Town of Danville's Public Works department will be working on an update to two street crossing systems at...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of note

Hospital appreciates fundraising Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6333 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:22 am | 2 comments | 1332 Views

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Death No. 5 attributed to swine flu in Contra Costa County

County health officials announced two more county deaths early last week as a result of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The deaths...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

SPORTS

Sport Strong Basketball Tryouts!

Sport Strong Elite 7th Grade Class of 2015 Looking to fill 2-3 roster spots for the Fall/Winter 2009-2010...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cops to visit residents during "National Night Out"

As a way of promoting the Police/Community partnership, Danville Police are urging residents to come out and be a part of...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ethnic epithet elicits explosive exchange

A 44-year-old Danville man is facing charges, following a fight. Danville Police Sgt. Kevin Daley said officers were called...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by BobbyD, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 39 comments | 1551 Views

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Dead bird in Danville tests positive for West Nile

A fourth bird has been found in Contra Costa County that has tested positive for the West Nile Virus. A house finch found...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by jpeake, on Jul 22, 2009 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 986 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote today upheld Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage enacted by state voters...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jul 21, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 69 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSU campuses denying admission to new students

CSU campuses won't accept applications for the 2010 spring semester term, a move that will affect thousands of Bay Area students...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:23 am | 16 comments | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McNerney cautiously optimistic regarding finances

California could be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. That was the word from U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 12 comments | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh fruit in the garden and what to do with it

This year I beat the deer and the birds to the apricots. Well, not all of them but enough to eat my fill and make one pie....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anna Chan, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

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Ms. speed demon

Imagine strapping yourself into a drag racer. Not one of those Indy 500 behemoths, but a real hot rod. Needle thin, an inch...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot Summer Nights Car Shows

Hot Summer Nights Car Shows Danville's Hot Summer Nights Car Shows combine classic cars and camaraderie to create an evening...

Original post made by JGREESEUSN on Jul. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoking materials blamed for small fire at Alamo Plaza

Alamo residents out enjoying a quiet cup of coffee Wednesday afternoon at the Yellow Wood Café got a bit of excitement with...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Shelley, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

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Blackhawk fire causes $900,000 in damage

Sharp eyes are being credited with catching a house fire in Blackhawk in time to save the structure. San Ramon Valley Fire...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on Jul 20, 2009 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 1393 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 1,105 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 851 views

Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 660 views

Wheels for Meals on Wheels
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