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Piedmont Lumber goes up in flames

Heavy black smoke from a four-alarm fire in Walnut Creek could be seen in the San Ramon Valley as its firefighters were among...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 16, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 868 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Newborns leave hospitals wrapped in newspaper'

Joan Hamblin is on a mission. She wants to make sure that young mothers in Guatemala have everything they need to take care...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:50 am | 4 comments | 1249 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Christy Turlington's film to be aired at Tribeca fest

From Danville child to Monte Vista High student to supermodel to movie director. Tribeca Enterprises announced today that...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Colleen, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alamo MAC to look at parks budget

Parks and recreation will be the subject tonight at the Alamo MAC meeting. A representative from Public Works will make a...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by F. Olivas, on Mar 16, 2010 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1204 Views

SPORTS

Another hoops cliffhanger

San Ramon Valley High presented another cliffhanger Saturday night as they faced De La Salle in the 2010 CIF State Boys Division...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:06 am | 11 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ray, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 1296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child porn on work computer leads to arrest

San Ramon police arrested a Cub Scout leader at his Danville home this afternoon on suspicion of possessing child pornography. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by sadtruth, on Jul 21, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 72 comments | 11692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A trip down Market Street - in 1906

Two people have shared with me this seven-minute film clip taken from a ride down Market Street in San Francisco in 1906...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaesy Lee Kellner Mendoza: Jan. 22, 1981 - March 16, 2010

Kaesy Lee Kellner Mendoza, 29, of Danville, died at home Tuesday after an 11-month journey with cancer. She was surrounded...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by gary, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1382 Views

SPORTS

Danville center leads St. Mary's to NCAA win

St. Mary's College center, No. 50 Omar Samhan, controls the opening tip-off in the NCAA Tournament in Providence, RI. The...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Go-Omar, on Mar 25, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 11 comments | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

March madness comes to Danville

St. Mary's College center Omar Samhan, a graduate of San Ramon Valley High, wades into his college's cheering section after...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by March Madhatter, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 4 comments | 966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney, Garamendi join Democrats to pass historic health care reform

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman called "a critical step," was approved Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rainman, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:26 am | 106 comments | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Admitted to your college? It's time for a fresh look

"I would bet that the Class of 2010 seniors will be spending some time at their mailboxes and checking their email messages...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by SAMUEL, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 1242 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Trustees OK negotiations for solar energy

The School Board authorized district staff to enter into negotiations with a vendor to add solar panels at six campuses,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jack Fulcher, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 18 comments | 1182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting suspect turns himself in after fight at DVC

A man was arrested for allegedly shooting another man at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill on Saturday night after he...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Peda; Power, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Alamo 'After Hours'

Round Hill was alive tonight with the sound of a trade show. It was the the Alamo Chamber of Commerce's "Business After Hours"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Combs, on Mar 25, 2010 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apply to become Contra Costa Fair Queen

Do you have what it takes to be the next Contra Costa County Fair Queen? The Queen serves as a hostess during the Fair from...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Brucie, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 823 Views

SPORTS

Mount Diablo challenges paragliders, says ranger after crash Wednesday

Nature is unpredictable, noted Dan Stefanisko, supervising ranger at Mt. Diablo State Park, which is why hang gliding and...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tassajara Road reopened after repairs to 10-foot deep sinkhole

Crews completed repairs to a 10-foot-deep sinkhole yesterday that had Tassajara Road closed in both directions in Dublin...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 28, 2010 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's talk science

Young scientists are cropping up like wildflowers in the springtime. The winners from St. Isidore School's science fair went...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stuart, on Mar 28, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 658 Views
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