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What is the political purpose of a 94507 MAC?

For Dolores Fox Ciardelli, Editor, The Danville Weekly After a long week’s review of Contra Costa County District 3 proposal...

Original post made by Community courtesy on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:20 am | 15 comments | 1284 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 | 1411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is an informed resident?

Dear Dolores, Today, neighbors in the Livorna West neighborhoods were defining an informed resident. Clearly, such specification...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 9, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 6 comments | 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville man getting kids on school buses

The Traffix board, which has been working on developing a student transportation plan for the past two years, has hired Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ellen Vanhole, on Jun 9, 2009 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 1585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: 'You have the right to do nothing'

A little white card arrived in my mail last week. At first glance, it seemed to be from Costco and I thought it must be time...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by danville resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rose Garden wants more 'personal services'

The Danville Planning Commission approved a parking variance request last week that will mean a wider variety of businesses...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jun 8, 2009 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Curtis talking to Exchange Club

Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley is hosting Mark Curtis at its meeting from noon-1 p.m., today, May 13, at Faz Restaurant,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 7, 2009 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 946 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donations down, say Blue Star Moms

The Blue Star Moms, who have offspring in the U.S. military, are known for the care packages they send to our troops in war...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 3 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

EBMUD: arbitrary allocation methods & penalties

A message to our region's neighbors from EBMUD: "Thank you for your efforts in conserving water. I know how difficult...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1161 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disincorporation: what are the advantages??

Dear Dolores, Let me suggest that Dawn's message this morning under the ACE story should be discussed separately: Posted...

Original post made by Community courtesy on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Karl Toland, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mount Diablo on list of endangered state parks

Mount Diablo is on the list of 200 state parks to close in Gov. Schwarzenegger's budget-cutting proposal. Beginning June...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by alamogal, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 8 comments | 1308 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A time for resignation or recall, Mary N. Piepho

Dear Dolores, Since June 2008, the recall of Mary N. Piepho, as district 3 supervisor, has been the focus of alliance...

Original post made by Community courtesy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Allen, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 16 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union questions furlough days

Teachers union president Darren Day told the school board May 26 that teachers had trouble understanding the "layoff days"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 1913 Views

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24 more leaders for the San Ramon Valley

The 24 newest members of Leadership San Ramon Valley will be honored Thursday, June 4, culminating the 10-month program,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 1734 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ace will be the place in Alamo

Months after the doors closed on Yardbirds in Alamo, a new hardware chain will be taking up residence in the shuttered facility....

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 12 comments | 1448 Views

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The Mountain Play, Mt. Tamalpias

Dear Dolores and neighbors, The Mountain Play, http://www.mountainplay.org/, still has tickets for an excellent production...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on May. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Salute to Blue' gets green light

The Danville Town Council gave its go ahead to a large scale downtown fundraiser May 31 to benefit the family of slain Oakland...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on May 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1531 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,004 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 641 views