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SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley schools gear up for the future

It would be understandable if the mind went immediately to technology when considering the future of schools in the 21st...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Oct 3, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2088 Views

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San Ramon investment banker stands up for practices, despite SEC charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a San Ramon-based investment adviser for not disclosing a conflict of...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Wife of Former Chevron Exec, on Oct 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 8 comments | 1466 Views

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TV News Story on City Manager Salaries

Did anyone else see the story on the nightly news about the high salaries of California City Managers? The third highest...

Original post made by collins on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Penny, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 16 comments | 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo Cemetery linked to new, powerful district

Dear Dolores, REF: http://www.contracostatimes.com/brentwood/ci_16207729?nclick_check=1 We now understand that our...

Original post made by Hal on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 1001 Views

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Bingo night Friday to help parents of children with rare birth defect

A Danville mom is using her experience -- a daughter born with a rare birth defect -- to raise awareness and money to help...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Colleen, on Sep 30, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 11384 Views

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Streetwise: What do you know about Danville's history?

When you're moving forward, it helps to know where you have been. Streetwise reporter Stan Wharton tagged along on a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study session will look at increased enrollment impacting schools in the district

While more students helps the district financially, continued enrollment increases of about 1,000 students each year may...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by mom of 3, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 1926 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State unemployment rate climbs to 12.4 percent

California's unemployment rate climbed to 12.4 percent in August, which is up from 12.3 percent the previous month, according...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 1933 Views

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County supervisors approve multi-housing smoking ban

Contra Costa County supervisors have passed an ordinance that bans smoking in multi-unit housing complexes, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by American, on Sep 29, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 3 comments | 1316 Views

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Business leaders losing confidence about economic recovery

The number of Bay Area executives who think the economy is better now than it was six months ago has decreased by 17 percent...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Abyssmal Reaction, on Sep 29, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 3 comments | 981 Views

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On your mark, get set, go raise money for schools

Whether you're in shape for a 5K or half marathon or you would be huffing and puffing along the way, it's time for the 27th...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 29, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gina and Emily, thank you

Dear Gina and Emily, Thank you for your consideration in removal of names falsely used by political interests in their...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Sep. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for four suspects in armed robbery

Police are searching for four suspects believed to be involved in an armed robbery at Home Consignment Center where an undisclosed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 29, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 16 comments | 2159 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pick up your copy of 'Highest Duty' today at the library

Flight 1549 and its dramatic landing on the Hudson River caught the world's attention in 2009. Join residents of Danville...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Sep 29, 2010 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2961 Views

SPORTS

Local committees, commissions looking for members

Residents serving on local committees and commissions are a big part of what makes the world of shaping communities go round....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 28, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 3 comments | 1771 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Piepho, Alamo's new police chief

Dear Dolores, REF: http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_16145897?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-www.contracostatimes.com Once...

Original post made by Hal on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 7 comments | 1432 Views

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YMCA names new executive director for Irvin Deutcsher Family facility in Pleasant Hill

The Berkeley-Albany YMCA has selected a new executive director for the Irvin Deutscher Family YMCA in Pleasant Hill, which...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 28, 2010 at 6:50 am | 2 comments | 1556 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Scoop! Scoop! McNerney Votes for Health Care Bill

Well, I guess this really isn't a news scoop since McNerney voted for the Obama-care bill a while ago. However, I have some...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Sep 27, 2010 at 7:19 am | 10 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corner sidewalks being dug up at Hartz/Prospect intersection--for what?

Just drove in downtown Danville and saw tractors digging up the concrete corners and sidewalks at the intersection of Hartz/Prospect....

Original post made by psmacintosh on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Ewest@danvilleexpress.com, on Sep 26, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1557 Views

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Chelsea's Hope fundraiser set for Sunday

Chelsea Gerber has quite a story of hope. The Danville resident, now 19, is a bright and vivacious girl who was diagnosed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 26, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1307 Views
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