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Obituary: David Wayne Smith

David Wayne Smith of Danville died Aug. 11 in Sturgis, S.D. He was 41. He is survived by his loving wife Kathy; beautiful...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Aug 20, 2010 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 1511 Views

SPORTS

Are you done yet? Final comments

Dear Dolores, REF: http://www.danvilleweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2101 It seems that Gina does not wish to...

Original post made by Hal on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

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Art and Wine Stroll tonight in downtown Danville

Discover Danville Association will host the Art and Wine Stroll tonight from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 19, in downtown Danville,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Preserve Danville's beauty by limiting housing development

"I'd like to bring up an issue that, I am sure, crosses the minds of planners when housing developments are going up. My...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise: How do you feel about the amount of homework students are assigned?

With school starting in a matter of days, students are preparing to say "goodbye" to the carefree nature of summer and "hello"...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sally N., on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 18 comments | 2866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Services for Justin De Young planned for Friday morning

A memorial service for San Ramon Valley High School alumni Justin De Young are scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 20 at...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by bz, on Aug 18, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

SPORTS

Incumbents Stepper, Storer appointed to Town Council

In a unanimous vote, the three Town Council members voted to appoint fellow members Vice Mayor Karen Stepper and Councilman...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 6 comments | 2033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney introduces bil with death benefits for military survivors

Bill would refund some taxes of fallen troops By Rick Maze - Staff writer Air Force Times A California lawmaker wants...

Original post made by Chet on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Aug 17, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 3 comments | 1498 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Camino Tassajara facelift begins today

The drive down Camino Tassajara is getting some changes as a part of a $5.2 million project to repair and resurface five...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by dbrower, on Aug 17, 2010 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 1397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen Killed

My child woke me at 3 am this morning to inform me a classmate of theirs was killed about an hour previous. HUg your kids,...

Original post made by nancy s. on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by San Ramon Senior, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 4 comments | 1688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

First Friday in December becomes California Civics Day for teachers

A resolution establishing an annual "Civic Day for the Teacher," sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th), was signed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 12 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest may be coming in teen shooting death

The investigation into the shooting death of a 17-year-old San Ramon Valley High School senior may soon yield an arrest,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick's Keeper, on Aug 16, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 35 comments | 4373 Views

SPORTS

Mustang players kick off season with a third place finish

The Mustang Pride U9 girls recently took third place in their first tournament, the Novato Classic, Aug. 7-8. Pictured are...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen, on Aug 16, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Last chance to donate backpacks to Packs With Love

Packs With Love is asking for donations of used backpacks to benefit the homeless kids in the Richmond school district. The...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by MyKydzMom, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ski swap cancelled after 32 years

The popular ski swap held at San Ramon Valley High School on the first weekend of every November has been cancelled this...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Treebeard, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More drivers being cited for cell phone use in enforcement campaign

The California Highway Patrol has reported an increase in citations given out to drivers using cell phones during this year's...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:08 am | 3 comments | 1290 Views

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Camino Tassajara undergoing facelift

By the end of the year, Danville's longest major thoroughfare will be less bumpy and safer for pedestrians. And, it'll be...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 1614 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More backpacks needed by Aug. 16

Remember Madison and Mackinsey Mascali? The 13 and 10 year olds spent much of their summer collecting backpacks for needy...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah DeJesus, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council vacancies likely to be appointed Monday

Members of the Town Council are scheduled to gather at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 16 to vote on appointing incumbents rather than...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Just Plain HAL, on Aug 15, 2010 at 8:11 am | 11 comments | 1163 Views

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Firemen receive medals of honor for heroic work in fighting Blackhawk house fire

Eight firefighters with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District recently received medals of honor for their work in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by oscar, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:51 am | 23 comments | 2116 Views
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