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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Fiscal Crisis and Local Government Budgets

Dear Dolores, Our State fiscal crisis has potential for dire impact on county and cities budgets in our region. The flow...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Rachel Wells, on Dec 2, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Open space preservation initiative falls short of 2014 ballot

A grassroots ballot initiative aimed at strengthening voter rights on future development may have garnered enough support,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Melinda, on May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 31 comments | 1279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

On gauntlets and good tidings

Dear Gina and Dolores, All gauntlets lay in disarray among this FORUM and anger has turned to humor that rusts such armor....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Linda Reyes, on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo MAC discussion continues

Establishing a Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) was the main focus of the June 11 meeting of the Alamo Community Council....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jun 25, 2009 at 1:38 am | 16 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: What is your favorite Bay Area staycation?

When it comes time to find fun things to do that won't hurt your budget, a popular choice for many is a staycation. And why...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 6 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andersen wins supervisor race with 60% of vote

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen declared her victory in the race for District 2 county supervisor Tuesday night at 9:45 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nan, on Jun 11, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 13 comments | 1278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: New shift for nurses at San Ramon Regional

Aubrey Barker wanted to be an actress when she grew up and hoped to play a nurse. Then worked in a hospital as a medical...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Connie, on Jan 28, 2009 at 7:58 am | 11 comments | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

So tell me, how do you really feel about Measure C now the voting is done?

Dear Dolores, Measure by measure, we are seeing emotion blind a minority's commentary and blindly provide truth in its...

Original post made by Halamo on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville council to discuss key downtown projects

The Danville Town Council is set to receive updates about several significant downtown construction projects during its meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by disgusted, on Jan 14, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town of Alamo Incorporation Studies, August 7, 2008

Reminder for your calendars: On August 7, 2008, Contra Costa Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), will present incorporation...

Original post made by Lisa Wright on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jul 18, 2008 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1276 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Second swine flu-related death in Contra Costa County

A middle-aged Contra Costa County man with H1N1 (swine flu) has died. His death is the second in the county involving a person...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

YMCA leader says operations transfer won't affect San Ramon Valley services

Following Mt. Diablo Region YMCA's announcement of filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday and transferring its operations to...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Apr 26, 2010 at 8:28 am | 10 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man, and his family, on a mission to Uganda

When Paul Gibson lost his job at Hewlett-Packard, he decided on a career move -- half a world away. Gibson said he was "laid...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville fears state may target funds

Town leaders are adamant the state won't get its hands on any of Danville's money, but with no sign of a state budget passing...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Diablo Vista, on Aug 19, 2008 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo at the crossroads

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." Robert Frost's...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Joel Libove, on Mar 2, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bad pine tree turned bear art

When an Alamo family's pine tree was causing trouble by tearing up their driveway, they called Glen Sievert. He is part of...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Roark, on Nov 6, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 1275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Variety of burglaries lead DPD call log

The Danville Police Department provides the Danville-SanRamon Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Kerry, on May 19, 2014 at 6:32 am | 1 comment | 1275 Views

SPORTS

Tassajara Valley Little League Season Opens

TVLL Majors Division In their season opener on Saturday, March 6th, the As defeated the Orioles, 5-4, behind the strong...

Original post made by Steve Lincoln on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Div1Soccer, on Mar 25, 2010 at 6:11 am | 4 comments | 1274 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Entertaining the troops

Two young men from Danville finished a tour in Iraq in August. A tour entertaining the American troops, that is. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Steven Wittenberg, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste authority improves rate increases

Trash pickup in Danville is going to cost a bit more starting next month, following action by the Contra Costa Solid Waste...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Vinci, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 1272 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 996 views

Saving Water
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 730 views