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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect flees cops at 80 mph on Danville street

Police chased a 33-year-old man from Oakley who allegedly evaded a police officer and sped 80 mph on Camino Ramon in Danville...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by helper of man kind, on Feb 6, 2008 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2458 Views

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Fire district breaks ground on Camino Tassajara

The fire district celebrated the groundbreaking last week of a new firehouse being built on Camino Tassajara across from...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:26 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The ART of the Canard

Dear neighbors, We have laughed many times at "Just yell DUCK!" when we hear a canard. Not the French bird, but a false,...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Dana Trask, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

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Feeding the lion

Well-wishers at the Danville Senior Center Chinese New Year's Celebration feed envelopes with offerings to the lion who danced...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 13, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of stricken bartender start fundraising foundation

When Tyler Beal suffered a severe heart attack in November - leaving his four children with no income for rent, bills and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Mia, on Feb 15, 2008 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 3430 Views

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Million dollar house fire in Alamo

Firefighters responded to a fire at 5:19 a.m. this morning at a house undergoing renovations in the 900 block of Danville...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Emil, on Feb 21, 2008 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 2097 Views

SPORTS

Mavericks battle 'til the end

The Mavericks, an U11 Division 3 Red Team, played in the District Cup on Dec. 1-2 and ended up going to the Championship...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Simone, on Feb 22, 2008 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 2461 Views

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Looking at homework

Some parents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are pushing for the district to reevaluate its 13-year-old policy...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 26, 2008 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 2463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of stricken bartender start fundraising foundation

When Tyler Beal suffered a severe heart attack in November - leaving his four children with no income for rent, bills and...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Deborah, on Feb 26, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 3776 Views

AROUND TOWN

The demise of the Danville Times

Dear Neighbors, Contra Costa Times has discontinued The Danville Times weekly newspaper without ever giving that paper...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2476 Views

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State of the Town

Mayor Candace Andersen noted at her State of the Town address last week that Danville is celebrating its sesquicentennial...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 14, 2008 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

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Local restaurants tap into water idea

The idea behind the Tap Project is simple: Donate $1 for the tap water you'd normally get for free at a restaurant, and the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Rick Neal, on Mar 20, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

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Flames engulf old Humburg house in Alamo

It wasn't just any house that burned down last week in the Danala Farms neighborhood in Alamo. It was the historic Humburg...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2008
Last comment by Gregory A Jones, on Mar 25, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

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Streetwise

Asked at Danville Square Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4317 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Mar 28, 2008 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring treat

Teen photographer Joe Christianson was greeted by a field of golden poppies when he went hiking early Easter afternoon in...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 1, 2008 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views

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Diablo Views: In a bookstore near you

There's a new book out called, "No, I Don't Want to Join a Book Club: Diary of a Sixtieth Year," by British novelist Virginia...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Apr 4, 2008 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 1913 Views

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Comments from the Web

The following comments were posted to www.DanvilleWeekly.com after we ran an editorial March 14 stating Alamo Improvement...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Apr 4, 2008 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School day the old-fashioned way

On a cloudy cool Friday morning, a class of third-grade students from Sycamore Valley Elementary gathered around the front...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by sam, on Apr 4, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2938 Views

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On his own

First there was the fight for racial equality. Then came the women's movement. As time progressed, gay rights took center...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2008
Last comment by Gavin Horton, on Apr 5, 2008 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2131 Views

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Aliens in the garden?

Teen photographer Joe Christianson explained that is not a shot of aliens in his yard in Alamo. It's a banana plant photographed...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Mel O'Yello, on Apr 7, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 653 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 487 views