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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exclusive interview with Santa

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule yesterday to answer questions for the Danville Express before he headed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Craig M.Newcomb, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

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Bay Area officials declare 6th straight 'Spare the Air' day

Yet again, Bay Area residents are being asked to leave their fireplaces and wood stoves unlit during a sixth consecutive...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:14 am | 12 comments | 1556 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Blackhawk developer represents greatness, selflessness

Kenneth E. Behring's life has been filled with remarkable achievements, but the ambitions that now motivate this businessman...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Rgf49er, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 5843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to debate garbage rate hike

Danville Town Council members are set to discuss how much trash-pickup rates should rise next year during their meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 3104 Views

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Residents weigh in on Osage park playground

The results are in from a recent town survey about the future of the Osage Station Park children's play area, with many respondents...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 4560 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 3755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to debate Common Core implementation

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled to host another discussion on the Common Core...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Greg Marvel, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 4932 Views

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Tri-Valley golf pro charged with child sex abuse

An award-winning Livermore golf pro has been charged with 65 felony counts for allegedly sexually abusing two boys whom he'd...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by caroline redbrook, on Dec 13, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 1885 Views

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An end and a new beginning

Tuesday's meeting of the San Ramon City Council marked the end of one era and the beginning of another. Councilmember Jim...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 12, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

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Storer named new Danville mayor; council honors local contributors

The Danville Town Council and scores of residents honored key local contributors and celebrated as Councilman Robert Storer...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 11, 2013 at 11:10 am | 18 comments | 1560 Views

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Service, 'selfies' rule at chamber awards dinner

The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honored its own for the 29th time Thursday night in its annual "Night of the Stars" event. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Another reader, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3256 Views

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Theft reports dominate weekly DPD call log

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

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 8 comments | 3135 Views

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PG&E unveils new San Ramon gas control center

PG&E debuted its new San Ramon gas control center Friday, showcasing the integrated technological system and centralized...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Extra Crispy, on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 3086 Views

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Beacon to shine in memory of Pearl Harbor victims

The perfect Pacific water mirrored the clear blue sky while military men slept on their bunks in big battleships on that...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charles R. Engel, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 570 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 Semi-Friendly Reminders for Gym Patrons

This applies to 24-Hour Fitness members -- and to everyone else who uses a gym. 24-Hr has a [adjective] policy against posting...

Original post made by Joe Pratless on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by arnold, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 577 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Save Mount Diablo embraces lofty goal

Volunteers working at Save Mount Diablo booths are often asked, "What's wrong with the mountain? Why does it need saving?" Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 4473 Views

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Danville council to select new mayor, honor community contributors

Danville's 32nd annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards event is set to occur next Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 16 comments | 3391 Views

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Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 4762 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Basketball dreams

Kevin Laue is not someone who easily takes "no" for an answer. Laue has been a fighter since before he was born, when his...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Dec 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 4191 Views

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Downtown tree lighting draws 1,000+

More than a thousand Danville residents converged on downtown Friday night for the yearly holiday tree lighting. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Chris MacArthur-Blankenburg, on Dec 3, 2013 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 5019 Views
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