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Cast your vote for Reader's Choice

Now through May 19, Danville Express readers can vote for their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Apr 11, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have you seen the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile?

Looks like the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile recently made a stop at the Safeway at 3496 Camino Tassajara as spotted by YouTube...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Clem, on Apr 17, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 885 Views

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Unseasonable weather again delays opening of park water features

For the third week, April showers are to blame for the delay in opening the water features in Town parks. Typically open...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 811 Views

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Firefighter tells of daring rescue from swift-moving creek

The firefighter who rescued a 74-year-old woman from the water Sunday after her family's car overturned into Walnut Creek...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Apr 13, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible classified staff reductions on Tuesday's school board agenda

At Tuesday night's regularly scheduled meeting, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will likely decide to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Alamoan, on Apr 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 27 comments | 1479 Views

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Moms pool resources to raise money for Haiti

Following the earthquake that devastated Haiti, three Danville moms decided to do something about it. One yard sale turned...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 890 Views

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Fire department nominated for a Webby, launches iPhone app

Firedepartment.org -- the website of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District -- is one of five government sites in...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 997 Views

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District says classified staff reductions not a result of state budget cuts

A reduction of 1,072.5 classified employee hours may appear to be a sign of the dire times for education funding, but district...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 17, 2010 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 846 Views

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Civil War Living History Day to feature mock battle

The Civil War will come alive in an event later this month in San Ramon, complete with blazing guns and blaring cannons in...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Gina, on Apr 18, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 835 Views

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Art Space: Art, Wine, Food, Mount Diablo

Mount Diablo faces much more serious threats than a lunatic who has proposed renaming it Mount Reagan. Find out more in the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 755 Views

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Elworthy Ranch development granted an extension

The Town of Danville's Planning Commission recently approved a development agreement to extend the timeline for Elworthy...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rose, on Apr 16, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 8478 Views

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Buffalo wings and the 'best 5 minutes in Danville'

Find a partner and get ready to eat as many Norm's Place Original Monster wings in five minutes for the fourth annual wing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Apr 16, 2010 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 813 Views

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Hello from your new editor

In case you didn't notice, there's been a switch behind the scenes at Danville Express. I'm Emily West, the new editor, and...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Apr 16, 2010 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 752 Views

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Tempest in a TEApot

Taxed Enough Already was the theme at the TEA Party held from 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, which...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steven, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 1217 Views

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Danville to honor its Vietnam veterans Sunday

The Vietnam War may be over, but the Town of Danville is honoring its veterans with an Operation Welcome Home Ceremony at...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 20, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 11 comments | 910 Views

SPORTS

Dance mob strikes downtown Danville

A group of dancers took people by surprise Saturday morning when they broke out in random dance around Danville. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by SALLY, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1648 Views

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Winning lottery ticket purchased in Alamo remains unclaimed

Two California Lottery tickets each worth more than $200,000 -- one purchased in Alamo -- remain unclaimed after Friday night's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 19, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1201 Views

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Andre and Berta are looking for a second chance

Andre and Berta are looking for a second chance What are Andre and Berta looking at with such intensity? Why are they hanging...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by bz, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

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Six district schools earn 'Distinguished' honors

In times of reduced budgets and programs, schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are still considered excellent....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 20, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 910 Views

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Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by LEMON LADY, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 10 comments | 979 Views
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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
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CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
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