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AROUND TOWN

Teens want to comfort troops

Two Danville boys, Evan Mossop, 16, and Julian Mossop, 13, are collecting paperback books, DVDs, CDs and books on tape or...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by marcy, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet with the mayor this Friday morning

Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich invites residents to join him for a light repast at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 4, and to hear...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Duffy, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District forming Measure C committee

Residents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District interested in overseeing expenditures of the funds raised from...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Dan Parnas, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1633 Views

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Voters trickling in to polls

Ann Smith receives her ballot from election worker Shirley Scolini around 8:30 a.m. this morning at the 11th Precinct polls...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing in the sunset

Music in the Park concluded for Danville on Saturday evening with a performance by "Take 2" and a beautiful sunset. The popular...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mike and debbie, on Sep 1, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 977 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures primary win

Voters gave one local politician the green light in their run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District Congresswoman...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 8, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 15 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Epicure: Time for after-school snacks ... again!

Growing up in Miami, my after-school snacks were often something juicy plucked from a backyard tree - a mango, banana, guava...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 2, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Willie Brown to speak in San Ramon tomorrow

Willie Brown Jr., former mayor of San Francisco and speaker of the California Assembly, will be the featured speaker on Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Sep 30, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

MAC applications still being accepted

Alamo residents still have two weeks if they wish to apply to be a part of the new Municipal Advisory Council. The MAC, approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Askidoo, on Sep 29, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 15 comments | 1412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DVC enrollment climbing

Officials say they are already running out of space at Diablo Valley College with enrollment nearing capacity as classes...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Sep 5, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shimansky friends set up 'thank you' fund

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. So David Miller,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by SadStory, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 4 comments | 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

144th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games this weekend

More than 25 pipe bands from the U.S. and Canada as well as athletes will be competing at the games on Saturday-Sunday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Marion, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1001 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures primary win

Voters gave one local politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S. Rep. Ellen...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Just so you know, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

USGS predicts Bay Area 6.7 quake within 30 years

An official with the U.S. Geological Survey spoke to members of the Danville Town Council this week regarding the possibility...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by antonebraga, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:08 am | 2 comments | 1192 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Reproductive health services vital Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6620 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Antiques and arts on Railroad Avenue today

Enjoy antiques and art at this fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 7, in the Railroad Center in Danville. Live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 7, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

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Bridge crack could delay reopening Tuesday

Construction crews working on the Bay Bridge retrofitting project discovered a crack Saturday night that could keep the heavily...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vlado Bevc, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

SPORTS

Roundup: Monte Vista High School

<B>Track and Field Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6181 posted Friday, June 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jerome King, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Art Space: Poetry is alive and well in Danville and environs

San Ramon resident Bob Eastwood is a poet and a painter. In the former role, he leads The Poets' Society, a group of local...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Stan Morner, on Sep 20, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech spurs concerns among parents

Plans by President Barack Obama to address students across the nation Tuesday met with protest from parents across the country...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by FlameHaze, on Oct 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 48 comments | 2517 Views
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