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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did you hear that McNerney voted for ObamaCare?

Well Jerry never heard that either, or at least he would like you think that. But the unfortunate reality is that HE DID...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 58 comments | 2590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Contra Costa County voters to select new DA

Two Contra Costa County district attorney candidates are facing off in a runoff election on Nov. 2. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was your worst Christmas gift EVER?

I'm doing a piece on what NOT to buy for Christmas, and I'm looking for input, so... what was the worst gift you ever got...

Original post made by Glenn Wohltmann on Nov. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Rural valley at stake if W passes

" I am writing to express my opposition to Measure W, which proposes the expansion of the Urban Growth Boundary by San Ramon...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by No More, on Nov 5, 2010 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 1057 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In the aftermath of politics without democracy

Dear Dolores, We have seen Chet point to California voters' rational review and rejection of GOP and Tea Party politics...

Original post made by hal on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by hal, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do You Have Low Tea?

I just saw yet another commercial on FOX for the testosterone replacement therapy pill and the I could not hold back...

Original post made by jrm on Nov. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1152 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Patrick David's offers solution to gift card complaints

People who bought Patrick David's gift cards at Costco can't use them at the restaurant, but at least they can get their...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Yuck, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:10 am | 33 comments | 3218 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Mayor Doyle mad over criticism of his vote for Democrat Jerry McNerney

"During the past week, I have received nasty, hateful emails and was ever approached and reprimanded in person at the Danville...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ex-Doyle Supporter, on Nov 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 99 comments | 3704 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Breaking News!! GOP hits new low

The GOP used to have the GOV and Lt GOV seats in Calif. Now all state wide offices are Democratic Party winners. Many CONS...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1379 Views

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This week's Danville police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by collins, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 12 comments | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Republican leaders endorse McNerney

Dublin, CA – Local Republican leaders Mayor Mike Doyle of Danville, Councilmember Steve Abercrombie of Tracy and former...

Original post made by Chet on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD Board profiles: Rachel Hurd

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:46 am | 5 comments | 2020 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thank you Candidates!

Dear Emily, Dolores and Gina, Let's extend our thanks to all candidates that chose to run for election to public office....

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Nov. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure W: How best to plan for the future?

Proponents and opponents of San Ramon's Measure W agree on one thing: It is the hot-button item on the Nov. 2 ballot for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Nov 1, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 10 comments | 1366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves ruining Halloween fun

Halloween thieves in Danville ruin our kids fun!.. Has anyone else reported people stealing decorations? We live near the...

Original post made by SW on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Catrina 9, on Nov 1, 2010 at 10:30 am | 4 comments | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS senior needs help building a well in South Africa

San Ramon Valley High School senior Sarah Dittmore is planning to spend the year after graduation in Africa. While there,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Rick N, on Nov 1, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 3571 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who are WE, the people?

Dear Dolores and Emily, At last night’s festivities of Celtic New Year’s eve, our neighbors were wondering who WE,...

Original post made by Hal on Nov. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1337 Views

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Only deceased artists need apply

Just imagine receiving an email from the person "in charge of the Sistine Chapel." Art Space blogger John Barry tells all...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Oct 30, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD Board Profiles: Denise Jennison

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Oct 30, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 9 comments | 1681 Views
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VEEPstakes 2: Democratic Boogaloo
By Tom Cushing | 23 comments | 1,461 views

The New Odd Couple
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 557 views

Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 384 views