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Living - June 13, 2008

Presenting the Past: Russel Glenn and Danville's Planned Retrogression

by Beverly Lane

In 1952 Russel Glenn came to Danville, sparking all sorts of changes in the quiet burg. Picture the valley that year - small communities in Alamo, Danville and San Ramon with no freeway in place, gas stations dotted along the boulevard, and walnut and pear orchards spreading out across the landscape. The whole valley had only 4,630 people in 1950.

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Beverly Lane, a longtime Danville resident, is curator of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley and co-author of "San Ramon Valley: Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon."

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