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Actor Robin Williams dies; made his mark in Danville with 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his Bay Area home Monday, left his mark in Danville in the early-1990s with the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 84 Views

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Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 1182 Views

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America should be seen

Just saw the movie "America" in downtown Walnut Creek. It is highly thought-provoking. Conservatives should want to see...

Original post made by Phil Erupp on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 85 Views

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New Children's Book Highlights Shelter Pets

A new book by local San Ramon author Fern Dahlstrom highlights a homeless tabby cat named Charlie and his journey to find...

Original post made by F. Dahlstrom on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cathy, on Dec 17, 2012 at 6:54 am | 4 comments | 1083 Views

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Learn the secrets of da Vinci on Friday

Spend an evening with historian Ross King at Rakestraw Books (550 Hartz Ave.) on Friday, Nov. 9. In his compelling new book,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1073 Views

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Attend a special reading of 'Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart'

Join VoiceFlame for a special reading of "Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart," presented from 6:45-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reba, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views

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Sheriff Rupf announces retirement

Veteran Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren Rupf has announced that he will not be seeking another term in office, sparking...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
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'Moneyball' screening at Bishop Ranch 1 tonight

See the stars under the stars. Grab your family and friends and enjoy a special showing of the movie "Moneyball," starring...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Bishop Ranch, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:18 am | 3 comments | 1148 Views

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'Rome' review spot-on

Your review of Woody Allen's latest was on-the-mark. The vignettes were shallow, the acting terrible, Allen himself grossly...

Original post made by Cecil B. on Jul. 2, 2012
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Tickets are available to meet CityRead author starting today

CityRead will conclude with a special presentation featuring this year's CityRead book ("Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Isabel Lau, on Sep 20, 2011 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views

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Streetwise: What are you reading this summer?

Whether you're catching up on all your Harry Potter books in anticipation of the last film or are nose-deep in historical...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jul 15, 2011 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1576 Views

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Stallone Trivia

Yep, Sylvester Stallone starred in a very popular movie, "First Blood," in 1982. It was so popular that they came out with...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Jun. 21, 2011
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Danville police are freezin' for a reason

The Danville Police Department will be taking the Polar Bear Plunge for the third year with Special Olympics Northern California...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by asdf, on Feb 5, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

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Times Book Club Redux Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
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Times Book Club Redux - November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
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Pick up your copy of 'Highest Duty' today at the library

Flight 1549 and its dramatic landing on the Hudson River caught the world's attention in 2009. Join residents of Danville...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Sep 29, 2010 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2303 Views

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Times Book Club Redux will meet tonight

Times Book Club Redux is from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club and meets from 7-8 p.m., every six to eight weeks at independent...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Danilo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 2375 Views

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Times Book Club Redux - September Selection!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at independent bookstores in...

Original post made by Danilo on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Danilo, on Sep 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3409 Views

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Mind your manners

In her career of working with professional models in London, Wynne Dalley has long had a message for young girls. "It's not...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sally N., on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 2541 Views

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What is happening with the old Danville Hotel?

We have noticed a Construction trailer and fencing placed around the back side, on Railroad Ave.,of the old Danville Hotel,...

Original post made by Kathleen Boas on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 8, 2010 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 3511 Views
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