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AROUND TOWN

Tragic Grand Canyon fall kills Blackhawk man

Blackhawk resident John Russell Presley, 63, died after a 70-foot fall Thursday in the Grand Canyon National Park. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Luke, on Sep 6, 2008 at 12:13 am | 1 comment | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor highlights projects, fiscal responsibility in State of the Town speech

Mayor Candace Andersen delivered the annual State of the Town address Thursday afternoon, which highlighted the town's fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by CW, on Mar 30, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 32 comments | 2467 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: May your (fill in the blank) be merry and bright

Merry Christmas. Happy Holidays. How did these simple greetings become so infused with emotion? And I don't mean warm and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Dec 7, 2007 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 2467 Views

SPORTS

Can we celebrate world cup rugby?

Hey, South Africa is to play Argentina and England is to play France in the semi-finals. Can we have some enthusiasm? And...

Original post made by Harald Arthur on Oct. 9, 2007
Last comment by Forest Warn, on Oct 15, 2007 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2466 Views

AROUND TOWN

New hope for torn tendons

Milt Vardakis, an avid sportsman from Danville, searched in desperation for a solution to the severe pain in his tendon,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by philippa ashton, on May 12, 2008 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 2466 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Diablo Views: Sometimes you just have to do something

When something outstanding happens- whether it's tragic, wonderful or just out of the ordinary - we often feel the need to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Shirley F. Hutton, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demand an acceptable Incorporation Proposal

Alamo Incorporation Movement (AIM) is starting their fund raising drive to fund AIM Incorporation Application, Review and...

Original post made by Alamo neighborhoods forum on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by James Williams, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2465 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Field of Dreams dashed

The Planning Commission last night unanimously denied a permit for David Lowe to keep the 18,000-square-foot sports turf...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Call me Mike, on Sep 28, 2007 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

DVHS student wins $75,000 in national science competition

A Dougherty Valley High School senior was chosen as one of three second-place finishers awarded $75,000 in the Intel Science...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bea, on Mar 17, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 4 comments | 2463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Five more Alamo residents considering running for council

The Contra Costa County Elections Division reported today that five additional residents have taken out papers to run in...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Susan Waverley, on Dec 4, 2008 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 2461 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Concord teen identified in fatal crash Sunday morning

County officials have identified oncord resident Brandon Rosevear, 18, as the first victim in Sunday morning's fiery crash...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by joey carlson, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 2461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrests made in Thursday armed robbery

Danville Police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery Thursday night outside the McDonalds restaurant...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bif, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree Atack

On Labor Day, at around 2:00 PM, I was having my daily coffee on the bench outside Starbucks on Hearts, at cross section...

Original post made by kamran on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 4, 2008 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 2459 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2010 election results are in

After the all precincts were reported, the unofficial results of key local races were revealed around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 7, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 47 comments | 2459 Views

SPORTS

Cru's Crushers become champs in Nevada

The Danville Cru's Crushers showed Nevada a little bit about California baseball, winning the U10 Boys USSSA Sanctioned Carson...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Kylie Harrop- St.John, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 2458 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Actor Robin Williams dies; made his mark in Danville with 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his Bay Area home Monday, left his mark in Danville in the early-1990s with the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2458 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Vintage Danville' taking early orders

"Vintage Danville: 150 Years of Memories," a special history being written for Danville's sesquicentennial, can be preordered...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Dolores, on Nov 18, 2007 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

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Danville man wins Manischevitz cook-off

Danville resident Evan Levy was one of the two semifinalists with his Southwestern Potato Kugel at the Western finals of...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2007
Last comment by Ken Brody, on Dec 23, 2007 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sign up for the Sesquicentennial Ball

Discover Danville is hosting a Sesquicentennial Ball at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at Bridges Restaurant and Bar. The night...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Arnold21, on Oct 12, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 2457 Views

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Danville businesswoman killed in plane crash

A Lafayette couple died in a private plane crash over central Utah this weekend, according to a release. Mona and Peter Branagh...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Airline Pilot, on Jul 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2457 Views
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