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'Salute to Blue' gets green light

The Danville Town Council gave its go ahead to a large scale downtown fundraiser May 31 to benefit the family of slain Oakland...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on May 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1876 Views


Measure WW seeks trail funds

Measure WW seeks to extend a bond approved 20 years ago that would allow the East Bay Regional Park District to acquire land,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by Juley Hull, on Nov 3, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views


Alamo council candidate Vicki Koc

Read the full story here posted Thursday, January 8, 2009, 7:23...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by 20 Something Scott, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 22 comments | 1875 Views


Local fifth-graders earn World Finals spot

A team of fifth-grade students from San Ramon's Golden View Elementary School are heading to the "Odyssey of the Mind" World...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Sunil, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 1875 Views


Tri-Valley firehouse lightbulb has been on duty 24/7 since 1901

In 1901, an incandescent lightbulb was installed in a Tri-Valley firehouse to light the equipment, and it has burned on for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Wow., on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views


Alamo meeting Tuesday night to give facts on incorporation

The Alamo Incorporation Movement will hold a public meeting Tuesday to discuss Alamo's potential transition to cityhood....

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Apr 4, 2008 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views


Technology glitches tick off teachers

Teachers packed the school board meeting room Tuesday night and gave rocking applause to speakers who - while acknowledging...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by chris, on Dec 5, 2008 at 7:55 pm | 12 comments | 1871 Views


Judge reduces prison term for 'Dirty DUI' informant

Christopher Butler -- a former private investigator at the center of an East Bay corruption scandal who later cooperated...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Justice, on May 1, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 1871 Views


San Ramon council talks water conservation

The city of San Ramon and its Dougherty Valley residents are showing exemplary water conservation performance so far during...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1871 Views


Police: Teen arrested after chase from Danville to Orinda

A teenager from Antioch is facing a handful of charges after allegedly leading Danville police on a pursuit ending in Orinda...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by ND, on Sep 28, 2015 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 1871 Views


Political parties have post-convention fervor

The conventions have ended, the delegates have gone home. Now it falls to the candidates to secure electoral and popular...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Karen Sexton, on Sep 23, 2008 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 1869 Views


Readers Choice 2011 Winners

This year we held the second annual Readers Choice for everyone to vote for their favorite things in Danville and San Ramon....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ricky, on Sep 10, 2011 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 1869 Views


St. Joan Sharks win tourney

The St. Joan of Arc Sharks, a sixth-grade girls national basketball team, won the MVP Pre-Season Tournament in Martinez on...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Crysta, on Nov 29, 2008 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views


Night of shopping benefits San Ramon Valley schools

Join the Spirit of Danville Pre-Holiday Shopping and Dining Event, 5-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12 in Downtown Danville, the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jasmine, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 38 comments | 1868 Views


Remembering Virgie Jones: Alamo's historian, author, ambassador and friend

Virginia V. Jones, known as "Virgie," died Aug. 16 at the age of 92. Mrs. Jones was born in Raymond, Wash. on Nov. 26, 1917....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by margie reynolds, on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1867 Views


A Thanks To Beverly Lane

The recent article about the Povda history is just another example of how much I appreciate Ms. Lane's efforts to document...

Original post made by JRM on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1866 Views


Mount Diablo fire 90 percent contained; investigators suspect human activity sparked blaze

Crews are taming the Morgan Fire, which has charred an estimated 3,133 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park since...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 13, 2013 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1866 Views


A round of applause

Dear neighbors, We have seen volunteers and supporters on all sides of Alamo incorporation, media from all points of view,...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Apr 11, 2008 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1865 Views


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 | 1865 Views


Hot Summer Nights return for 19th year

Start up your engines and get on down to the Danville Hot Summer Nights Hot Rod and Classic Car Show tonight in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by allergictocorn, on Jul 18, 2013 at 8:35 am | 4 comments | 1865 Views
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Huddled Masses 2015
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 357 views