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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Potbelly bandit' sentenced in Bank of America holdup

A bank robber once known as "the potbelly bandit" has been sentenced to more than 15 years behind bars for a Sept. 11 holdup...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 2539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonverbal teen speaks though painting, poetry

Thirteen-year-old Trevor Pawlak has been painting since he was 4, using watercolor and, eventually, acrylic paints to draw...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by bz, on Aug 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 1329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vandals topple radio tower, cause $1M in damage

Police are investigating why someone broke into a gated enclosure and toppled a radio communication tower on Rocky Ridge...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Puck, on Aug 5, 2013 at 10:20 am | 13 comments | 1482 Views

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BART strike averted as governor calls for board of inquiry

Union officials said Sunday evening that Governor Jerry Brown has called for a seven day board of inquiry reviewing BART...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2013 at 9:44 am | 4 comments | 749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rock out with Spinout

Danville's Music in the Park series will be rocking out from 6-8 p.m. this Saturday as the energetic, fun and free summer...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

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Streetwise: Being green

Roving Reporter Stan Wharton visited an Alamo nursery this week to ask gardeners ==B What does being "green" mean to you?== Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART management, unions continue contract talks as new strike looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 1142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grab-and-run ringleader makes first court appearance

A teen described by police as the ringleader of a grab-and-run gang that hit Victoria's Secret multiple times in recent months...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 1419 Views

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Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ava Traina, on Aug 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 14 comments | 2422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikini contest for bowlers

The Danville Bowl Bikini Contest and Concert on the Lanes will start at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, at Danville Bowl. Bobby...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by MW, on Aug 1, 2013 at 6:48 am | 2 comments | 935 Views

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Disappointment

While walking on the Iron Horse trail on Sunday I noticed 2 dogs locked in a vehicle in the Lunardi's parking lot. I waited...

Original post made by David on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 1, 2013 at 6:39 am | 3 comments | 791 Views

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A Critique of the Danville Parade

Blogger Linda Stolow Sterling joined thousands of others to don red, white and blue, and line up early on Hartz Avenue to...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jul 31, 2013 at 11:44 pm | 3 comments | 1308 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART talks continue; union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chaz, on Jul 31, 2013 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 1081 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville teen's killer convicted of first-degree murder

It took a Martinez jury just 40 minutes to convict Berkeley resident Walter Bell in the killing of 17-year-old Danville resident...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 30, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 13 comments | 1805 Views

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See 'Lolanthe' at Lesher Center for the Arts

Lamplighters Music Theatre presents Gilbert and Sullivan's fun tale of fairies, half-fairies (which half?), a dim-witted...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by MMG, on Jul 30, 2013 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Litter in the Lunardi's Parking Lot Solution

First off, I must say in general our town is very clean and pockets of littered areas are seldom seen in Danville. ...

Original post made by JRM on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Jul 30, 2013 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 1397 Views

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Foothill grad Cody Hall charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old who struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more than twice...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 30, 2013 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 851 Views

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Resident reclaims Danville's lost park

Ross Smith aims to restore the Montair Nature Trail, a 2.7-acre park that formerly housed picnic grounds, a 400-seat amphitheater,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 29, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 11 comments | 1587 Views

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Former San Ramon Mayor Wilson considers another run

Former San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson says he pulled papers for a potential new run for the city's top elected position at...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Jul 29, 2013 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 877 Views

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Bay Bridge access 'limited' Friday afternoon

The report of a suspicious object around 12:52 p.m. today triggered an investigation that briefly shut down the Bay Bridge...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 26, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views
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