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Bipartisan coalition supports school facilities bond on November ballot

Assemblymembers Joan Buchanan and Curt Hagman, along with many supporters from around the state, urged Gov. Jerry Brown on...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 4743 Views

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Week in Washington yields contacts for Mayor Mike Shimansky

Danville Mayor Mike Shimansky hobnobbed with national leaders including senators Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer and Hillary...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Aug 19, 2009 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 4739 Views

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State budget plan to have big local impact

The plan to solve the state's budget crisis is expected to put a crimp in Danville's financial planning, as the solution...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 4722 Views

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Election Night: County supervisor race poised for runoff

The stage is set for a November runoff for the right to represent Blackhawk, Diablo and the rest of District 3 on the Contra...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jayne and John, on Jun 8, 2016 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 4716 Views

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SRV High grad killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday afternoon, according to Councilmember Mike Doyle. Joshua...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by jake, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 4705 Views

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A lesson on the law of unintended consequences

An elderly widowed gentleman has been given the bad news from his doctor - he has less than six months to live. He's worked...

Original post made by Ann N. Imous on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Moron with an i, on Oct 28, 2008 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 4696 Views

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Danville solider dies in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced Sunday the death of a soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Danville resident...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:36 am | 9 comments | 4695 Views

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Streetwise: Favorite presidents

With the election just days away, "Who will be the president for the next four years?" is the question on many minds. This...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 4670 Views

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Staying Healthy: San Ramon high-schoolers target plastic pollution

Local high schoolers recognized the influence that environmental health issues like plastic pollution have on human communities....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Sharad Lathker, on Jun 23, 2020 at 10:58 pm | 4 comments | 4658 Views

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Measure D fails; Supervisor Piepho gets another term

Measure D supporters were glum as Superintendent Rob Kessler spoke to them Tuesday night shortly after 9 p.m., thanking them...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 17, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 3 comments | 4640 Views

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State high court appears inclined to allow cities to ban marijuana dispensaries

California Supreme Court justices at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared likely to rule that cities in the state...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 4639 Views

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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 | 4630 Views

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Power shutoff looms again for San Ramon Valley

PG&E customers in parts of Contra Costa County, including some in the San Ramon Valley, have been told to expect they’ll...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Al, on Oct 25, 2019 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 4626 Views

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Vice mayor, vice president have a lot in common

Some 15 million people visit Washington, D.C., each year. But leave it to Danville Vice Mayor Mike Doyle to spend some time...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:05 am | 6 comments | 4613 Views

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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 | 31 comments | 4603 Views

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President Obama signs executive order on cybersecurity in Bay Area

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday at a Stanford University summit encouraging the private sector to...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 19, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 11 comments | 4594 Views

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Why Do We Even Have Congressional Districts?

If Mr. Harmer can run for the opportunity to be my congressional representative even though he doesn't live in my district...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 4580 Views

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10th Congressional District to the polls

Alamo and some Danville voters will go to the polls in the Nov. 3 election for a new congressional representative for District...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Shelby, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 4578 Views

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District 10 candidates present views

About 500 voters turned out for the 10th Congressional District candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 4575 Views

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Kids help kids by providing backpacks

Showing up with no backpack or pencils on the first day of class can get an underprivileged grade-schooler off on the wrong...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 21, 2007 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 4575 Views
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