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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 | 3845 Views

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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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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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Confused About Movie Reviews?

I appreciate the movie reviews in the DE, but I find myself wondering about the star rating system. I don't see a range associated...

Original post made by Diane on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 14, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 292 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 | 3684 Views

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Danville council to review 2016-17 budget projections, expenditure plan

The Danville Town Council is set Tuesday to discuss the town's draft operating budget for next fiscal year, including revenue...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
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San Ramon school recognized for tolerance

San Ramon's Live Oak Elementary School was recently named a 'Mix It Up Model School' by the Southern Poverty Law Center's...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
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Variety of thefts top SRPD call log

The San Ramon Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
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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 | 3221 Views

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'Moneyball' screening at Bishop Ranch 1 tonight

See the stars under the stars. Grab your family and friends and enjoy a special showing of the movie "Moneyball," starring...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Bishop Ranch, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:18 am | 3 comments | 1749 Views

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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 | 4225 Views

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Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 2136 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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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 | 3183 Views

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Sheriff Rupf announces retirement

Veteran Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren Rupf has announced that he will not be seeking another term in office, sparking...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
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Attend a special reading of 'Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart'

Join VoiceFlame for a special reading of "Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart," presented from 6:45-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reba, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1830 Views

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Tickets are available to meet CityRead author starting today

CityRead will conclude with a special presentation featuring this year's CityRead book ("Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Isabel Lau, on Sep 20, 2011 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 2281 Views
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Special interest legislation that belongs in the trash can
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,092 views

Cute, Playful Cat Needs New Home
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 986 views

Hang Eight
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 793 views