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Danville icon passes away at 57

Phil Hellsten, 57, artist and "Starman," whose daily routine included a lot of walking around downtown Danville, was found...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by "Swampy" Joe Bagley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 1595 Views

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Alamo getting a MAC, says Piepho

If the failure to incorporate Alamo into a city in March left residents with questions about the future, Supervisor Mary...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by RandyB, on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 20 comments | 1414 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville pilot hailed as hero after landing US Airways jet in the Hudson

Quick thinking by Danville resident pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was credited with saving the lives of the passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Suzie Forsyth, on Jul 13, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 16 comments | 1636 Views

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Bones discovered at gym construction site

Workers excavating earth for the new gymnasium at San Ramon Valley High School stopped work suddenly Wednesday after they...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 13, 2009 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 1176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge Tuesday that...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mary Beth, on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1405 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway purse snatcher nabbed by cops

Two men are being held in connection with the theft of a purse from an elderly woman shopping at the Safeway store on Camino...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jul 12, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 10 comments | 1728 Views

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July 4th winners

The Kiwanis of the San Ramon Valley announced winners from its Danville Fourth of July Parade in 22 separate categories,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 12, 2009 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1184 Views

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Dashing diner dinged for DUI

Running out on his restaurant bill proved to be more trouble than it was worth for a Danville man now facing charges of driving...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 12 comments | 1729 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sen. DeSaulnier's staff at farmers market

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier's staff will be at the Danville Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 11, to answer...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1291 Views

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Phil Hellsten, 1952-2009 : A personal remembrance

Destiny, dharma, kismet, calling—whatever you might want to call it—Phil Hellsten's determination to complete...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Bill Carmel, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 1089 Views

SPORTS

Rays are Majors league champs

The Rays beat the Orioles 3-2 on June 8 during a very close game up until the last inning. The Rays took a 1-0 lead in the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rays Fan, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sunrise over Diablo

Winter might bring waterfalls to our western hills and snow to Mount Diablo, but a recent summer hike along the Del Amigo...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bobaloo, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

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Fourth of July Parade a two-hour-plus extravaganza

The Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade this morning was headed up by hundreds of children in keeping with the theme, "Celebrating...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 8, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 11 comments | 1179 Views

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Community lacking character?

This morning I headed downtown with my kids in tow to set up our chairs for the parade. We were so excited anticipating...

Original post made by Alison on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Polite Mom, on Jul 8, 2009 at 11:16 am | 21 comments | 2295 Views

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jOAN bUCHANON SUPPORTS BART UNIONS OVER BART RIDERS

BY SIGNING A LETTER WARNING BART NOT TO NEGOTIATE AGGRESSUVELY AGAINST FAT AND STILL GREEDY PUBLIC SERVICE UNIONS THAT ALREADY...

Original post made by ED COSGROVE on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 8, 2009 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1172 Views

SPORTS

Danville boy shoots a hole-in-one

Evan Huggins, 10, hoped to birdie the seventh hole at Diablo Creek Golf Course last week where he was golfing with his brother...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mimi, on Jul 7, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1819 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat

Joan Buchanan: Resign your Assembly seat. Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly: "California's budget is a mess!"...

Original post made by David Abelmann on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by ED COSGROVE, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 29 comments | 2924 Views

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Gotcha!

Danville Weekly photographer Stan Wharton was out at the Danville Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade this morning capturing the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 6, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1305 Views

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Fourth of July parade

I live in Pleasanton and attended the Danville Fourth of July parade for the first time today, with my visiting grandsons....

Original post made by Fran Hirst on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Fox Ciardellli, on Jul 6, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 11 comments | 1438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember Those Who Served this July 4th

(Danville, California) Happy 4th of July! For the third straight year I had the honor of being one of the official announcers...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Jul. 4, 2009
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