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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 | 1627 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 | 1627 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 | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly OKs statewide schools bond for November ballot

The State Assembly unanimously passed a bill on May 29 that would place a statewide school facilities bond on the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:18 am | 22 comments | 1626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County plans busing for SRV schools

Transportation officials told the Alamo Community Council that affordable school busing will be provided to the San Ramon...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by anand, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 1625 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 | 1625 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 | 1625 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 | 1624 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 | 1624 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 | 1624 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 | 1622 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Primary results set stage for local Congress, Assembly runoffs

San Ramon Valley residents were among the voters who set the stage for federal and state runoffs in November, elected officials...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Samantha Rios, on Jun 7, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 1622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise

Asked at Sideboard Neighborhood Coffee House and Kitchen Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4493...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 10, 2008 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1621 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kiwanis charging full steam ahead for July 3-4

Have fun by taking part in the Hay Days festivities on July 3-4 in downtown Danville. That's the message these days from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 9, 2008 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1621 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Looking at homework

Some parents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are pushing for the district to reevaluate its 13-year-old policy...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Feb 26, 2008 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1620 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

T'ai Chi Ch'uan

The room is completely quiet as adult students of all ages line up on the hard, shiny floor. Teacher Bob Kipper stands in...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2007
Last comment by vkipper@lycos.com, on Dec 30, 2007 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Re-elect Piepho supervisor

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho and her former mentor Guy Houston are in an impassioned fight to represent District 3 on the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Danielle, on May 27, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 1618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Slow down' warning hurts neighbors' eyes

In Tim Brennan's home is an expansive window with a picturesque view of green trees, rolling hills, his neighbors' beautifully...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Debra Pineda, on Jun 10, 2008 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diablo Vista Middle School students are top mathletes

A group of four students from Diablo Vista Middle School -- three eighth graders and one sixth grader -- ranked among the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jianqin Wang, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 1618 Views
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