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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 | 2197 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'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 | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1016 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 | 1452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 886 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'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 | 1461 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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. 1253 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 | 1878 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney finds bustling markets in Kabul

Afghanistan must end its corruption, and U.S. troops need to gain the trust of the people so they will not follow the Taliban...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 17, 2010 at 1:36 am | 12 comments | 1216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan talks water and other Sac'to issues

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) is treading the water maze along with the rest of the state legislators this week...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jan Howe, on Jan 16, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 1144 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Celebrating women in film

Enjoy a dangerous beauty and help a good cause. San Ramon AAUW is hosting its first "Celebration of Women in Film" on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jan Hersh, on Jan 16, 2010 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 3037 Views

SPORTS

Rossoneri Boys take Adidas Cup

The U13 Mustang Rossoneri Boys won the USA Addias Cup on Aug. 15 in Salt Lake City. During the Champion game, Mustang Rossoneri...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by derick, on Jan 15, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

SPORTS

Scorpions take championship

The Diablo Scorpion U13 Stingers won the 2009 Northern California Junior Lacrosse B1 Championship with players Jack Sauer,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by derick, on Jan 15, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 1633 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pet of the Week: Ozzy

Meet Ozzy, just one of several small dogs currently available for adoption at the East Bay SPCA – Tri-Valley adoption...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by dogfather, on Jan 15, 2010 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 1087 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Town to discuss parking plans, Tassajara Valley

The Danville Town Council will consider adopting the 2010 Downtown Parking Management Plan, at its meeting Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 7 comments | 1373 Views

RESTAURANTS

Santana talks light, love and choices at Maria, Maria

Carlos Santana, the Latin-rock fusion musician, strode into his new Maria, Maria restaurant in Danville on Monday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Spanishroze, on Jan 13, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congressman delivering $200,000 for Vets Hall

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) will be in Danville on Thursday for a happy occasion. The congressman will deliver a...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by spcwt, on Jan 13, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 16 comments | 1351 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Skin cells to stem cells

Imagine using your own skin cells to become stem cells, which in turn become new cells you will need for either stopping...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by feeeed, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views
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