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AROUND TOWN

'Cancer Transitions' series starts today

The "Cancer Transitions" series focuses on many of the psychosocial and practical issues faced once cancer treatment is over....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Leonard Vinci, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blue Shield of California 59% Premium Increase

Okay here we go, no coincidence this shocking increase is announced the day after the transition of power in the House...

Original post made by jrm on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by American, on Jan 8, 2011 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI arrests down, alcohol-related crashes up this year

Drunken driving arrests were down this holiday season in Contra Costa County, but alcohol- and drug-related crashes were...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 6, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 1372 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay-Delta named among nation's top 10 spots threatened by climate change

The San Francisco Bay-Delta, which is West Coast's largest estuary making up about 1,000 square miles, was named in a report...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jan 6, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'The best thing anyone could ever give away'

For Cyndee Ragan, donating a kidney to her cousin Michelle Ruffino was no big deal. "Because it was something that I could...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Tracy Pisenti, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1518 Views

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Air quality officials ask residents to refrain from wood burning this week

Air quality officials are asking Bay Area residents to refrain from burning wood or firelogs this week. Weather conditions...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by PWC, on Jan 5, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 17 comments | 1828 Views

SPORTS

Business Ethics and Youth Basketball

A few months ago the Pleasanton community experienced an extreme uproar over the Amador Valley H.S. varsity coach’s involvement...

Original post made by Referee on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Leatherball, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:58 pm | 55 comments | 14748 Views

SPORTS

Forum defined

Dear Dolores and Jessica, REF: http://www.danvilleweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2454 A Town Square Forum appropriate...

Original post made by Hal on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 5, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 16 comments | 3030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back to the future: town council and planning commission reconvene to discuss 2030 general plan

The Danville town council and planning commission met Tuesday night in a joint study session to discuss key policy issues...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Duffy, on Jan 5, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1395 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon plans quick action to replace retiring City Manager Moniz

San Ramon's City Council plans to move quickly to replace retiring City Manager Herb Moniz, who will leave the job in three...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 4, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2589 Views

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Jerry Brown sworn in as governor, Harris, Newsom to follow

A triumvirate of Democratic Bay Area politicians assumes the reins of the leadership of California today and in the coming...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by A realist, on Jan 4, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 1536 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Gee's Bend Quilter's' exhibit at the Bedford Gallery

Bedford Gallery presents "Gee's Bend Quilter's" exhibit in collaboration with Paulson Press until March 27, at the gallery,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County Supervior Piepho seeking new chief of staff

Tomi Van de Brooke, County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho's chief of staff, is leaving at the end of Dec. to work for East...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by J., on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dueling Pianos: Not your parents' piano bar

It's a Thursday night in downtown Danville and That Bar is packed. There's a line outside. This is not your typical piano...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Dan Gillogly, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 2398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD gets aggressive with bullies

The San Ramon school district is getting tough on bullies. The district recently reviewed its policy and has established...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:43 am | 33 comments | 4412 Views

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San Francisco wins high honors in nationwide booze battle

As if San Franciscans didn't have enough to be proud about, a new distinction has been bestowed upon the city by the bay:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 4779 Views

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Back to work for commissions and committees

The holiday season is officially over and it's back to work today for the dozens of Danville volunteers and public officials...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Duffy, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Working Sick at Safeway

Why is Safeway management allowed to bully its workers into working when they are ill? Who wants to see obvious coughing,...

Original post made by Alamo Resident on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by LMP, on Jan 3, 2011 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 5051 Views

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Donate new pajamas for foster kids

Donate new pajamas for foster kids at any Sleep Train location. The nearest store is located at 7916 Dublin Blvd., Dublin....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Dec 31, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1983 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise: What is your New Year's resolution for 2011?

Whether you make resolutions or not, someone will inevitably ask what yours are this time of year. In celebration of potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 31, 2010 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 3086 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
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3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
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