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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 | 1428 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 | 3598 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1417 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 | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1329 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 | 1585 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1544 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 | 1617 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 1104 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 | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1382 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 | 1843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville OKs $400,000 stimulus plan

Starting this spring, Danville retailers will get some help in weathering the financial storm rocking the nation. At their...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:28 am | 6 comments | 1376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rest in peace

Last week someone expressed his opinion of 17-year-old Rylan Fuchs, who was shot in his front yard in Danville on Jan. 20...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Katy, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1718 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,425 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,400 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 797 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 679 views