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AROUND TOWN

Danville moves closer to plastic bag ban

The town of Danville is on track to implementing a ban on single-use carryout plastic bags after the town council expressed...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by K, on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 23 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring treat

Teen photographer Joe Christianson was greeted by a field of golden poppies when he went hiking early Easter afternoon in...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 1, 2008 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville students among the sick at Walker Creek Ranch

Approximately 50 Bay Area students and adults on a five-day educational trip in Marin County became ill Wednesday night and...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 7, 2011 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1556 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by In Alamo, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:59 am | 28 comments | 1555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville woman tries to fight gas prices with fire

A Danville woman who wanted to "take a stand" against rising gas prices lit two small fires in gas station restrooms, and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 17, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools chief focuses on mission

Any school district employee who does not work in the classroom is suspect. That's how Superintendent Steve Enoch approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: What are your plans for the holidays?

As Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza (or Festivus, for Seinfeld fans) approach, many residents are solidifying their plans for...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Notta Burglar, on Dec 18, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town sees Fresh and Easy opening in spring

Danville's Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market is on track to open this spring, town staff says. But getting the British grocery...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Loura, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 8 comments | 1553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homecoming parade, alumni reunions help SRVHS ring in 100 years

More than 1,000 people lined the streets of downtown Danville Friday to watch a mid-afternoon homecoming parade that also...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

SPORTS

Weather closes Hap Magee Canine Corral

Canines used to leash-free romps at the Canine Corral at Hap Magee Ranch Park will have to travel a little further. Each...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Dec 2, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters to the editor

<B>Downtown planners don't 'get it' Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4950 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by A downtown Danville Resident, on Sep 5, 2008 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 1552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayor's Morning highlights crime prevention, redevelopment

"My philosophy (towards criminals) is 'you don't mess with Danville residents,'" said Police Chief Steve Simpkins. At Father...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 1552 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Everything O'Neill

Robin Peterson, whose grandparents knew Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill when they lived in Danville, admires a kimono of Carlotta's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 20, 2008 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1551 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cops to visit residents during "National Night Out"

As a way of promoting the Police/Community partnership, Danville Police are urging residents to come out and be a part of...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1551 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nanny heads wrong way down off-ramp

A nanny under the influence of alcohol attempted to enter the freeway by driving the wrong way down the off-ramp, with her...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on Apr 21, 2008 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 1550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orchard owner Armand Borel passes away

Armand Borel, owner of the last orchard in Danville, died peacefully April 19 at the age of 80. The Danville Weekly ran a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by dogfather, on May 11, 2009 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 1550 Views

SPORTS

SPORTSTRONG YOUTH BASKETBALL

SPORTSTRONG Youth Basketball Foundation is kicking off our Spring and Spring/ Summer season with evaluations starting January...

Original post made by Mike on Jan. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Services set for slain Danville teen

Funeral services are tomorrow for 17-year-old Rylan Fuchs, the San Ramon Valley High School senior who was shot and killed...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by withheld, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Celebration of Life for Elena scheduled for Friday

A Celebration of Life for Elena Cadet will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, at Diablo Country Club. The 18-year-old Monte...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1549 Views
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