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Stallone Trivia

Yep, Sylvester Stallone starred in a very popular movie, "First Blood," in 1982. It was so popular that they came out with...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Jun. 21, 2011
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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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'Rome' review spot-on

Your review of Woody Allen's latest was on-the-mark. The vignettes were shallow, the acting terrible, Allen himself grossly...

Original post made by Cecil B. on Jul. 2, 2012
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Times Book Club Redux - September Selection!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at independent bookstores in...

Original post made by Danilo on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Danilo, on Sep 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3317 Views

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Times Book Club Redux - November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
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Times Book Club Redux Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
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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 | 3458 Views

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Diablo Views: A novel weekend

I ventured outside my comfort zone last weekend, up to Walker Creek Ranch, 14 miles outside Petaluma. It wasn't the ranch...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Roy Harvey, on Sep 8, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 3012 Views

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Many faiths share in Hanukkah lighting

The members of the Beth Chaim congregation gathered Sunday to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah, but they didn't come...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Tina, on Dec 25, 2008 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 3074 Views

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Art - and artists - of the Valley

This painting of Mount Diablo from Tao House, by Stephen Sanfilippo, is on display in the "Artists of the Valley" exhibit...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
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Congratulations, class of 2009

Caps and gowns, Pomp and Circumstance, and graduation parties - it's that time of year again. Proud parents and grandparents,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by henry Vest, on Jan 2, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 4062 Views

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Epicure: Garlic: The Mystical Food

Garlic has been lovingly nicknamed the "stinking rose" yet it is actually a member of the lily family, cousin to onions,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2732 Views

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Sign up for the Sesquicentennial Ball

Discover Danville is hosting a Sesquicentennial Ball at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at Bridges Restaurant and Bar. The night...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by BadGirl53, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 2682 Views

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Celebrating women in film

Enjoy a dangerous beauty and help a good cause. San Ramon AAUW is hosting its first "Celebration of Women in Film" on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jan Hersh, on Jan 16, 2010 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 2528 Views

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Free movie for teens tonight

Town of Danville will host a Free Movie Night featuring two films starting tonight at 6 p.m., Friday, March 5, at Magee House...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Danville mom, on Mar 5, 2010 at 7:38 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

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Danville author wins International Book Award

Mark Curtis, a local author and political reporter, recently won a 2010 International Book Award for his book, "Age of Obama:...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jun 1, 2010 at 7:09 am | 3 comments | 2776 Views

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Nala ready to get healthy in a new home

Nala wants to be the biggest loser! She could use your help achieving her goal of weight loss. Nala is a 7-year-old, spayed...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Claudia, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 2600 Views

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Mind your manners

In her career of working with professional models in London, Wynne Dalley has long had a message for young girls. "It's not...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sally N., on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 2416 Views

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Times Book Club Redux will meet tonight

Times Book Club Redux is from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club and meets from 7-8 p.m., every six to eight weeks at independent...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Danilo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 2258 Views

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Pick up your copy of 'Highest Duty' today at the library

Flight 1549 and its dramatic landing on the Hudson River caught the world's attention in 2009. Join residents of Danville...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Sep 29, 2010 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2184 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 950 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 850 views

Planning the "Pleasanton way"
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 797 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 284 views