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Tri-Valley A&E: O'Neill Festival's theme this year -- desire
Partnering with downtown Danville's Role Players Ensemble, the Eugene O'Neill Foundation's 2015 season features O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms" at Tao House (Sept. 18-27) and Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Village Theater (Sept. 4-19).
Attorneys for Danville and developer SummerHill Homes are asking the court to overturn a ruling last year by Contra Costa County Judge Steven Austin in favor of Save Open Space Danville -- a group of residents who sued to upend the development. The case goes to court Tuesday
A proposed 56-foot Verizon cellphone tower has infuriated Danville neighbors who claim the tower could damage their health and send property values tumbling. They also argue it has little value to Danville and suggested it would primarily benefit San Ramon.
It comes as no surprise to people who know Noel Erler that he was once in show business. What does surprise people is how old he is. Erler, owner and operator of Chez Noel, a beauty salon in Danville, is 80. Handsome, fit, tanned and impeccably groomed, he looks years younger, and his buoyant personality and bright blue eyes belie his age.
You gather your neighbors, and the city's Parks and Community Services Department will supply the fun, including the invitation templates, timelines and even the Party in the Park Fun Kit which includes Frisbees, balls, and other play equipment as well as ideas for games and crafts.
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U2 and HBO team up for two special programs
Documentary and concert film arrive in November.
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Katy Perry still battling nuns for former convent
Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary deny singer's bid to buy a Los Angeles convent, in favor of restaurateur's higher bid, but judge opens the door for renting the property -- and Perry hopes to make her case.