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Family ties a factor in SRV Fire race, incumbent says

One incumbent and two newcomers were elected to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1768 Views

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Woman kidnapped from business center parking lot then abandoned in Oakland hills

A woman leaving work in Walnut Creek Wednesday night was kidnapped by two men who forced her to withdraw money from various...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by LOUISE, on Nov 21, 2012 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1806 Views

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Crow Canyon sound wall noise mitigation project begins

Danville residents living near Crow Canyon Road can expect to get some relief from traffic noise generated by the busy arterial...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by peggy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1461 Views

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SRVUSD poised to begin preliminary work on new school, Stone Valley renovation

By the end of next month, the school district should be taking the first steps toward building a $31 million elementary school...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 1221 Views

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Wednesday is another Spare the Air day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood-burning has been issued for the Bay Area on Wednesday. It is the eighth time...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by the dogfather, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 909 Views

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Organic foods a favorite among healthy shoppers

Organic foods have become a favorite among many shoppers who consider them more nutritious and healthy, with 40 studies published...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Jan 25, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 5 comments | 853 Views

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San Ramon attorney faces complaint to state bar association

A San Ramon family law attorney charged with illegally receiving confidential information now faces a complaint made to the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Earl Stanley Gardnerd, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 1415 Views

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Man shot, injured by police after allegedly threatening officer with knife

Police shot and injured Dublin resident Ryan Cox Friday morning after he allegedly walked toward officers with a large knife,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:31 am | 5 comments | 874 Views

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Athenian students plant orchard to benefit food bank

Volunteers from The Athenian School created a campus fruit orchard that will benefit the Contra Costa Food Bank. Apples,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2675 Views

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Scoping session on Norris Canyon HOV ramp held March 13

Caltrans and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) will hold a public scoping meeting on proposed on- and off-ramps...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 806 Views

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County focuses on water mitigation measures for Tassajara Valley cemetery

Ahead of public hearings on the environmental impact reportfor a $35 million cemetery proposed for the Tassajara Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Charlie H., on May 27, 2014 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities projects begin after first series of school bonds sold

The school district recently completed the first of four bond sales in the Measure D school facilities bond, which [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=8640&approv...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 5 comments | 1211 Views

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Danville Devil Mountain Run will benefit local counseling center

Promoters of the recently reinstated Danville Devil Mountain Run announced that the race will benefit a local charity. Profits...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Mar 26, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2218 Views

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Planning Commission will hear update on Magee Ranch project tonight

Danville's Planning Commission will again hear testimony tonight on a future 410-acre development at the southeast corner...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 15, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report ranks SRVUSD high schools among top in country

All nine local high schools scored among the top high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World report ranking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by The alamo, on May 17, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1335 Views

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Local businessman seeks to be candidate in Iranian presidential election

In a seemingly quixotic quest, East Bay businessman Kazem Sadati (also known as Matt Sadati) has thrown his hat into the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 944 Views

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Local woman may be victim of frozen berries sold at Costco

A 62-year-old woman from East Contra Costa County was hospitalized with hepatitis last month and has since recovered. The...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1072 Views

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5-year-old hits hole in one

Cale Ripley Coleman, a 5-year-old Danville resident might be the next Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson. A golfer since age 2,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Jun 7, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hats off to the class of 2013!

Congratulations to the class of 2013 from San Ramon Valley, Monte Vista and Del Amigo high schools. The Express wishes Danville's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 4304 Views

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Celebrate the Fourth of July at these community events

It's bound to be a busy day of patriotic celebrations in Danville and San Ramon this Fourth of July. It all starts with Run...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ah ha!, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 1334 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,046 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 690 views