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What is happening with the old Danville Hotel?

We have noticed a Construction trailer and fencing placed around the back side, on Railroad Ave.,of the old Danville Hotel,...

Original post made by Kathleen Boas on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 8, 2010 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 3469 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 | 1043 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 | 3541 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 | 2491 Views

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New Children's Book Highlights Shelter Pets

A new book by local San Ramon author Fern Dahlstrom highlights a homeless tabby cat named Charlie and his journey to find...

Original post made by F. Dahlstrom on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cathy, on Dec 17, 2012 at 6:54 am | 4 comments | 1049 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 | 2860 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 | 1093 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 | 3072 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 | 3148 Views

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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 | 4856 Views

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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 | 3372 Views

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Learn the secrets of da Vinci on Friday

Spend an evening with historian Ross King at Rakestraw Books (550 Hartz Ave.) on Friday, Nov. 9. In his compelling new book,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1030 Views

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Danville Author Holds Book Signing Event 2/28

Danville resident and author Mark Curtis will hold a book signing event, Saturday February 28, 2009 at 6pm. The location...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mark Curtis, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2821 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 | 2823 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 | 2739 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 | 2613 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 | 2451 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 | 2700 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 | 2327 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 | 2252 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 834 views