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AROUND TOWN

Orchard owner Armand Borel passes away

Armand Borel, owner of the last orchard in Danville, died peacefully April 19 at the age of 80. The Danville Weekly ran a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by dogfather, on May 11, 2009 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 1459 Views

SPORTS

Danville Crushers 11U are Champions

The Danville Crushers 11U pulled off a dramatic victory in the championship game by beating the Livermore Dirtbags, 4-3,...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by dante, on May 10, 2009 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen crashes on Blackhawk Road

A 16-year-old male Monte Vista student crashed his 1998 Acura into a tree on Blackhawk Road at 7:50 a.m. this morning about...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Aurora, on May 9, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 1171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: My back yard will soon see the return of the natives

Rain was coming down in a light spray Sunday but that didn't dampen my spirits. My husband and I went on the fifth annual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by EBMUD, on May 8, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise

Asked at Danville Veteran's Hall Senior Center Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6014...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Halamo, on May 8, 2009 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C passes with 72.56 percent

Measure C has passed by a landslide – with 72.56 percent Yes votes – it was reported shortly before 8:30 p.m....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 6, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 29 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spinning a yarn

Sixty-five sheep had their annual haircut at the sixth annual Sheep Shearing event April 25 at Forest Home Farms in San Ramon....

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Beth M. Anderson, on May 6, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville Shooting

Does anyone know if the 15 year old boy in custody for shooting Rylan Fuchs was ever charged? It's been just over 3 months...

Original post made by Concerned on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 6, 2009 at 3:50 pm | 7 comments | 1698 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Redwoods coming off town's protected tree list

Recent questions concerning Danville's tree ordinance have prompted the Town Council to begin the process of revamping the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Rufous, on May 6, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 9 comments | 1908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Voters Should Flunk Measure C

Despite widespread layoffs, foreclosures and broken retirement nest-eggs, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District wants...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jayne, on May 6, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 144 comments | 18632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C debate done 'by the numbers'

Naming a clear winner in Tuesday's debate between opponents and proponents of the proposed Measure C parcel tax ballot initiative...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on May 5, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 63 comments | 2592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vets ponder going 'green'

The Vets Hall steering committee was presented with options to making the revamped structure more energy efficient and "green"...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Luke Further, on May 5, 2009 at 8:23 am | 5 comments | 1063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two swings stolen from Hap Magee

Two swing sets were discovered missing Wednesday morning from Hap Ranch Ranch Park. The swings had apparently been dismantled...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on May 5, 2009 at 7:17 am | 5 comments | 1389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CORRECTION: Ballot dropoff begins at 4 p.m.

Measure C votes may be dropped off May 5 at two locations in the San Ramon Valley from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Danville Weekly...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 5, 2009 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 1135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teachers protest Social Security rules

Hundreds of teachers, outraged over a pair of programs that take away Social Security benefits, turned out at a March 21...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hoot Smalley, on May 5, 2009 at 5:18 am | 1 comment | 1164 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Student art chosen for Assemblywoman's office

Colorful art is everywhere in Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan's office in San Ramon, courtesy of students from the San Ramon...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Gleenex, on May 4, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Acupuncture can help with cancer treatment

The Wellness Community will host a workshop on how acupuncture can complement cancer treatment, with Dr. Amy Matecki from...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on May 4, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

AROUND TOWN

White Gate residents: Want to know your history?

In September of 1856, Charles and Nathaniel Howard purchased a 160-acre property two miles east of sunny Alamo which became...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cathleen, on May 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artists pass up old Danville Hotel Restaurant site

With sadness, the Alamo Danville Artists' Society has declined the offer to open its Pioneer Art Gallery in the former Danville...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Hans, on May 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 1359 Views

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Arnerich announces plans for higher office

The landscape of the California political scene continues to shift as candidates line up in the wake of Congresswoman Ellen...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Hoot Smalley, on May 3, 2009 at 1:08 am | 8 comments | 1161 Views
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