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Lightning strikes at SRVGAL

The Blue Lightning were crowned 2012 champions of the San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League 3/4 white division on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 4, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are you itching yet?

That high pitched whining and mosquito bite itch that is common in the summertime can be more than an annoyance. Mosquitoes...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Daville Resident, on Jun 11, 2012 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 726 Views

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Danville council may get a vacancy

With the election of Mayor Candace Andersen to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors last week, the possibility has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning Commission meets today at 7 p.m.

The Danville Planning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Town Meeting Hall, 201 Front St., Danville. Agenda...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by danville government watchdog, on Jun 12, 2012 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 838 Views

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Veterans Building flag has hallowed history

San Ramon Valley veterans took special care in choosing the American flag that would fly above the newly reopened Veterans...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by n, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 804 Views

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Joint session set to discuss possible inclusion for General Plan

The Danville Town Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint study session to review and discuss draft Special Concern...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Ask the Vet: Canine bloat

Bloat, or gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV), is when the stomach fills with gas and flips over. This twists blood vessels,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Vickie Swarowski DVM, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

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Danville woman cops plea for child endangerment

The Danville woman who left her infant twins in her car to go shopping at the mall has taken a plea deal that would allow...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 749 Views

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Identify your needs when writing college essays

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3783 Doing College], expert admissions adviser Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Dale, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 713 Views

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Learning to breathe free

Is America a melting pot, with all cultures mixing together to create a cohesive gooey treat, or a salad where each ingredient...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jun 28, 2012 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Mythbusters' to resume testing experiments after cannonball mishap

The popular television show "MythBusters" will resume filming occasional experiments at the Alameda County Sheriff's Training...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dickita P, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 871 Views

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Tour the Blackhawk Museum

Blackhawk Museum sponsors a docent-led tour of the museum's renowned exhibitions at 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. The...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 725 Views

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Fare increases begin at BART, several other transit agencies

Beginning July 2, commuters will find that a number of Bay Area transit agencies have increased their fares. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jul 3, 2012 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 894 Views

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Serena Williams defeats Stanford's reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs in 2nd round at Bank of the West Classic

The fourth-ranked and top-seeded Serena Williams beat reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs, 6-2, 6-1, Wednesday in the second...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 900 Views

AROUND TOWN

From trials to triumph, local authors inspire

Writing a book may not be everyone's aspiration but three San Ramon Valley residents have put pen to paper and packed the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jul 14, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

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High schoolers don't always 'like' Facebook

Facebook has been a phenomenon since Mark Zuckerburg created it in his Harvard dorm room in 2004 and it spread like wildfire...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jimbo, on Jul 24, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

SPORTS

Best and worst YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMS

We live in such a wonderful community rich with resources for a very rewarding sports career. We have seen several youth...

Original post made by SportsMom on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 6, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1281 Views

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Meet Olympics torch bearer at the library

For an insider's look at the 2012 London Olympics, go to the library at 2 p.m. Sunday and meet Sarah Williams, 19, a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 4, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 780 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by anita venezia, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1104 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,088 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 763 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 600 views