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AROUND TOWN

Starman remembered as an inspiration

The only thing missing from the celebration of life for Phil Hellsten this afternoon at Peace Lutheran Church in Danville...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Viers, on Jul 3, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 3 comments | 1480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board discusses plan for Measure C oversight

With the May 5 passage of Measure C, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education are now faced...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 3, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 6 comments | 1463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools keep small classes for one more year

Despite the ongoing fiscal uncertainty at the state level, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 18 comments | 2172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is QUALIFIED to replace Ellen O. Tauscher?

Dear Dolores, Please read: http://www.contracostatimes.com/lisavorderbrueggen/ci_12019578?nclick_check=1 This morning's...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 2819 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan kicks off her campaign for 10th congressional district seat

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo), who was elected to represent the 15th District in November, kicked off her...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 2249 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressional election holds many twists and turns

Last week's confirmation of U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher of Alamo as Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1529 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SRV Times Editorial Cartoon

Does anyone have the slightest idea what today's editorial cartoon in today's SRV Times means?...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:56 am | 3 comments | 1697 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville businesses might get SBA assistance

A new program through the Small Business Administration may provide local business owners with the capital they need to get...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Neal Gordon, on Jul 3, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nip and tuck

In a crowded restaurant, a woman hikes up her skirt to show a plastic surgeon her thigh. At a private party, another corners...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Laura, on Jul 2, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 2720 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's official - coast redwoods off protected list

The ongoing saga of whether or not coast redwoods would remain protected trees came to an end at the last Danville Town Council...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 1184 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters to the editor

<B>No MAC for Alamo Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6260 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Triogenes, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:20 am | 9 comments | 1436 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo Today, Sharon Burke and the AIA: a good READ!

Dear Dolores and neighbors, In the Alamo Today arriving in your mail, you will find some quality review of Alamo area...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Halamo, on Jun 30, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 5 comments | 1136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should the Alamo Business District be its own special district?

Dear Dolores, I would hope your readers would consider Alamo's business district as a regional destination for retail,...

Original post made by Hal Bailey, CDSI Research on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1469 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Check out these videos of Starman

Phil "Starman" Hellsten lives on in his art, in people's memories - and on video. Check out these clips on youtube.com to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Josh & Shawna Pinkston, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costans are watching Alamo's MAC results!!

Dear Dolores, Contra Costans are becoming more one community with the advent of e-exchanges. This morning, Kensington,...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 9 comments | 1380 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk residents rebuff plan to sell parcels

A recent proposal by Blackhawk Country Club to rezone two parcels of land from "Parks and Recreation" to "Residential" hit...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by White Hawk, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

A cooler summer for Danville kids

The water features at Danville parks will be turned on July 1 since EBMUD has lifted restrictions on water usage that have...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Barb, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tauscher confirmed for top U.S. arms control post

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-Alamo, was confirmed by the Senate late Thursday as under secretary for Arms Control and International...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Campaigner, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A MAC: more reasons for a strong AIA!!

Dear Dolores, Mary N. Piepho is unilaterally creating a Municipal Advisory Council in Alamo as gatekeepers for Contra...

Original post made by Community courtesy on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Halamo, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:52 am | 41 comments | 2391 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 801 views

L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 537 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 443 views

BAMPFA
By John A. Barry | 0 comments | 93 views