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Let peace on earth begin with you

Remember the decorating, the presents, the wrapping, the cooking and baking, the parties, the greetings, tree lighting and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Dec 7, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 671 Views

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BART a boon for Stoneridge sales as Christmas shopping season gets under way

The decorations may have been up for weeks, but Thanksgiving weekend marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Dec 7, 2011 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad's Night at SRVHS tonight

San Ramon Valley High School will host a "Dad's Night" tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the library at the school....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by SRV parent, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief with pepper spray tries to steal $10,000 worth of handbags from Nordstrom

Two Good Samaritans ran down a thief who allegedly tried to steal $10,000 worth of high-end purses from Nordstrom in Walnut...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lili, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 9 comments | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attend the lighting of the old oak tree tonight

Town of Danville and the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 35th annual Lighting of the Old Oak Tree tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by tom, on Dec 6, 2011 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 823 Views

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What role do parents play in the admissions game?

As the college admissions season goes into full swing for seniors and their parents, what role to play is one of the hardest...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by lazy student, on Dec 5, 2011 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 836 Views

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Danville man circulates prescription drug tax measure to fund drug database

A Danville man whose two children were killed in a 2003 auto accident has been given the go-ahead to begin circulating a...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Dec 5, 2011 at 7:01 am | 20 comments | 1115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Bleak Reality?

Dear Editor, A bleak reality has emerged from various focus polling in our region concerning the selection of candidates...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Informed resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 5 comments | 801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fremont man pronounced dead in apparent suicide onto I-580

A 23-year-old Fremont man jumped to his death this morning from the west side of the Santa Rita Road overpass onto Interstate...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 837 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 1020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fallen Marine honored as a hero at afternoon memorial service

It was standing room only at East Bay Fellowship Church in Danville as over 1,200 family, friends, teachers, veterans and...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by scrump, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 1157 Views

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Streetwise: Holiday purchases

While U.S. auto manufacturers report increased profits, Black Friday reports show huge increases in shoppers and jobless...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Shopless This Year, on Dec 2, 2011 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 571 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Campaigns and Communication: what should we expect?

Dear Editor, Readers in several forum exchanges have provided a unique subject for your town square forum and the example...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Dec 1, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

"Mr. Peterson, who is your District 2 candidate?"

Dear Editor, A letter is now being sent to District Attorney Peterson with copy to Sheriff Livingston asking for their...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Dec 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 24 comments | 897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two arrested during night of chaotic bar fights

Two men, including a Danville resident, were arrested in Walnut Creek early Sunday morning after a chaotic night with multiple...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 30, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1169 Views

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Residents gather for 35th annual Old Oak lighting

After Black Friday madness, the 35th annual lighting of the Old Danville Oak Tree allowed for a more peaceful and traditional...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 704 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supervisor Uilkema announces plan to retire

After two decades of public service in Contra Costa County, District 2 Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema announced that she plans...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:29 am | 31 comments | 1199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Drainage Issuse in Alamo

Dear Editor, Supervisor Gayle Uilkema and the Contra Costa County Flood Control District are holding a community meeting,...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Really, on Nov 30, 2011 at 6:20 am | 1 comment | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body of slain Marine escorted in hundred-car procession

One hundred fifty American flags and even more Valley residents lined the streets of downtown Danville Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:39 am | 4 comments | 808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kellogg drops legal dispute against San Ramon-based nonprofit

Toucan Sam will allow other birds to glide through the friendly skies after a legal dispute between Froot Loops maker Kellogg...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Nov 28, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 586 Views
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