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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD parts with John Baldwin teacher over parent objections

Nearly 20 parents turned out to the San Ramon Valley school board meeting Tuesday night to support a probationary teacher...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by kd, on Mar 17, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 31 comments | 4877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people, one bird from Alamo test positive for West Nile virus

Two people from east Contra Costa County have tested positive for West Nile virus, most likely contracted in September. A...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4839 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents protest potential columbarium at Danville church

Nearly 60 residents convened at Peace Lutheran Church Monday evening to voice concerns about a potential columbarium at the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arlene, on May 25, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 42 comments | 4811 Views

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Alamo man convicted of manslaughter for neighbor's 2012 death

A jury in Martinez convicted an Alamo man Friday of voluntary manslaughter for the death of a next-door neighbor with whom...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tracy, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 4809 Views

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Funding questions loom over California high-speed rail plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system last...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 4807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney to hold 'Congress at Your Corner' Friday in Danville

Congressman Jerry McNerney (11th District) will be meting with residents at "Congress at Your Corner" from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by NationalHealthHorrorStories, on Jun 12, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 60 comments | 4799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville garbage rates expected to rise in 2014

Danville residents and business owners could see their garbage rates rise next year. The Town Council on Tuesday directed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 24, 2013 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 4782 Views

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Residents weigh in on Osage park playground

The results are in from a recent town survey about the future of the Osage Station Park children's play area, with many respondents...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 4770 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council outlines changes to General Plan

Every seat was occupied at Danville's Town Council meeting on March 5, as residents were eager to hear the Council's thoughts...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Mar 11, 2013 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 4769 Views

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BART management nixes controversial contract clause

BART directors voted 8-1 Thursday to approve a tentative contract agreement with its two largest unions -- but without a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2013 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 4729 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville resident files ballot measure to crack down on prescription drug abuse, medical malpractice

With his ballot measure now officially filed, Danville resident Bob Pack is continuing his fight for medical reform legislation....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Debora, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:53 am | 16 comments | 4712 Views

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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 | 4659 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 | 4647 Views

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Danville Hotel property demolition set to begin

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West structures appear to be coming down soon. Town officials announced that the private...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Jan 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4592 Views

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Village Theatre marks 100th anniversary

The year-long celebration of Danville's Village Theatre's 100th anniversary will culminate Saturday, Nov. 16, with "The Grand...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 4589 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 | 4576 Views

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Danville council to debate new Lawrence Road stop sign

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (March 18) is set to consider authorizing a new three-way stop sign at Lawrence Road...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by RUkidding, on Mar 20, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 4569 Views

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Design Review Board approves plans for Danville Hotel property

The Design Review Board met on Thursday at Town Hall to discuss a proposed [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=9827...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 18 comments | 4563 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alamo's Courtyard Cafe closing Tuesday

The Courtyard Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch venue in Alamo for almost 25 years, is closing its doors Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by bobs big boy staue., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 75 comments | 4561 Views

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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 | 4560 Views
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