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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 1656 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Acro(nym) Phobia , on Apr 12, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 1656 Views

SPORTS

Stampeding to the top

The Mustang Stampede Division 3 Girls U11 played in four games at the 15th annual Tiburon/Mill Valley Fall Kick Off on Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by Siena, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vets Hall trees coming down soon

Trees at the Veterans Memorial Building on Hartz Avenue at Prospect in downtown Danville will be removed this month, say...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Jan 17, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 29 comments | 1655 Views

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EBMUD to consider calling for voluntary 10% water reduction

Danville residents and businesses could be on their way to receiving a direct request to conserve water. The EBMUD Board...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 1654 Views

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TV News Story on City Manager Salaries

Did anyone else see the story on the nightly news about the high salaries of California City Managers? The third highest...

Original post made by collins on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Penny, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 16 comments | 1653 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise: How should we solve our federal budget deficit problem?

With the clock ticking toward the potential of government default, some Danville residents have their own ideas about how...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by n, on Jul 27, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 19 comments | 1653 Views

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Feeding the lion

Well-wishers at the Danville Senior Center Chinese New Year's Celebration feed envelopes with offerings to the lion who danced...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 13, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

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Get away from it all - but not from the Danville Weekly

Folks take vacations to get away from their everyday life - but don't forget to take along your hometown newspaper. Be sure...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 2, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contributions to LAFCo Incorporation Studies

Dear neighbors, Please review this kind response from Ms. Lou Ann Texeira, Contra Costa LAFCo Executive Officer,ltexe@lafco.cccounty.us: "Just...

Original post made by CDSI Community Courtesy on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 19, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Would-be robbers locked out of Walnut Creek Panda Express

Two would-be robbers who planned to fleece a Walnut Creek restaurant were out of luck Thursday night when restaurant workers...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by TheBitchyWaiter, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boulevard of Trees historical information now on-line

Dear Neighbors, Some historical Information on Alamo's Boulevard of Trees Project is now available on the www.alamore.org...

Original post made by Steve Mick on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Susan West, on Apr 21, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 1650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math teacher arrested for allegedly soliciting student for sex

Police arrested a Heritage High School teacher on Friday on suspicion of soliciting a female student for sex, Brentwood police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by A Mathgeek, on Jan 28, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 7 comments | 1650 Views

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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 | 1649 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. 1648 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Our global positioning Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4249 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1648 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge postpones hearing for alleged Danville rapist after victim's plea

A Contra Costa County judge has postponed the hearing of a Danville teen accused of rape to consider his plea deal, after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by sad..., on Dec 31, 2011 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 1647 Views

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Bay Area officials declare 6th straight 'Spare the Air' day

Yet again, Bay Area residents are being asked to leave their fireplaces and wood stoves unlit during a sixth consecutive...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:14 am | 12 comments | 1647 Views

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Bay Area bank robber foiled by bad handwriting

Bad penmanship played a role in the arrest of a would-be bank robber in Antioch on Monday. The suspect approached a teller...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Stan Dupp, on Jan 9, 2014 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1647 Views

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Bay Area storm to bring rain, hail, cold temps

More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday (March 31), and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:38 am | 13 comments | 1647 Views
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Selma Soliloquy
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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
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