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KKSF, becomes new; "The new SEWER Radio"

Dear Dolores, For the many music fans that enjoy smooth jazz, the new KKSF is a sewer project. Rather than exceptional...

Original post made by Halamo on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Barbara82, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

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Second swine flu-related death in Contra Costa County

A middle-aged Contra Costa County man with H1N1 (swine flu) has died. His death is the second in the county involving a person...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1979 Views

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McNerney seeks millions to keep things moving

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) released a list of transportation project funding requests Wednesday that he is submitting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1987 Views

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Sunrise over Diablo

Winter might bring waterfalls to our western hills and snow to Mount Diablo, but a recent summer hike along the Del Amigo...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bobaloo, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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Sen. DeSaulnier's staff at farmers market

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier's staff will be at the Danville Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 11, to answer...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1835 Views

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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 | 2107 Views

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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 | 2627 Views

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Please read my position and agenda on family:

Please read my policies and agenda concerning family: Around Town, posted by Obama, a resident of another community, 24...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1770 Views

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First human case of West Nile in county reported

The first case of a human infected in Contra Costa County with the West Nile Virus has reported, said health officials. Susan...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Round table being held for 10th District candidates

Eleven of the 14 candidates seeking the 10th District congressional seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher will be taking...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Robb Kingsbury, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1795 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Reproductive health services vital Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6620 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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Bridge crack could delay reopening Tuesday

Construction crews working on the Bay Bridge retrofitting project discovered a crack Saturday night that could keep the heavily...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vlado Bevc, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1765 Views

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Protect Marriage - Support the 2010 California Marriage Protection Act

I remember how vehemently this area fought to protect marriage last fall from the gay couples who wanted to steal the institution...

Original post made by Just so you know on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1494 Views

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Tolls may be raised at all seven Bay Area bridges

A key transportation committee is considering raising tolls by at least $1 on the Bay Area's seven state-owned bridges next...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by SPCWT, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 1963 Views

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Diablo Views: Sometimes you just have to do something

When something outstanding happens- whether it's tragic, wonderful or just out of the ordinary - we often feel the need to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Shirley F. Hutton, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2466 Views

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Victory's Glow??

The Contra Costa Times headline this morning reads, "Democrats bask in victory's glow. This makes them Glowing Baskerds,...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Dec 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

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Diablo Views: Silent night, please, for the 12 days of Christmas

From Christmas carols to celebrating the holiday in the '50s, editor Dolores Fox Ciardelli blogs some seasonal opinions and...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Vlado, on Dec 27, 2009 at 9:01 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

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Bay airports increase security after Christmas Day terror incident

Bay Area airports have increased security in response to what appears to have been an attempted terrorist attack on a Detroit-bound...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Robert Sicks, on Dec 31, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

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Skin cells to stem cells

Imagine using your own skin cells to become stem cells, which in turn become new cells you will need for either stopping...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by feeeed, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1710 Views

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'Sully' commemorates 1-year anniversary of Hudson River landing

One year after he successfully landed a plane on the Hudson River in New York, Danville resident Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 5:20 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
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By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 123 views