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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two dirty DUI victims testify at trial of arresting officer

Two victims of so-called "dirty DUI" arrests testified at the trial of the arresting officer in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 3 comments | 1685 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WHTGW

WHTGW? Whatever happened to Global Warming? You don't hear much about it these days since it came out that the data were...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 28 comments | 1685 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 | 1684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Willy T, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 12 comments | 1684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering on Memorial Day

Follow the American flags on Stone Valley Road to attend the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Oak Hill Park, which begins...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2008 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen purses, laptops, etc., send strong message

In just one case, Danville police recovered 125 purses, and more than 400 articles of ID and credit cards, laptops, cameras...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by spcwtjd, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | 13 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Salute to Blue' gets green light

The Danville Town Council gave its go ahead to a large scale downtown fundraiser May 31 to benefit the family of slain Oakland...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on May 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Thanks To Beverly Lane

The recent article about the Povda history is just another example of how much I appreciate Ms. Lane's efforts to document...

Original post made by JRM on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Updating The House on the (Mona Lisa) Hill

Posted with permission of the author Dear Alamo neighbors, As towns named Alamo and Poplar throughout North America...

Original post made by Susan West on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 10, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County has board openings

The Contra Costa County Aviation Advisory Committee has two openings for at-large positions, representing all stakeholders...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Vince Kreigher, on Mar 22, 2008 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remains at dig site now number 22

Work crews excavating for the foundation of the new gymnasium at San Ramon Valley High School have discovered 22 bodies believed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by High School Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Down Syndrome Education Alliance launched at San Ramon Valley schools

Developmentally disabled students in the San Ramon Valley will now receive extra attention to ensure scholastic success,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by eloise, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 15 comments | 1679 Views

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Death No. 5 attributed to swine flu in Contra Costa County

County health officials announced two more county deaths early last week as a result of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The deaths...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 1678 Views

SPORTS

Drew Brees

Drew Brees is not only the MVP of the Super Bowl, but also a man of integrity whose generosity has helped save the city of...

Original post made by Boilermaker on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Feb 10, 2010 at 6:34 am | 4 comments | 1678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lafayette man will run for county supervisor

A long-time Lafayette resident will run for Contra Costa County District 2 supervisor to replace current supervisor Gayle...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 11:42 am | 29 comments | 1678 Views

SPORTS

Modern artist

Cyrus Shafizadeh, 6, seems deep in thought as he contemplates his next pencil strokes at the hands-on art exhibit at Danville's...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by HairyMan, on Nov 11, 2008 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1677 Views

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Pioneer Art Gallery opens new exhibit

The Pioneer Art Gallery - home to exhibits and artist studios - invites the public to a reception from 5-8 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sara, on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 6 comments | 1677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protesters arrested at Chevron

A protest group said that several of its members were arrested this morning for blocking a gate at Chevron's headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dick P, on Dec 15, 2009 at 10:35 am | 42 comments | 1677 Views

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Vote on BART deal expected next week

Votes on an agreement that would end eight months of strife between BART and its labor unions probably won't be held until...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1677 Views

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Large crowd attends Fresh and Easy grand opening

Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market opened its much-anticipated Danville store Wednesday morning to an excited crowed who...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 21 comments | 1676 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 750 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 737 views

What to do with your buckets of water
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 432 views