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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 | 1751 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 | 1559 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 | 1415 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1458 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. 1064 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 | 1335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1421 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents express misgivings over Alamo MAC

In the ongoing discussions between District 3 County Supervisor Mary Piepho's office and the residents of Alamo regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by jakefarsh, on Jul 17, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district looks to the future

The future is coming - and it's got a hefty price tag. District Technology Director Bruce Chmielesky recently gave an update...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Amused!, on Jul 16, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 25 comments | 1717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Planners OK private 'Field of Dreams'

The two-year long battle over a sports practice field built on a ridgeline ended Tuesday with little fanfare. No impassioned...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Should Joan Buchanan drop her bid for Congress?

Readers of DanvilleWeekly.com offered the following comments in response to a guest opinion by David Abelmann that chastised...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dennis the Menace, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1431 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 | 1647 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1192 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 | 1422 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 | 1749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1737 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 | 1313 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,042 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 688 views