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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 | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

A cooler summer for Danville kids

The water features at Danville parks will be turned on July 1 since EBMUD has lifted restrictions on water usage that have...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Barb, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

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1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

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Check out these videos of Starman

Phil "Starman" Hellsten lives on in his art, in people's memories - and on video. Check out these clips on youtube.com to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Josh & Shawna Pinkston, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1542 Views

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Danville businesses might get SBA assistance

A new program through the Small Business Administration may provide local business owners with the capital they need to get...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Neal Gordon, on Jul 3, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

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jOAN bUCHANON SUPPORTS BART UNIONS OVER BART RIDERS

BY SIGNING A LETTER WARNING BART NOT TO NEGOTIATE AGGRESSUVELY AGAINST FAT AND STILL GREEDY PUBLIC SERVICE UNIONS THAT ALREADY...

Original post made by ED COSGROVE on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 8, 2009 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1733 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 | 1748 Views

SPORTS

Rays are Majors league champs

The Rays beat the Orioles 3-2 on June 8 during a very close game up until the last inning. The Rays took a 1-0 lead in the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rays Fan, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2079 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 | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoking materials blamed for small fire at Alamo Plaza

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Shelley, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1659 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 | 1981 Views

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Fresh fruit in the garden and what to do with it

This year I beat the deer and the birds to the apricots. Well, not all of them but enough to eat my fill and make one pie....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anna Chan, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 1886 Views

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Dead bird in Danville tests positive for West Nile

A fourth bird has been found in Contra Costa County that has tested positive for the West Nile Virus. A house finch found...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by jpeake, on Jul 22, 2009 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 1322 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 | 2488 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 | 1680 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI arrests Blackhawk father and daughter in securities scheme

Two members of a Danville family are facing federal charges in connection with a securities fraud that netted nearly $3 million....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Janet, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views

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CHP releases more details on multi-car crash

A Pleasanton man is dead, after rolling his pickup truck over on I-680 just south of Sycamore Valley Road. CHP reports say...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tragic Events, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1148 Views

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Journaling for Caregivers

You Want Me to Do What? Journaling relieves the stress of care giving. Come put your truths on paper and share them if you...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1231 Views

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Town considers construction recycling ordinance

An ordinance aimed at keeping construction and demolition waste out of area landfills is being considered by the Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 1378 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 | 1550 Views
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