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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoking materials blamed for small fire at Alamo Plaza

Alamo residents out enjoying a quiet cup of coffee Wednesday afternoon at the Yellow Wood Café got a bit of excitement with...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Shelley, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1529 Views

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Ms. speed demon

Imagine strapping yourself into a drag racer. Not one of those Indy 500 behemoths, but a real hot rod. Needle thin, an inch...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh fruit in the garden and what to do with it

This year I beat the deer and the birds to the apricots. Well, not all of them but enough to eat my fill and make one pie....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anna Chan, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 1705 Views

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Dead bird in Danville tests positive for West Nile

A fourth bird has been found in Contra Costa County that has tested positive for the West Nile Virus. A house finch found...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by jpeake, on Jul 22, 2009 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

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Death No. 5 attributed to swine flu in Contra Costa County

County health officials announced two more county deaths early last week as a result of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The deaths...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2198 Views

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Please read my position and agenda on family:

Please read my policies and agenda concerning family: Around Town, posted by Obama, a resident of another community, 24...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1551 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI arrests Blackhawk father and daughter in securities scheme

Two members of a Danville family are facing federal charges in connection with a securities fraud that netted nearly $3 million....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Janet, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 1816 Views

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CHP releases more details on multi-car crash

A Pleasanton man is dead, after rolling his pickup truck over on I-680 just south of Sycamore Valley Road. CHP reports say...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tragic Events, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Journaling for Caregivers

You Want Me to Do What? Journaling relieves the stress of care giving. Come put your truths on paper and share them if you...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1133 Views

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Town considers construction recycling ordinance

An ordinance aimed at keeping construction and demolition waste out of area landfills is being considered by the Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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First human case of West Nile in county reported

The first case of a human infected in Contra Costa County with the West Nile Virus has reported, said health officials. Susan...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1407 Views

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Diablo Views: Hurt people hurt people

Did you know babies will sleep with their eyes open if there is violence in their home? It's a survival mechanism. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Keith Connell, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

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Round table being held for 10th District candidates

Eleven of the 14 candidates seeking the 10th District congressional seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher will be taking...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Robb Kingsbury, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1561 Views

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Meet the candidates tomorrow night

Meet the candidates running for the 10th Congressional District on Tuesday, Aug. 11, in the Le Fevre Theatre at St. Mary's...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

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Town stimulus plan fine-tuned

Danville has shifted funds within its Retail Incentive program to put move money into the most successful area, grants to...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Vic, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1027 Views

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Open house at Blackhawk Museum

The Blackhawk Museum opens its collection to the public on the day after the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by David McGrath, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car totaled at El Cerro under freeway

San Ramon Valley Firefighters responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday, Aug. 11, on El Cerro Blvd at I-680. Crews transported...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by jo, on Aug 17, 2009 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1406 Views

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A MAC for Alamo

No one is surprised that unincorporated Alamo is about to get a Municipal Advisory Council. County District 3 Supervisor...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

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Art Space: The art of the protest - Sign Creation 101 is in order

Overlooked in the sound and fury signifying nut-think that greeted U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer at her book signing at Rakestraw...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Bob K, on Aug 21, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1945 Views

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Weekend drowning claims 10-year-old

Tragedy struck a Danville family this weekend, as a 10-year-old girl drowned Saturday in the family's backyard swimming pool....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Gino Giordano, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 4578 Views
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