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High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Mar 20, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 870 Views

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Showing off street smarts

Book smarts aren't the only things students are picking up at school these days. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/story.php?story_id=1564...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by PaigeD, on Mar 20, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Older man tries to get middle school girl into his car twice this week

Walnut Creek police are looking for a man who tried to get a 13-year-old girl from Walnut Creek Intermediate school to get...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 1137 Views

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Rural land in northwestern San Ramon will become housing development by 2015

In accordance with the city's 2030 general plan, San Ramon is moving forward with plans to develop a large patch of rural...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:49 pm | 11 comments | 1367 Views

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Bill Reimers gets nine years in prison

The federal court Friday sentenced former Danville resident Francis William "Bill" Reimers to nine years in prison for mail...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeff Poppen, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sand bags available for flood preparation

Maintenance Services Manager Jed Johnson said that just as in prior years, the materials will be made available at the town...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD PTAs stump for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at San Ramon Valley schools to that could secure funding for schools across the state for the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Just saying, on Mar 16, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 1159 Views

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PG&E to provide bills in Spanish, Chinese beginning this year

The revised bills are expected to start appearing in the second half of this year, and PG&E will conduct outreach in Spanish...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Riddler, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:26 am | 17 comments | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Borenstein, Truth or Fiction on Pensions ?

Lately there have been several comments on the Danville Press by bloggers that accuse Dan Borenstein of publicizing and writing...

Original post made by East County Watch on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Don't Go Postal, on Mar 15, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 21 comments | 1078 Views

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Streetwise: What's your primary source of news?

As technology evolves, so does the dispersal of information. This week, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to The Livery to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by GG, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 5 comments | 829 Views

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District approves Chinese dual immersion program for fall

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Board of Education unanimously approved the inclusion of a Chinese dual immersion...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by An Indian recognizing that Mandarin is the way to go, on Mar 14, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 51 comments | 1968 Views

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The power of appropriate apology

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3560 Raucous Caucus], educator and recruiter Tom Cushing...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 16 comments | 998 Views

AROUND TOWN

It is Time for the Dept. of Justice to Clean up Contra Costa

The constant bullying of citizens by certain politicians needs to stop. People (including myself) have been intimidated by...

Original post made by Afraid of Mary on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Say what? , on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 1218 Views

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Free pancake breakfast with Joan Buchanan Saturday

Assemblymember Joan Buchanan invites residents to attend a free pancake breakfast. Discuss legislative and community issues...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 764 Views

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Should Public Employee Pensions be taken over by SSI ?

In another blog a commenter named "Say What" complained that the public employees do not get the benefit of Social Security....

Original post made by East County Watch on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:45 am | 43 comments | 1756 Views

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Victim testifies in San Ramon man's pimping trial

A former runaway testified that she and two other runaways were pimped from a house in San Ramon in 2009, according to published...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Petey3, on Mar 14, 2012 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 1008 Views

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TVU case may mean tougher scrutiny of schools for immigrants

The investigation into an illegal school in Pleasanton may lead to sweeping changes and closer looks at schools that bring...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Mar 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

DRAFT Joel Keller for District 3 Supervisor

Dear Editor, Since Diablo, Blackhawk and Tassajara Valley neighborhoods will not register for response to http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3410,...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 20 comments | 1108 Views

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"What do we want as a supervisor, and why would anyone want the job?"

Dear Editors, (shared with local news media editors) Draft Committees met jointly to consider competitive candidates for...

Original post made by [removed] on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1029 Views
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