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144th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games this weekend

More than 25 pipe bands from the U.S. and Canada as well as athletes will be competing at the games on Saturday-Sunday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Marion, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Iron Horse Trail: too much horse manure!!

Dear Dolores, It is time that horse owners clean up the manure left by their animals in the same manner as dog owners....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Shemp, on Sep 2, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Epicure: Time for after-school snacks ... again!

Growing up in Miami, my after-school snacks were often something juicy plucked from a backyard tree - a mango, banana, guava...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 2, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District forming Measure C committee

Residents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District interested in overseeing expenditures of the funds raised from...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Dan Parnas, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1390 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fire Vote?

I understand that the Governator extended the time the polls were open so that 6 Contra Costa firefighters would be able...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1196 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voters trickling in to polls

Ann Smith receives her ballot from election worker Shirley Scolini around 8:30 a.m. this morning at the 11th Precinct polls...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1333 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar bagged by sharp-eyed neighbor

An early morning burglar was stymied last week through the actions of a vigilant neighbor. Danville Police Department Lt....

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 1, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing in the sunset

Music in the Park concluded for Danville on Saturday evening with a performance by "Take 2" and a beautiful sunset. The popular...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mike and debbie, on Sep 1, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 866 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Hands Free' enforcement set for Tuesday

Bay Area residents might want to charge up their earpieces tonight, as Tuesday will be another of the California Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Roscoe, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilman hospitalized with meningitis

Long time Danville Town Council member Mike Shimansky is listed in serious condition in a San Diego hospital, where he is...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Barbara Mahan, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:52 am | 16 comments | 1459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet with the mayor this Friday morning

Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich invites residents to join him for a light repast at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 4, and to hear...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Duffy, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mother, son found dead on Mount Diablo in suspected murder-suicide

A Walnut Creek woman and her teenage son were found fatally shot Friday night on top of Mount Diablo in a case that appears...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by allyn, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:30 am | 4 comments | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens want to comfort troops

Two Danville boys, Evan Mossop, 16, and Julian Mossop, 13, are collecting paperback books, DVDs, CDs and books on tape or...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by marcy, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 959 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Michael Jackson ride popular at fair in Pleasanton

Michael Jackson's Balloon Samba ride for children is a big draw at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, which runs through...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Lesli, on Aug 29, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Time For Remembering 9-11

The Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley is again sponsoring a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at the All Wars Memorial in Oak...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Aug. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eco-Festival this weekend

The first San Ramon Eco-Festival is a free two-day event aiming to provide good green fun for everyone and will be held from...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe Queirolo, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 1003 Views

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The Liberal "Lion"

Remember, a lion is a scavenger....

Original post made by Fred F on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 29, 2009 at 10:33 am | 6 comments | 1272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DUI crackdown is under way

In an effort to curb the number of deaths that occur annually as a result of impaired driving, members of 25 law enforcement...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by CaneThem, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Film Fest moves to Orinda; Tippi Hedren to attend September fundraiser

The California Independent Film Festival Association has moved its 2010 Film Festival to Orinda, its board members announced,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Birds, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman's condition still stable

Friends and family of Danville Town Councilman Mike Shimansky continue to wait for a change in the stricken man's condition....

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Barb, on Aug 28, 2009 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 861 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,953 views

Endorsement thoughts
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,298 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 591 views