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Lyndon LaRouche NutJobs Spotted

For the second time in the last few weeks, I noticed a pair of fringe types planting themselves on - and illegally blocking...

Original post made by Derek on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:19 am | 19 comments | 1527 Views

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Groups offering information sessions on redistricting

If you're among those who are still scratching their heads over the new federal and state legislative districts in California,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Kid's Country facilities on three-year probation with state

A prediction made earlier this summer by the executive director of Kid's Country -- that the state would not shut down four...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Fern, on Sep 15, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 1054 Views

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Who's to blame for the fiscal slump?

"This company is like a huge hippopotamus...there are a thousand ants on his back, and every one of them thinks he's driving."...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 729 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man will get treatment, not jail time in 2006 bludgeoning death

This week's decision to find a man not guilty by reason of insanity is not one that came easily to those involved in the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hoffmann, on Sep 15, 2011 at 8:35 am | 8 comments | 975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Creek man sentenced to five years for investment fraud, loan-funding scheme

A Walnut Creek resident was sentenced to 63 months in prison on Wednesday in connection with a multi-million dollar investment...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by John , on Sep 14, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1030 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant owner couple cops plea in federal court

A couple who once ran restaurants in San Ramon and Danville has pleaded guilty to immigration, social security and tax evasion...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 1904 Views

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BART protesters march through the streets, no service distruptions reported

About two-dozen anti-BART protesters marched along San Francisco's Market Street this evening in the fifth consecutive Monday...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by HerpDerp, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 557 Views

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State Supreme Court to hear arguments on Prop. 8 Tuesday

The California Supreme Court -- with two new members seated in the past year -- is set to hear arguments in San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 13, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 25 comments | 928 Views

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Foreclosures up! Demand Down! And Danville contemplates a major new subdividsion?!?

So we have a "strong and steady increase in foreclosures" in Danville & Alamo over the last two years, with the latest figure...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Economics 100, on Sep 13, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 11 comments | 859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District API scores best of any large school district in the state

San Ramon Valley Unified School District's results place it as the 8th highest unified school district in the state and the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by In Alamo, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:21 am | 8 comments | 1046 Views

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Marijuana dispensaries one step closer to going up in smoke

The Town Council unanimously voted on Tuesday night to continue the discussion on permanently banning medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by RC, on Sep 12, 2011 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 911 Views

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Readers Choice 2011 Winners

This year we held the second annual Readers Choice for everyone to vote for their favorite things in Danville and San Ramon....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ricky, on Sep 10, 2011 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 1273 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 Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Steven, on Sep 10, 2011 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 1021 Views

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Council continues smoking ban discussion

An ordinance to prohibit smoking in Danville's recreational areas was discussed again at Tuesday's Town Council meeting....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Whomever, on Sep 9, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 11 comments | 1357 Views

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Danville family chooses unusual childcare method

When parents need someone reliable to take care of their children, they typically call the neighborhood babysitter or nanny....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 9, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments | 1189 Views

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Streetwise: Do you remember where you were on Sept. 11, 2001?

Some were at work, others were getting ready for school, but most Americans stopped in their tracks and flocked to the television...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by SALLY, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 585 Views

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CA Supreme Court tackles Prop 8 appeal issue

At a hearing in San Francisco this morning, California Supreme Court justices seemed inclined to recommend allowing the sponsors...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 835 Views

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Obituaries

Rae Ellen (Stroube) Gaffney Read the full story here http://danvilleexpress.com/story.php?story_id=4804 posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark Medina, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 727 Views

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Do colleges actually evaluate applicants?

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3144 Doing College], expert adviser Elizabeth LaScala...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Crista andrews, on Sep 8, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 11632 Views
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