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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 | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speed Traps

As I drive down Diablo Road going towards Hartz Avenue, I always notice a motorcycle cop sitting on the right hand side of...

Original post made by Lucy on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Mike Rafone, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 19 comments | 1926 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E Outage 5/3 Greenbrook/Crow Canyon CC

Anyone know the reason for the electric outage yesterday afternoon/evening in the Greenbrook/Crow Canyon Country Club area?...

Original post made by Janet W. on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 1926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo man dies when bus hits taxi in D.C.

Bartlett M. Tabor, 55, an Alamo resident and senior executive in San Francisco for Capmark Financial Group, was killed in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen Willey, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1925 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deputies talking to Alamo teens about political sign thefts

Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies are interviewing a pair of Alamo teenagers in connection with the theft of 20 political...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 15 comments | 1925 Views

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Analysis confirms that Alamo Incorporation is fiscally sound

The Comprehensive Fiscal Analysis (CFA) has been released and is available as a pdf file on our website. As expected,...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Spike Marvel, on Aug 9, 2008 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mothers of invention

Michele Wong didn't like the mess when Courtney, 3, maneuvered her veggies around her plate with an unsteady spoon all the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 1924 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Stallone Trivia

Yep, Sylvester Stallone starred in a very popular movie, "First Blood," in 1982. It was so popular that they came out with...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Jun. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers gather to protest Social Security offsets

Hundreds of teachers, outraged over a pair of programs that take away Social Security benefits, turned out at a March 21...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Teacher X, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments | 1923 Views

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San Ramon: Former bank executive pleads guilty to conspiracy

A San Ramon man and former bank executive pleaded guilty to conspiracy Tuesday for false and misleading financial reporting...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by carlmeyer, on Nov 30, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 4 comments | 1923 Views

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Million dollar house fire in Alamo

Firefighters responded to a fire at 5:19 a.m. this morning at a house undergoing renovations in the 900 block of Danville...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Emil, on Feb 21, 2008 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1921 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man defrauded in lotto scam

An act of kindness cost a Danville resident dearly, when he was bilked out of thousands of dollars in a scam involving the...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Scott J, on Mar 4, 2009 at 6:20 am | 11 comments | 1921 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 1921 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 | 1921 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 | 1920 Views

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Danville lights up for the holidays

Let there be light! And there was, as Danville lit up the Old Oak Tree on Diablo Road on Friday evening. The celebration...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by Demetrius, on Nov 26, 2007 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

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Dirty politics

Emotions are running high in the Alamo incorporation election, but that is no reason to start playing dirty. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 32 comments | 1920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cyclist injured in Diablo crash

A bicyclist was injured after he was forced off the roadway by a car in Diablo on Saturday morning, fire and California Highway...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by HitnRun FU, on Mar 25, 2015 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 1919 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 1917 Views

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Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Willy T, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 12 comments | 1917 Views
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Why I'm now supporting Bernie Sanders
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,616 views

Call Alice ...
By Tom Cushing | 15 comments | 724 views

Getting Organized for Your Junior Year in High School
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 593 views