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AROUND TOWN

Wood burning banned across Bay Area for 5th day in a row

More air will be spared on Friday, as a series of "Winter Spare the Air" alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 29, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1539 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote on BART deal expected next week

Votes on an agreement that would end eight months of strife between BART and its labor unions probably won't be held until...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission: Faria Preserve will happen

It's not a question of whether development of a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon will happen, but a question about...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Norm Stanley, on Dec 27, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 2163 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

School district seeks substitute teachers

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is actively recruiting parents and other community members interested in being...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 27, 2013 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 4001 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville garbage rates expected to rise in 2014

Danville residents and business owners could see their garbage rates rise next year. The Town Council on Tuesday directed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 24, 2013 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 4316 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART rates set to go up

Starting on Jan. 1, BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares to help pay for new train cars and other projects, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kip Ohara, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 3424 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area winter wood-burning ban extends to record 11th day

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood for the 11th straight day on Wednesday (Dec. 18). Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 23, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 2462 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART, unions reach contract deal

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 announced Saturday that a tentative agreement on outstanding contract items had...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Amber Styles, on Dec 23, 2013 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 2883 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART, union reps meet again over contract dispute

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Got Inflation?, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:18 am | 2 comments | 1689 Views

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 | 1326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1397 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4202 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 | 2257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3474 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 | 4668 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1663 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1123 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2525 Views
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