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Protect Marriage - Support the 2010 California Marriage Protection Act

I remember how vehemently this area fought to protect marriage last fall from the gay couples who wanted to steal the institution...

Original post made by Just so you know on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1301 Views

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Councilman Michael Shimansky dies

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky died today, after coming down with bacterial meningitis Aug. 17. He was visiting his...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Fraze, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views

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The importance of being Earnest

Dear Dolores, In commentary, we humans have developed the skill of avoiding communication and creating confrontation....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Gardner, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views

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The Teen Wire: Learning while earning

A student walks into the local Target looking for a part-time job, only to find that 30 others have applied for the same...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Wendy Mukai, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Have Mixed Emotions About "Danville Weekly" Going Online Only

(Danville, California) Call me old-fashioned, but at age 50 I still love the feel and texture of a newspaper. As I wrote...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney honors San Ramon resident in Garrido case

San Ramon city officials, along with a number of other area representatives, turned out Monday to salute Berkeley University...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 22, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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Town planning memorial for Shimansky

Danville Town staff members are working with the family of Councilman Michael Shimansky to plan a memorial in his honor the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>The saddest thing Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6723 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 25, 2009 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

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Footsteps Support Group

Hospice of the East Bay will host a six-week support group for grieving children and their adult caregivers from 5:15-6:30...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dawn, on Sep 28, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 903 Views

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LPGA tees off Thursday at Blackhawk

The final field list for the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge taking place this week is the best in the 14-year history of the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 28, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 954 Views

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the times, they are a-changin'

Here is what our readers should know about the new DanvilleExpress.com: Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6739...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1519 Views

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Diablo Views: A comfortable chair, a cup of coffee and thou

This is it. My final column in the Danville Weekly, which this week concludes its print edition. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 1089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crews on scene of San Ramon house fire

More than two dozen firefighters with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District have contained a fire in a single family...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kurt the Hurt, on Oct 2, 2009 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two days of 'Art in the Park'

From paintings and ceramics to photography and jewelry, Danville's Art in the Park offers a rare opportunity to find one-of-a-kind...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Izzy, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

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 | 3198 Views

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'Tropical storm' hits San Ramon Valley

Lightning flashes and cracking thunder awakened San Ramon Valley residents early Saturday morning, the far-reaching effect...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1001 Views

RESTAURANTS

Danville girl jumps for the bronze

Allegra Aiuto, 15, captures the bronze at the North American Junior Young Rider championships in Lexington, Ky. Allegra attends...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 2453 Views

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Breakfast for Hawkins' medical fund

Come to a gourmet breakfast to benefit Miss Julie Hawkins' Medical Fund, sponsored by the Alamo Women's Club. Plan to meet...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Curtis For Town Council

Mark Curtis is clearly the best applicant for the open town council seat. He is a long time Danville resident,a nationally...

Original post made by Slone on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 4, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

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Art comes to the Park this weekend

Looking for art? Or just an enjoyable day? Check out the 11th annual Art in the Park Fine Arts Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 4, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 538 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 441 views

Mark Twain drinking wine?
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 328 views