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AROUND TOWN

'It's not going to be fine,' says school superintendent

Speakers sympathized with the school board tonight even as it voted to raise class sizes to 28, and eliminate some high school...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by leaving asap, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:18 am | 23 comments | 1429 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 | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot Summer Nights car show is tonight

A street party like no other, Danville's Hot Summer Nights Car Shows combine classic cars and camaraderie to create an evening...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by jojo, on Aug 27, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 23 comments | 1293 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Regional park police raid marijuana growing operation

East Bay Regional Park District police raided a marijuana grow in Las Trampas Regional Wilderness park near Danville and...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:22 am | 23 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon City Salaries In Today's Paper

WOW.....Herb Moniz's incredible and controversial salary package is mentioned in 3 different articles in this morning's...

Original post made by jrm on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 15, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 23 comments | 1498 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

9th Circuit rules state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today ruled that Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:16 am | 23 comments | 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keller will not challenge Piepho

Lisa Vorderbrueggen reports that Keller will not take on Piepho for her Supervisor seat. http://www.ibabuzz.com/politics/2012/02/07/bart-director-wont-seek-contra-costa-supervis...

Original post made by RJWeeks on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by East County Watch, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:19 am | 23 comments | 1139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board ready to vote in favor of new $260 million bond

While the official vote won't come until Aug. 7, members of the San Ramon Valley school board seem poised to bring a $260...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Betty, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:49 am | 23 comments | 1350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Guns

What if you knew one of your neighbors, a sweet woman who had a heart of gold, was a gun collector and what if she had a...

Original post made by Old Danvillian on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Dec 26, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 23 comments | 1520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Magee Ranch draft environmental impact report is 'inadequate,' residents say

Danville's Planning Commission got an earful Tuesday night when approximately 100 residents attended a public hearing on...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 4, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 23 comments | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

General Plan moves to Town Council for consideration

After weeks of lengthy meetings and public hearings, Danville's Planning Commission recommended that its draft 2030 General...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Christa Daniels, on Feb 24, 2013 at 12:32 am | 23 comments | 2066 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon City Council candidate vows to oppose all new high-density development

One of the three confirmed candidates running for election in San Ramon this year want to block future high-density developments...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by local control, on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 23 comments | 1573 Views

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Alamo council candidate Vicki Koc

Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1046 posted Thursday, January 8, 2009, 7:23...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by 20 Something Scott, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 22 comments | 1491 Views

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Danville OKs moratorium on marijuana facilities

Rumors that a medical marijuana dispensing facility might be shopping for a storefront in Danville prompted fast action Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by KNator, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:48 am | 22 comments | 1179 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 Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Louise, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:21 am | 22 comments | 2787 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Purse snatched from Costco cart, woman gives chase

A 46-year-old Danville woman gave chase to two men who grabbed her purse out of her cart in the Costco parking lot shortly...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Dec 15, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 22 comments | 1468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police to crack down on seat belt enforcement

Danville police are continuing to catch drivers and passengers violating state seat belt laws as a part of a year-long Click...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Zane, on Apr 25, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 22 comments | 1386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stimulus transportation funds heading to Iron Horse Trail

More than $10 million is headed to the area to help complete the Iron Horse Trail, coming from the TIGER II (Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Oct 28, 2010 at 10:33 am | 22 comments | 990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Town Manager Joe Calabrigo addresses Tanabe scandal

In [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/media/reports/1300145758.pdf a letter] on the Town of Danville website, Town Manager Joe...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by WalterEgo, on Mar 22, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 22 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Would You Solve the Huge Unfunded Debt from Pensions in CoCo County?

Pensions have gotten so far of hand that emergency services and normal services have and are being affected. The debt needs...

Original post made by East County Watch on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by fix it , on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 22 comments | 885 Views
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