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Alamo Mortgage Corp. broker charged with fraud

A longtime Walnut Creek real estate broker and Alamo Mortgage Corp. officer is in jail after allegedly defrauding his neighbors...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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Thank YOU, Danville Weekly

Dolores, May you and all the staff at The Danville Weekly celebrate our thanks for an exceptional job of reporting, communicating...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Karen Miranda, on Nov 28, 2007 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1883 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressional candidates debate from left to right

The five candidates seeking to represent the 10th Congressional District break down into a group of three on the left and...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 3, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 27 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conflicts in the Iron Horse Corridor

Posted at the request of the author Dear neighbors, The Iron Horse Corridor created by the SPRR San Ramon Branch Line...

Original post made by Susan West on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ernie Wells, CDSI, on Feb 20, 2008 at 7:55 am | 5 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie

When 10 percent of the country holds three-quarters of its wealth, what's a tapped-out, ticked-off middle class to do? In...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:25 am | 35 comments | 1881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Down Syndrome Education Alliance launched at San Ramon Valley schools

Developmentally disabled students in the San Ramon Valley will now receive extra attention to ensure scholastic success,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by eloise, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 15 comments | 1881 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 | 1880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville pilot hailed as hero after landing US Airways jet in the Hudson

Quick thinking by Danville resident pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was credited with saving the lives of the passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Suzie Forsyth, on Jul 13, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 16 comments | 1880 Views

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Ice cream company recalls products for potential health risks

Helados La Tapatia, a large ice-cream distributor, has issued a recall for its ice cream, popsicles, fruit bars, fruit cups...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Ignorance in the Burbs, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 12 comments | 1880 Views

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EBMUD OKs 15% voluntary cutback, drought rate structure

The East Bay Municipal Utility District Board of Directors approved a handful of drought-related measures Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ann Mitch, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 1880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The ART of the Canard

Dear neighbors, We have laughed many times at "Just yell DUCK!" when we hear a canard. Not the French bird, but a false,...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Dana Trask, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

SPORTS

A well misplaced word

Dear neighbors, After writing advertising copy and business prospectus for all these years, the opportunity to write a...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 21, 2008 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 1879 Views

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Danville buys multi-million dollar building for beautification

The Danville Town Council and Community Development Agency allocated $2.6 million night for the purchase of a building as...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Feb 4, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 14 comments | 1879 Views

SPORTS

Pineda gets Madden scholarship to Choate

Monte Vista High School student Ale Pineda has been awarded the John Madden Family Scholarship to attend prep school at Choate...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Ilda Ordonez & Family, on May 1, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

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Legal graffiti ugly on Danville streets

Bob and Jennifer Fish were out for an evening walk when they came across a mess of colorful, spray-painted markings on the...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 24, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 1877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary suspects arrested after woman finds them in her San Ramon home

Two men were arrested Tuesday afternoon on burglary charges after a woman reportedly caught them in the act in her home in...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Abbondanza, on May 10, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 18 comments | 1877 Views

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Lyndon LaRouche NutJobs Spotted

For the second time in the last few weeks, I noticed a pair of fringe types planting themselves on - and illegally blocking...

Original post made by Derek on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:19 am | 19 comments | 1877 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 | 1876 Views

SPORTS

North Coast Section OKs continued use of metal baseball bats

High School baseball players from Bay Area communities up to the Oregon border will still be able to use metal bats during...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by USF Don, on May 28, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 1876 Views

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Drunk in public results in arrest

Danville police arrested a loud, staggering 48-year-old drunk woman at Meenar's Bar last week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 1875 Views
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