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Danville teen hits classical music big time

A Danville teen cellist will perform with two other Puget Sound School of Music students at the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by bz, on Jan 7, 2013 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Somebody needs to tell Sutter Health ...

I dunno whether it's the abundance of Mediterranean blue and white, or the rakish angle of the photo, the layers, or what...

Original post made by Ty Tanniq on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious Vehicle in Brookside / Osage Area

Please note that a Charlotte Wood middle school student reporting being apparently followed by two men, driving "a dark blue...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Vista grand opening draws dozens in praise

More than 50 people attended a grand opening ceremony for Valley Vista on Wednesday afternoon, celebrating San Ramon's first...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Jan 20, 2013 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whatever happened to Afghanistan?

From an independent, bucolic country respected by its neighbors to a chaotic and corrupt war zone -- the last 50 years have...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alamo mom, on Jan 22, 2013 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enter the high school writers contest and workshop

The California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch will sponsor its second annual High School Writers Contest and Workshop from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 889 Views

SPORTS

Batter up!

You might imagine that with 13 years in the major leagues, awards including two-time Minor League Player of the Year, two...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by SALLY, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Apply for AAUW scholarships

The Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch of the American Association of University Women is offering scholarships to college...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Feb 1, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

As people all over the Bay Area don their red and gold to cheer on the 49ers this weekend, serious Niner faithfuls in the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon increases speed limits on 14 roads

Some of San Ramon's roadways will move a little faster by the end of this month, as speed limits officially increase on several...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 2198 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State high court appears inclined to allow cities to ban marijuana dispensaries

California Supreme Court justices at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared likely to rule that cities in the state...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

DANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION SCHEDULED TO VOTE ON DRAFT 2030 GENERAL PLAN TONIGHT

The Danville Planning Commission is scheduled to vote on the draft 2030 General Plan tonight. Town Staff is recommending...

Original post made by SOS-Danville on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Janice , on Feb 13, 2013 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 678 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pedestrian seriously injured by fallen traffic light

A 23-year-old man was struck by a fallen traffic light in San Ramon on Feb. 11. The victim was waiting to cross the street...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 757 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early morning fire displaces 3 in Diablo

A one-alarm blaze was reported at 4:44 a.m. in Diablo after a husband and wife woke up and smelled smoke. No injuries were...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 21, 2013 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 883 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon City Council tops area for pay, benefits

It pays to be an elected official in San Ramon. Mayor Bill Clarkson earned nearly $18,000 during his first year in office,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by entitlements, on Feb 23, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For 2/7 SRVHS puts a modern spin on 'The Crucible'

San Ramon Valley High will perform an experimental take on Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," a drama about the Puritan purge...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Feb 23, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Death of man found at dump may be accidential

The initial evidence indicates that the death of a man whose body was found at a garbage site in Pleasanton on Tuesday was...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Detective Thorn, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon is 6th city to adopt comprehensive smoking laws, 2 others follow

San Ramon's City Council adopted stringent [http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7007&approved=yes secondhand...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by David, on Mar 11, 2013 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 1637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The last bus

Public transportation is a good thing -- it cuts down on greenhouse gases and other byproducts of commuting, not to mention...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Singing for sports

Armed with nothing more than a ridiculous musical Christmas hat and mediocre singing voices, Jack Reed and Garrett Rivas...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane , on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1907 Views
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