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McNerney supports bipartisan effort to reduce spending

Keeping his commitment to fiscal responsibility, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) voted today for a bipartisan measure...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:22 am | 15 comments | 2426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New blog, 'Reaching Out,' highlights service organizations

A big 'welcome' to Elaine Betts, whose new blog [http://www.danvilleweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2480 ==I Reaching...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Treebeard, on Jan 11, 2011 at 8:37 am | 3 comments | 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Gail, on Jan 11, 2011 at 6:24 am | 8 comments | 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mary Piepho's Danville Presence

Just asking, given her staff turnover in the news I just relected on the fact I drive by her office by the Oak Tree...

Original post made by jrm on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by New Year, on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 8 comments | 2115 Views

SPORTS

San Ramon and Danville take on San Francisco on KGO

My recent story -- "[http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=2828 25 reasons NOT to go to San Francisco]" --...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 10, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 14 comments | 3940 Views

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PG&E issues apology for SmartMeter problems

PG&E on Monday issued an apology along with 45 reports dating back to August 2006 detailing reviews, monitoring, testing,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Elen, on Jan 10, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 8 comments | 1566 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
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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 | 1058 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 | 1017 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 | 1297 Views

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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 | 1422 Views

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'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 | 1453 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 | 1724 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 | 14459 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 | 2941 Views

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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 | 1294 Views

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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 | 2486 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 | 1475 Views

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'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 | 1138 Views

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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 | 1762 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
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Material Matters
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