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AROUND TOWN

Voters reject Alamo cityhood

The movement to incorporate Alamo was defeated today by 66 percent of the residents who voted against Measure A and cityhood....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Oct 18, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 106 comments | 2366 Views

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Walgreens opens at Green Valley Center

Walgreens has been open for one week today at Green Valley Center on Diablo Road near I-680. The space has been vacant since...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary Lou Baratta, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's 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. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 1287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Seven picked for Alamo MAC

Supervisor Mary N. Piepho announced today that she has nominated seven individuals to become founding members of the newly...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by jake, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:24 pm | 7 comments | 1057 Views

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Videos to show danger in biking distractions

Kids! Pull out your video equipment. It's time to begin filming for the annual Street Smarts "Be Reel!" Video Contest for...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Freckle, on Oct 15, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech spurs concerns among parents

Plans by President Barack Obama to address students across the nation Tuesday met with protest from parents across the country...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by FlameHaze, on Oct 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 48 comments | 2175 Views

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Principal on leave after gun accusation

Monte Vista High School Principal Rebecca Smith has been placed on administrative leave following an anonymous message that...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Oct 15, 2009 at 11:55 am | 174 comments | 4700 Views

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Scam targets businesses, state warns

Consumers beware. The latest scam to hit mailboxes is a letter to California businesses encouraging them to comply with their...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by business owner, on Oct 15, 2009 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 902 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Primo's Run retires No. 1

Primo's Run retired No. 1 for Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky on Sunday morning at 7:45 a.m. at the start of this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Margie, on Oct 14, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 819 Views

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Slithery surprise greets Alamo man in his yard

An Alamo resident stepping outside for a quiet glass of wine instead found a stressful surprise. Rich Conti said on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bi-coloured python rock snake, on Oct 14, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 61 comments | 3500 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A man of Peace??

So Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. There is no greater evidence needed to confirm that this award is totally political and...

Original post made by Fred F on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by cardfark, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 43 comments | 2401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Storer named to Danville council

The Danville Town Council this morning voted in Planning Commissioner Robert Storer as the new council member to fill the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Loucy DeAtley, on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 1419 Views

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Rebuilding lives

Domestic violence takes place everywhere. Even in Alamo, Danville and San Ramon. STAND! Against Domestic Violence is holding...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Oct 14, 2009 at 3:14 am | 2 comments | 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Railroad Avenue pedestrian crossing is a traffic hazard

The pedestrian crossing bulb-out on Railroad Avenue is a traffic hazard that is more likely to create new wheelchair users...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Oct. 11, 2009
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Oct 13, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 3 comments | 1800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mothers of invention

Michele Wong didn't like the mess when Courtney, 3, maneuvered her veggies around her plate with an unsteady spoon all the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 1501 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Alamo MAC will need its own website and forum

Dear Dolores, As provided to you from neighborhoods' discussion groups, the key to any acceptance and recognition of an...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 13, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Storer named to Danville council

The Danville Town Council this morning voted in Planning Commissioner Robert Storer as the new council member to fill the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Oct 13, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 871 Views

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John Madden gets his football fix at home now

Who's that big fan in the stands? John Madden watches a Foothill Falcons freshman high school football game on a recent weeknight....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Oct 13, 2009 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville OKs moratorium on marijuana facilities

Rumors that a medical marijuana dispensing facility might be shopping for a storefront in Danville prompted fast action Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by KNator, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:48 am | 22 comments | 1211 Views

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Alamo author wins Moonbeam Award

"Quickly: The Magic Spatula," written by Jeryl Ablemann and Miriam Kronish and illustrated by Chason Matthams, won a Moonbeam...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 805 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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