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AROUND TOWN

Learn how to save money on your utility bills

The California Public Utilities Commission offers many programs that can save you money or provide a needed service. These...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Sep 4, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 4 comments | 1028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville students head back to school, transitional kindergarten offered for second time

As San Ramon Valley students gear up for another school year, which begins on Aug. 28 for SRVUSD, Tuesday will also mark...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 1241 Views

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SRVUSD students excel at exit exam

The California Department of Education released results from the California High School Exit Examination Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 17 comments | 1257 Views

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Attend local Republican National Convention house parties

Bring a dish and bottle of wine to share while you meet and chat with fellow Republicans at the Contra Costa Republican...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Yp, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 6 comments | 890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects in two...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ashley, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 1473 Views

SPORTS

Danville celebrates hometown heroes

Over 100 people gathered at Oak Hill Park on Saturday afternoon to welcome home two "hometown heroes" -- Olympians Jessica...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 1748 Views

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Donate to the school supply drive for foster kids

In an effort to help California's foster kids feel prepared and confident this school year, Sleep Train is hosting its annual...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Frank Divore, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 820 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Attend a special reading of 'Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart'

Join VoiceFlame for a special reading of "Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart," presented from 6:45-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reba, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1360 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Their akin-breakin' hurt

Back from a brief hiatus, Tom Cushing discusses the fallout from Senate candidate Todd Akin's interview on a St. Louis television...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 30, 2012 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 985 Views

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Fire district's life-saving app getting more popular

PulsePoint, the app developed by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection district to help save victims of sudden cardiac arrest,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by tom, on Aug 29, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 1024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breaking away: Is San Ramon pulling away from the Tri-Valley alliance?

The city near the center of the Tri-Valley is at the center of a debate about cooperation among the five cities that have...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by bz, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible Fraud?????

How many times have you seen that group which sits outside TJs(Danville or Concord), Whole Foods, soliciting your donations? The...

Original post made by frankly on Aug. 29, 2012
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Prospective residents camp out for new homes

Several families took weeks-long camping trips in the San Ramon Valley recently, but not to enjoy the great outdoors. Instead,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Samantha, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 1705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville couple celebrate 'miracle child' with hundreds of like families

After losing both children to an [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=116&approved=yes under-the-influence...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by violet, on Aug 25, 2012 at 1:15 am | 17 comments | 1806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged gang member arrested after bringing gun into Wendy's

A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after bringing a concealed gun into a Wendy's restaurant in Walnut...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 24, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 1120 Views

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Seven file papers to run for Town Council

Seven Danville residents have filed papers to run for Town Council in the 2012 general election. Three seats will be open...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill Oldenburg, on Aug 24, 2012 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 1799 Views

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Streetwise: Are you ready for school?

San Ramon Valley students are taking in the last days of summer before the 2012-13 school year begins on Aug. 28. This week,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 754 Views

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Unionized Castlewood workers ask City Council to support labor agency's rule to end lockout

Union members, who said they are among those who were locked out of their jobs two years ago in a wage and benefit dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dale Summers, on Aug 23, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire in Alamo hills was 'human caused'

The fire was first reported at 4:52 p.m. at the end of Hemme Drive in Alamo, which backs to Las Trampas Regional Wilderness....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 1419 Views

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Cancer support group meets Thursday

Contra Costa Oncology will host a group that will provide a safe place to express and share thoughts, concerns and experiences...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 712 Views
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CIA’s Five Stages of Woe
By Tom Cushing | 30 comments | 1,570 views

Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 1,096 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 666 views