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SCHOOLS & KIDS

21 people arrested for providing alcohol to decoys under 21

Detectives arrested 21 people over the past month during stings targeting alcohol sales to minors throughout Contra Costa...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bonnie, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Singing for sports

Armed with nothing more than a ridiculous musical Christmas hat and mediocre singing voices, Jack Reed and Garrett Rivas...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane , on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local families urge FDA to clarify risks in OxyContin reformulation

Don't be fooled by the reformulation of OxyContin and the claims that it is less dangerous than before. That's the message...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:40 am | 9 comments | 1755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan pushes for education reform

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) is proposing laws that could measure teacher performance, streamline discipline and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 722 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The last bus

Public transportation is a good thing -- it cuts down on greenhouse gases and other byproducts of commuting, not to mention...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon is 6th city to adopt comprehensive smoking laws, 2 others follow

San Ramon's City Council adopted stringent [http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7007&approved=yes secondhand...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by David, on Mar 11, 2013 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council outlines changes to General Plan

Every seat was occupied at Danville's Town Council meeting on March 5, as residents were eager to hear the Council's thoughts...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Mar 11, 2013 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 2147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors hope Washington trip brings some cash for roads

At the Tri-Valley Cities Council meeting Wednesday night, Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich said all five cities -- Danville,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tango, on Mar 8, 2013 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 1065 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Possible rehab, development considered for Austin Root House

Danville's Planning and Heritage Resource commissions held a study session Tuesday night to discuss issues related to the...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 1313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attend a public forum on possible transportation projects in Alamo

County Public Works staff and the office of District 2 Supervisor Candace Andersen will host a community forum on Feb. 26...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Mar 5, 2013 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 5575 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise: Sequester

In this week's Streetwise, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to a local coffee shop to ask residents what they think about...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Mar 4, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 4 comments | 168 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Young man busted in gunpoint home robbery

A 20-year-old Danville man is facing five felony charges in connection with a Wednesday morning residential robbery in which...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sarah J, on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Vallejo fire chief replaces Price at SRV Fire

San Ramon Valley's fire department will soon be under new command, after Fire Board President Matthew Stamey announced the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 3, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 2 comments | 1162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local bank exec sentenced for mortgage fraud scheme

San Ramon resident Joel Blanford was sentenced to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for a mortgage...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Norris Canyon, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASE SIGN SOS-DANVILLE OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION INITIATIVE THIS WEEKEND

Please come to one of the following locations this weekend to sign the SOS-Danville Open Space Preservation Initiative Petition: Lucky's:...

Original post made by SOS-Danville on Mar. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nine months later, still no preliminary hearing for lawyer charged in hit and run death

More than nine months after his arrest, a San Ramon attorney charged in a hit and run death has yet to step inside a courtroom...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Mar 1, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Let's go to The Hap! (oh baby)

Well, you can run it, you can jump it, You can sniff and you can dump it, at The Hap. The Park is open for the season, There...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citizens Town Hall meetings held on Feb. 20 and Feb. 27

A large group of Danville area residents are sponsoring two Citizen Town Hall meetings in the next several days. If you,...

Original post made by Friend of Danville on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 14 comments | 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the HOUSE on the HILL?!

Kelly Adamic's eccentric Alamo home on the hill has been bashed left and right. Now, the owner of one of Alamo's most notorious...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westside Alamoans, on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 36 comments | 4531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Death of man found at dump may be accidential

The initial evidence indicates that the death of a man whose body was found at a garbage site in Pleasanton on Tuesday was...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Detective Thorn, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 638 Views
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