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Residents gather for 35th annual Old Oak lighting

After Black Friday madness, the 35th annual lighting of the Old Danville Oak Tree allowed for a more peaceful and traditional...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 661 Views

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Supervisor Uilkema announces plan to retire

After two decades of public service in Contra Costa County, District 2 Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema announced that she plans...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:29 am | 31 comments | 1132 Views

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Local Drainage Issuse in Alamo

Dear Editor, Supervisor Gayle Uilkema and the Contra Costa County Flood Control District are holding a community meeting,...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Really, on Nov 30, 2011 at 6:20 am | 1 comment | 927 Views

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Body of slain Marine escorted in hundred-car procession

One hundred fifty American flags and even more Valley residents lined the streets of downtown Danville Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:39 am | 4 comments | 752 Views

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Kellogg drops legal dispute against San Ramon-based nonprofit

Toucan Sam will allow other birds to glide through the friendly skies after a legal dispute between Froot Loops maker Kellogg...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Nov 28, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS history teacher wins Eukel award

I'm hoping Danville Express will do a full story on this! Jesse Hansen, a history teacher at San Ramon Valley High, won...

Original post made by Rick Nelson on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tania De Young, on Nov 26, 2011 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1053 Views

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Vote for MVHS grad on the Sing-Off

Vote for Monte Vista High School grad Katie Turley and her vocal group, Urban Method, as they compete for the top three spots...

Original post made by Jessica Lipsky on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Karen S, on Nov 25, 2011 at 10:08 am | 3 comments | 1129 Views

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Town of Danville Going To Social Media

Good afternoon, Just wanted to take a moment and let everyone know that the Town is adding more avenues of communication. The...

Original post made by Geoff Gillette on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 25, 2011 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 1044 Views

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Current polling shows CCC political impact in the Tri-Valley

Dear Editor, Polling and focus interviews are demonstating the issues of CCC machine politics south of Diablo Road and...

Original post made by Allied News Service on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by stop don flint, protect your community, on Nov 24, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 822 Views

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Robin Purcell to exhibt at Statewide Painting Competition at the Triton Museum of Art

Robin Purcell's Painting "Flag Hill Sunol" 14 x 21 watercolor on paper was painted plein air at the California Art Club ...

Original post made by robinp on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Nov 23, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

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Police search for suspect who labeled banks with 'foreclosure' tag

Police in Walnut Creek are searching for a suspect who repeatedly vandalized two banks, scrawling the word "Foreclosure"...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 528 Views

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Who are your readers' candidates for District 2 supervisor?

Dear Editor, May we, as readers, start a survey on the Express Forum for who voters would support as a candidate for District...

Original post made by Allied new services research on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Nov 22, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 6 comments | 752 Views

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Basket Brigade builds a bounty for the needy

When a shopper at Walmart wanted to know what 350 laundry baskets were for, Robin Greenblatt realized how unique the Basket...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lee Ann, on Nov 22, 2011 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 722 Views

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Crowd gathers to honor Danville Marine killed in Afghanistan

Hundreds of people turned out Monday afternoon to honor the family of Joshua "Chachi" Corral, the 19-year-old Marine from...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by American, on Nov 22, 2011 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 956 Views

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SRV High grad killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday afternoon, according to Councilmember Mike Doyle. Joshua...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by jake, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 1242 Views

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Danville calls for donations to complete Vets Hall

Mayor Karen Stepper is helping to spearhead a fundraising drive, which aims to raise $1.4 million for the building, and hopes...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Skeptic, on Nov 21, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 580 Views

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Thanksgiving wishes for 2012 "News" year

Dear Editor, Among the news service researchers, editors and conference board members there are many that are traveling...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Nov. 21, 2011
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Should Mary N Piepho rescind her written endorsement of Brian Dawson ?

Endorsed by Local leaders! "I've known Brian Dawson for a number of years now. I know him to be a compassionate leader...

Original post made by East County Watch on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:37 am | 28 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville's Breakfast with Santa, an eighteen year tradition.... Hosted by the Danville Job's Daughters Annual

Danville: For the past 18 years the Danville Job's Daughters have proudly hosted the Breakfast with Santa event at the Danville...

Original post made by Danville Job\'s Daughters on Nov. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 946 Views

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Hundreds of protesters attend 'occupy Walnut Creek' rally

From 4 p.m. until around 6:30 p.m., protestors from Walnut Creek and surrounding towns lined the sidewalk at the intersection...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by The Equalizer, on Nov 21, 2011 at 9:17 am | 41 comments | 1417 Views
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