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More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:33 am | 36 comments | 1597 Views


Hiker injured in crash with cyclist on trail near Danville

A hiker in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness near Danville was injured Wednesday morning in a collision with a bicyclist,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by c5, on Aug 12, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 36 comments | 4215 Views


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 | 2817 Views


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 | 3561 Views


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 | 2124 Views


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 | 1855 Views


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 | 4748 Views


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 | 2974 Views


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 | 1684 Views


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 | 1988 Views


Alamo school principal stepping down

Stone Valley Middle School principal Shaun McElroy is resigning this month after 13-plus years leading the Alamo campus in...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by IncomingMiddleSchoolParent, on Mar 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 35 comments | 6075 Views


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 | 2918 Views


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 | 2349 Views


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 | 3826 Views


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 | 5290 Views


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 | 2471 Views


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 | 2714 Views


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 | 2228 Views


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 | 2930 Views


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 | 1484 Views
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