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BART protests fizzle after swift police action

Police kept protesters in San Francisco corralled to sidewalks and outside of BART station fare gates Monday night, preventing...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 830 Views

RESTAURANTS

Just in case: How good is the coffee?

Dear Editor, As regional neighborhoods gather representatives to join Mayor Stepper for coffee Friday morning several...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Understanding the relationship between religion and foreign policy

Completing the religion and politics trilogy, this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3128 Raucous...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

It's Showtime at the MAC!

Dear Editor, Will it be a last hurrah at the Contra Costa County Municipal Advisory Council, Alamo meeting, September...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by CDSI Courtesy, on Sep 6, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enjoy the 146th annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

'Put on the plaid' at the 146th annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, and...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by McAlister, on Sep 6, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 683 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Do colleges actually evaluate applicants?

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3144 Doing College], expert adviser Elizabeth LaScala...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Crista andrews, on Sep 8, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 11998 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obituaries

Rae Ellen (Stroube) Gaffney Read the full story here http://danvilleexpress.com/story.php?story_id=4804 posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark Medina, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 807 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who's to blame for the fiscal slump?

"This company is like a huge hippopotamus...there are a thousand ants on his back, and every one of them thinks he's driving."...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 802 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Groups offering information sessions on redistricting

If you're among those who are still scratching their heads over the new federal and state legislative districts in California,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: What does the fall season mean for you?

Although temperatures make it seem like summer is in full swing, fall is rapidly approaching. With the fall equinox just...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by gary, on Sep 16, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Learn how to use less energy to save money

Sustainable Danville Area and the Town of Danville will co-host an energy-savings forum in conjunction with a new state program...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monte Vista grad featured on hit NBC show

Katie Turley, a 2010 Monte Vista High School graduate, will sing with A capella group Urban Method on NBC's "The Sing Off,"...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Pamela U., on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 789 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 Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Danville Resident, on Sep 20, 2011 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 1005 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Tickets are available to meet CityRead author starting today

CityRead will conclude with a special presentation featuring this year's CityRead book ("Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Isabel Lau, on Sep 20, 2011 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1606 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Honoring our veterans

The Veterans of the San Ramon Valley invite the public to attend their annual Veterans Day ceremony Friday, Nov. 11, which...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Eliza Winters, on Sep 20, 2011 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Unions, BART staff, Urban Habitat join hands in rallying against cuts in federal funding for transportation

Representatives of BART, Urban Habitat, ACCE, Genesis, the Transportation Justice Working Group and Amalgamated Transit Union...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 23, 2011 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice your concerns about SummerHill at Farmer's Market

There's been lots of good chatter here in the Town Square about the opposition to the SummerHill development of the remaining...

Original post made by Concerned in Danville on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by CDSI Research Fellowship, on Sep 27, 2011 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 665 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Three local women chosen as Entrepreneur of the Year

Tiffany Stuart, owner of Dynamic Office and Accounting Solutions, Norm's Place owner Cindy Walsh and Dawn Duggar, of San...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by kc casey, on Sep 25, 2011 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 1135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Financial adviser sentenced for stealing $5.4 million

Steven Kobayashi, 39, has been sentenced in federal court in Oakland to more than five years in prison for stealing $5.4...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by KOBYKOBY, on Sep 25, 2011 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 605 Views

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Gas station robbed at gunpoint

A Pleasanton gas station was robbed at gunpoint Friday evening, and the thief made off with cash and cigarettes. The clerk...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Claudette , on Sep 26, 2011 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 675 Views
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