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Identify your needs when writing college essays

In this week's [ 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 | 929 Views


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 | 1109 Views


'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 | 1182 Views


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 | 1016 Views


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 | 1162 Views


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 | 1197 Views


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 | 1305 Views


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 | 1133 Views



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 | 1533 Views


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 | 1034 Views


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 | 1416 Views


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 | 1440 Views


Sentinels of Freedom gives 5 wounded vets chance to sail on historic schooner

As the sun came up very early over the San Francisco Bay last Saturday morning, a sleek 113 foot Sailing Schooner named Eros...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 9, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views


Man arrested for alleged lewd conduct in park restrooms

Officers arrested 35-year-old Ryan Meulpolderon, a Crockett resident, on suspicion of lewd conduct at a Walnut Creek park...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views


Attend the 81st annual Contra Costa democrats BBQ

Democrats from all over Contra Costa County will be partying at Castle Rock Park (1700 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek) on...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by George, on Aug 10, 2012 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views


Los Angeles man charged in Jamaican lottery scam

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection with a lottery scam carried out against a Danville resident, police said...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1380 Views


Seeking Tri-Valley heroes

The Danville Express will recognize the true, yet often anonymous, Tri-Valley Heroes this holiday season with several awards....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by SALLY, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1065 Views


Recycle cans and bottles

Hello, Where can I find a place to recycle the cans and bottles in Danville? Someone tole me I can to Safeway and Lucky...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views


Thousands gather to honor former sheriff Rupf at memorial service

Several hundred law enforcement officers from throughout the Bay Area were among thousands of people who turned out Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views


3 lawyers sue Chevron for 'gross negligence' in causing Aug. 6 refinery fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron Wednesday, claiming the oil company was "grossly negligent" in its...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Aug 20, 2012 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views
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Huddled Masses 2015
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