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BART fare hikes lower than original proposal

BART directors voted to increase fares less than originally recommended, raising basic rates by 6.1 percent and increasing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 953 Views

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Donations down, say Blue Star Moms

The Blue Star Moms, who have offspring in the U.S. military, are known for the care packages they send to our troops in war...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 3 comments | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

EBMUD: arbitrary allocation methods & penalties

A message to our region's neighbors from EBMUD: "Thank you for your efforts in conserving water. I know how difficult...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1168 Views

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Streetwise

Asked on Hartz Avenue Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6171 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Jun 5, 2009 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

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Disincorporation: what are the advantages??

Dear Dolores, Let me suggest that Dawn's message this morning under the ACE story should be discussed separately: Posted...

Original post made by Community courtesy on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Karl Toland, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

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Mount Diablo on list of endangered state parks

Mount Diablo is on the list of 200 state parks to close in Gov. Schwarzenegger's budget-cutting proposal. Beginning June...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by alamogal, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 8 comments | 1322 Views

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A time for resignation or recall, Mary N. Piepho

Dear Dolores, Since June 2008, the recall of Mary N. Piepho, as district 3 supervisor, has been the focus of alliance...

Original post made by Community courtesy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Allen, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 16 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union questions furlough days

Teachers union president Darren Day told the school board May 26 that teachers had trouble understanding the "layoff days"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 1930 Views

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24 more leaders for the San Ramon Valley

The 24 newest members of Leadership San Ramon Valley will be honored Thursday, June 4, culminating the 10-month program,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 1758 Views

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Ace will be the place in Alamo

Months after the doors closed on Yardbirds in Alamo, a new hardware chain will be taking up residence in the shuttered facility....

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 12 comments | 1460 Views

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The Mountain Play, Mt. Tamalpias

Dear Dolores and neighbors, The Mountain Play, http://www.mountainplay.org/, still has tickets for an excellent production...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on May. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1323 Views

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'Salute to Blue' gets green light

The Danville Town Council gave its go ahead to a large scale downtown fundraiser May 31 to benefit the family of slain Oakland...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on May 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1554 Views

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All aboard! for history

If only the old Southern Pacific train depot in Danville could talk. It could tell tales of dramas in the waiting room, the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 29, 2009 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 2111 Views

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School board OKs reduced budget

With the failure Tuesday of the statewide ballot initiatives, officials with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on May 28, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 10 comments | 1074 Views

SPORTS

Lady Mustangs are champs

Paige Southmayd holds her own on the Lacrosse field at Dublin High as the Monte Vista girls beat California High, 17-8, for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kristen, on May 27, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

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Statewide funding measures defeated

The state of California's ongoing budget mess got no help Tuesday from voters, who turned down several ballot measures aimed...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 am | 31 comments | 1805 Views

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Town declares moratorium on parking fees

As part of ongoing efforts to assist downtown merchants during the economic downturn, members of the Danville Town Council...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bill Carmel, on May 22, 2009 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1035 Views

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DANVILLE THRIFT STATION

THE THRIFT STATION SHOULD BE LISTED FOR "BEST OF EVERYTHING". IN THIS ECONOMY, THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO SHOP, FROM NEW...

Original post made by Billie Cronen on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on May 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

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Alamo committee discusses disbanding

Frustration over anemic revenues and growing expenses led the members of Alamo's Zone 36 committee to consider disbanding...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 1091 Views
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