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San Ramon to offer employees early retirement

Some San Ramon employees will be offered early retirement under a plan approved March 25 by City Council. Retirement-eligible...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Real Realist, on Apr 8, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 944 Views

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Another Hideous Scar on the West Hills

As I was heading back northward on 680 from a errand this morning, I saw a huge crane digging what looked like a road cut...

Original post made by Derek on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 24 comments | 2110 Views

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Danville focuses on efficiency to deal with increasing traffic

Danville is focusing on making the most of what it already has to make life better for commuters, according to Tai Williams,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by BB, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 1240 Views

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Bay Area, state unemployment rates decline

In the Bay Area, the jobless rate was down in many counties, including Contra Costa, which saw a from 8.6 percent in January...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 15 comments | 1184 Views

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What's the update with the Danville Hotel Project

It seems like Castle Companies was in such a hurry to start tearing down the backside of the Danville Hotel and eliminating...

Original post made by Annonymous on Apr. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 694 Views

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Financier added to lawsuit claiming his company cheated clients

The owner of a now-defunct Pleasanton firm that allegedly bilked homeowners out of tens of thousands of dollars has had his...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Urban Sprawl, on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1349 Views

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LAST CHANCE TO SIGN OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION INITIATIVE PETITION!

Please come to the Farmers' Market on Saturday, April 6th, between 10-12, or to Lucky's on Friday, April 5th, between 4-6,...

Original post made by SOS-DANVILLE on Apr. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 729 Views

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Driving into the future

Forget flying cars and jet packs, the future of transportation is in public transit and in making cars and roads more efficient,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sherman, on Apr 3, 2013 at 12:34 am | 1 comment | 758 Views

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I-680 widening aims to improve traffic

I-680 will be widened approximately 12 feet in along the shoulder area in both northbound and southbound directions between...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner on San Ramon Valley Blvd, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 1111 Views

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Plan Bay Area announces regional open house meetings

A collaborative effort several regional governing boards, Plan Bay Area plan aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD gets ready for new teaching standards

Students in the San Ramon Valley can look forward to having to learn less, but think more deeply about what they learn as...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by rufous, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 1682 Views

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21-year-old county inmate who attempted suicide dies

Pleasanton resident Joseph Behiel, 21, a Contra Costa County jail inmate who attempted suicide last week has died, a sheriff's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 30, 2013 at 7:40 am | 7 comments | 1026 Views

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Roadwork and closures planned for I-680 auxiliary lanes project

Contractors will implement lane shifts and traffic striping modifications on northbound 680 on Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Mar 29, 2013 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 819 Views

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Mayor highlights successful partnerships, programs in State of the Town address

The town of Danville remains successful and financially solvent despite ongoing crises at the state level, Mayor Newell...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Mar 29, 2013 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 1070 Views

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Welcome home Pfc. James Victor Stanton

Show your support for the troops at an Operation Welcome Home for US Army Pfc. James Victor Stanton at 2 p.m. on Saturday,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Vicki Hughes, on Mar 29, 2013 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 812 Views

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General Plan passes unanimously

After years of study and several months of public discussion, Danville's Town Council unanimously passed its controversial...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by truth in advertising, on Mar 28, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 21 comments | 1373 Views

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Need money for college?

Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships to residents of central Contra Costa...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 781 Views

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San Ramon seeks input on Iron Horse Trail designs

San Ramon planners are working on preliminary designs for rest and activity areas along the Iron Horse Trail and want residents'...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kenneth, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 1888 Views

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Hopes for the Pope

The Catholic Church touches everybody's lives and after Pope Francis' first inaugural general audience, [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4300...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 779 Views

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Supreme Court justices appear to favor cautious approach, narrow ruling on Prop 8

U.S. Supreme Court justices pondering the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 appeared to favor a cautious approach...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Mar 28, 2013 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 954 Views
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