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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise: Important women in history

Betsy Ross, Harriet Tubman and Margaret Thatcher are just a few of the famous females gracing the pages of history textbooks...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dirka_Dirka, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

21 people arrested for providing alcohol to decoys under 21

Detectives arrested 21 people over the past month during stings targeting alcohol sales to minors throughout Contra Costa...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bonnie, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2742 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 | 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local families urge FDA to clarify risks in OxyContin reformulation

Don't be fooled by the reformulation of OxyContin and the claims that it is less dangerous than before. That's the message...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:40 am | 9 comments | 2177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan pushes for education reform

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) is proposing laws that could measure teacher performance, streamline discipline and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 1078 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 | 1882 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 | 2091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council outlines changes to General Plan

Every seat was occupied at Danville's Town Council meeting on March 5, as residents were eager to hear the Council's thoughts...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Mar 11, 2013 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 4892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors hope Washington trip brings some cash for roads

At the Tri-Valley Cities Council meeting Wednesday night, Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich said all five cities -- Danville,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tango, on Mar 8, 2013 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Possible rehab, development considered for Austin Root House

Danville's Planning and Heritage Resource commissions held a study session Tuesday night to discuss issues related to the...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 2593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attend a public forum on possible transportation projects in Alamo

County Public Works staff and the office of District 2 Supervisor Candace Andersen will host a community forum on Feb. 26...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Mar 5, 2013 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 6005 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise: Sequester

In this week's Streetwise, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to a local coffee shop to ask residents what they think about...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Mar 4, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 4 comments | 577 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Young man busted in gunpoint home robbery

A 20-year-old Danville man is facing five felony charges in connection with a Wednesday morning residential robbery in which...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sarah J, on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Vallejo fire chief replaces Price at SRV Fire

San Ramon Valley's fire department will soon be under new command, after Fire Board President Matthew Stamey announced the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 3, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local bank exec sentenced for mortgage fraud scheme

San Ramon resident Joel Blanford was sentenced to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for a mortgage...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Norris Canyon, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 2565 Views

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PLEASE SIGN SOS-DANVILLE OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION INITIATIVE THIS WEEKEND

Please come to one of the following locations this weekend to sign the SOS-Danville Open Space Preservation Initiative Petition: Lucky's:...

Original post made by SOS-Danville on Mar. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nine months later, still no preliminary hearing for lawyer charged in hit and run death

More than nine months after his arrest, a San Ramon attorney charged in a hit and run death has yet to step inside a courtroom...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Mar 1, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 2711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Let's go to The Hap! (oh baby)

Well, you can run it, you can jump it, You can sniff and you can dump it, at The Hap. The Park is open for the season, There...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citizens Town Hall meetings held on Feb. 20 and Feb. 27

A large group of Danville area residents are sponsoring two Citizen Town Hall meetings in the next several days. If you,...

Original post made by Friend of Danville on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 14 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the HOUSE on the HILL?!

Kelly Adamic's eccentric Alamo home on the hill has been bashed left and right. Now, the owner of one of Alamo's most notorious...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westside Alamoans, on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 36 comments | 5998 Views
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