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What's up with Sphere of Influence?

A sphere of influence (SOI) is an area or region over which an organization or state exerts some kind of indirect cultural,...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cass Stanton, on Feb 3, 2008 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2409 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tonight, the State of the Union: who knows?

Dear Neighbors, Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- George W. Bush, struggling to stay relevant in the twilight of his presidency,...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 3, 2008 at 8:08 am | 4 comments | 1714 Views

SPORTS

Third time for the Blast

The Danville Mustang Blast U-13 Girls were able to bring home another Championship Victory from the 2007 Nor Cal State Cup...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Bethoney Ritter, on Feb 2, 2008 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1979 Views

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Speaker addresses the 'Price of Privilege'

It's not that money is making kids unhappy. It's the values emphasized in affluent cultures, Madeline Levine, Ph.D., author...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by jimbo, on Feb 1, 2008 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Alamo really exist?

All things Alamo & Pop(u)lar e-chain, Carter Dobbs, Poplar Branch NC “Dear Neighbors, I have been reading many messages...

Original post made by Carter Dobbs on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Feb 1, 2008 at 7:24 am | 21 comments | 2174 Views

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The Wine Guy: Zinfandel now a 'rock star'

<B>2005 Ridge Zinfandel Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4009 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Feb 1, 2008 at 7:08 am | 2 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library closing Monday for two weeks

The library will close Monday, Jan. 28, and is scheduled to reopen Monday, Feb. 11, while the old carpeting is replaced by...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by fire32, on Jan 31, 2008 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thank you, John!

Democrat John Edwards is exiting the presidential race Wednesday, ending a scrappy underdog bid in which he steered his rivals...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just received an e-mail from Mary Piepho

"SUPERVISOR MARY N. PIEPHO RECEIVES BOARD SUPPORT TO REDUCE TRAFFIC FEES FOR COUNTY WINERIES AND OLIVE MILLS" - gee, thanks...

Original post made by S. Cavalli on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Mary Nejedly Piepho, on Jan 28, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 20 comments | 2867 Views

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Yes, Helen, there can be excitement on the FORUM

Dear Helen, As you noted today, this FORUM has gotten fairly dull as Alamo neighbors returned to private, neighbor-to-neighbor...

Original post made by The Butcher on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 28, 2008 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1515 Views

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Bill Baker blasts McNerney on Iraq stance

Criticism rained on U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney last week at Faz restaurant for his support of setting a timetable to withdraw...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Jan 26, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 9 comments | 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Into the forest

Joe Christianson discovered a little bit of heaven just east of Alamo after the last rains. He hiked into the Las Trampas...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Mike Hunt, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 1854 Views

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Snow scene at Mount Diablo

The temperature will remain in the 30s and 40s throughout the week, plus precipitation is forecast - which all adds up to...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 1792 Views

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What's up with the town below the house on the HILL?

It is like Brigadoon for the town that lies below the House on the top of (Mona Lisa) Hill. And Helen wants to know what's...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1564 Views

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Start the new year with T'ai Chi

The room is completely quiet as adult students of all ages line up on the hard, shiny floor. Teacher Bob Kipper stands in...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by astrideiland@hotmail.com, on Jan 24, 2008 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 1956 Views

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Mark Curtis leaving KTVU anchor spot

Mark Curtis - a Danville resident - is stepping down as anchor for KTVU Channel 2 News. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3021...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Sheila Garcia, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2266 Views

SPORTS

680 water polo team to nationals

The 680 Drivers Boys eighth-grade water polo team qualified first at the Pacific Zone Qualifier for the 07 Speedo Cup hosted...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jody Cambell Award Winner, on Jan 23, 2008 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 2228 Views

SPORTS

Why does it matter?

Posted with the permission of the author Dear neighbors, Sports is entertainment and this industry's performers are...

Original post made by Janis Connelly on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 23, 2008 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1864 Views

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are closed today to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Also, an interfaith...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Dede, on Jan 21, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1640 Views

SPORTS

You can do it! You can do it!

Girls Mustang Fury cheer from the sidelines for a penalty kick goal to break the tie in overtime at the U-14 Winter Turf...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jessie Zaph, on Jan 19, 2008 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2085 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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