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RESTAURANTS

Walnut Creek outlaws Styrofoam containers in restaurants, upholds plastic bag ban

Diners at Walnut Creek restaurants will soon stop carting home takeout meals and leftovers in Styrofoam containers or plastic...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Dickita Q, on May 27, 2014 at 9:35 am | 5 comments | 1212 Views

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Canine Corral to see partial summer closure

A popular dog park in Danville is getting a facelift and will be partially closed for maintenance over the next two months,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by dogfather, on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens talk about mental health

Adults may remember high school as the best years of their lives, but this isn't the case for many teens. One wrote in this...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by DanvilleDad, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 1149 Views

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SRVUSD holds hearing on accountability plan

San Ramon Valley school officials Tuesday formally presented the district's proposal for achieving top-priority improvement...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by School mom, on Jun 16, 2014 at 8:01 am | 5 comments | 2690 Views

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I-680 auxiliary lanes to start opening this week

The new Interstate 680 auxiliary lanes between Danville and San Ramon are set to open beginning this week, officials said...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 4928 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lawsuit with Tri-Valley link challenges DOJ suspicious activity reports

Five Californians who claim their innocent activities were wrongfully swept into government reports on alleged potential...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by spcwt, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss parcel tax renewal

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to begin preliminary discussions Tuesday morning about public opinion and outreach...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Benny, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Active shooter training in Danville

More than 50 police officers and fire personnel from San Ramon Valley public safety agencies teamed up Thursday at Monte...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Y. Sam, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1246 Views

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San Ramon seeks new home for Central Park basketball courts

As the ground breaking of the San Ramon City Hall building draws near, relocation of the basketball courts that currently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1522 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What's going on?

Something is very wrong in America when people immediately cry murder over a beaten police officer’s encounter with a strong...

Original post made by Disgusted on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 24, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 5 comments | 163 Views

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UPDATE: San Ramon council supports Faria Preserve development

San Ramon appears set to receive a new 740-home development, as the City Council has voiced its support for the Faria Preserve...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 15, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 960 Views

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San Ramon to consider new home for Central Park basketball courts

Options for relocation of the Central Park basketball courts in San Ramon are set to be reviewed during a Parks and Community...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Oct 8, 2014 at 9:21 am | 5 comments | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Readers Choice winners

Things to do, places to see, pampering to enjoy and yummies to eat -- once again, our readers have spoken. This year, for...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Catherine, on Oct 28, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 5 comments | 1138 Views

AROUND TOWN

You might own your neighbors' mail boxes

Did you know that mail boxes placed on your property for mail delivery to your neighbors may be your property and your LIABILITY?...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 14, 2007 at 4:26 pm | 4 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo incorporation? Re-elect Mary Piepho

The Alamo Incorporation Movement, www.alamoinc.org, can insure a positive vote for incorporation among Alamo neighborhoods...

Original post made by Vince Kreigher on Jul. 2, 2007
Last comment by Steve Cavalli, on Aug 5, 2007 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 5704 Views

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Field of Dreams dashed

The Planning Commission last night unanimously denied a permit for David Lowe to keep the 18,000-square-foot sports turf...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Call me Mike, on Sep 28, 2007 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo petition toward incorporation begins

The feeling in the air was "rah-rah sis-boom-bah!" for enthusiastic supporters of Alamo's cityhood last week, as the Alamo...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Catherine Hilton, on Oct 10, 2007 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 2368 Views

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Muslims in the Valley

Bloodshed persists among Muslims and Jews over land, religion and creed, killing and displacing thousands for decades in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Call me Mike, on Sep 28, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 2028 Views

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Guest opinion: Incorporate to keep Alamo special

Last week, Guest Opinion writer Phil Erickson, a 27-year resident of Alamo, opined that "...Alamo should NOT become a city..."...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Alamo neighborhoods forum, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 1901 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Change coming for Alamo Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3917 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2007
Last comment by Susan West, on Jan 1, 2008 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1722 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,215 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 896 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 756 views