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'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Diablo Ballet presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7:30 p.m., this weekend Friday-Saturday, March 20-21 and at 2 p.m.,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

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AIA Board ponders role in future of Alamo

Just 10 days after the defeat of a three-year-long campaign to incorporate Alamo, members of the Alamo Improvement Association...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:45 am | 19 comments | 1475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher accepts state department post

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D., Alamo) today accepted an offer from the Obama administration to serve in a key post at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 18, 2009 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1349 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of the new restaurants section?

Hi, I'm co-founder of BooRah, the company that's working with the Danville Weekly on the new online Restaurants section that...

Original post made by Eric on Apr. 7, 2007
Last comment by SALLY BANKS, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 5 comments | 3505 Views

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Danville approves retail stimulus plan

Starting this spring, Danville retailers will be getting some help in weathering the financial storm rocking the nation....

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 1328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Beauty in our own back yard

Ace nature photographer Joe Christianson, a senior at San Ramon Valley High, went hiking in Las Trampas right after the heavy...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 1606 Views

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Town to look at police services contracts

Danville officials have given the go-ahead to a consultant to begin examining the cost of police services to the town and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:58 am | 10 comments | 1189 Views

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Final tally shows slight change in Alamo vote

Additional mail-in ballots turned in to the Contra Costa County Clerk's office in the March 3 incorporation election in Alamo...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Mar 17, 2009 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 1263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teachers waive appreciation week

For years now the tradition at Greenbrook Elementary School has been that during March parents would collect donations,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:30 am | 9 comments | 1505 Views

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Town hall meeting addresses teen drinking

Nearly 60 parents and teens attended a Town Hall style meeting designed to educate parents about the Social Host Ordinance...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Leilei, on Mar 16, 2009 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

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Gayler give $19,634 to Rotary International

George and Darlene Gayler of Gayler Construction in Danville spearheaded a Community Solar Program, which led to discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bob Herzog, on Mar 15, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

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AIA meeting to look ahead for Alamo

Alamo residents are looking to see what the future holds for the community, now that the move to incorporate has been defeated....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 19 comments | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools chief focuses on mission

Any school district employee who does not work in the classroom is suspect. That's how Superintendent Steve Enoch approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1526 Views

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Tis' time for Paint Satrick's Day

To be sure, the green paint is coming to buckets as is the beer. It is, as always, Paint Satrick's day when the gathering...

Original post made by Tis\'Bailey, in step on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1036 Views

SPORTS

Mustangs stampede at NCS Championships

Both the girls and boys Monte Vista High School varsity basketball teams won their respective North Coast Section championships...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Steve Mason, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1576 Views

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Journaling for Caregivers

Town of Danville presents B. Lynn Goodwin speaking on "Journaling for Caregivers" with four different sessions; the first...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Vinci, on Mar 10, 2009 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1199 Views

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Diablo Views: The wedding planners

How was your daughter's wedding? some people have asked me. Perhaps I announced it too soon, when Zoe and Jeff became engaged...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dolores, on Mar 9, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

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Town council strategizes over declining revenues

Danville revenue is falling below projected levels, and members of the Town Council discussed how the town will respond to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Mar 8, 2009 at 9:24 pm | 12 comments | 1454 Views

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Let there be solar

Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich flips the switch on the Athenian School's solar array, which was financed through a Power...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Fox Ciardelli, editor, on Mar 8, 2009 at 8:41 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple arrested for mortgage fraud

A pair of San Ramon residents were among four people named in a mortgage fraud indictment handed down last week by a federal...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by don, on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1737 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,073 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 738 views