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BOOKS & MOVIES

Attend a special reading of 'Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart'

Join VoiceFlame for a special reading of "Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart," presented from 6:45-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reba, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1306 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Their akin-breakin' hurt

Back from a brief hiatus, Tom Cushing discusses the fallout from Senate candidate Todd Akin's interview on a St. Louis television...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 30, 2012 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 940 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire district's life-saving app getting more popular

PulsePoint, the app developed by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection district to help save victims of sudden cardiac arrest,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by tom, on Aug 29, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breaking away: Is San Ramon pulling away from the Tri-Valley alliance?

The city near the center of the Tri-Valley is at the center of a debate about cooperation among the five cities that have...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by bz, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible Fraud?????

How many times have you seen that group which sits outside TJs(Danville or Concord), Whole Foods, soliciting your donations? The...

Original post made by frankly on Aug. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 764 Views

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Prospective residents camp out for new homes

Several families took weeks-long camping trips in the San Ramon Valley recently, but not to enjoy the great outdoors. Instead,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Samantha, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 1675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville couple celebrate 'miracle child' with hundreds of like families

After losing both children to an [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=116&approved=yes under-the-influence...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by violet, on Aug 25, 2012 at 1:15 am | 17 comments | 1738 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged gang member arrested after bringing gun into Wendy's

A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after bringing a concealed gun into a Wendy's restaurant in Walnut...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 24, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 1082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Seven file papers to run for Town Council

Seven Danville residents have filed papers to run for Town Council in the 2012 general election. Three seats will be open...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill Oldenburg, on Aug 24, 2012 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 1768 Views

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Streetwise: Are you ready for school?

San Ramon Valley students are taking in the last days of summer before the 2012-13 school year begins on Aug. 28. This week,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 718 Views

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Unionized Castlewood workers ask City Council to support labor agency's rule to end lockout

Union members, who said they are among those who were locked out of their jobs two years ago in a wage and benefit dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dale Summers, on Aug 23, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire in Alamo hills was 'human caused'

The fire was first reported at 4:52 p.m. at the end of Hemme Drive in Alamo, which backs to Las Trampas Regional Wilderness....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 1382 Views

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Cancer support group meets Thursday

Contra Costa Oncology will host a group that will provide a safe place to express and share thoughts, concerns and experiences...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 683 Views

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Buchanan named chair of the Assembly Education Committee

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) has been named chair of the assembly committee on education. Speaker John A. Perez...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barb, on Aug 21, 2012 at 9:21 am | 15 comments | 1168 Views

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Sheriffs conduct air search for suspect in Alamo domestic disturbance

The Contra Costa County Sheriff conducted an air search for an at-risk subject involved in a domestic disturbance, according...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 794 Views

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Three vie for two seats on SRVUSD board

Three people so far are in the running for two seats on the San Ramon Valley school board up for election this November....

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 20, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 15 comments | 2100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian safety project improves road near Alamo Elementary

While the crosswalk lights are currently being tested, a ribbon cutting ceremony officiated by District 2 Supervisor Candace...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 921 Views

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3 lawyers sue Chevron for 'gross negligence' in causing Aug. 6 refinery fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron Wednesday, claiming the oil company was "grossly negligent" in its...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Aug 20, 2012 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costly damages in commercial fire on Bollinger Canyon Road

The blaze was first reported around 4:40 p.m. at a private commercial building, said Fire Chief Richard Price. The 4,000...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 930 Views

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Thousands gather to honor former sheriff Rupf at memorial service

Several hundred law enforcement officers from throughout the Bay Area were among thousands of people who turned out Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 783 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,003 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 641 views