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RESTAURANTS

Alamo's Courtyard Cafe closing Tuesday

The Courtyard Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch venue in Alamo for almost 25 years, is closing its doors Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by bobs big boy staue., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 75 comments | 4418 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council limits parking near two Danville high schools

The potential for off-campus student parking has been reduced in one neighborhood near a pair of Danville high schools. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 4409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Hotel property demolition set to begin

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West structures appear to be coming down soon. Town officials announced that the private...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Jan 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4363 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 | 4353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle lines drawn in Measure D fight

As the 2012 election nears, sides are lining up on Measure D, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's $260 million...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:56 am | 111 comments | 4327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 4320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP: Speed possibly factor in fatal head-on

A young Danville web designer may have been speeding along Crow Canyon Road before the head-on collision that claimed his...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Barbie, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 4317 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Shedding

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gallant Cotons, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon couple killed in Lake Tahoe crash

A San Ramon couple was killed in a boat crash on Lake Tahoe early Sunday morning, authorities said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Elsa, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 14 comments | 4298 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 4229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville Councilwoman Stepper to seek re-election

Danville Councilwoman Karen Stepper has announced her intent to run for a fourth term this November. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by voter, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 4223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 4205 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Planning Commission OKs Faria Preserve development

The Faria Preserve residential development appears on track to move forward after receiving unanimous support from the San...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Resident of SAN RAMON not Danville, on Jul 30, 2014 at 7:56 am | 31 comments | 4193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding questions loom over California high-speed rail plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system last...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 4187 Views

AROUND TOWN

'We're surrounded by earthquake faults'

Californians have been hearing about it for years. The Big One. The earthquake that cracks the state off the continental...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sam Andreas, on Sep 8, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 4177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dirty DUI' deputy gets 15-month sentence

A former Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison on Wednesday as part of the "Dirty...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Truedy, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 3 comments | 4173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four busted in multi-county mail theft ring

A call from an alert Tri-Valley resident led to the arrest of four men in a mail-theft ring that spanned four counties, including...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Christa, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 4161 Views

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Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 20, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 44 comments | 4126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: The fiscal cliff

As discussion of the impending fiscal cliff saturates the airwaves, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Danville Livery...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Dec 11, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 40 comments | 4113 Views
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