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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by sean, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police on call to help if Mehserle trial verdict ignites violence

Bay Area police are on call, awaiting the outcome of the trial of a BART officer charged in the death of an unarmed Oakland...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Colorblind, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 1198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

YMCA programs mostly unchanged with new name, leadership

Following the bankruptcy filing of the Mt. Diablo Region YMCA, the San Ramon Valley YMCA operations are now provided by the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gordon Biersch, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraising for Veterans building renovations off to a good start

After a groundbreaking ceremony last week, the Town of Danville is working on raising the rest of the money it needs to make...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melvin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 5 comments | 1039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Man shot by police in front of 7 Eleven had stolen a gun, car Wednesday night

A man who was fatally shot by officers during a standoff at a convenience store in San Ramon early this morning began his...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guy, on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 27 comments | 1897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fourth of July Parade winners announced

After the dust has settled and the more than 130 parade entries and the thousands of spectators cleared downtown, the Kiwanis...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person airlifted to hospital after driving car into utility pole

At least one victim was transported by helicopter to a hospital after a car hit a utility pole and box, a California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1523 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stroke Support Group will meet tonight

Stroke Support Group of Contra Costa County meets at 7 p.m., the second Monday of every month (except August), at John Muir...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simpkins named new Danville police chief

Following a thorough selection process, Steve Simpkins rose to the top of the applicant pool and was named police chief Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jul 19, 2010 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 1179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man, and his family, on a mission to Uganda

When Paul Gibson lost his job at Hewlett-Packard, he decided on a career move -- half a world away. Gibson said he was "laid...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nominate NOW for senior awards

Know any seniors who go above and beyond in their volunteering? Nominate them for the third annual Senior Volunteer Awards,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anita Venezia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fair wrap-up: 79,882 corn dogs consumed

The 2010 Alameda County Fair was a success, reports the fair association, with attendance at more than 418,000, an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Humane Person, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 883 Views

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Summer Serenade tonight in downtown Danville

Downtown Danville will come alive during the Summer Serenade Street Festival tonight from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Thursda, July 15....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by SALLY, on Jul 15, 2010 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

No one appreciates a litter bug

Dolores Fox Ciardelli is back with another [http://www.danvilleweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2041 Diablo Views] and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peg, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 21 comments | 991 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Candy Bomber' comes to town

Col. Gail Halvorsen, also known as the Berlin Candy Bomber, is headed to Danville on Sunday, July 18 for a presentation on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by georgia, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 963 Views

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Answering the call to support troops

Aaron Negherbon's longtime friend of 17 years is on his "umpteenth" military tour overseas. Since March, Marine Corps Captain...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by TroopsDirect, on Jul 22, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 983 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State unemployment drops to 12.3 percent in June

California's jobless rate continued to show very slight improvement in June, dropping another 0.1 percent to 12.3 percent,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by billr, on Jul 20, 2010 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle hits 2-year-old riding in a bicycle carrier in Alamo

A vehicle struck a two-year-old girl while she was riding in a carrier attached to a bicycle Saturday afternoon, an officer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 1369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawyers announce class action suit against NUMMI and Toyota

Oakland attorney Tony Lawson said today that he and other lawyers will file an employment class action lawsuit against New...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Toyota supporter, on Jul 19, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Event raises more than $5,000 for Wheelchair Foundation

Around 200 people gathered at the recent Wine for Wheels event in the Blackhawk Automotive Museum to raise money for the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 817 Views
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