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AROUND TOWN

Traffic stop leads to DUI, drug arrest

A 21-year-old Danville man is facing several charges after being pulled over in a routine traffic stop at 12:15 a.m., Wednesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Gia, on Feb 16, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 1150 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police chief will be 'freezin' for a reason'

Special Olympics event organizers have convinced hundreds of people to take the Polar Plunge into the San Francisco Bay on...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by a resident of Danville, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:51 am | 5 comments | 1156 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schools prepare for deep cuts

The school board was handed a possible script for the pending deep cuts, at its meeting Feb. 10, and few programs were left...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vets Hall committee brainstorm its uses

In an effort to get a handle on renovating or rebuilding the Danville Vets Hall, the Veterans Building Steering Committee...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Earle, on Feb 16, 2009 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Of note

<B>Interning in Washington Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3120 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1207 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Immediate voting in Alamo

For voters who have requested Permanent Vote by Mail status their official ballots were mailed last Monday February 2, 2009....

Original post made by Voter Information on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Feb 15, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 11 comments | 1435 Views

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Five home-buying myths

As first-time homebuyers grow curious about the home-buying process, they often turn to friends and family for advice about...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ernesto, on Feb 12, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

County in CRISIS

Contra Costa in Crisis: What’s Ahead as the County Cuts Back What will be cut-- or cut again? Childcare? Healthcare?...

Original post made by Community Courtesy on Feb. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1252 Views

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Town readies for return of 'hero'

Danville residents are invited to turn out this weekend to celebrate the return of Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, dubbed...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Trevor Wayne, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:56 am | 6 comments | 1145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly recommendations for Alamo election

The time has come for the Town of Alamo to become a reality. The community has the resources - both financial and in its...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 29 comments | 1872 Views

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Monte Vista junior wins 'Poetry Out Loud'

In its first year participating in the nationwide Poetry Out Loud competition, Monte Vista High School put in a strong showing,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste authority improves rate increases

Trash pickup in Danville is going to cost a bit more starting next month, following action by the Contra Costa Solid Waste...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Vinci, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 1203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big turnout for Alamo Candidates' Faire

The Alamo Women's Club was jam packed Thursday night as more than 200 Alamo residents turned out to meet with the 15 people...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Tana Gummere, CPA, on Feb 10, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 9 comments | 1185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Everything Indian

Don Phelps received a depiction of Custer's last stand from a friend for his 10th birthday. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5616...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Stacy Tegner, on Feb 9, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville party plans are final

Danville has finalized plans for the community celebration tomorrow to welcome home Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. Festivities...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Shanta Bulkin, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:40 am | 5 comments | 1128 Views

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Super Sully

Danville's hero US Airways pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will be honored by the NFL at the Super Bowl on Sunday before...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Marty Wehner, on Feb 8, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 1072 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Mark Curtis Holds Book Signing at Rakestraw Books

Danville, California Forget Congress! We launched our own economic stimulus package Friday night, February 6th. It's called...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Feb. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student lucks out with Sully interview

When Danville's hero pilot Capt. Chesley Sullenberger III and his wife Lorrie granted their first interview to Katie Couric...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ernie, on Feb 8, 2009 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 1989 Views

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Chicken pox invade County Jail

Officials with Contra Costa Health Services were called to the Martinez Detention Facility in late January after sheriff's...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kim, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

RESTAURANTS

Have Hope for Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day coming, I have been trying to think of a gift my wife would appreciate on many levels. It is all too...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kamie Johnson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 2433 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,248 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 803 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 677 views

Be an Exhibitionist!
By John A. Barry | 5 comments | 257 views