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Fire near Windemere burns 30 acres

Thirty acres of open land burned Sunday near the Windemere neighborhood in San Ramon. The grass fire in east San Ramon was...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jul 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Montair Elementary celebrates 50th year

The world was a different place in 1958. Gas was 24 cents a gallon, houses cost $30,000, and the 680 freeway didn't exist....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Debby Gallagher, on Jul 15, 2013 at 11:51 am | 5 comments | 2003 Views

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Brush fire blackens 50 acres in southeastern San Jose

Firefighters are working a grass and brush fire that has blackened at least 50 acres in far southeastern San Jose near Calero...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 13, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

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Republican joins race for 16th State Assembly seat

Pleasanton attorney Catharine Baker announced this week that she will seek the Republican nomination to District 16 in the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 13, 2013 at 9:52 am | 8 comments | 976 Views

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Beekeeper seeks permission to keep hive in south San Ramon

A San Ramon beekeeper may have to move his hive, after a decision from San Ramon's policy committee. Bees -- along with chickens...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

One year as Contra Costa County supervisor

District 2 County Supervisor [http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=3385 Candace Andersen] has always been busy....

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Policy of Truth, on Jul 12, 2013 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warriors Watch Riders support local vets

At first glance, members of the Warriors Watch Riders may seem like just another group of tough guys with leather jackets...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cathryn M. Villasenor, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 6545 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Note to Governor Brown

Dear Jerry, For gosh sake don't use any bolts on the high speed rail project....

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by psMacintosh, on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district employees get new contract, one-time bonus

San Ramon Valley Unified School District teachers obtained their first contract since 2008 Tuesday night, leaving the negotiating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elisabeth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 58 comments | 3435 Views

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Harlem Globetrotters in town to get your skills NBA ready

Back in the Bay Area by popular demand, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their renowned Summer Skills Clinics...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

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Young at art with All Figured Out

The Village Theatre Art Gallery offers its popular Young @ Art gallery program for children during the upcoming art exhibition,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 780 Views

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Foodies unite as they taste test new products

I love to eat, so when the opportunity came to taste test at a food lab in Livermore, I jumped at the chance. I felt even...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Tena, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1380 Views

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Celebrate the Fourth of July at these community events

It's bound to be a busy day of patriotic celebrations in Danville and San Ramon this Fourth of July. It all starts with Run...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ah ha!, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 1334 Views

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Kiwanis announces parade winners

The lively Eden Aoba Taiko took the prize for Best Band in the 2013 Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade, after its beat resounded...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Geri, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court dismisses Prop 8 appeal, strikes down DOMA

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the sponsors of Proposition 8 had no standing, or legal authority, to appeal...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Buck Lee, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 40 comments | 2475 Views

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Parade, then flooded streets make for exciting 4th of July in Danville

Downtown Danville was back to its hot summer normalcy on Saturday after hosting thousands on the morning of the Fourth of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 8, 2013 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 808 Views

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Danville's Kiwanis 4th of July parade

This festive, hometown event attracts over 40,000 attendees each year including local residents and flag-wavers from the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by AC, on Jul 6, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 1359 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 Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmm..., on Jul 6, 2013 at 7:37 am | 2 comments | 1337 Views

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Let the pros put on the shows

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is encouraging residents to attend one of the spectacular public fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Jul 4, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

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BART strike continues for third day

The BART strike in continuing for the third day although labor talks resumed Tuesday evening at the request of California...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 3, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 7 comments | 1096 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,002 views

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