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AROUND TOWN

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 1712 Views

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California graduation rate improves, remains below local results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on May 9, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1712 Views

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Nanny heads wrong way down off-ramp

A nanny under the influence of alcohol attempted to enter the freeway by driving the wrong way down the off-ramp, with her...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on Apr 21, 2008 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 1711 Views

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Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale have alleged that they were barred from riding go-karts at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by oh!riley, on May 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 1711 Views

SPORTS

Sully broadcast heading up Rose Bowl parade

Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger of Danville, the hero of the Hudson shown here with his wife Lorrie, was grand marshal...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Jan 5, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 4, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax going to the vote

In an effort to combat expected cutbacks in state funding and protect current programs, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 1709 Views

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Hartz Avenue institution closing after 30 years

La Ultima, the New Mexican restaurant which has occupied a prime Hartz Avenue locale for 32 years, will officially shut its...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Carol, on May 6, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 1709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kid's Country facilities won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 1709 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 1709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Phil

Artist and free spirit Phil Hellsten, who died suddenly June 23, was a fixture each morning at Peet's Coffee and Tea in Danville....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by A Former Danville Res, on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 1708 Views

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County OKs sliding doors for Windmill Farms

A plan to build an enclosed space at Windmill Farms for cut melons, bulk food, dairy and meat was approved by the health...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Leah, on Mar 21, 2008 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1707 Views

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The 411: Politics a bore to most teens

In light of the ongoing presidential primary elections, I thought it appropriate to explore the nature of teen participation...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Jack Johnson, on Oct 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 6 comments | 1707 Views

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Aliens in the garden?

Teen photographer Joe Christianson explained that is not a shot of aliens in his yard in Alamo. It's a banana plant photographed...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Mel O'Yello, on Apr 7, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Supervisor's job description is the ISSUE!

Posted with permission of the author Dear neighbors, The choice of candidates in District 3, according to Lisa Vorderbrueggen's...

Original post made by Darren Case on Apr. 27, 2008
Last comment by Kevin Nathrop, East County, on Apr 29, 2008 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

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Budget crunch claims victims in Contra Costa County

In an effort to slow or stop the financial hemorrhaging in Contra Costa County, members of the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Dec 16, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 1706 Views

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State attorney general appeals concealed weapons ruling

California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review and reverse a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 18, 2014 at 9:51 am | 32 comments | 1706 Views

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Everything O'Neill

Robin Peterson, whose grandparents knew Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill when they lived in Danville, admires a kimono of Carlotta's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 20, 2008 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Tesco Fresh & Easy ever going to open in Danville?

Would love to hear the latest. Does anyone know? It's a shame as the Diablo Rd. shopping center could really use something...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 1705 Views

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Measure D fails; Supervisor Piepho gets another term

Measure D supporters were glum as Superintendent Rob Kessler spoke to them Tuesday night shortly after 9 p.m., thanking them...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Claire, on Jun 5, 2008 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1704 Views
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