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Fundraising for Veterans building renovations off to a good start

After a groundbreaking ceremony last week, the Town of Danville is working on raising the rest of the money it needs to make...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melvin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 5 comments | 1078 Views

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Air Quality District earmarks $5-million in public funds to pay for electric car charging stations

Electronic car owners in the Bay Area may soon have easier access to charging stations as the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Just Plain Hal, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 868 Views

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Letter: Preserve Danville's beauty by limiting housing development

"I'd like to bring up an issue that, I am sure, crosses the minds of planners when housing developments are going up. My...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1098 Views

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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 Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1280 Views

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Remembering Virgie Jones: Alamo's historian, author, ambassador and friend

Virginia V. Jones, known as "Virgie," died Aug. 16 at the age of 92. Mrs. Jones was born in Raymond, Wash. on Nov. 26, 1917....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by margie reynolds, on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1506 Views

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Wildfire near Mount Diablo 80 percent contained

A wildfire that has burned 375 acres near Mount Diablo State Park in a rural area of Contra Costa County is 80 percent contained...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mrs. Jones, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 1099 Views

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Saturday is a day of remembrance in San Ramon Valley

Nine years later, the Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley, along with the Town of Danville, are hosting a 9-11 Remembrance...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 1225 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flash News! McNerney Votes to support Obama-Care

Well, this posting really isn't flash news since it's been over a week since my original posting that pointed out McNerney's...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 16, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 5 comments | 1161 Views

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Have you seen Brad Pitt?

Rumors have been spreading about Brad Pitt sightings in Diablo and Danville. This editor literally jumped at the news and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 988 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

15th Assembly District candidates address economy, budget and football

Finances, fiscal policy and football all found their way into a recent face-off between the two candidates for the 15th assembly...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by keith, on Oct 12, 2010 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 1191 Views

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David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

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Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by American, on Oct 15, 2010 at 7:30 am | 5 comments | 1075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Danville Scout lead pleads not guilty in pornography indictment

The former leader of a Cub Scout den in Danville pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland Friday to two child pornography...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Oct 23, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 5 comments | 1467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD Board profiles: Rachel Hurd

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:46 am | 5 comments | 1511 Views

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Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 1667 Views

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Admiral Scott salutes heroes of all kinds

Every service era since World War I was represented at the Veterans Day Remembrance held at San Ramon Valley High in Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 5 comments | 1038 Views

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Osage Station Park survey results posted online

Results of a recent online survey regarding the future of Osage Station Park are now available for residents to view on the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by the dogfather, on Nov 18, 2010 at 9:47 am | 5 comments | 1249 Views

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Bishop Ranch bounces back from recession, U.S to follow, CEO says

If Bishop Ranch is an economic indicator, the U.S. economy is on the rebound. Sunset Development Co. -- which owns Bishop...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1520 Views

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Praise and admiration at Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards

Danville's community center overflowed with people Tuesday night for the 29th annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kyle, on Dec 8, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 1194 Views

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Study shows most pregnant women have toxic chemicals in their systems

In a study released Thursday in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, UCSF researchers revealed that almost all...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Darren, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 1086 Views

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Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho announces new chief of staff

Karen Basting, a Contra Costa native with over 20 years of local management experience, will be Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Depends, on Feb 7, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 1173 Views
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