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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candle blamed for Alamo blaze

An unattended candle in a three-story house on Vine Lane in Alamo is being blamed for a blaze this morning that caused $500,000...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP reports rise in DUI arrests over Labor Day

Officials with the Avoid the 25 program have completed their Labor Day Enforcement action, and are reporting that area-wide...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hans, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Have Mixed Emotions About "Danville Weekly" Going Online Only

(Danville, California) Call me old-fashioned, but at age 50 I still love the feel and texture of a newspaper. As I wrote...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jimmy Carter is not a man of peace

Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize. Presumably he was awarded this high honor for promoting peace in the world. Unfortunately...

Original post made by Fred F on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Sep 21, 2009 at 10:23 am | 15 comments | 1491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who should be the new Danville Council Member?

Dear Dolores, This morning, Danville neighborhoods' e-exchanges in the Diablo Vista region north of Diablo Road are discussing...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 1014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Art Space: Poetry is alive and well in Danville and environs

San Ramon resident Bob Eastwood is a poet and a painter. In the former role, he leads The Poets' Society, a group of local...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Stan Morner, on Sep 20, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1238 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police Log

The following information is provided by the Danville Police Department. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6587...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by smithoman, on Sep 20, 2009 at 12:06 pm | 11 comments | 1799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputies continue probe in Fuchs killing

Investigators with the Contra Costa Sheriff's Department continue to work on making arrests in the January murder of Danville...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Sep 19, 2009 at 11:30 am | 33 comments | 2622 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Teen Wire: Learning while earning

A student walks into the local Target looking for a part-time job, only to find that 30 others have applied for the same...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Wendy Mukai, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Net Jargon is not communication

Dear Gina C. Allen, In markets of technology, no jargon has grown faster than the misuse of English words in describing...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What should be the qualifications of an Alamo MAC member?

Dear Dolores, In the e-exchanges of our regional and corridor neighborhoods, a common question is "WHO is qualified to...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by RandyB, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locked Threads

I have locked the threads that were going off topic, becoming abusive and / or contained inappropriate language (astericks...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by leo, on Sep 17, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 1337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The importance of being Earnest

Dear Dolores, In commentary, we humans have developed the skill of avoiding communication and creating confrontation....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Gardner, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man in van causes alarm at school

A student walking home from Los Cerros Middle School reported that an unknown male in a white van followed him part of the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by details, on Sep 17, 2009 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 1428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunches may see price hike

The cost of buying a hot lunch in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District may be going up, as trustees examine ways...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 1841 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protect Marriage - Support the 2010 California Marriage Protection Act

I remember how vehemently this area fought to protect marriage last fall from the gay couples who wanted to steal the institution...

Original post made by Just so you know on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should be the role of LAFCO in our corridor??

Dear Gina C. Allen, Thank you for focusing commentary on issues in our region and removing the pulpit of a handful that...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony

The Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley is again sponsoring a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11 at...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo woman selected for LAFCO

Residents in the southern part of Contra Costa County have an additional voice representing their interests, as Alamo resident...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jack B., on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 1060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is your opinion of our Danville schools?

Letís start some real conversations about our Danville schools. Students: Do you feel safe in your Danville school? ...

Original post made by Marie on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by has to be anonymous, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:57 am | 78 comments | 4334 Views
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