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Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced at a...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 28, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 3932 Views

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NTSB launches investigation into BART worker deaths

NTSB investigator Jim Southworth said the agency will be in the Bay Area for the next four to 10 days collecting information...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 3929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dead after being hit by multiple cars on I-680

A 25-year-old Concord woman was struck by multiple cars and killed on Interstate 680 near the Walnut Creek BART station early...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 3915 Views

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San Francisco wins high honors in nationwide booze battle

As if San Franciscans didn't have enough to be proud about, a new distinction has been bestowed upon the city by the bay:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 3913 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 3912 Views

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Bill to mandate kindergarten passes Assembly

The Assembly last week passed a bill that would make kindergarten attendance mandatory for students before they can take...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3910 Views

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Annual bike donation drive begins in Danville

A local nonprofit has begun its annual effort to gather and repair donated bicycles for underprivileged Bay Area residents,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3893 Views

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San Ramon attorney sentenced in 'dirty DUI' case

A San Ramon family law attorney specializing in divorce cases has been sentenced to two years in federal prison as the latest...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Member , on Feb 11, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 3887 Views

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Livermore Lab asks 600 employees to quit jobs by June 13

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has asked 600 employees to consider quitting with applications for Self-Select Voluntary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 3876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beware Danville PTA School Parcel Tax Scheme

The PTA, which recently has been taken over by supporters of the teachers union, is now sending out to all parents of our...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 74 comments | 3867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dougherty Valley water supplier implements use restrictions

People living and working in the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon face new water restrictions as their water provider works...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Flylooper, on Jul 20, 2014 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 3859 Views

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Jury convicts former sheriff's deputy in Danville 'dirty DUI' case

Stephen Tanabe, 50, of Alamo, was found guilty in federal court of one count of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bea Tull, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 3858 Views

RESTAURANTS

Walnut Creek real estate investor charged with fraud

A federal jury in Oakland indicted a Walnut Creek real estate investor for fraud last week, a U.S. attorney said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 3856 Views

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12 San Ramon Valley campuses named 2014 California Distinguished School

Twelve San Ramon Valley elementary schools have received the 2014 California Distinguished School award, state officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on May 1, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 3847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Budget Crisis = "Police State" Activity

It appears as if our so called "wonderful" police force has been really cracking down on activity in and around Downtown...

Original post made by Falsely Accused Victim on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Georjaay Porjay, on Jul 30, 2010 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 3827 Views

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Welcome home, Capt. Sully

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger (right) and his wife Lorrie, along with U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D.,11th) applaud the musical...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Lynn Goodwin, on Jan 31, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 3813 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Indie star

Hal B. Klein was sitting on a Napa hillside in the sunshine when it hit him: His job rules. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4193...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Big Art, on Mar 21, 2008 at 2:51 am | 4 comments | 3805 Views

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Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 3805 Views

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Tuesday's tax deadline remains despite shutdown

The Internal Revenue Service Friday reminded taxpayers that the Oct. 15 deadline tomorrow remains in effect for people who...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 3778 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sicko

Michael Moore, who writes produces and directs documentaries, has created an amazing look at what the United States and other...

Original post made by B. Lynn Goodwin on Aug. 2, 2007
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Selma Soliloquy
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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
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