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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS senior needs help building a well in South Africa

San Ramon Valley High School senior Sarah Dittmore is planning to spend the year after graduation in Africa. While there,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Rick N, on Nov 1, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get your free flu shot today

Contra Costa Health Services will host "Vaccinate Contra Costa" with free flu shots today from 1-7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole Tucker, on Nov 10, 2010 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

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Tesoro Refinery spewing black smoke

A power outage at Tesoro's Golden Eagle refinery in Martinez has caused excessive flaring at the refinery, prompting health...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sarah P, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 844 Views

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'Spirit of Danville' shopping event in downtown Danville tonight

Discover Danville will host a pre-holiday shopping event "Spirit of Danville" tonight from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stewart, on Nov 11, 2010 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Listen to music by Marcus Shelby's Trio on Sunday

Jazz@Peace concert series will feature Marcus Shelby's Trio at 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at Peace Lutheran Church, 3201 Camino...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 14, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 935 Views

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Fresh and Easy plans 2011 opening in Danville

It took longer than expected, but Fresh and Easy plans to open in Danville in the early part of next year. Company spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1517 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Used bikes can change people's lives

Have an old bike sitting around? Let the magicians at Adopt a Family Bike program restore it to pristine condition and then...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Tania Hanson-DeYoung, on Nov 18, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 949 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cloudy weather causes up to 50-minute delays at SFO

A ground delay program will be in effect for most of the day today for flights arriving at San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Nov 19, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food donations are still being accepted

Shannon B. Jones Law Group is accepting donations for a food drive that will benefit the Contra Costa Food Bank until tomorrow,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 22, 2010 at 7:56 am | 1 comment | 868 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BREAKING NEWS***McNerney increases vote and percentage lead

Our fine Congressman Jerry McNerney has increased his vote count lead to 2474 votes and increased his percentage lead to...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tick risk rises in the fall

Mosquito Bytes, the monthly newsletter of the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District, reports that fall is the time...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

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Streetwise: What do you hope to get from Santa Claus?

Christmas gifts are on everyone's minds -- giving and getting -- as we settle into the holidays. Streetwise reporter Stan...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Tree Lighting tonight

Let there be lights! say Father Christmas and the Snow Angel every year at this time, the day after Thanksgiving. This year's...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 26, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are you looking for a group to play Mah Jong?

The Alamo Women's Club has a spot for you to play Mah Jong! The group meets two times a month in a member's home. If you...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cindy Lindstrom, on Nov 29, 2010 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

RESTAURANTS

pascals

its been a great place to go and have my morning coffee and chat with nice people.thank you ladies for a great five years.hope...

Original post made by bob hubbard on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Terry, on Dec 1, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 2122 Views

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Get SMART with new emergency service

Give your vital information to emergency personnel in advance of an actual emergency with SMART911, a new service of the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:48 am | 1 comment | 1049 Views

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Streetwise: What do you fear?

Danville residents have weathered the economic storm, survived the harsh cold of November and still managed to keep their...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Dec 2, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville woman honored for lending a helping hand - and hoof

Danville resident Melanie Buerke, founder of nonprofit SonRise Equestrian Foundation in Castro Valley, was one of six honorees...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Patti, on Dec 3, 2010 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 1213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Would-be robbers locked out of Walnut Creek Panda Express

Two would-be robbers who planned to fleece a Walnut Creek restaurant were out of luck Thursday night when restaurant workers...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by TheBitchyWaiter, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1571 Views

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Streetwise: What is your favorite thing to do in the San Ramon Valley?

To some Danville may seem like a boring, sleepy town, but residents know better. Roving reporter Stan Wharton recently went...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Dec 10, 2010 at 6:55 am | 1 comment | 905 Views
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