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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State budget plan to have big local impact

The plan to solve the state's budget crisis is expected to put a crimp in Danville's financial planning, as the solution...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 1877 Views

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Vandalism, DUI arrest follow car crash in Danville neighborhood

An early morning car crash Friday landed a 20-year-old man in jail on charges of drunken driving and vandalism. Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Denise, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 8831 Views

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San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures primary win

Voters gave one local politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S. Rep. Ellen...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Just so you know, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life in the spotlight

Lorrie Sullenberger, wife of "Hero of the Hudson" Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger spoke to a packed house Wednesday at the Alamo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:57 am | 9 comments | 1374 Views

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Hats off to Sparky George

Sparky George will lead one last run in Danville this Saturday to raise money for the families of fallen soldiers. George...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mirandamomma, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 9 comments | 1096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building traditions at Dougerty Valley High

With its third year under way, Dougherty Valley has grown from 500 students to 1,500, and currently is enjoying its first...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by J-, on Nov 24, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 1570 Views

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Analysis: What's next for MediaNews

The company that owns the San Ramon Valley (Contra Costa) Times, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune and some 50 other...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jan 22, 2010 at 6:55 am | 9 comments | 1317 Views

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Dangerous tree removal, Part 1

The first step was taken yesterday in the removal of the large valley oak tree on the Iron Horse Trail in Alamo that is growing...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 9 comments | 989 Views

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Weather report from D.C.

The staff of U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) braved the elements to get to work this week, some walking several miles...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:07 am | 9 comments | 937 Views

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Supes oppose name change for Mount D

Contra Costa County supervisors voted unanimously today in opposition of changing the name of "Mount Diablo'' to "Mount Reagan''...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by dan, on Feb 28, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 9 comments | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

summer job for high school kids

Does anyone can post how and where my high school son can find a summer job in Danville? He is a Monte Vista high student. Thank...

Original post made by James on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by perneisha seamster, on Apr 23, 2010 at 8:37 am | 9 comments | 1488 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Poll: More blame Obama for poor economy, unemployment

Finally America is waking up and seeing the truth. President Obama would like you to believe that Bush is responsible for...

Original post made by Nippy on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gerald, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 9 comments | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annoying Sheriff Election Telemarketing

Am I the only one getting calls from some guy named Tony about the upcoming sheriff election? In the midst of my dinner...

Original post made by jrm on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Roundhouse Muley, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 9 comments | 1488 Views

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Visit to Iran

Nancy and Dan Adolphson traveled to Iran last June with two goals in mind, they told the audience at the First Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by William, on Apr 13, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 977 Views

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District rescinds majority of teacher layoff notices

Members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board voted to pull back most of the notices of possibly layoff Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on May 17, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 9 comments | 993 Views

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Celebrate art, wind and fun this weekend

Central Park will be booming this Memorial Day holiday weekend for the popular Art & Wind Festival. This year, festivities...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on May 31, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1021 Views

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Capt. Sullenberger inspires youth interested in aviation

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the Danville man famous for the January 2009 safe landing of a plane in the Hudson...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1372 Views

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Supervisor Piepho appointed to Delta Conservancy Board

County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho was recently appointed as the first chair of the newly established Delta Conservancy...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Crooked, on Nov 26, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 1098 Views

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Contra Costa County offering free whooping cough vaccines

In response to a dramatic rise in whooping cough cases in the Bay Area, Contra Costa Health Services is offering free vaccines...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Why so hostile?, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:03 am | 9 comments | 1448 Views

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Simpkins named new Danville police chief

Following a thorough selection process, Steve Simpkins rose to the top of the applicant pool and was named police chief Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jul 19, 2010 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 1352 Views
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