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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 | 1463 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 | 879 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 981 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 | 835 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 | 824 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 | 750 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8455 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 | 801 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 | 745 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 | 1200 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 | 902 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 | 1630 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 | 1192 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 | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 899 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 | 972 Views

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Inspiring students to be leaders now, not later

Well-known educator and activist Angela Davis visited Athenian School's campus Monday morning as a part of the 2010 Round...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Rs, on Sep 23, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 27 comments | 1698 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 Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 1550 Views

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Four teens charged in Danville drug deal gone bad

Four young men have been charged with threats of violence after allegedly taking property from a 15-year-old who was looking...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by :), on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 65 comments | 3039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's veterans health bill passes House

Legislation authored by Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) that would address the needs of veterans who suffered traumatic...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:29 am | 7 comments | 887 Views
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