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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 | 1776 Views

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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 | 841 Views

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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 | 1456 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 | 1705 Views

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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 | 939 Views

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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 | 1083 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 | 1252 Views

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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 | 1354 Views

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'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 | 1150 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 | 1187 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 | 1419 Views

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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 | 1959 Views

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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 | 1008 Views

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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 | 964 Views

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Teens arrested in multiple Danville auto burglaries

Two teens have been arrested in connection with a week-long crime spree targeting cars in Danville. The teens, both boys,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Toni, on Jul 22, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 29 comments | 5462 Views

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Candy bomber drops into Danville

"Candy bomber" Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, now 89, kept the audience spellbound Sunday evening as he recalled the Berlin Airlift...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dolores ciardelli, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:02 am | 3 comments | 1069 Views

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Obituaries

Edward H. Nienaber Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4876 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by David A. W. Young, on Jul 20, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 1021 Views

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Financial series: Cities cope with shrinking funds

A few weeks into the new fiscal year is a good time to take a look at the Town's economic development, particularly the new...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jul 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

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Vote to 'refresh' research on Rett Syndrome

Although Rett Syndrome is one of thousands of genetic disorders, it is one of four that was able to be reversed in a lab....

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1245 Views

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Streetwise: What is your favorite Bay Area staycation?

When it comes time to find fun things to do that won't hurt your budget, a popular choice for many is a staycation. And why...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 6 comments | 1584 Views
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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