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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Death No. 5 attributed to swine flu in Contra Costa County

County health officials announced two more county deaths early last week as a result of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The deaths...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

SPORTS

Sport Strong Basketball Tryouts!

Sport Strong Elite 7th Grade Class of 2015 Looking to fill 2-3 roster spots for the Fall/Winter 2009-2010...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1468 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cops to visit residents during "National Night Out"

As a way of promoting the Police/Community partnership, Danville Police are urging residents to come out and be a part of...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1469 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ethnic epithet elicits explosive exchange

A 44-year-old Danville man is facing charges, following a fight. Danville Police Sgt. Kevin Daley said officers were called...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by BobbyD, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 39 comments | 1484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dead bird in Danville tests positive for West Nile

A fourth bird has been found in Contra Costa County that has tested positive for the West Nile Virus. A house finch found...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by jpeake, on Jul 22, 2009 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote today upheld Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage enacted by state voters...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jul 21, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 69 comments | 2460 Views

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 | 1642 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 | 1454 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 | 1313 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 | 1315 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. 997 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 | 1249 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 | 1362 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 | 1134 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 | 1605 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 | 1297 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 | 1264 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 | 1476 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 | 1353 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 | 1559 Views
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