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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cal High evacuated due to bomb threat

California High School students and staff were evacuated to the football field late Monday morning after an anonymous caller...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Annilyse, on Sep 9, 2014 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 1799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Toughest job you'll ever love.'

In Paraguay, there's a slang word kids use for "cool" that also means "grandma." Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3724...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Steve, on Nov 9, 2007 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Snow scene at Mount Diablo

The temperature will remain in the 30s and 40s throughout the week, plus precipitation is forecast - which all adds up to...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 26, 2008 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 1796 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman kidnapped from business center parking lot then abandoned in Oakland hills

A woman leaving work in Walnut Creek Wednesday night was kidnapped by two men who forced her to withdraw money from various...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by LOUISE, on Nov 21, 2012 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Officials say airports are new front in human trafficking

Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Message from the publisher: Loss of public 'watchdogs'

Monday, Aug. 13, marked a day that will change the landscape of media in the East Bay. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3379...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 17, 2007 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1793 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did you hear that McNerney voted for ObamaCare?

Well Jerry never heard that either, or at least he would like you think that. But the unfortunate reality is that HE DID...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 58 comments | 1791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD gets ready for new teaching standards

Students in the San Ramon Valley can look forward to having to learn less, but think more deeply about what they learn as...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by rufous, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Houston declares run for county supervisor

State Assemblyman Guy Houston (R, San Ramon) declared his intention to run for Supervisor of District 3 this afternoon in...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Leonard Vinci, on Aug 3, 2007 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 1788 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville begins Railroad Avenue project

Danville's Railroad Avenue improvement project began this week. The one-year project aims to enhance the Railroad Avenue...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Danville Hartz, on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:33 am | 6 comments | 1788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be the Tri-Valley's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Antionio, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Price steps down, District appoints interim chief

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 1, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 8 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sun shines on Art in the Park

Weather predictions proved wrong, as Art in the Park fans enjoyed perfect fall weather on Saturday and Sunday. The Town of...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 9, 2007 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board outlines grim budget scenarios

Proponents of the Measure C parcel tax initiative had less than 24 hours to celebrate before being told that even with the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 37 comments | 1785 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reaching out to Alamo leaders

With Alamo incorporation on the ballot March 3, excitement is growing over selection of the first town council. Alamo Incorporation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Lisa Wright, on Nov 24, 2008 at 6:42 pm | 8 comments | 1784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great performance by Piepho in Oakley at BOS meeting

I'm sitting watching the BOS meeting on TV that was held in our City of Oakley council chambers. I was wondering why the...

Original post made by Oakleyite on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resdent, on Jan 22, 2012 at 8:09 pm | 50 comments | 1782 Views

SPORTS

Jessica, define the Express Forum, please

Dear Jessica, Danville neighborhoods have been discussing your Express Forum this morning with interest in defining its...

Original post made by Hal on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Dec 24, 2010 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please reconsider Stop sign at Prospect and Hartz..almost got ran over

Yesterday i was crossing Hartz Ave from E. Prospect with my 5 yr old niece and 3 year old nephew. As we waited for traffic...

Original post made by Danville Uncle on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Hubbard, on Jul 1, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 26 comments | 1780 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A lesson on the law of unintended consequences

An elderly widowed gentleman has been given the bad news from his doctor - he has less than six months to live. He's worked...

Original post made by Ann N. Imous on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Moron with an i, on Oct 28, 2008 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental group accuses town of illegal planning practices

Save Our Creek, a citizens group opposed to development at Magee Ranch in Danville, recently accused the town of Danville...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by GM, on Apr 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 47 comments | 1778 Views
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