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Letter: Preserve Danville's beauty by limiting housing development

"I'd like to bring up an issue that, I am sure, crosses the minds of planners when housing developments are going up. My...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise: How do you feel about the amount of homework students are assigned?

With school starting in a matter of days, students are preparing to say "goodbye" to the carefree nature of summer and "hello"...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sally N., on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 18 comments | 2574 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Services for Justin De Young planned for Friday morning

A memorial service for San Ramon Valley High School alumni Justin De Young are scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 20 at...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by bz, on Aug 18, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views

SPORTS

Incumbents Stepper, Storer appointed to Town Council

In a unanimous vote, the three Town Council members voted to appoint fellow members Vice Mayor Karen Stepper and Councilman...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 6 comments | 1907 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney introduces bil with death benefits for military survivors

Bill would refund some taxes of fallen troops By Rick Maze - Staff writer Air Force Times A California lawmaker wants...

Original post made by Chet on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Aug 17, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Camino Tassajara facelift begins today

The drive down Camino Tassajara is getting some changes as a part of a $5.2 million project to repair and resurface five...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by dbrower, on Aug 17, 2010 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 1340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen Killed

My child woke me at 3 am this morning to inform me a classmate of theirs was killed about an hour previous. HUg your kids,...

Original post made by nancy s. on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by San Ramon Senior, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 4 comments | 1550 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

First Friday in December becomes California Civics Day for teachers

A resolution establishing an annual "Civic Day for the Teacher," sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th), was signed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 12 comments | 1133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest may be coming in teen shooting death

The investigation into the shooting death of a 17-year-old San Ramon Valley High School senior may soon yield an arrest,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Rick's Keeper, on Aug 16, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 35 comments | 4039 Views

SPORTS

Mustang players kick off season with a third place finish

The Mustang Pride U9 girls recently took third place in their first tournament, the Novato Classic, Aug. 7-8. Pictured are...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen, on Aug 16, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Last chance to donate backpacks to Packs With Love

Packs With Love is asking for donations of used backpacks to benefit the homeless kids in the Richmond school district. The...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by MyKydzMom, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ski swap cancelled after 32 years

The popular ski swap held at San Ramon Valley High School on the first weekend of every November has been cancelled this...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Treebeard, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More drivers being cited for cell phone use in enforcement campaign

The California Highway Patrol has reported an increase in citations given out to drivers using cell phones during this year's...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:08 am | 3 comments | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camino Tassajara undergoing facelift

By the end of the year, Danville's longest major thoroughfare will be less bumpy and safer for pedestrians. And, it'll be...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 1554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More backpacks needed by Aug. 16

Remember Madison and Mackinsey Mascali? The 13 and 10 year olds spent much of their summer collecting backpacks for needy...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah DeJesus, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council vacancies likely to be appointed Monday

Members of the Town Council are scheduled to gather at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 16 to vote on appointing incumbents rather than...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Just Plain HAL, on Aug 15, 2010 at 8:11 am | 11 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firemen receive medals of honor for heroic work in fighting Blackhawk house fire

Eight firefighters with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District recently received medals of honor for their work in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by oscar, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:51 am | 23 comments | 1941 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville restaurateur looking to top 300 mph in Bonneville

Justin Walsh is trading his spot at Danville eatery Norm's Place for a driver's seat at the salt flats of Bonneville. He...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by hot rod harry, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 4 comments | 1478 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP targets drivers using cell phones

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area joined forces Tuesday for a strict zero-tolerance...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 13, 2010 at 11:04 am | 7 comments | 1760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Capturing summer fun

From the looks of the [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/photo_gallery Danville Express photo gallery], our readers have been...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 12, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views
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