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Streetwise

Asked on Hartz Avenue Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6171 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Jun 5, 2009 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 1158 Views

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BART fare hikes lower than original proposal

BART directors voted to increase fares less than originally recommended, raising basic rates by 6.1 percent and increasing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

SPORTS

Championship play

Yankees pitcher Sam Mink, No. 9, tags the Giants player on his way to second base as the Yankees head for a 7-4 win in this...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Mink, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville goes to the dogs

From Chihuahuas to Pyranees, the dogs were in downtown Danville this evening, as were those services that support them. Doggie...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Till, on Jun 12, 2009 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1495 Views

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Dad to hundreds

The term "empty nesters" will never apply to Danville couple Deanna and Dave Mitchell. Not only have they raised two children...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jun 15, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 1197 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Second swine flu-related death in Contra Costa County

A middle-aged Contra Costa County man with H1N1 (swine flu) has died. His death is the second in the county involving a person...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1674 Views

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McNerney seeks millions to keep things moving

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) released a list of transportation project funding requests Wednesday that he is submitting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

A cooler summer for Danville kids

The water features at Danville parks will be turned on July 1 since EBMUD has lifted restrictions on water usage that have...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Barb, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1138 Views

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1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views

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Check out these videos of Starman

Phil "Starman" Hellsten lives on in his art, in people's memories - and on video. Check out these clips on youtube.com to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Josh & Shawna Pinkston, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1438 Views

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Danville businesses might get SBA assistance

A new program through the Small Business Administration may provide local business owners with the capital they need to get...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Neal Gordon, on Jul 3, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1234 Views

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jOAN bUCHANON SUPPORTS BART UNIONS OVER BART RIDERS

BY SIGNING A LETTER WARNING BART NOT TO NEGOTIATE AGGRESSUVELY AGAINST FAT AND STILL GREEDY PUBLIC SERVICE UNIONS THAT ALREADY...

Original post made by ED COSGROVE on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 8, 2009 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1463 Views

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Sunrise over Diablo

Winter might bring waterfalls to our western hills and snow to Mount Diablo, but a recent summer hike along the Del Amigo...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bobaloo, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views

SPORTS

Rays are Majors league champs

The Rays beat the Orioles 3-2 on June 8 during a very close game up until the last inning. The Rays took a 1-0 lead in the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rays Fan, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1939 Views

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Sen. DeSaulnier's staff at farmers market

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier's staff will be at the Danville Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 11, to answer...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1560 Views

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 | 1545 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 | 1798 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 | 1724 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 | 1196 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 | 2216 Views
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