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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Crisis

What is going on at Kids' Country? I heard it lost half of its board of directors last week? Anybody have any information...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 35 comments | 4219 Views

SPORTS

Alamo resident charged with filing over $5 million in false claims for tax refunds

A federal grand jury indicted Alamo resident Robert Lance McAdam, 56, on Tuesday for seven counts of making false, fictitious...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by happy teeth, on Sep 29, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 111 comments | 4195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 4169 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Shedding

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gallant Cotons, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4149 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elena Cadet dies in car accident

Elena Cadet, a 2009 graduate of Monte Vista High, died in a car accident over the weekend. She was well known in the area...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by candace, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 34 comments | 4148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle lines drawn in Measure D fight

As the 2012 election nears, sides are lining up on Measure D, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's $260 million...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:56 am | 111 comments | 4145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 4100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Hero: Basketball dreams

Kevin Laue is not someone who easily takes "no" for an answer. Laue has been a fighter since before he was born, when his...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Dec 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 4077 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 | 4074 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local UPS driver saves Pleasanton shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. It was...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Claudette of Pleasanton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 4072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 4050 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

West Nile Virus found in third bird in Danville

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District announced that an American Crow infected with West Nile virus was found...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Sep 9, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4016 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 20, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 44 comments | 3988 Views

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Techno grads

Congratulations to tonight's graduates. In this week's lead story, we explore what technology means to the class of 2008....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Shelly, on Jun 17, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 3972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stay safe in traffic with Street Smarts

Do you and your children know how to be safe along the San Ramon Valley's roadways? To spread the word about traffic safety,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Frankly, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 3971 Views

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San Ramon couple killed in Lake Tahoe crash

A San Ramon couple was killed in a boat crash on Lake Tahoe early Sunday morning, authorities said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Elsa, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 14 comments | 3959 Views

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BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote next Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred Martinez, on Nov 1, 2013 at 2:53 am | 3 comments | 3942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Council votes to alter or end Hot Summer Nights

On April 1st, 2008, at the Town Council Meeting, the council recklessly reduced the number of Hot Summer Nights car shows...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by klwoody, on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 14 comments | 3883 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway gives $3 million in grants to fight childhood obesity

The Safeway Foundation announced this week that it has given a cumulative total of over $3 million to community health programs...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 3854 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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Me, Mother & Eleanor Roosevelt
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