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Veterans cheer over county transfer of Vet Hall to Danville

Just in time for Memorial Day the Danville Town Council has cleared the final hurdle to rebuild the Veteran's Memorial Building...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on May 30, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 2010 Views


Modern artist

Cyrus Shafizadeh, 6, seems deep in thought as he contemplates his next pencil strokes at the hands-on art exhibit at Danville's...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by HairyMan, on Nov 11, 2008 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 2010 Views


Trustees debate usage of bond funds

Members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education last week examined the needs of the district in...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Nov 4, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 2010 Views


Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for his...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Baker for Asesembly!, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 2010 Views


New pocket park for Alamo?

Unused land adjacent to the Iron Horse trail may become Alamo's newest park. The one-acre parcel on the corner of Danville...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:22 am | 6 comments | 2009 Views


Fatal overdose reported in Luckys parking lot

A man fatally overdosed in the Luckys parking lot off Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon on Friday afternoon. The victim was dead...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by question man, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 2009 Views


Court rules divorcing spouses must live apart to claim separate property

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Monday that divorcing couples must live in separate residences in order...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by sally a rodgers, on Jul 25, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 2009 Views


Orchard owner Armand Borel passes away

Armand Borel, owner of the last orchard in Danville, died peacefully April 19 at the age of 80. The Danville Weekly ran a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by dogfather, on May 11, 2009 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 2008 Views


Lady Mustangs are champs

Paige Southmayd holds her own on the Lacrosse field at Dublin High as the Monte Vista girls beat California High, 17-8, for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kristen, on May 27, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views


Exceptional Utility Bills

Dear Dolores, When PG&E offered me the opportunity to pay for three times the natural gas I actually used in December...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Careful Scrutiny, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:30 am | 11 comments | 2008 Views


Door-to-door solicitors 'Mr. Mom' raise skepticism

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door in Danville soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by scott cranner, on Jun 30, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 21 comments | 2008 Views


School district looks to the future

The future is coming - and it's got a hefty price tag. District Technology Director Bruce Chmielesky recently gave an update...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Amused!, on Jul 16, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 25 comments | 2006 Views


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 | 2005 Views


Baker introduces bill to prevent future BART strikes

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker -- who represents Alamo, Danville and San Ramon -- has introduced her first bill in the Assembly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 21 comments | 2005 Views


San Ramon to weigh ban on marijuana dispensaries

The San Ramon City Council is poised to consider permanently prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries later this year after...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2015 at 11:52 am | 10 comments | 2005 Views


Alamo Y plans still under discussion

Discussions are continuing regarding the future of the new YMCA facility planned to be built in Alamo, but no decisions have...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Mar 12, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 2004 Views


Supervisor on Saturday

Danville resident David Miller talks to District 3 County Supervisor Mary N. Piepho at her gathering Saturday morning creekside...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2007
Last comment by DAVID MILLER, on Sep 21, 2007 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 2002 Views


Danville, San Ramon among lowest unemployment rates in Contra Costa County

Local cities remain among those least affected by unemployment, with lower unemployment figures than other areas of Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2002 Views


VFW Post Commander Tony Carnemolla dies

Tony Carnemolla, 74, an Alamo resident who owned Dad's Locksmith in Danville and was Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Terry and Dee, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 24 comments | 2001 Views


Letters to the editor

<B>Infill development requires oversight Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Dec 1, 2007 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 2000 Views
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