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Weekly recommendations for Alamo election

The time has come for the Town of Alamo to become a reality. The community has the resources - both financial and in its...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 29 comments | 1976 Views

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Monte Vista junior wins 'Poetry Out Loud'

In its first year participating in the nationwide Poetry Out Loud competition, Monte Vista High School put in a strong showing,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste authority improves rate increases

Trash pickup in Danville is going to cost a bit more starting next month, following action by the Contra Costa Solid Waste...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Vinci, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big turnout for Alamo Candidates' Faire

The Alamo Women's Club was jam packed Thursday night as more than 200 Alamo residents turned out to meet with the 15 people...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Tana Gummere, CPA, on Feb 10, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 9 comments | 1238 Views

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Everything Indian

Don Phelps received a depiction of Custer's last stand from a friend for his 10th birthday. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5616...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Stacy Tegner, on Feb 9, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville party plans are final

Danville has finalized plans for the community celebration tomorrow to welcome home Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. Festivities...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Shanta Bulkin, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:40 am | 5 comments | 1178 Views

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Super Sully

Danville's hero US Airways pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will be honored by the NFL at the Super Bowl on Sunday before...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Marty Wehner, on Feb 8, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 1150 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Mark Curtis Holds Book Signing at Rakestraw Books

Danville, California Forget Congress! We launched our own economic stimulus package Friday night, February 6th. It's called...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Feb. 8, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student lucks out with Sully interview

When Danville's hero pilot Capt. Chesley Sullenberger III and his wife Lorrie granted their first interview to Katie Couric...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ernie, on Feb 8, 2009 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 2084 Views

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Chicken pox invade County Jail

Officials with Contra Costa Health Services were called to the Martinez Detention Facility in late January after sheriff's...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kim, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

RESTAURANTS

Have Hope for Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day coming, I have been trying to think of a gift my wife would appreciate on many levels. It is all too...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kamie Johnson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

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Alamo Yardbirds closing

Alamo was all smiles when Yardbirds reopened in May 2007 but now Home Depot has announced it is planning to close the store...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 1986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime reporting goes high tech

In an effort to maintain services amid widespread county cutbacks and as a means of keeping up with today's cyber lifestyle,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by armand, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo voting begins

Alamo's incorporation vote started today - since balloting-by-mail is the preferred method of 78 percent of its residents....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by The First YET, on Feb 4, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1224 Views

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Crabby Alamo Chamber lauds Sharon Schuyler

Sharon Schuyler of Celebrations on the Bay was given the special President's Award at the first Alamo Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Billie Cronen, on Feb 2, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

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Welcome home, Capt. Sully

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger (right) and his wife Lorrie, along with U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D.,11th) applaud the musical...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Lynn Goodwin, on Jan 31, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 3558 Views

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Got cellulite?

Commonly known as "cottage cheese thighs," the unsightly, lumpy and dimpled skin on the thighs and buttocks known as cellulite...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dolores, editor, on Jan 31, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views

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Spaghetti dinner demands red wine

<B>2005 Beringer, Founders Estate, Merlot Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5364...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gregory Peebles, on Jan 31, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

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Engaged Alamo talks to candidates

The Alamo Women's Club was jam packed Thursday night last week as more than 200 Alamo residents turned out to meet with the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 31, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax going to the vote

In an effort to combat expected cutbacks in state funding and protect current programs, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 1407 Views
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