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AROUND TOWN

Lafayette man will run for county supervisor

A long-time Lafayette resident will run for Contra Costa County District 2 supervisor to replace current supervisor Gayle...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 11:42 am | 29 comments | 1713 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neiman Marcus opens in Walnut Creek amid much fanfare

The first Neiman Marcus luxury department store opened in Walnut Creek's Broadway Plaza on Friday morning, as hundreds of...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Donna, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

KB Homes: Wrecking our hillsides one acre at a time

Perhaps a story ran here on D.E. a while back about this, but I am curious how many of my fellow Danville-ites are aware...

Original post made by Derek on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Concerned in Danville, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:03 am | 39 comments | 3075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents angered over proposed childcare changes

Three San Ramon Valley Unified elementary schools may see changes to on-site childcare providers as the district's Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 13 comments | 1892 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stroke support group of Contra Costa County meets March 12

Stroke support group of Contra Costa County meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of every month (except August) at John Muir...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by FanDanville, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Campains Should Focus on Solving Unfunded County Debt

The amount of debt this county owes to its employees should be the main subject of campaigns for Supervisors. The potentially...

Original post made by Concerned Debt on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by The Queen, on Mar 8, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 42 comments | 1518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Dirty doctor' arrested in connection with death of San Ramon student

Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng was arrested and charged with second-degree murder on Thursday after several of her patients,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Mar 8, 2012 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Reel Blondes' rockets back into town

For the first time since the Victoria's Hair & Spa Salon was sold four years ago, a San Ramon Valley cast "Reel Blondes"...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council cancels Independence Day pyrotechnics, makes plans for possible 'safe and sane' fireworks

On Tuesday night, the San Ramon City Council voted unanimously to eliminate the immensely popular July 4 aerial fireworks...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by frankly , on Mar 5, 2012 at 6:25 am | 15 comments | 1207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country - Coyote Creek San Ramon - Cited for Lack of Supervision

After serious debate on the Danville Express site, and after months of battling and investigations, I wanted all parents...

Original post made by Outspoken Parent on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:14 am | 16 comments | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: Religion and politics

As the presidential election nears and debate between Republican hopefuls intensifies, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by M, on Mar 2, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by A Ryan Supporter, on Mar 2, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coming to grips with the contraception kerfuffle

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3531 Raucous Caucus] educator and recruiter Tom Cushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Danville, on Mar 1, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 21 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

A gentler Town Square Forum

Dear Editor, Readers, among neighborhoods e-exchanges are noticing gentler, more respectful commentary on the town square...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by [removed}, on Mar 1, 2012 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 1039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Occupiers march to Castlewood Country Club

Between 300 and 350 people turned out for last weekend's Occupy Pleasanton event to protest the lockout of workers from Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 1, 2012 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 815 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen arrested in Danville shooting

Danville police announced Friday the arrest of a 15-year-old male from Alameda County in connection with the Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cody, on Feb 29, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 37 comments | 3679 Views

AROUND TOWN

See 'Reel Blondes' at the Village Theatre

Victoria's "Reel Blondes" cabaret will be on stage from March 2-4, 9-10, May 18-20 and 25-27, at the Village Theatre and...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Martha Levison, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 845 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Valley is hip to high-tech

At a forum held Friday afternoon, several hundred parents, teachers and residents learned about technological advances in...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by Joan, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fallen soldier memorial slated for downtown Danville

A memorial statue dedicated to San Ramon Valley High grad Lance Cpl. Joshua "Chachi" Corral will officially be allowed on...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by SRV Grad, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 10 comments | 1760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Three men arrested in credit card fraud at Nordstrom

Walnut Creek police have arrested three Southern California men in connection with a series of fraudulent credit card purchases...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kim, on Feb 28, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 958 Views
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