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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 | 1278 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. 23, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Danville Resident, on Jul 23, 2010 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BB gunner hit cars overnight in San Ramon

Car windows across San Ramon were shot out last night by someone with a BB gun, police said. Sgt. Mike Boehrer said windows...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ralphie, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 8 comments | 1477 Views

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Alamo townhouse fire damage estimated at $250K

A townhome located at 185 Alamo Square sustained about $200,000 in structure damage and $50,000 in property damage Sunday...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 998 Views

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Is this the coolest summer in 40 years?

Some weather forecasters are saying this summer is the coolest in the San Francisco Area in 40 years. In Danville, Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by David Barlow, on Aug 6, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 15 comments | 1112 Views

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Camino Tassajara undergoing facelift

By the end of the year, Danville's longest major thoroughfare will be less bumpy and safer for pedestrians. And, it'll be...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 1284 Views

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. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Jul 29, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1514 Views

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Victory Gardens, 1940s kitchens featured in new museum exhibit

With many families choosing again to grow their own food in a family garden, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley is taking...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Jul 29, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 865 Views

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Rumbling, grumbling on Hartz Avenue

Crews are making progress, as well as noise, in an otherwise quiet downtown Danville as the Veteran's Memorial Building undergoes...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Baker, on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 727 Views

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The Everyday Wine Guy: A gold rush in wine terms

<B>Terra D'Oro Zinfandel (2006) Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6052 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jul 30, 2010 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 886 Views

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Are PG&E's Smart Meters hurting us? Anti-wireless group thinks so

Just before Josh Hart stepped into Thursday's California Public Utilities Commission meeting to join a group of people protesting...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by OptimizeProfits, on Aug 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 4 comments | 1087 Views

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Streetwise: What's a good story about your dog?

Streetwise reporter Stan Wharton knows that if you want a good story, you head to the Canine Corral dog park at Hap Magee...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jul 30, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 978 Views

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Rotary club challenge: match or beat our donation to Veteran's Memorial renovation

The Danville/Sycamore Valley Rotary Club has issued a challenge to other community groups in the area: match or beat their...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Sandee Wiedemann, on Aug 1, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 874 Views

SPORTS

Danville All-Star little league team shoots to NorCal championship

Danville's All-Star 10- and 11-year-olds have a shot at clinching the Northern California championship with a win tonight...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by SALLY, on Aug 3, 2010 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1150 Views

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Alamo planning huge party for National Night Out Against Crime

The people organizing Alamo's first National Night Out Against Crime are hoping for big things -- and a big turnout -- for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 776 Views

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UPDATE: Bail set at $350K for Schierholtz after multiple hit-and-run DUI crashes

An allegedly drunk, unlicensed driver made a total of five hit and run collisions Sunday, hitting a bicyclist, a pedestrian,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by jenny, on Aug 5, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 94 comments | 2355 Views

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Firemen receive medals of honor for heroic work in fighting Blackhawk house fire

Eight firefighters with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District recently received medals of honor for their work in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by oscar, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:51 am | 23 comments | 1251 Views

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Local families urge FDA to clarify risks in OxyContin reformulation

Don't be fooled by the reformulation of OxyContin and the claims that it is less dangerous than before. That's the message...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:40 am | 9 comments | 1751 Views

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 Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research Fellowship, on Aug 5, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 1616 Views

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New FasTrak customers receive bonus good toward I-680 Express Lane toll

Bay Area drivers who want to avoid traffic backups on southbound Interstate Highway 680 will soon have a faster way to travel...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 943 Views
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