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Honoring our veterans

A 21-year-old war veteran and amputee told students he felt grateful to be alive, at St. Isidore School last Friday, as part...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 16, 2007 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

An ugly Choice

Posted at the request of the author Dear Hal and neighbors, The last three District 3 supervisors have carried on the...

Original post made by Margaret Sampson on May. 11, 2008
Last comment by Karen Sexton, on May 21, 2008 at 12:59 pm | 12 comments | 1598 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: Staring for a living

As a kid, I would always get caught staring at people. I'd be studying the lines on an old man's face or the way a teenage...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by jenni brooks, on Apr 21, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 1597 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 | 1597 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's now Mayor Candace Andersen

Town Councilwoman Candace Andersen was installed as the new Danville Mayor for 2008 on Tuesday evening, and Councilman Newell...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by Dolores, Editor, on Dec 14, 2007 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tween scene: Jonas-mania

Exploits of the DeRita family of Danville strike envy into young hearts: Teens Stephani, Brittani and little brother Jarid...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Aerika, on Aug 29, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Probable cases of swine flu close elementary school in Pittsburg

Highlands Elementary School in Pittsburg is closed today in response to three students who have been diagnosed with probable...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1596 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wolves advance to championship; De La Salle tromps Mustangs

Danville scores on the football field were lopsided Friday night, as San Ramon Valley High prevailed 59-7 over College Park...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Justice vs Fear...and Justice, for this moment, prevails

My faith in the American judicial system is, for this moment, restored. Equal rights for ALL is the foundation of our country,...

Original post made by Caroline on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Sep 4, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Operation Welcome Home honors local heroes

Mayors of Danville, Dublin, and San Ramon honored military residents home for the holidays for their service to the country...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1592 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Tickets are available to meet CityRead author starting today

CityRead will conclude with a special presentation featuring this year's CityRead book ("Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Isabel Lau, on Sep 20, 2011 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Monte Vista to get new principal

The School Board took action in closed session Tuesday night for a new principal to take the helm at Monte Vista High School....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by educatorfromoutside, on Nov 22, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 30 comments | 1591 Views

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New hope for torn tendons

Milt Vardakis, an avid sportsman from Danville, searched in desperation for a solution to the severe pain in his tendon,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by philippa ashton, on May 12, 2008 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1590 Views

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Tragic Grand Canyon fall kills Blackhawk man

Blackhawk resident John Russell Presley, 63, died after a 70-foot fall Thursday in the Grand Canyon National Park. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Luke, on Sep 6, 2008 at 12:13 am | 1 comment | 1589 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Town discusses vets hall ownership with county

Danville may take over ownership of the Veterans Memorial Building on Hartz Avenue from the county in the near future, which...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 16, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 1587 Views

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Assembly candidates press their cases

Fiscal health. No new taxes. Self-reliance. These are three qualities lacking in Sacramento, said Republican political candidates. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 23, 2008 at 7:12 am | 2 comments | 1587 Views

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 | 1586 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVFPD receives international accreditation

It is official: the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is the first agency is accredited by a unanimous vote from...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 1, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 18 comments | 1585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County suggests 'Alamo Boulevard'

What's in a name? Quite a bit, county staff says. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3621...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2007
Last comment by Forest Warn, on Oct 29, 2007 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 1584 Views

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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 | 1584 Views
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