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Happy Holidays for the dogs

Michelle French is on a mission for dogs. She gathered food, blankets and contributions for the Tri-Valley SPCA and delivered...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by peeweebaddog, on Jan 21, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

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Eat plants, says Olympic athlete

Chow down on a burger and your body has trouble figuring out what to do with it, says biochemist Mitra Ray. Then along comes...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Al Bondigas, on Feb 20, 2010 at 2:40 am | 3 comments | 2819 Views

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It's 'Curtains' for Danville man

Baritone Chad Runyon is playing a Russian immigrant conductor in a show within a show in the Diablo Theatre Company production...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Caroline Sanchez, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 2759 Views

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New postmaster for Danville

JaNell Olsen, 49, will become the 17th postmaster in Danville when she takes the oath of office Friday morning. She started...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Feb 16, 2010 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 3717 Views

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Full body scans coming to Oakland, San Jose airports

Heading out of town? Expect to be examined by full body scanners at 11 major airports including those at Oakland and San...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments | 2590 Views

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Danville owl finds home at museum

This barn owl, found in Danville in 1999, has made herself at home at Lindsey Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek. Because she...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Apr 9, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 3069 Views

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Firefighter tells of daring rescue from swift-moving creek

The firefighter who rescued a 74-year-old woman from the water Sunday after her family's car overturned into Walnut Creek...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Apr 13, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 3502 Views

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Moms pool resources to raise money for Haiti

Following the earthquake that devastated Haiti, three Danville moms decided to do something about it. One yard sale turned...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2787 Views

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Bishop Ranch to host energizer station for Thursday's Bike to Work Day

Thursday is Bike to Work Day and all over the Bay Area, residents are encouraged to grab the handlebars and go for a spin...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on May 15, 2010 at 7:22 am | 3 comments | 2615 Views

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Education supporters asking citizens to give the governor a call

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's phone will be ringing off the hook if educators and supporters get their way. Wednesday, May...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by mom, on May 20, 2010 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 2521 Views

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Past and future come together at Rock & Roll Recital

Some musical history and some possible musical futures are headed to Danville Wednesday, May 26 as Chester Farrow's Rock...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by SALLY, on May 26, 2010 at 10:08 am | 3 comments | 3460 Views

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'Dalai Lama Renaissance' tonight

At the edge of the Millennium, the Dalai Lama of Tibet invited 40 of the West's leading, most innovative thinkers to his...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Amory Gutierrez, Danville Express, on May 27, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 2495 Views

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Contra Costa County fair fun begins Thursday

For many, the start of summer comes with a trip to the county fair, with attractions like concerts, animals, exhibits and...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 2590 Views

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Report shows decline in Bay Area employment since last year

Statistics released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that employment in non-farm jobs in the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 2504 Views

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Cashing in on crime

"Hi, my name is Neal. I'm into death." Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6158 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Emily, on Jun 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 2717 Views

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West Nile could be headed to Contra Costa County

Officials in Contra Costa County are asking people to be on the lookout for dead birds and neglected swimming pools as part...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Treetop, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 2930 Views

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YMCA programs mostly unchanged with new name, leadership

Following the bankruptcy filing of the Mt. Diablo Region YMCA, the San Ramon Valley YMCA operations are now provided by the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gordon Biersch, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 3631 Views

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YMCA plans deserve better journalism

Dear Emily, REF: http://www.danvilleweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3768 Upon return from Spain, CDSI Info e-mail...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Jul 22, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 3 comments | 2934 Views

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Candy bomber drops into Danville

"Candy bomber" Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, now 89, kept the audience spellbound Sunday evening as he recalled the Berlin Airlift...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dolores ciardelli, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:02 am | 3 comments | 2940 Views

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Alamo townhouse fire damage estimated at $250K

A townhome located at 185 Alamo Square sustained about $200,000 in structure damage and $50,000 in property damage Sunday...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 2807 Views
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