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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 | 1408 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 | 1858 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 | 1380 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 | 1209 Views

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Meet the candidates tomorrow night

Meet the candidates running for the 10th Congressional District on Tuesday, Aug. 11, in the Le Fevre Theatre at St. Mary's...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1105 Views

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Open house at Blackhawk Museum

The Blackhawk Museum opens its collection to the public on the day after the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by David McGrath, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

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A MAC for Alamo

No one is surprised that unincorporated Alamo is about to get a Municipal Advisory Council. County District 3 Supervisor...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1391 Views

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Art Space: The art of the protest - Sign Creation 101 is in order

Overlooked in the sound and fury signifying nut-think that greeted U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer at her book signing at Rakestraw...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Bob K, on Aug 21, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2105 Views

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Weekend drowning claims 10-year-old

Tragedy struck a Danville family this weekend, as a 10-year-old girl drowned Saturday in the family's backyard swimming pool....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Gino Giordano, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 4939 Views

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Film Fest moves to Orinda; Tippi Hedren to attend September fundraiser

The California Independent Film Festival Association has moved its 2010 Film Festival to Orinda, its board members announced,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Birds, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

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DUI crackdown is under way

In an effort to curb the number of deaths that occur annually as a result of impaired driving, members of 25 law enforcement...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by CaneThem, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

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What should be the qualifications of an Alamo MAC member?

Dear Dolores, In the e-exchanges of our regional and corridor neighborhoods, a common question is "WHO is qualified to...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by RandyB, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 1093 Views

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Make home composting second nature

Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority is sponsoring composting classes throughout its service area in 2009. The workshop...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by MaryZ., on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

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Councilman Michael Shimansky dies

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky died today, after coming down with bacterial meningitis Aug. 17. He was visiting his...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Fraze, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

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The importance of being Earnest

Dear Dolores, In commentary, we humans have developed the skill of avoiding communication and creating confrontation....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Gardner, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

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The Teen Wire: Learning while earning

A student walks into the local Target looking for a part-time job, only to find that 30 others have applied for the same...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Wendy Mukai, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

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Town planning memorial for Shimansky

Danville Town staff members are working with the family of Councilman Michael Shimansky to plan a memorial in his honor the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2129 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>The saddest thing Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6723 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 25, 2009 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1303 Views

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Footsteps Support Group

Hospice of the East Bay will host a six-week support group for grieving children and their adult caregivers from 5:15-6:30...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dawn, on Sep 28, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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LPGA tees off Thursday at Blackhawk

The final field list for the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge taking place this week is the best in the 14-year history of the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 28, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views
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