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Jerry Brown sworn in as governor, Harris, Newsom to follow

A triumvirate of Democratic Bay Area politicians assumes the reins of the leadership of California today and in the coming...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by A realist, on Jan 4, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 892 Views

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DUI arrests down, alcohol-related crashes up this year

Drunken driving arrests were down this holiday season in Contra Costa County, but alcohol- and drug-related crashes were...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 6, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 702 Views

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Mayor's Morning Meeting focuses on roads and traffic

This month's Morning with the Mayor meeting started with a discussion about traffic improvements designed to keep Danville's...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editor's Blog: The end of an era

My heart is breaking. As of 10 this morning, KUSF 90.3 FM was unexpectedly taken off the air. Broadcasting new music,...

Original post made by Jessica Lipsky on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by dbrower, on Jan 25, 2011 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 1310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Garamendi praises Obama speech, but wants Afghanistan war ended 'now'

Democratic Congressman John Garamendi said last night that he was generally pleased with President Obama's State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 27, 2011 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 1045 Views

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San Ramon Valley High club raises money to pay for needy families' bills

Need in the San Ramon Valley is often times overlooked, but four San Ramon Valley High students are out to change the tide....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 1, 2011 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 899 Views

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Danville makes it big -- in 'Penthouse' magazine

Who woulda thunk? Danville has made it big yet again, and this time Robin Williams isn't involved. The Danville Express received...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by kevin, on Feb 5, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 1323 Views

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In memory of Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk

Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk, a Danville resident, died Jan. 12 in Khowst, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by J. Nova, on Feb 13, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 4 comments | 1134 Views

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Danville, San Ramon, take steps to protect redevelopment funds

Redevelopment funds will be taken away from cities, "in some way, shape or form." That's what Joan Buchanan (D-15) told a...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by dbrower, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayor's Morning highlights crime prevention, redevelopment

"My philosophy (towards criminals) is 'you don't mess with Danville residents,'" said Police Chief Steve Simpkins. At Father...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 1360 Views

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Is Round Hill Country Club a good neighbor?

Dear Jessica, There is a question circulating today “Is Round Hill Country Club a good neighbor in Alamo?” It seems...

Original post made by Hal, CDSI Research on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 19, 2011 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 951 Views

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Presenting rugby: a lot of tackling, a lot of motion

Rugby is catching on in the San Ramon Valley since the start of the Danville Oaks Rugby Football Club four years ago. This...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 10, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 4 comments | 823 Views

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Fire district completes investigation into Piedmont Lumber fire

An investigation into [http://www.danvilleweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3075 a fire that destroyed a lumberyard in Walnut...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 2, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 1062 Views

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Caltrans to discuss next phase of Interstate 680 construction

If you want to know when all that construction work on Interstate 680 is going to end, Caltrans is holding an open house...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Resident , on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:22 am | 4 comments | 1162 Views

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Congressman continues effort to increase military pay

Congressman Jerry McNerney reintroduced legislation on Wednesday to increase certain types of military specialty pay for...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 4 comments | 688 Views

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Has the MAC Schedule already been decided?

[portion removed] The MAC agenda for April 5 in Alamo has no reference to Mary Piepho's plan to reduce MAC meetings to...

Original post made by Reminder on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Himself, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 618 Views

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Investigations lead to two arrests

A pair of investigations by Danville detectives resulted in the arrests of a 24-year-old Oakland woman and a 29-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Brett, on Apr 11, 2011 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 804 Views

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Alamo family helped girl who plunged from Golden Gate Bridge

Merle Hall, former mayor of Walnut Creek, and his son Eric were sailing on the San Francisco Bay with Eric's two teenage...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Apr 22, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 1061 Views

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Closing the book on Borders

The Borders at the Shops at Bishop Ranch officially closed its doors on Wednesday afternoon, after almost two months of closeout...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2011
Last comment by Petey3, on Apr 27, 2011 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 1092 Views

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Four arrested in jewelry robbery

A daylight robbery of a ring valued at $25,000 resulted in the arrests of four people involved in the crime. Police were...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Lili, on Apr 25, 2011 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 965 Views
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