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AROUND TOWN

Stop being hypocrites!

This was originally posted to the "medical marijuana" story. I figured I'd post it here, as well: As a Danville business...

Original post made by KNator on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Lola, on Oct 20, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 38 comments | 2437 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney, Garamendi join Democrats to pass historic health care reform

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman called "a critical step," was approved Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rainman, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:26 am | 106 comments | 2434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mother, son found dead on Mount Diablo in suspected murder-suicide

A Walnut Creek woman and her teenage son were found fatally shot Friday night on top of Mount Diablo in a case that appears...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by allyn, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:30 am | 4 comments | 2431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DPD: Pittsburg residents arrested after 'casing' neighborhood

Four Pittsburg residents were arrested Tuesday in Danville on a variety of charges, including drug counts and probation violations,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:59 am | 10 comments | 2427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drink, dance and be merry at the Alamo Music and Wine Festival

Come out to the 31st annual Alamo Music and Wine Festival from noon-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Music provided by Push...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by boy george, on Sep 6, 2013 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 2413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community Presbyterian leaves mother church, joins Evangelical group

Danville's Community Presbyterian Church recently seceded from its mother church in favor of joining a more conservative...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by George, on Aug 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 97 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three charged in St. Isidore's investigation

Police Chief Steve Simpkins said the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has charged Kathleen Dake, 58 of Blackhawk;...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Inman, on May 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 35 comments | 2411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fuzzy Duds

Kids (and adults!) around here have the hots for Fuzzy Duds - zany polar fleece shorts. They come in different colors and...

Original post made by jdoronila@DanvilleWeekly.com on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JTK, on Jul 12, 2007 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Bail set at $350K for Schierholtz after multiple hit-and-run DUI crashes

An allegedly drunk, unlicensed driver made a total of five hit and run collisions Sunday, hitting a bicyclist, a pedestrian,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by jenny, on Aug 5, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 94 comments | 2399 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 14, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 10 comments | 2398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State officials warn of whooping cough epidemic

California is currently experiencing a whooping cough epidemic, according to the California Department of Public Health,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Jun 17, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 6 comments | 2385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was that major police action on Danville Blvd?

Not sure what transpired, but in front of Yardbirds (yes, I still call it Yardbirds) there were at least seven police and...

Original post made by Alamoan on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by bobs big boy statue, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 2382 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Night patrol

Rolling by a run-down house in a dark, woodsy part of Danville, Officer Mike Ireland sits up straight and gestures toward...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2007
Last comment by C_2e, on May 20, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 2380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Athenian students plant orchard to benefit food bank

Volunteers from The Athenian School created a campus fruit orchard that will benefit the Contra Costa Food Bank. Apples,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Area police investigate a string of burglaries after Feb. 2 incident

Police are investigating a string of thefts after a home burglary produced important leads. On the morning of Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Police Chief Steve Simpkins, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 18 comments | 2379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 8 opponents come out in force

More than 70 area residents of all ages turned out in Danville on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to rally support against Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Stewart, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:12 am | 70 comments | 2378 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Footbridge owners complying with request

Despite some moaning and groaning from Alamo and Danville folks living along the Iron Horse Trail, a county staff visit Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Ourseveneigh, on Dec 20, 2007 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros and cons of Alamo incorporation

The issue of Alamo incorporation has been polarizing the community with strong statements on both sides of the issue for...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ann Onymous, on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 45 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

What kind of Alamo Planning do you want?

CDSI Research Fellowship, in community courtesy, is gathering community opinion for presentation to our District 3 Commissioner,...

Original post made by Alamo Neighborhoods Forum on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Forest Warn, on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2368 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux will meet tonight

Times Book Club Redux is from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club and meets from 7-8 p.m., every six to eight weeks at independent...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Danilo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 2368 Views
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