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AROUND TOWN

Keeping the FORUM lively!

Dear Dolores, Many voters throughout and beyond our region, as readers of your on-line and print paper, have been searching...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Karen Sexton, on Nov 19, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 25 comments | 1623 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 | 1621 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are we missing the bus?

The bus system's caught in a Catch-22. People don't want to ride the bus if they have to wait an hour and walk a mile to...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Darrell Valente, on Mar 28, 2008 at 8:22 am | 6 comments | 1621 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dogs lock man out of air-conditioned car - on a hot day

Police responding to a report of animal cruelty Sunday instead found an owner outfoxed by his pets. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by winky dinky, on Aug 28, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers gather to protest Social Security offsets

Hundreds of teachers, outraged over a pair of programs that take away Social Security benefits, turned out at a March 21...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Teacher X, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments | 1621 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 | 1620 Views

SPORTS

A well misplaced word

Dear neighbors, After writing advertising copy and business prospectus for all these years, the opportunity to write a...

Original post made by Oxymo Ron on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 21, 2008 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 1620 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local bank exec sentenced for mortgage fraud scheme

San Ramon resident Joel Blanford was sentenced to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for a mortgage...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Norris Canyon, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo Wine & Music Fest this Saturday

The 25th annual Alamo Wine and Music Festival - or Block Party - will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, presented by Alamo Rotary....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Sep 6, 2007 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1619 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 | 1619 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 | 1619 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We should be proud of California election results

We in California are very proud of the 2010 election results in California. We rejected the fear and miss-information being...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Nov 8, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 19 comments | 1619 Views

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Predawn earthquake shakes up Danville

Some Danville and Alamo residents were shaken awake this morning at 4:42 a.m. by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake centered two...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jordan M. Doronila, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1618 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 | 1618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members picket Fresh & Easy worksite

Early Monday morning, members of Carpenters Union Local 405 marched outside the chain link fence set up around the former...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by maurice, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:41 am | 3 comments | 1617 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 | 1616 Views

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Mayors hope Washington trip brings some cash for roads

At the Tri-Valley Cities Council meeting Wednesday night, Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich said all five cities -- Danville,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tango, on Mar 8, 2013 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 1615 Views

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Alamo MAC to be decided Tuesday

The future of Alamo will be a topic of discussion at this Tuesday's meeting of the Contra Costa county Board of Supervisors....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 55 comments | 1613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Brett, on Apr 27, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1612 Views
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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 830 views

Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 619 views

Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 468 views

CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
By Gina Channell-Allen | 3 comments | 444 views

Five Will Get You Fives
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 155 views