Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

SPORTS

From zero to victory in stunning turn-around

Danville Little League 10-11s All-Stars pitcher Nick Bartenetti was concentrating so hard on a foul ball in the Section 3...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Caroline, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 35 comments | 2279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest may be coming in teen shooting death

The investigation into the shooting death of a 17-year-old San Ramon Valley High School senior may soon yield an arrest,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick's Keeper, on Aug 16, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 35 comments | 2873 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District signs on with SunPower for school solar installation

After a fairly lengthy discussion Tuesday night, San Ramon Valley Unified School District board members voted to approve...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by James Robert Seidel, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 35 comments | 1685 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 | 1523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Crisis

What is going on at Kids' Country? I heard it lost half of its board of directors last week? Anybody have any information...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 35 comments | 4352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three charged in St. Isidore's investigation

Police Chief Steve Simpkins said the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has charged Kathleen Dake, 58 of Blackhawk;...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Inman, on May 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 35 comments | 2609 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teachers rally behind 'state of emergency' week

The "state of emergency" resolution addresses the potential financial crisis the district faces if the state adopts a "cuts...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 18, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 35 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie

When 10 percent of the country holds three-quarters of its wealth, what's a tapped-out, ticked-off middle class to do? In...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:25 am | 35 comments | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Couple told they can't remove tree that blocks sunlight

A Danville couple's quest to have a large redwood tree removed from their back yard will continue, after the Town Planning...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ty, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 34 comments | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville icon passes away at 57

Phil Hellsten, 57, artist and "Starman," whose daily routine included a lot of walking around downtown Danville, was found...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by "Swampy" Joe Bagley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 1685 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stores changing at Blackhawk Plaza

Blackhawk Plaza will be seeing a lot of changes in the near future as some stores and services are leaving and new ones are...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by long time local, on Oct 29, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 34 comments | 3384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elena Cadet dies in car accident

Elena Cadet, a 2009 graduate of Monte Vista High, died in a car accident over the weekend. She was well known in the area...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by candace, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 34 comments | 4418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents pack meeting hall for hearing on affordable housing

The issue of affordable housing and the rezoning of 25 Danville properties brought a crowd of more than 160 residents to...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by leo, on Dec 21, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 34 comments | 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blackhawk Plaza car burglar in custody

Police recovered some stolen goods last night and today are calling victims to say they have their purses, cameras and cell...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Thankful to DPD, on Jan 5, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 34 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town scrutinizes busy intersection at Hartz and Prospect

Downtown merchants, worried that the intersection of Hartz and Prospect is dangerous, presented the Town of Danville with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 34 comments | 2000 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ban 4th of July Parades!

These 4th of July parades are just conservative-supporting, RightWing, pro-American displays and are not reflective of Democrat...

Original post made by ! on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Jul 5, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 34 comments | 2679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report shows work needs to be done to narrow achievement gap for minorities

An Oakland-based school research firm has released figures that show Pleasanton and San Ramon Valley schools are doing poor...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 34 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town manager responds to General Plan update concerns

In an open letter to residents, Town Manager Joe Calabrigo discusses he draft 2030 General Plan and draft Sustainability...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 23, 2013 at 9:43 am | 34 comments | 1709 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 5075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District concerned with new state education funding proposal

A new funding formula proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown has San Ramon Valley educators worried about the future of the district,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 2234 Views
<< < 5.25 6.25 7.25 8.25 9.25 > >>
Page 7.25 of 265

Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 778 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 746 views

What to do with your buckets of water
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 459 views